Whats on your Summer Camping Checklist?

Whats on your Summer Camping Checklist? Fresh mountain air, the birds chirping, sitting by the campfire roasting marshmallows. Camping is a great way to spend summer break, but the prep can be so difficult! However if you plan right, it doesn’t need to be overly complicated. Need some ideas of what to pack?  Here are three super easy delicious recipes, that your family will love! Campfire Granola: Make a super rad and completely personalized granola! Pack a roll of foil and some oats along with your favorite toppings, to toss together over the fire. Start with an oat base, and… Read More

Can Eating Certain Foods Lower Anxiety?

Are you stressed? Anxiety is becoming more and more prevalent in the world today. Unfortunately with every generation, percentages rise. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 3 globally suffers from anxiety, and many of those people are children and young adults. What is Anxiety and how can we deal with it?   What is anxiety? Although it’s common, many people don’t know what anxiety entails, and because of this, many go undiagnosed and misunderstood. There are many types of anxiety but it can be categorized into a couple different main types. The common denominator of all of these… Read More

Adaptogens: What are they?

What’s an adaptogen? If you’re like me, this word probably evokes the thought of special chemical compounds given to lab subjects, resulting in some type of super power of sorts. I mean with a name like that, it’s bound to have something to do with superpowers. Surprise: In a sense it actually does! Natural superpowers that is. Adaptogens are a type of plant or substance that have healing qualities, they can help with balancing, building up and refreshing the body. One of their main qualities is helping the body deal with stress, but there are innumerable other effects of these… Read More

Coconut Lime Quinoa with Shrimp & Garlic Broccolini

Makes 4 servings 1 cup Quinoa 1 cup water ¾ cup coconut milk 2 limes ⅓ cup Coconut flakes 2 cloves of garlic 2 Tbs olive oil 1 tbs butter I bunch of broccolini 20 deveined raw shrimp Salt and Pepper to taste   The Quinoa: First Rinse 1 cup of quinoa in a fine strainer, set aside. Drizzle a little olive oil into a pan and turn on medium heat. Pour quinoa into pan and stir until most of the moisture has evaporated. Pour water and coconut milk and pinch of salt into pan and stir. Bring to a… Read More

Thai Curry Cashews

Thai Curry Cashews: The Ultimate Snack You know the feeling, you get home from work or even a hike or jog and you’re hungry but you’re not ready for a full meal. Well I have fantastic news for you, the SunRidge Farms Thai Curry Cashews are the answer to all your snacking needs! With the perfect balance of spicy and sweet, along with just the right amount of saltiness. This snack is jammed packed with flavor and is an ideal pick me up for whatever occasion!   Why we chose these flavors: Originating in India, Curry is now a classic… Read More

Amp up your School Snacks

Get out of your school snack rut: We’re halfway through the school year, and we know how hard it is to come up with lunch and snack ideas for your hungry little learners every single day. You may be at the point where you hear too often little Jimmy sadly crying out “oh no, not peanut butter and jelly, AGAIN!”  We’ve been there too. That’s where we come in. There are plenty of snack options out there, but sometimes it can be hard to find convenient snacks for kids that are both tasty and preservative free. So, what are the… Read More

How to make your own Custom Granola!

Custom made Granola tutorial:   This is for you granola nuts out there ( hehe see what I did there?) and all of you who want a quick snack ready to go in your pantry. It’s difficult to find the perfect granola, sometimes it’s too crunchy, or not crunchy enough. Maybe you like it all except for the cranberries, because you don’t fancy cranberries. I UNDERSTAND. Well, I have fantastic news for you! This is your very own tutorial on how to make your own Granola! You can put all the almonds or chocolate chips in you want, we won’t… Read More

The History of Chocolate

  December 16th was National Chocolate Covered Anything Day! Oh Chocolate..the gift straight from the heavens. Just the thought of it make your mouth water. Well listen up chocolate lovers, I have good news. Did you know, that there is a day, completely dedicated to eating and celebrating chocolate? Specifically Chocolate covered things? In honor of this day, I did some research on how chocolate originated. The Origin of Chocolate It is unclear who invented or started using chocolate, but the first recorded appearance of chocolate was traced back to the ancient Olmecs of southern Mexico. However, their version of… Read More

Amazing Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

You might have missed it, but October 3rd was National Pumpkin Seed Day! But no need to worry, you can still celebrate! Pumpkin seeds often get overlooked, they are in a lot of trail mixes, but do they really do anything for you? Surprisingly, they have many health benefits that most people don’t know about! Here are just a few health benefits that will make you want to celebrate national pumpkin seeds day everyday!   Zinc- Immune Support Pumpkin seeds are actually full of Zinc! But what in the world does zinc do for you? Well, zinc helps your body… Read More

September is National Organic Harvest Month!

Guess what? September is National Organic Harvest Month!   What does it mean? I know what you’re thinking, National Organic Month is nowhere to be found on my calendar so what in the world is it? Well, it originated from organic farmers and natural foods communities to help educate the public about organic farming and foods. It is a month-long campaign to raise awareness of organic farming and production.  In addition to promoting organic foods, it brings attention to how organic farming benefits the earth and makes sure the foods we put into our body are the healthiest and purest… Read More

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