Fast Food Restaurants Now Offering Superfood Sides

In our endless search for good food on the go, one fast food restaurant has come up with a great idea. Chick-fil-A has introduced a new side menu item, superfood kale with broccolini. It is a part of a growing trend of fast food chains that are making savvy decisions to add healthy side dishes for those who want to make a substitute for fries. However, credit is being given to Chick-fil-A as the first to add a healthy side while they are already making a statement for healthy choices with their salads and chicken entrees. Continue reading Fast Food Restaurants Now Offering Superfood Sides

Kale: One of the World’s Healthiest Foods

It is remarkable how much press the vegetable, Kale, has been receiving. Looking closer you find a very diverse and tasty vegetable that is actually very adaptable to many good recipes. It is now called one of “the World’s Healthiest Foods.”

Kale is 33 calories for a firm measuring cup full. Also known as leaf cabbage, it is part of a group of vegetable cultivars within the plant species Brassica oleracea. They have green or purple leaves, in which the central leaves do not form a head. So, what’s all the hype? Continue reading Kale: One of the World’s Healthiest Foods

Energy Boosting Smoothie Recipe

A fairly new member to the club and nutrition client, DJ, has perfected a delicious energy boosting smoothie that she has “first thing in the morning before breakfast,” which she follows up with a simple oatmeal or egg dish. DJ also enjoys preparing the smoothie after her workout just before a small lunch. Continue reading Energy Boosting Smoothie Recipe