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How to Partially Go Off Sugar (Without Going Insane)

How to Partially Go Off Sugar (Without Going Insane)

Sugar. A modern drug of choice that many of us grew up with never thinking that it would lead to serious health issues, like heart disease, diabetes, cancer, addiction, among others. You would think that the list of how harmful sugar is would be enough to scare anyone […]

Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

How crazy is it that Thanksgiving is next week? As we mentally prep for the day (cause family), we are also collecting some healthy recipes to make sure that we get our greens amongst a day that is know for gluttony. Whether you are hosting […]

Vegetable Soup Recipe

Vegetable Soup Recipe

Vegetable Soup Recipe
The perfect comfort food for your mind, body, and soul is soup!

‘Tis the season for healthy comfort foods and you could say that we are thrilled! One of our favorite winter comfort foods is soup. Not only a way to warm up our bodies during the winter chill, soup is also an incredible food that can provide tons of nutrients and vitamins that’s especially needed during the colder months. Plus, it’s really easy to make! One of our go-to soup recipes is actually a simple vegetable soup that’s packed with spinach, celery, carrots, bone broth and more – making it the ultimate winter soup recipe. You can also add beans and pasta to make this dish more of a meal, or eat as is for a hearty dose of veggies. Read on to check out our recipe that we are going to be slurping up all winter long.

vegetable soup recipe

Vegetable Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

1 carton of chicken bone broth or veggie broth
1 can of whole organic tomatoes
2 parsnips, cut up
stalk of celery, cut up
2 carrots, cut up
1 squash, cut up
1/2 onion, cut up
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 head of broccoli, cut up
1 head of spinach, cut up
1 can of chickpeas, washed and drained
1 package of whole wheat pasta, optional
dash of basil flakes
dash of dill flakes
dash of tumeric
salt and pepper

Directions:

Pour the broth into a large pot and boil on a low heat. Chop up the onions, carrots, parsnips, celery, squash, and garlic and place them in the pot. Add in the tomatoes, tumeric, basil, dill and salt and pepper. Let the soup cook as you check on it periodically. Add in the spinach and broccoli and stir. If you’re adding in some pasta, boil a separate pot of water and cook the pasta as directed. Taste your soup and add more salt and pepper as needed. Enjoy!

Burst of Nutrients from Pure Green

Burst of Nutrients from Pure Green

We are big green juice fans. And even more than that, lovers of convenient green juices. The issue, especially in big cities, is the level of how much green juices have taken some areas by storm where you’ll find a new green juice maker at […]

Latest Healthy Snack on the Block: Organic Superseed Crunch

Latest Healthy Snack on the Block: Organic Superseed Crunch

In our quest to eat as healthy as possible, the snack category can sometimes fall a little short in satisfying our healthy needs. Sure, we try to grab a piece of fruit whenever it’s humanely possible, but sometimes we just want a snack with a […]

National Gym Chain Helps Fight Hunger This Thanksgiving

National Gym Chain Helps Fight Hunger This Thanksgiving

National Gym Chain Helps Fight Hunger This Thanksgiving

Did you know that nearly 50 million people in the United States face hunger? To help combat this growing issue, National gym chain, Crunch Fitness is partnering with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, to host a mega Thanksgiving food drive from November 1 – 18 at locations across the country.

Members of the community are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items, such as soups, peanut butter, tuna fish, canned fruits and vegetables, pasta, rice, and beans, to participating Crunch locations in New York City, San Francisco, Miami, and Los Angeles to help provide meals for their neighbors in need. Local moving companies, Divine Moving & Storage (New York), Gentle Giant Moving Company (New York & San Francisco), White Glove Moving (New York), Alexander’s Mobility Services (San Francisco), NorthStar Moving (Los Angeles), and Crown Relocations (Miami), have generously volunteered to donate supplies and transportation for these food drives, and will bring all of the donations to the local food bank.

Through the support of community partners like Crunch Fitness and local moving companies, Move For Hunger can continue to help our neighbors struggling to find their next meal.

National Gym Chain Helps Fight Hunger This Thanksgiving

Crunch Fitness locations in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Miami.

November 1 – 18

For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.

Safer Speakers for Exercise

Safer Speakers for Exercise

Exercise can be challenging when you workout on your own. One motivational technique that we love is to play music when we run, walk, bike and so on. The problem with some headphones, especially for bikers, is that there have been, according to the Centers for […]