Pros & Cons of HelloFresh

Between heavy restrictions on restaurant dining and work-from-home conditions all around the globe, the demand for meal kits has seen a dramatic rise throughout the pandemic. And while there are numerous companies that fit the bill (including some new ones that emerged during the pandemic), it’s safe to say that HelloFresh has risen to become … Read more

Avocado Pesto (Vegan & Nut-free!) Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup fresh basil , tightly packed 1/2 cup water 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon) 2 cloves garlic 1 ripe avocado 1/4 teaspoon sea salt , or more to taste Instructions Add the basil, water, lemon juice, and garlic to a blender or food processor, and process until broken down and relatively smooth. Add the avocado and salt, and blend again until smooth and creamy. … Read more

Raisin Water: 7 Reasons to Consume Raisins with Water

Raisins may appear to be shriveled and drained, but they are a vault of healthy nutrients! Raisins are derived from dried grapes and you may find them with a golden, green and blackish hue. They are full of natural sugars and that makes them great energy boosters. They are also rich in nutrients like iron, … Read more

Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Ingredients 3 cups corn kernels (about 4 cobs of corn) 1 cup black beans drained & rinsed 1 cup cherry tomatoes quartered 1/2 cup green pepper diced 1/2 cup orange pepper diced 1/3 cup red onion diced 3 tablespoons cilantro chopped 1/2 cup Cotija cheese or feta, optional Dressing 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 lime juiced 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin salt & pepper to taste Instructions Combine corn, beans, tomatoes, bell pepper and onion in a medium bowl. Add dressing ingredients and toss to … Read more