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December 27, 2017

Pumpkin protein would perhaps be more suitably named, “pumpkin seed protein”… or (if you want to get real technical) “pumpkin seed kernel protein.” Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are kernels found in the white-colored seed hull of pumpkins.


December 20, 2017

Pea protein is sourced not from your classic, green peas (found generally in canned or frozen products at the grocery store), but rather the yellow field pea. A dried legume (also referred to as yellow split peas, and further categorized as a "pulse...

December 13, 2017

In order to make a protein claim (ie: "Good source of protein," "Excellent source of protein," etc.) a Percent Daily Value (% DV) is required to be listed.

In determining the % DV, it works much like this quote we've all heard:

"It's not the yea...

December 12, 2017

In Values, Part 1, I dropped some philosophy on values. More specifically, I identified values, character, principles, and integrity were not mere synonyms. By understanding their differences, I realized a step-by-step plan to:

(1) figure oneself...

December 6, 2017

In case you didn’t hear, plants have protein. We now live in a world where “vegan” is a mainstream word, 300-lb vegan athletes exist, and most products come in the flavors of vanilla, chocolate, and vegan. It’s a cool time to be alive. It’s also co...

December 6, 2017

I've been thinking about this day for a while. Finally. Today is the day I drop blog numero uno. It's about values... with a sexy, food-related twist. My specialty. You can check it out here.

But first - 

Let's rewind on what this is all about. It...

December 5, 2017


This article has little to do with soup. The extent of soup is this: Driven by purpose and principles, Campbell Soup recently parted from the Grocery Manufacturers Association and joined the Plant Based Foods Association.They are the first major fo...

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