Are Cashews the New Prozac?

I’ve been following the Food Matters website for years (especially since I became vegan), but I only recently watched the Food Matters documentary on Netflix. If you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend watching it as soon as possible. As the name implies, the documentary focuses on the importance of consuming healthy food. Why? … Continue reading "Are Cashews the New Prozac?"

Strawberry Banana Chia Seed Smoothie

With a combination of healthy ingredients like fresh strawberries, frozen bananas, almond milk, chia seeds, and cacao nibs, you really can’t go wrong. As we mentioned in a previous post, cacao nibs help to elevate low moods and they’re packed full of nutritional benefits such as protein, antioxidants, iron, magnesium, and calcium. Additionally, antioxidant-rich chia seeds … Continue reading "Strawberry Banana Chia Seed Smoothie"

5 Mental Health Mantras

As a person who’s struggled with depression and anxiety a lot, I have some pretty strong feelings about May being Mental Health Month. About 80 percent of me thinks it’s amazing there is a month dedicated to opening more people’s eyes about mental health stigmas, resources, and treatment. The other 20 percent of me just … Continue reading "5 Mental Health Mantras"