Recent Articles & Interviews

Vegan Eggnog for the Holidays

Spread holiday cheer with our vegan take on a traditional favorite, eggnog. This thick, wonderfully flavored beverage can be made in many ways than one. Why not try our adult version with coconut nectar and almond milk.

Vegan Eggnog for the Holidays2020-12-19T20:22:27+00:00

Eat Happy! The Best Foods To Boost Your Brain’s Feel-Good Chemicals

This Thanksgiving might be unlike all previous turkey (or tofurkey) days for you … but not for the reason you’re thinking. But if you’re feeling down or your emotions are fluctuating more wildly than usual, here’s why this Thanksgiving is going to be different for you. 

Eat Happy! The Best Foods To Boost Your Brain’s Feel-Good Chemicals2020-11-13T21:12:13+00:00

Swap-Out Makeover: Ingredient Swaps for a Healthy Winter

The smallest things matter the most and in this case, small changes can make a big difference. Simple ingredient swaps this winter will help you stay on track while eliminating at the feeling of indulgence guilt. Whether it’s an appetizer or a dessert, these easy changes will help you avoid that pesky holiday weight gain we all hate.

Swap-Out Makeover: Ingredient Swaps for a Healthy Winter2020-10-25T18:52:52+00:00

Why I’m Out Of My Gourd About Pumpkins

But pumpkins are a superfood in their natural state. One study on these “gourdgeous” (sorry for the pun; pumpkins are gourds) fruits that are often mistaken for vegetables, says that pumpkins contain “Substantial medicinal properties due to the presence of unique natural edible substances.” 

Why I’m Out Of My Gourd About Pumpkins2020-10-14T18:32:07+00:00

That’s So Cheesy! Nutritional Yeast: The Plant-Based Superfood That Makes It Easy To Give Up Cheese

If you can’t picture a life worth living without cheese, I’ve got some good news. Thanks to a flaky, yellowish powder that looks just like sprinkled, crumbly parmesan on pasta, you can experience cheesiness without the dairy.

That’s So Cheesy! Nutritional Yeast: The Plant-Based Superfood That Makes It Easy To Give Up Cheese2020-11-21T20:12:35+00:00

Why I’m Paying Extra Attention To My Blood Sugar Levels At The End of Summer

We’re still a few weeks away from stashing the beach and patio umbrellas back in the storage shed. But while the weather is still sizzling, there’s something potentially dangerous we all should be thinking about right now….

Why I’m Paying Extra Attention To My Blood Sugar Levels At The End of Summer2020-09-06T21:09:13+00:00

Summer Mocktails

Looking to enjoy refreshing summertime drinks but hate the added alcohol calories? Take a break from the added sugar and try one of these refreshing mocktail recipes.

Summer Mocktails2020-09-13T17:57:59+00:00

Cooking At Home Makes You Healthier

Cooking More At Home These Days Because of Corona? Here’s How To Make Meals Healthy Because of stay-at-home orders during the early stages of the pandemic, the continued closure of many restaurants nearly half a year later, combined with the apprehension of going out in public, more people are cooking at home these days. That’s both a good thing and a bad thing.  I’ll explain the paradox and also provide some tips on quick, healthy meal creation.

Cooking At Home Makes You Healthier2020-09-14T18:50:26+00:00

Chef V Interview “Mind your Business”

Veronica Wheat and Brandon Kress, founders of Chef V, did exactly that, shifting from an unscalable cooking business to becoming the creators and suppliers of a nutrient-filled green drink. By adapting their passion and making that leap, not only did they expand their business exponentially, but they changed lives. This is Chef V’s Story of Transformation.

Chef V Interview “Mind your Business”2020-08-20T00:30:45+00:00

Let’s get Outdoors!

Stress. It impacts everything we do these days. And it has never been more important to de-stress, to find ways to relax and enjoy the good things in life. How do I keep my cool during these times? I treat myself – and you should treat yourself too. And the treat that makes me happiest this time of year is to get outdoors.

Let’s get Outdoors!2020-08-20T00:30:46+00:00

Montclair Times: Chef V Review

Chef V’s Organic Green Drink, which I’ve come to believe is keeping me strong and healthy. It’s the first thing I try (to remember) to drink upon waking up and ok, so maybe it hasn’t kept me safe from illness... it sure as heck increased the amount of living greens I consume, which is a good thing, especially as I … ahem ... age.

Montclair Times: Chef V Review2020-08-20T00:30:46+00:00

Vitamin K and Covid 19

Next Time You Get a Boo-Boo, Thank This Underappreciated Nutrient.You already know vitamins A & C are important for health and what they do (they’re antioxidants). But can you name one thing about vitamin K?Getting enough phylloquinone in your diet?Although deficiencies are rare, if you’re not getting enough of it, your heart, bones and blood clotting can suffer.

Vitamin K and Covid 192020-08-20T00:30:46+00:00

Chef V Interview “A Climb to the Top”

Veronica Wheat and Brandon Kress, founders of Chef V, did exactly that, shifting from an unscalable cooking business to becoming the creators and suppliers of a nutrient-filled green drink. By adapting their passion and making that leap, not only did they expand their business exponentially, but they changed lives. This is Chef V’s Story of Transformation.

Chef V Interview “A Climb to the Top”2020-08-20T00:30:46+00:00

It’s Not As Hard As You Think: Top 5 Myths About Doing a Detox

You know it’s time for a detox.  You haven’t been eating healthy. Your belly is chronically bloated. It takes you a couple cups of coffee in the morning to wake up from the dead. And when the caffeine eventually wears off, your mental clarity and energy are foggy and sluggish, respectively.

It’s Not As Hard As You Think: Top 5 Myths About Doing a Detox2020-08-20T00:30:47+00:00