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Hello Beautiful

Lauren Silva

Hello Beautiful

Adaptogens. Elixirs. Superfoods. These three words are staples at DEFINE foods, as we are constantly seeking to provide meals and drinks with elevated health benefits that make you feel beautiful from the inside out. It was with that goal in mind that our DEFINE foods Bar was created. Now, we’re able to make adaptogen elixirs, superfood lattes, and plant-powered shakes more accessible to you! And of course, it’s very easy to order a charcoal latte with a collagen enhancement, but if you’re like us, you might be wondering exactly what all of these super ingredients really do for you. What...


Eat The Rainbow

Lauren Silva

Eat The Rainbow

There’s no denying that when a waiter walks by with a beautifully arranged plate of food, your ordering predicament has suddenly become very easy: “I’ll take whatever that was.” However, have you ever questioned why a well-presented dish made the menu’s several other options evaporate from your mind? Well, we’ve all heard the phrase, “we eat with our eyes” and with science-based research, it’s been confirmed that there is a neurological connection between the sight of food and our perceived hunger pangs.   Eating is an experience that engages all five of our senses. Typically, we see our food first....


How To Snack

Lauren Silva

How To Snack

As if an alarm went off, you see it’s 4:30 in the afternoon and you know it’s snack time. Cued by the rumblings of your stomach, you’re considering the options. Fresh fruit in the work fridge? Perhaps some leftover trail mix in your purse? Healthy grab-and-go options nearby? Nothing. You begin remembering all the perfectly prepped meals you made last Sunday, and realize the entire category of “snacks” was overlooked. Read on to learn why snacks should become a staple to your Meal Prep Sunday. “But If I Snack, I’ll Never Lose Weight” People have long thought that the only...


What's With Raw

Lauren Silva

What's With Raw

The summer heat is so nice… as long as you have a cold drink (extra ice!) and a little shade to relax in. But when it comes to food, our palette is changing with the weather. The warm, cooked meals we typically love in other seasons have given way to a raw foods craving. The heat of mid-July has us wary of turning the oven on so we’re stocking the fridge with crunchy, cool, and hydrating alternatives. What’s The Deal With A Raw Foods Diet? A raw foods diet focuses on unprocessed and uncooked plant foods. Fresh fruits and vegetables,...


Summer Nights Al Fresco

Lauren Silva

Summer Nights Al Fresco

Having the perfect dining experience requires a few different things: good food (of course), good company, and a good setting. For most of us, our busy schedules can make a slow, relaxing meal with friends and family seem impossible, let alone an experience that highlights our natural surroundings. But then, summer comes. Suddenly, time seems to be on our side again. Moments feel longer, the sun sets later, and we feel inspired to dine al fresco. Aside from the excitement that comes with any change to your typical environment, enjoying a meal outdoors can provide your body and mind with...