010 Ways to Eat Less Meat

October 1, 2016 Vegetarian

In recognition of World Vegetarian Day, we thought we’d share some tips on how to eat less meat. Whether you wish to go full on vegetarian, or just want to lessen your meat intake a bit, these are easy ways to make your diet more plant based! 1. Change up your Portions An easy way to eat less meat in general is by changing the classic ratio of meat to vegetable in any given meal. For example, if you’re making stir fry, use twice…

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0Autumn Cheese Plate Ideas

September 13, 2016 Organic Eating, DIY Naturally

Fall is just around the corner, and for many, that means fun social gatherings in the crisp Autumn air. From tailgates to  Halloween parties, everyone is ready to get together with friends and have some fun. When we think of entertaining guests, we think of the classic staple of every party: the cheese plate. Here we give you some ways to make the perfect Autumn Cheese Plate, utilizing seasonal fruit and considering diet restrictions! Ingredients We Love: Organic Pomegranates, Organic Gala Apples,…

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0A Tea for Every Aliment

September 10, 2016 Immune Support

Thought drinking tea was just for taste, or the occasional caffeine boost? Think again! Tea has been used medicinally for centuries, and you can carry on the tradition in your everyday life with these suggestions to help cure any aliment!   Anxiety Valerian, Passionflower Allergies Nettle Cold Echinacea, Elderberry, Goldenseal, Green Depression St. John’s Wort Diarrhea Blackberry, Chamomile, Marshmallow, Red Raspberry Fatigue Ginseng, Yerba Mate, Black, Green or White Tea Headaches White Willow Indigestion Peppermint, Fennel, Ginger, Chamomile Insomnia Valerian,…

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0Salad Seasoning Tips

August 27, 2016 Organic Eating, SuperFoods

The reason salads are so great is because they are so quick and easy, but pack with nutritional flavor! Here are some tips on how to make salads that really pack a punch! Whisk together equal parts oil and vinegar (or lemon juice) and add spices like basil, garlic, mustard, oregano, paprika, tarragon, or thyme. Toss into any leftover pasta, add some fresh veggies and maybe some grated or cubed cheese and you’re good to go! Fruit salads can be packed…

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0Weight Loss Myths

August 17, 2016 Weight Management

1. Portion Control is Everything Not necessarily true! Joe Colella, MD, a weight loss specialist, notes that you should not “change the portion, but change the combination of what you’re eating.” Everybody’s body and appetite is different, so textbook portions won’t work across the board. For example, it will usually help to up your protein intake, decrease starchy vegetables and increase non starchy vegetables. Eating meals instead of snacking throughout the day is the best way to implement any “portion…

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0Summer Cocktails with Owl’s Brew

July 25, 2016 Featured Partners, Uncategorized

Ray of Sun 2 parts The Classic 1 part Tequila Sparkling Water Squeeze of Grapefruit   Bubbly Brew 1 part Owl’s Brew Coco-Lada 1 part Prosecco Pour into a champagne flute Garnish with fresh pineapple   The Summer Shady 1 part The Classic Owl’s Brew 1 part IPA Squeeze of fresh lemon Garnish with lemon or orange wedge   Watermelon Palmer 2 parts White and Vine 1 part Vodka Shake with ice and strain, or serve on the rocks Top with soda…

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0Pick Your Protein with Garden of Life

July 7, 2016 Weight Management, Organic Eating, Supplements

All Garden of Life proteins are on sale for 30% off this month at Organic Roots. It’s a deal you’re going to want to take advantage of, but how do you know which protein is right for you? Garden of Life has a variety of unique and different proteins–there’s something for everybody! It’s time to Pick Your Protein with Garden of Life and Organic Roots!   Raw Organic Protein “Ideal for boosting protein intake and supporting athletic activities, building muscle…

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0Seven Ways to Use Siete Grain Free Almond Tortillas

June 25, 2016 Cooking & Baking, Gluten Free, Paleo Eating, Grain Free

Grain free eaters rejoice! Organic Roots has just received an amazing new product: Siete Grain Free Almond Flour Tortillas. If you’ve been out of the tortilla game for too long, don’t worry! We gathered up some paleo friendly examples of ways to use these delicious grain free tortillas. Enjoy our seven ways to use Siete almond tortillas!   What is YOUR favorite way to use Siete Grain Free Almond Flour Tortillas?

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0CBD Supplements for Everyone

June 17, 2016 Anti Cancer Foods, In The News, Immune Support, Supplements, Uncategorized

CBD is short for “Cannabidiol”, and is a cannibinoids found in hemp. Unlike THC, another cannibinoid found in hemp, CBD is not psychoactive and will in fact block the intoxicating effects of THC. CBD has been all over the news lately as it’s use in the supplement market has grown. Scientists are finding that  not only is this cannibinoid safe, it also has remarkable benefits on the human body. Research has shown that CBD may help with anxiety, nausea, inflammation, chronic pain,…

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0Homemade Body Care with Aura Cacia Essential Oils

August 22, 2015 Aromatherapy, DIY Naturally

Everybody loves a good pamper, but why waste money going to a spa when you can do it yourself right at home, and using only the best, all natural ingredients? Remember: The oil blends used in these recipes are only recommendations. Aura Cacia has a vast line of amazing oils, so go with whatever scent you love the most! Find even more recipes like this on auracacia.com   Exfoliating Foot Scrub Ingredients 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil 2 tablespoons vegetable…

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