Snacking on Superfoods

It’s been fun experimenting with new organic superfoods lately, with Navitas Naturals serving as one of the main companies I purchase from.  Tart goldenberries from South America supply Vitamin A, fiber and protein. Even tastier for snacks and smoothies are goji berries, full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidant-rich mulberries. Coconut fans will love some of […]

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Dragonfruit – A Purple Superfood Snack

Navitas Naturals’ new organic Dragonfruit Slices unleash the sweet flavor of the tropical superfruit in a chewy, dried-fruit leather style. The exotic-looking Dragonfruit has a well-rounded nutrition profile that includes omega 3’s, antioxidants, protein, iron, fiber, and an abundance of vitamins and minerals. Navitas, a Gold sponsor of Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA, […]

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Camu: Another Rainforest Miracle

What is yet another amazing food coming from the Amazon rainforest which contains about 60 times more vitamin C than an orange? Camu (or camu camu), a berry dubbed the ‘Queen of Vitamin C’ by Navitas Naturals, is a nutritious rainforest fruit that has only recently become known to people in North America. The Navitas […]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Feel-Good Snacks Made of Superfoods

Navitas Naturals has launched “Power Snacks” that combine superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.  Cacao Goji and Citrus Chia are flavorful grab-and-go foods with certified organic and raw ingredients filled with nutrients.  A certified chocoholic, I prefer the taste of the cacao one. Blueberry Hemp will appear later this year. The Power Snacks contain […]

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Magic Maqui Berries

Having ventured through a South American rainforest years ago, I loved knowing the organic freeze-dried purple maqui berries from Navitas Naturals are hand-picked by native farmers of the Chilean rainforest. Maqui is the latest powerhouse that has a unique, slightly tart taste with hints of blackberry, blueberry, watermelon, and acai. The powder is ideal for […]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Hemp Seeds Boost Vegan Nutrition

Navitas Naturals, the company I raved about earlier when they sent samples of cacao and other fine natural products, has added organic hemp seed to their line of superfoods. Hemp is one of the earliest known plants cultivated internationally and one of the world’s most nutritious ingredients which can be added to a wide variety […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

36 Years Since Becoming a Vegetarian

It is unbelievable how life flies by, seemingly more so the older we get. As I turn 40 today I reflect on the journey since becoming a vegetarian 36 years ago — a choice I made as a four-year-old. My decision was supported by my mother who was already conscious of animal cruelty but was […]

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Navitas Naturals Impresses with Organic Vegan Products

It was an exciting day when the box from Navitas Naturals arrived. I had no idea how much I would like the certified organic and Kosher vegan products popular among raw foodists. The package contained a multicultural array of superfoods no worldly woman could resist. First came the goji berries, the Himalayan superfruit known to […]

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010