Guilt-Free Brunch Ideas

More often than not, the only thing that gets us out of bed on the weekends is… eating. More specifically, scarfing down some brunch. But sometimes, the reality of that brunch — coupled with some alcoholic drinks (read: mimosas) — sends us right back to… well, bed. Recently, this realization led us to ask the …

Sugarless Ingredients for Your Pumpkin Spice Everything

Put pumpkin spice back on your to do (or rather, eat) list with our arsenal of sugarless ingredients that can meet your every baking need. Below, we’ve gathered three tasty recipes– featuring Health Garden ingredients– for you to whip up and put the treat in Trick or Treat this Halloween! Pumpkin Pie Dip Change up …

Our Favorite Fall Sweet Treats

The flavor of Fall is different for everyone, but if there’s one thing we can all agree on it’s that Fall food is, well, the best. Whether it’s apple pie or pumpkin spiced awesomeness, Halloween season beats out Christmas when it comes to treats and sugary delights. With our artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes, you …

Fall’s Delight: A Tasty Sugar Free Apple Pie Recipe

While a healthy diet limits the amount of sweets we get to enjoy, if there’s a will there’s always a way to enjoy our holiday favorites. The Fall brings to mind the absolute best in treats and luckily, with just a little help from our Sugarless sugar substitute, we can enjoy the best the season …

BEST WAY TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SUN BURNS

Sunburns are the result of overexposure to UVB rays from the sun. They cause the skin to redden and blister, damaging the outer protective layers of the skin. Just one bad sunburn can lead to long-lasting damage to the skin and increase the risk for skin cancer. Here are some easy ways you can protect …

BEST SUGAR FREE BBQ DESSERTS

When it’s warm outside the grill is the way to go and the fun does not have to stop with the main course. End your barbeque with one of these sweet and sugar-free desserts. Mango – Ginger Popsicles Ingredients 2 cups fresh mango, cut into chunks 2 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped …

FUN WAYS TO EXERCISE AS A FAMILY

Exercising as a family not only improves fitness but helps cultivate a culture of wellness and develop exercise habits at a young age. Protect the Egg Besides the classics like kickball, wiffle ball and frisbee there are plenty of fun and inventive games to play. One of our favorites is Protect The Eggs. One person …

BERRY SORBET

A light and refreshing sorbet Ingredients 2/3 cup warm water 3/4 cup Health Garden Xylitol 2 tablespoons blackberry or raspberry preserves 4 cups frozen blackberries or raspberries, thawed 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Directions Combine water, Xylitol and preserves in medium mixing bowl, stirring until jam dissolves. Puree blackberries (or raspberries) with lemon juice in …

GUILT FREE BRUNCH DRINKS

Ditch the brunch reservations and splurge on some homemade drinks that are low in calorie and guilt! Mango Margarita Ingredients 1.5oz your favorite tequila 1 cup frozen mango chunks 1 oz fresh lime juice 1 oz Cointreau ¾ oz Health Garden Agave Raw Directions Place all ingredients in a blender until smooth Pour into glass …

5 GOOD HEALTHY HABITS TO BOOST YOUR HEALTH

Morning Stretching If a morning gym session makes you want to crawl back under the covers, stretching can be a less intimidating way to get your body moving and it can be just as beneficial as the gym. Stretching boost energy levels, flexibility, mood, and posture and helps reduce pain and aches. A full body …

BANANA COOKIES

These cookies are super moist and extremely easy to make. They make a great healthy after school snack or special treat! Ingredients: 3 ripe bananas 2 cups oats (not instant) 1⁄2 cup skim milk 1 egg 2 tablespoons Health Garden Xylitol 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon low-fat peanut butter Directions: Preheat the oven to …

10 RELAXING GETAWAY DESTINATIONS

Health Garden is all about living your best healthy life! One of the keys to a happy, healthy life would be taking time out to travel and enjoy the beautiful places the world has to offer. Here are a few gems we recommend: 1.Olympic Park, Washington These nature paradise has been called the quietest spot …

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