Whether you're packing the cooler for a beach day, contributing to a backyard BBQ or cooling off with a poolside snack, any of these salads will surely be the favorite side. All five salads are vegetarian and comprised of in-season summer fruit and quality ingredients. To make these vegan-friendly, simple replace the cheese with a plant-based alternative or remove altogether.
As the days get longer and the temperatures get hotter, staying hydrated is more crucial than ever. For some of us, frequent hydration comes naturally - for others, not so much. Whether it’s the taste (or lack of), the burden of refilling, or the hassle of running to the restroom, water isn’t always the most effortless to consume. But, it can be. We share a few tricks that may encourage you to drink more water and also help you look forward to doing so.
It's safe to say that our workouts (and most members of our Longevity community) are fueled by coffee. This especially holds true for Audre Langebartel, who in addition to being a Longevity member and bride-to-be, is also the Regional Manager for Counter Culture Coffee. Audre shares the difference between iced coffee and cold brew, her recipe for perfectly proportioned iced coffee, and where we can find Counter Culture Coffee locally.
Feel-good food has a different meaning for everyone. For some of us, it’s our go-to comfort foods that always hit the spot; for others, it’s food that nourishes us from the inside out. Thankfully, both options can co-exist. Mindful nutrition allows even our most indulgent meals to be made healthier with simple ingredient swaps and preparation alternatives. Eat your way to self-care with these 7 comfort food upgrades.
April marks the start of strawberry season in the low country, peaking until June. These antioxidant-rich berries might be on the ‘Dirty Dozen’ list when grown conventionally, but they are quite beneficial for your health (and community) when picked locally. Find out how to source local strawberries in season, wash them, and lastly, prepare a delicious treat with them.
It’s safe to say that vision is one of the most imperative senses. Even when closing our eyes, it’s hard to fully imagine a life without it. Thankfully, incorporating these 6 foods in your diet may help promote ocular health while extending the longevity of your eyes.
Choosing in-season produce benefits local farming, our grocery budget, and our health. While asparagus is deemed an 'in season' vegetable throughout all of spring, its peak month is April. Learn 4 health benefits of asparagus, how to prepare it, and how to incorporate the leftovers into your meals throughout the week. Stock up on these stalks; your body will thank you!
In a world where vegan nutrition has never been trendier, the transition from animal protein to plant-based protein has never been easier. With 5 key ingredients and zero heating required, this recipe packs a protein-filled punch and makes a delicious spring dish.
Improving your cardiovascular performance primarily boils down to consistency, recovery and nutrition. While fasted cardio has become a popular method among many celebrities and athletes, cardio fueled by nutrition can, quite literally, help you go that extra mile. By incorporating these three powerhouse roots into your diet, you may just give your athletic endurance a boost.
As we find ourselves surrounded by heart-shaped chocolate boxes and seasonal sweets, it’s easy to start developing persistent cravings for them. We can find solace in the fact that one type of chocolate in its purest form can actually be heart-healthy, assigning a whole new significance to the Valentine’s Day treat.