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Live Your Healthiest Life

Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Kids,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes29 Mar , 2017

Meal Makeover: April Fool’s Day Edition

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April Fool’s Day is either a day you love because you are a great prankster or a day you hate because you are always the one being  pranked. It’s a day for silly jokes and tricks, and if you have kids you’ll probably hear some wild ones! Right now you’re probably one of these three […]

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Cooking Tips,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Recipes8 Mar , 2017

Meal Makeover: Vegan Stuffed Portabella Mushroom

"Portobello mushrooms stuffed with a mixture of pine nuts, onion, garlic and cheese."

There are too many times that vegans, vegetarians, or people who just live a healthy lifestyle get asked, “But what do you eat?? Just salads?” What others don’t realize is that eating healthy is a lot easier (and tastier) than that! Take a vegan stuffed mushroom for example. It’s healthy but also filling, juicy, delicious, […]

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Amy Venner,Family,Goal Setting,Kids,Meal Planning,Motivation,Recipes22 Feb , 2017

Incorporating the Whole Family

Three-generation family with two small children preparing food.

With the new year in full swing, it’s time to look back on your resolutions and see how far you’ve come. You’ve been improving your overall eating habits, getting a workout in a few times a week, and maybe even started saving up money for a family trip this year. While you may be right […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Food Recalls,Meal Planning,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research,This Not That15 Feb , 2017

Food Recalls

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When you go to the grocery store and choose an item from the shelf, you expect it to be safe to eat. Unfortunately there can be recalls and issues with all types of food from all aisles, including the fresh produce and meats, which can pose serious health threats. In order to keep ourselves and our families safe, […]

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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,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,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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Family,Kids,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,Research18 Aug , 2016

Empowering Yourself and Your Family to Eat Right

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School is back in session! Congrats parents, you survived another summer. However, due to the busy-ness of the school year, the celebrating might be short lived. Early drop-off times, piano lessons, homework, soccer practice and hours of carpool are back in full swing and healthy eating becomes a little trickier. But let’s face it, a […]

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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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Kids,Meal Planning,Recipes4 Aug , 2016

Back To School Lunch Ideas

Mother gets child ready for first day of school

It’s that time of year again and kids are (finally) heading back to school. The schedule has changed and old lunch making routines have gone down the drain. Here are some fresh ideas for those lunch boxes! Quinoa with veggies Cook the quinoa in an organic vegetable broth with some of your kids favorite veggies. […]

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Family,Food,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Travel,Weight Loss29 Jul , 2016

Staying Healthy While Traveling

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Whether you are headed to LEAP Convention or just taking an end-of-Summer trip…you need a ‘plan’ for sticking to your health regimen while on the road. Fortunately for you, Purium makes it easy to travel!  Take your shake and supplements in a Pro-Stak Blender Bottle so you can power up on the fly!  And here are […]

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Food,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Purium Nutrition,Weight Loss14 Jul , 2016

The Truth About Skipping Meals

It isn’t a secret that losing weight requires healthy eating habits and exercise. After all, 70% of defined abs are made in the kitchen while 30% is in the gym. What many don’t realize is that drastically cutting calories or skipping meals does not equal “healthy eating habits”. Why is meal skipping bad? You may lose […]

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