Portfolio Category: Food & Nutrition

Easy homemade Cherry Moscow Mule

Despite the name, Moscow Mules are about as Russian as apple pie, bald eagles, or baseball. Their origin can be traced back to Los Angeles about 80 years ago.

The Best Vegan Sources of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for supporting your mental and skeletal health. However, getting an adequate amount of “the sunshine vitamin” can be difficult if you eat a vegan diet. Here’s a breakdown of some of the best vegan vitamin D sources.

Is Arrowroot Keto-Friendly?

One of the hardest parts of eating a keto diet is figuring out which foods fit with your diet. Arrowroot is a common cornstarch alternative used in Paleo and gluten-free recipes. But is it also keto-friendly?

What Is the Baby Food Diet, and Does It Help with Weight Loss?

The baby food diet became popular when Jennifer Aniston allegedly used it in 2010 to lose weight before filming “Just Go with It”. However, like many fad diets, the baby food diet is unlikely to lead to sustainable weight loss.

Saskatoon Berries: Canada’s Hidden Gems

Are you familiar with Saskatoon berries? They may not be the most well-known berry out there, but they’re among the most delicious! Here’s how you can enjoy Canada’s hidden gems.  

This Bacteria Lives in Your Groceries and Stops Disease in Its Tracks

There’s something living in your groceries… and no, we’re not talking about the fruit flies buzzing around your kitchen.

Cold Brew Coffee

You may think ice coffee and cold brew coffee are the same, but these two drinks are completely different. This article breaks down the differences between these two brews and describes ways you can use cold brew at home. 

Can Creatine Make You Happier and More Productive at Work?

It’s no secret that creatine can help athletic performance, but did you know that it might improve performance behind your desk as well? Just like your muscles, your neurons get fatigued. However, creatine might be able to help.

Sprinkle Some Protein with Hemp Seeds

When you think of hemp, is the first thing you think about marijuana? Even though they’re closely related, hemp seeds are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals.

5 Fermented Foods You Can Make at Home

Fermented foods are filled with healthy probiotic bacteria that can boost your immune system and improve your overall health. Check out this article I wrote for Quench Magazine to find out how you can make these foods at home.