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  • Lunch Today: Carrot and Sweet Potato Smoothie

    by Paula Gallagher | November 7, 2018

    carrot-and-sweet-potato-smoothieWhen you are always on the go, it can seem difficult to get in healthy meals. But with a little planning, you can take some shortcuts to stress-free and nutritious meals, like this carrot and sweet potato smoothie. This is perfect for a quick and easy and on-the-go healthy meal that will power you through the afternoon.

    Recent studies have found that people who cooked their meals at home had an easier time getting in more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and good quality proteins, and saved money while they were at it, compared to people who ate out more often.

    The key to making this recipe easy and quick is prepping the main ingredients Read more

  • New Product: Mellow Mag, Effervescent Magnesium Powder

    by Paula Gallagher | November 6, 2018

    Do you have a hard time unwinding at night time? Are you achy and sore after a long day on your feet? Do you feel like your mind is racing with everything that needs to be done the next day? Are you having trouble falling asleep? If you answered yes to any of these, magnesium may be able to help! It can help relax muscles, support nerves, and help you get a good night’s sleep.

    Required for more than 300 biochemical processes in the human body, magnesium helps:

    • Support a healthy immune system
    • Regulate muscle function and helps muscles relax
    • Maintain nerve function
    • Regulate heart rhythm
    • Maintain normal blood pressure Read more

  • A Plant-Based Diet for Athletes

    by Susan Levin, MS, RD, CSSD | November 5, 2018

    A plant-based diet provides all of the nutrients your body needs for training and competition.
    Because a plant-based diet is high in carbohydrates, low in fat, and rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, it can support or improve your athletic performance.

    The emphasis really is on having a wide variety of nutrient-dense foods throughout the day. Since protein is found in varying amounts in plants, legumes, grains and nuts, it’s pretty easy to get to the recommended amount. Therefore, most athletes don’t need a different diet, they just need more calories. Read more

  • Happy Halloween from Village Green!

    by Paula Gallagher | October 31, 2018

    Most mornings can be chaotic, but when Halloween lands on a school day, it is even more so. Watching the joy in my kids faces as they see their costumes transform them into what they had imagined makes it all worth it. I, along with everyone at Village Green Apothecary, would like to wish all the trick-or-treaters a very safe, fun and happy Halloween.

    Here are some tips to ensure that your little ones have a fun and memorable time.

    1. Only go to houses that have lights on.

    2. Never eat any candy before it is thoroughly inspected. Read more

  • Dinner Tonight: Roasted Fall Veggies with Tahini Dressing

    by Paula Gallagher | October 30, 2018

    Roasted Fall Veggies is a perfect way to take advantage of all the great seasonal vegetables, and it is a delicious side to roasted chicken. Adding chickpeas also makes this a meal that could easily be served as a light dinner alongside whole grain rice or quinoa. The meal offers tons of protein, fiber and antioxidants, thanks to cauliflower, Swiss chard, butternut squash and garlic.

    But what makes this dish extra special is the tahini sauce made with fresh orange juice. You can drizzle this on any grilled or roasted vegetable and it would be a hit. You could also use the tahini sauce on sandwiches! Read more


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