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Ask the Chef: Do you have any ideas for superfood Valentine’s Day gifts?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
February 10, 2017

Thanks to the conveniences of modern life, many of us have our Valentines’s Day routine down to a science (i.e. flower delivery, a box of chocolate, a card, etc) …and that’s not necessarily a good thing. While any gift is always appreciated, romantic gestures are really at their best when they’re unique, which is why a surprising number of people are returning to the power of handmade. (more…)

After Her First Acai Bowl Seven Years Ago, Superfoods Now Fill Leah’s Plate Every Day

An interview with Leah Goldglantz, of “Leah’s Plate.”, Navitas Insider
February 9, 2017

It was love at first bite when Leah of Leah’s Plate tried her first superfood nearly seven years ago. Since then, she’s developed a vast collection of superfood and other nutritious recipes that are quick (more…)

Ask the Chef: Can you recommend some ways to cook for heart health?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
February 6, 2017

Can you recommend some ways to cook for heart health?

With cardiovascular disease currently ranking as the leading cause of death in North America, one may assume our control over this devastating health condition is limited. And yet, ever-increasingly, we are becoming more aware of the empowering relationship between heart health and diet. (more…)

How Navitas Product Specialist, Aya Owies, Super Starts Her Day and Why You Should Follow Suit

January 25, 2017

How Does Navitas Product Specialist, Aya Owies, Super Start Her Day?

Incorporating superfoods into your morning meal is an excellent way to super start your day. As the Associate Product Specialist for Navitas Naturals, I am lucky to have access to a kitchen full of the most powerful and amazing superfoods on Earth. These superfoods aren’t only good for your body, but they have a rich history and origin, making them even more amazing. (more…)

Ask the Chef: What are some ways I can make my morning more superfood-charged?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
January 23, 2017

What are some ways I can make my morning more superfood-charged?

Let’s face it: following a healthier diet is pretty notorious for sitting on almost every person’s resolution list… often year after year after year. While it’s understandable that making long-lasting changes can take time, some new habits are excitingly easy to put into practice, such as simply making a smarter breakfast choice. (more…)

Ask the Chef: How can I make my smoothies thicker?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
January 16, 2017

How can I make my smoothies thicker?

Perhaps you’ve seen them: photos of those impossibly thick and luscious-looking smoothies on Instagram and the like, oozing over the sides of their cup with a kind of unabashed creamy glory. Perhaps you’ve had them: the smoothie you get at a store or restaurant that’s so ice cream-like in texture, so dense in viscosity, it’s barely able to scoot its way up the straw. (more…)

Ask the Chef: What are some good superfoods to take for cold & flu season?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
January 4, 2017

What are some good superfoods to take for cold & flu season?

Some might speculate that outside of a flu shot and heavy hand-washing, there’s not much that can be done to avoid a seasonal cold or flu once the illness is going around. In fact, just the opposite is true: by consciously upping your consumption of immunity-boosting foods during this season, you can help strengthen your body dramatically, akin to building a suit of armor internally. (more…)

Ask the Chef: Can you recommend some healthy non-alcoholic beverages?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
January 7, 2017

Can you recommend some healthy non-alcoholic beverages?

Sorry sparkling apple cider: you’ve got some major competition this year.

Alcohol-free libations are becoming a borderline trend, and whether you have a new cleanse program looming, or are enjoying an ongoing commitment to a sober lifestyle, the amount of options now available “sans-booze” is reason alone to celebrate. From elixirs to (more…)

Ask the Chef: What are the the top 10 Superfood Recipes of 2016?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
December 26, 2016

What are the the top 10 Superfood Recipes of 2016?

What do health, fitness, and the art of homemade have in common? They’re all on the rise, and poised to be some of the biggest movements of next year. Of course, if you’re like us, a wellness-oriented lifestyle is always in focus, regardless of trends! (more…)

Ask the Chef: How Do I Use Cacao Butter?

by Julie Morris, Navitas Naturals Executive Chef
December 19, 2016

How do I use cacao butter?

There’s often a bit of confusion around cacao butter, making it the most asked-about product of the Navitas cacao line! Yet once you become familiar with the potential of cacao butter, it’s hard not to become truly enamored. (more…)