Juice vs. Smoothie: A Fiber Fight

Juices and smoothies are both a great way to increase your consumption of fruits and vegetables. There are countless flavors of juice and smoothie combinations that can be created, so there are definitely options for everyone. It is often debated which one is...

Plant-Based Pantry: Prepping for a Hurricane

Here in Eastern North Carolina we are no stranger to hurricanes. Many of us have become quite skilled at prepping for a hurricane. However, one piece that we often overlook is a continued focus on our nutrition as we prep our pantries. It’s easy to stockpile chips,...

Carb Correction: We Need Them

Carbs have been a very popular and controversial topic of discussion lately. Many people are trying out various different fad diets that instruct them to heavily restrict, or eliminate, their consumption of carbs. The idea that all carbs are bad for you and will cause...

The Protein Myth

There’s no doubt, if you are eating a plant-based diet you’ve probably been asked where you get your protein from. Today it seems like our American culture is obsessed with protein—especially protein coming from animal products. This big push to add excess protein in...

Juice Cleanse: What, Why, and How?

A juice cleanse describes a period of detoxing that usually involves consuming only juice for a certain length of time. The juices that a cleanse is comprised of can be any combination of both fruit and vegetable juices. During the cleansing period, it is advised to...