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Live Your Healthiest Life

Cooking Tips,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes18 Jan , 2017

Meal Makeover: Hearty Vegetable Stew

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Soups and stews are a definite winter go-to meal to warm us up! With it being the time of New Year’s Resolutions, we want to keep you on track for your healthy lifestyle with a satisfying organic vegetable stew that is sure to leave the family asking for you to make it again and again! […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Kids,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes,This Not That,Weight Loss15 Dec , 2016

Meal Makeover: Gingerbread Cookies

Preparing gingerbread man Christmas Cookies in domestic kitchen

The holidays are here and desserts are everywhere! Candy canes, sugar cookies, and gingerbread men (and women) galore! This will either leave you feeling tempted to cheat your healthy lifestyle for the month or missing out on holiday favorites. Don’t you worry, we’ve got your back with a healthy alternative so you can participate in the holiday […]

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Athletic Performance,Cooking Tips,Dave Sandoval,Food,Greens,Meal Planning,Motivation,Nutrition,Purium Products,Recipes,Sports,Stretches,Weight Loss,Workouts30 Nov , 2016

Holiday Cleansing

It’s been almost a week since we gathered around our annual Turkey (or Tofurkey), and Purium’s own David Sandoval (Co-founder and Visionary) and David Litt (Vice President of Marketing and Sales) are currently leading 2 different Group Cleanses to keep healthy morale high during the holidays. With 4.5 weeks before the New Year, there are countless cookies, rich meals, […]

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Cooking Tips,Dave Sandoval,Family,Food,Goal Setting,Purium Products,Weight Loss23 Nov , 2016

10 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

It feels like the holidays have sure snuck up on us this year! Some of us may have had goals of losing a certain amount of weight, cutting out caffeine and alcohol, and daily workouts. Maybe a few of you have stuck with it and a few didn’t, but its important to remember that this is a lifestyle. Just because the holidays have […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Featured,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That16 Nov , 2016

Meal Makeover: Thanksgiving Stuffing

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There are a few food items that make Thanksgiving what it is! Thanksgiving stuffing is definitely a staple in the Thanksgiving meal. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could enjoy that delicious side without the guilt? Here’s a great recipe for a healthy and BREAD-FREE stuffing recipe to keep you on track of your healthy […]

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Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Cooking Tips,Family,Kids,News,Nutrition,This Not That,Weight Loss2 Nov , 2016

The Sweet Truth

Welcome to November 1st, you survived the sugar holiday. Did you stay strong and fight off the temptations? Or do you have a blood sugar hangover or an upset stomach? Regardless, you’ve come to the right place to seek some refuge from the candy storm. Whether you are aware of the sad sweet truths or not, it’s always helpful to review the […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That,Weight Loss2 Nov , 2016

Meal Makeover: Mac ‘n’ Cheese

A spoonfull of homestyle baked macaroni and cheese with crispy breadcrumbs and shredded cheddar.  Sharp focus on the contents of the spoon.

We’re approaching the end of the year and there’s a little chill in the air. As the holidays approach, it’s nearly impossible not to crave those warm comfort foods! Lucky for you, you can have these foods while also staying on track with your health-driven lifestyle. If you don’t believe us, then believe this creamy, […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Nutrition,Recipes,This Not That26 Oct , 2016

Munchie Makeover: Halloween Treats

Halloween is a tricky time of year, in more ways than one. If you are an advocate of good health, the idea of passing out candy just doesn’t seem right. And, while you might not normally treat your children to candy and large amounts of sugar, it can be difficult to prevent those little fingers from getting it. […]

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Cooking Tips,Featured,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That28 Sep , 2016

Meal Makeover: Caramel Apple Pie

apple pie favorite sweet desert at the table

We all crave sweets from time to time (or…maybe even all the time). It’s not easy to fight those dessert urges, especially during the fall and winter season. Stores have stocked up on candies and everyone is posting homemade pies on Instagram and the holidays haven’t even begun yet! No worries, you have us in your corner. […]

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Cooking Tips,Kids,Meal Planning,News,Nutrition,Recipes21 Sep , 2016

“Naturally” Unhealthy for Kids

It’s a sad fact that many brands market kid friendly products as natural or organic, while masking ingredients that may not be healthy at all. An “all-natural” snack could in fact contain xanthan gum, a bacteria produced sugar “slime” that comes from corn, soy or wheat. Even an organic juice can be loaded with too […]

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Cooking Tips,Featured,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That21 Sep , 2016

Meal Makeover: Fall Comfort Food (Vegetarian Chili and Cornbread)

Bowl of healthy vegan chili with cornbread.

The leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground, the air has a slight chill to it, and you are beginning to crave those delicious, warm comfort foods. Autumn must be here! While you’re getting your rake out and putting on a sweater, let’s talk about some Fall food favorites. We have your squash […]

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Cooking Tips,Food,News,Nutrition,Recipes7 Sep , 2016

Gluten: Myths, Facts and More

Even though the gluten-free movement has made mainstream waves, there are still a lot of misconceptions floating around in its wake. To help smooth the ripples, we did some research on the myths, facts and deliciousness of being gluten free. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, “Gluten is a general name for the proteins found […]

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Cooking Tips,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Recipes11 Aug , 2016

Last Chance for Summer’s Garden Food

As summer winds down, it’s natural to begin savoring the things that are unique to the season. Beach days, day hikes, backyard fire pit parties and enjoying foods fresh from the garden. August is one of the most bountiful months for summer harvest. Enjoy your last moments of summer with these recipes that include some […]

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Cooking Tips,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes27 Jul , 2016

Cooking with Mother Nature’s Multi-Vitamin

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There’s a reason Spirulina has been nicknamed “Mother Nature’s multi-vitamin.” A blue-algae organism found in fresh and salt water, Spirulina has provided ancient cultures from the Aztecs to early Africans the minerals and vitamins they needed to climb mountains, work the land and power through to survive. Though life may not be as extreme anymore, […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Outdoors,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes30 Jun , 2016

Let Freedom Ring: Healthy Snackin’ For Independence Day

Patriotic American flag cake with blueberries and strawberries on vintage white background

This Monday, we celebrate Independence Day with family, fireworks, fairs and food! While you gather this weekend, with families and friends and red, white, and blue decorations, why not make this an opportunity to showcase your delicious, creative and healthy ways? You can stick to your lifestyle and inspire others with these 4 Fourth of July […]

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