Healthy Eating

Ensure a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving with These Tips

Photo: Thanksgiving Table Holding Holds with Family

Let the Thanksgiving celebrations begin! Whether you participate with a traditional feast with the whole ‘ohana, don’t celebrate at all, or have created your own unique way to observe the holiday- here’s some easy tips for staying healthy and having no regrets at the end of next week.

5 Reasons Why People Go Vegan

Photo: Child with chicken

If you asked for vegan food at a restaurant 20, 10, or even five years ago, you’d be met with an eyeroll or confusion. Fast forward to now, and times have definitely changed. Hawaii has been found to be the most vegan-friendly state, with the highest number of fully vegan restaurants per capita of anywhere in the country. Preventing the exploitation of animals used to be the primary reason for going vegan; however, today the health and environmental impacts are also leading people towards eating a plant-based diet.

World Vegetarian Day

Vegetarian foods

Each year on October 1st, we get to celebrate World Vegetarian Day! The North American Vegetarian Society created this day back in 1977, and we’ve been promoting the joy, compassion, and life-enhancing benefits of vegetarianism ever since. Vegetarianism has grown in popularity over the years, and for good reason. The health, environmental, and ethical benefits are proven.

A Simple Guide to Leafy Greens

Leafy Greens

Understanding leafy greens isn’t easy. They come in all kinds of shades, shapes, textures, and flavors. Which is why you might struggle to include them in your diet. Sound like you? You’re in the right place. 

Seasonal Eating Guide

Photo: Produce at Down to Earth

For thousands of years, food has been moved around the world. The Silk Road is renowned in history as an ancient trade route linking China and India, which carried food between the two great civilizations of Rome and China.

Father's Day Gift Guide

Father's Day gift guide

Father’s Day is right around the corner and if you’re stuck on what to get your dad this year, we’ve got you covered with everything you need from grooming and household products to ono snacks and sweet treats. Grab a box or basket and get to filling!

Making Healthy Food Fun for Keiki

Photo: Oatmeal with face

If you have a child who willingly eats everything given to them, consider yourself lucky. For a lot of parents, mealtimes can be one of the most stressful parts of a day. We all want what’s best for our keiki when it comes to their health.

Meatless Protein: A Simple Guide

Dried beans on spoons against white marble

Protein is an indispensable nutrient in the body – to help make antibodies that fight infections, to regulate blood sugar, to metabolize fat, and much more. Protein foods break down into 22 naturally occurring amino acids, which are known as the building blocks of protein.

5 Ways to Reuse Jars

5 Ways to Reuse Jars

Think about all the jars you’ve used while cooking in your life. Now, think about how many of those jars you’ve tossed after using. Although we can recycle these items, why not reuse them in your home? There are so many ways to upcycle jars and take advantage of the endless possibilities.

Celebrating National Nutrition Month

Assorted colorful fruit and vegetables.

March is all about bringing awareness to making smart food choices and creating healthy eating & physical activity habits. Unfortunately, 50% of Americans don’t consume nearly enough fruits and vegetables in their diet.