20 Healthy Travel Snacks for the Road

20 Healthy Travel Snacks for the Road

Maybe you’re planning a quick weekend road trip, or maybe you’re venturing back into the world of air travel and faraway destinations. Whatever your vacation plans look like this year, you’re going to need a stash of travel snacks. We’ve rounded up a list of healthy, portable snack options to hold you over until you reach your destination. Want to make it even easier to eat healthy while you’re traveling? Pack your snacks in our Ultimate Portion Fix containers — they make it easy to measure out perfect portions, and they’ll keep snacks fresh on the go. Here are 20 of the best travel snacks for your next trip. 1. Hard-Boiled Eggs With 77 calories and 6 grams of protein per egg, hard-boiled eggs are an easy travel snack you can eat with your bare hands in a pinch. “I like to sprinkle Trader Joe’s Mushroom & Company Multipurpose UMAMI Seasoning Blend on top to... Read More
Pumpkin Nutrition: Facts & Health Benefits

Pumpkin Nutrition: Facts & Health Benefits

No matter where you live, the beginning of fall marks a favorite time of year for many people: pumpkin spice season. From coffee to cookies to side dishes, this is the season when pumpkin starts popping up everywhere, and for good reason — along with its distinctive sweet-and-savory flavor, pumpkin is also a nutritional powerhouse. Put on your favorite cozy sweater and learn more about pumpkin nutrition. Pumpkin Nutrition Facts If you’ve only been eating pumpkin in pie form, it’s time to expand your options with this highly versatile member of the winter squash family. Botanically speaking, pumpkins are a type of fruit — but because they’re not super-sweet, they also work well as a “culinary vegetable.” (Pro tip: Learn more unusual and fun facts about this orange fruit!) A half-cup serving of canned pumpkin has 50 calories, 2 grams of protein, and 11 carbohydrates. It also provides several key nutrients, including: Fiber supports... Read More
How to Store Strawberries: 5 Tips for Longer Freshness

How to Store Strawberries: 5 Tips for Longer Freshness

Is there anything better than snacking on perfectly ripe, sweet, and juicy strawberries? One catch: Much like the blink-and-it’s-rotten avocado, strawberries don’t last forever. Those plump red berries you picked up at the farmers’ market today might lose some of their luster after a few days. So you may be wondering how to store fresh strawberries so you can enjoy every last one. We asked the experts to share their best tips and tricks for how to store strawberries — so you can enjoy every last one of them. 5 Tips for Storing Fresh Strawberries One cup of raw strawberries provides vitamin C, fiber, and key minerals. So you definitely don’t want to miss out on the nutritional benefits of strawberries by having them get wilted or moldy in the fridge. Once you’ve purchased your perfect strawberries, the clock starts ticking. “Strawberries last 3 to 7 days in the fridge,” says Aja Gyimah, RD, a registered... Read More
Best Plant Based Swaps for Your Favorite Animal Based Meals

Best Plant Based Swaps for Your Favorite Animal Based Meals

While a beef burrito can hit the spot when you’re in the mood for something hearty and comforting, many people are veering towards going plant-based to improve their heart health, protect the environment, or just to drop a few pounds by bulking up on more fruits and vegetables. Yet, those cravings for your favorite animal based meals, like a burger and fries, steak, or a chicken salad sandwich are tricky to get rid of—and sometimes you want to indulge without going off that plant-based diet. Here are a few easy swaps to make, where you’re getting that meaty texture without eating animal protein. It’s tough to tell the difference between a real burger and plant-based burgers, but this doesn’t have any meat! Swap a Burger for a Plant-Based Burger You can purchase an animal-free burger patty from the grocery store (think: Beyond Meat, for example) and enjoy a burger at... Read More
These Wonder Woman Donuts Are Ready for You to Lasso Them Into Your Belly

These Wonder Woman Donuts Are Ready for You to Lasso Them Into Your Belly

To celebrate the release of Wonder Woman 1984, we’ve used our golden lasso to corral these delectable, dual-colored Wonder Woman Donuts. Normally, super heroes would shy away from the table with the donuts, but these are Questified Donuts you can make at home! They have a fraction of the carbs in a traditional donut and a super hero taste you can enjoy any time. Check out the full recipe below: NUTRITIONAL INFO WONDER WOMAN DONUTS Yields:  10 Servings |  Serving Size:  1/2 donut Calories: 100 | Protein: 9g  | Fat: 3g | Net Carb: 5g  Total Carb: 12g  Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: ~17 minutes | Total Time: 27 minutes  Ingredients DONUTS GLAZE 1 scoop Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder 1 tbsp zero calorie sweetener 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 4 tbsp almond milk 1-2 drops blue food coloring 1-2 drops red food coloring 1 tbsp gold and white sprinkles Method Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare... Read More