Cool Lunches for Warm Weather

The summer heat has definitely arrived, which has me thinking about healthy lunches that do not involve the oven or the grill. Because the days are longer and more time is spent enjoying the sunshine, the focus here is quick and easy. If you’re in a funk with lunches, you’ve come to the right place. […]

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Pasta Salads are a Summer Staple

Are you in need of some new recipe inspiration? Looking to add more plant-based meals to your repertoire? Don’t feel like spending a ton of time on meal prep in a hot kitchen this summer? One-dish pasta salads are the perfect summer dish! Pasta salads are fantastic for many reasons: They are great for feeding […]

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Gut Health: Prebiotics and Probiotics

Gut health is getting attention from every direction! With the spotlight on the digestive system, how can you be sure that yours is healthy and happy?  Let’s focus our discussion towards two gut helpers- prebiotics and probiotics. Probiotics: The National Institutes of Health defines probiotics as live microorganisms (specifically, bacteria) that are intended to have […]

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Pulse Power

A few weeks ago, Nourish dietitian Amanda Gilley attended an event held by the US and Canadian Pulse Councils. The event was called Taking the Pulse of Plant Forward Dining and was held in Miami. It was a 2-day event in which chefs and nutrition professionals came together to discuss the benefits of adding pulses […]

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