Author Archive | Molly Powers

pinole

Is Pinole the New Quinoa?

When it comes to ancient grains, there’s no doubt that quinoa is one of the most popular. The nutrient-dense grain is found everywhere, from high-end restaurants to quick, casual eateries. However, quinoa may be getting some serious competition from pinole. So what is pinole, and how can this superfood make a difference for […]

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alternative sweetener

5 Essential Do’s and Don’ts When Choosing Alternative Sweeteners

When JAMA Internal Medicine published recently discovered documents that suggested sugar was more to blame for heart conditions than fats, it shifted our understanding about the role that sugar plays in our diets. Although most people know that sugar can have negative effects on your overall health, in some cases contributing to obesity, […]

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holiday stress

5 Natural Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

Whether it’s hosting your entire extended family for Christmas dinner or trying to cram in last-minute shopping, the holidays can be an incredibly stressful time. With so many commitments, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by everything on your to-do list, and you may forget to take time for yourself. This season, it’s time […]

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