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>Plant-Based Popsicle Recipes

Berry PopsiclesHere in NYC, we’re in the midst of a major heat wave. High temps call for a bit more creativity in the kitchen, as many of our cooked favorites aren’t too appealing right now. In addition to tossing lots of leafy green salads with cucumbers, we’re experimenting with popsicles as a cooling dessert or anytime snack. Check out three deliciously healthy recipes in our freezer right now.






Avocado Cream Pop

Makes 8-10 popsicles in a standard popsicle mold


> 4 ripe avocados

> Juice of 1 lime

> 1 ½ cups Coconut Mylk (canned also works well)

> 2/3 cup coconut sugar (or liquid stevia extract to taste for a low-sugar option)

> 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Soak popsicle sticks in warm water for about an hour.

2. Blend all of the ingredients in a high-speed blender or food processor, until the mixture achieves a pudding-esque consistency.

3. Pour the mixture into the popsicle mold. Add the popsicle sticks and freeze for 4-6 hours (overnight is best).

4. After they’re frozen, run the mold under hot water for a few seconds to release the pops.

5. Enjoy the sweet creaminess and cooling effect!


Pop Goes the Green Smoothie

Makes 8-10 popsicles in a standard popsicle mold


> 1 cup spinach

> 1 ½ cups chopped pineapple or mango (frozen works well)

> 1 banana

> 1 cup Coconut Water


1. Soak popsicle sticks in warm water for about an hour.

2. Blend all of the ingredients in a high-speed blender or food processor, until the mixture achieves a smoothie-like consistency.

3. Pour the mixture into the popsicle mold. Add the popsicle sticks and freeze for 4-6 hours (overnight is best).

4. After they’re frozen, run the mold under hot water for a few seconds to release the pops.

5. Savor your nutrient-dense green smoothie on a stick!


Chia Pudding Pop

Makes 8-10 popsicles in a standard popsicle mold


> 2 cups Coconut Mylk (canned also works well)

> 2 tablespoons chia seeds

> 1 ½ cups chopped raspberries (or fruit of your choice)

> ¼ cup shredded coconut

> 2 tablespoons coconut nectar (or liquid stevia extract to taste)

> 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Combine all ingredients in a large container or mason jar. Stir until well combined.

2. Seal and let sit in the fridge for 2-4 hours until chia seeds expand and create a gel-like pudding.

3. Soak popsicle sticks in warm water for about an hour.

4. Pour the pudding into the popsicle mold. Add the popsicle sticks and freeze for 4-6 hours (overnight is best). After they’re frozen, run the mold under hot water for a few seconds to release the pops.

5. Enjoy your protein-packed frozen chia pudding!

>Best Foods for Staying Cool

Cucumber & WatermelonWhen Mother Nature turns up the heat, the last thing you want to do is turn on your oven or stove. Summer is the time to focus on fresh, raw foods that will hydrate and energize, instead of complex dishes that will weigh you down. You can still include cooked components in your meals if you’d like, but simple is best in order to keep cool. Here are some easy-to-incorporate ingredients to regulate your body temperature when it’s sweltering out there.

> Cucumber

‘Cool as a cucumber’ is a common expression for a reason. Cucumbers have high water content, so they’re super-hydrating. Even when eaten at room temperature, they still manage to take your temp down a notch. Eat them plain, dip them in guacamole, or add them to your water.

> Watermelon

Summertime’s favorite fruit satisfies even the most intense sweet craving, and it cools you down, too! Watermelon is packed with vitamins and amino acids, and it contains more lycopene, a powerful antioxidant, than any other fruit or vegetable. No time to cut up a watermelon? Grab a Watermelon Juice from Organic Avenue.

> Mint

This herb has the unique ability to trigger sensors in your body that make you feel cool. Add a sprig to your water or favorite green smoothie. Alcohol dilates blood vessels, which ultimately raises your core temperature; so if you’re going to drink a poolside cocktail, make it a minty mojito!

> Leafy Greens

Greens like arugula, spinach and watercress thin the blood and allow you to release body heat, which lowers body temperature. A big leafy salad is the perfect meal on a hot day. You don’t have to stick with a traditional all-veggie salad either. Fruit digests well with leafy greens, so simple bowl of spinach, strawberries and a squeeze of lemon juice will do the trick.

> Coconut Water

Coconut Water from young Thai coconuts is one of the most hydrating substances on the planet, and will keep you healthy all summer long. It balances pH levels, cleans the digestive tract, promotes circulation, boosts your immune system and carries oxygen and nutrients to cells.

> Lemon

Our favorite water-enhancer promotes detoxification and offers a cooling effect. It also boosts your immune system. You don’t have to limit your flavored H2O to just lemon, either. Toss in limes, strawberries, raspberries or blueberries for a refreshing and fun beverage.

> Spicy Foods

Okay, you’re probably thinking that spicy food is the last thing you want to eat to cool off, right? Turns out, the warmth is only temporary. Spices induce sweat, which lowers your internal temperature—essentially perspiring away the heat.

>Introducing our Summer Superstars!


We’re proud to welcome three new members to the Organic Avenue family, just in time for the peak of summer. Stop by any OA location today to try our #summersuperstars. Feed your brain with their key health benefits here—you’ll want to scoop up all three!



Sweet and tart, this concentrated boost of beet juice will help bring oxygen to your cells for a more effective workout and faster muscle recovery. The combination of beet and lemon is also extremely cleansing for your digestive tract—the perfect way to rebalance after a long summer night. We love to add the Oxygenator to any of our green juices for an energizing kick!



Transport yourself to a tropical paradise with each sip of this fragrant fruit blend. Pineapple and pear are both high in antioxidant vitamin C, and pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme great for digestion. Cooling mint is also a digestive aid and may be a stress reliever—all the more reason this juice is a vacation in a bottle! If you’re craving a sweet treat but still want to get your greens in, mix the Piña equal parts with our refreshing Cucumber Juice or classic Mellow Love.



The refreshing and satiating blend of antioxidant-rich blueberries and whole chia seeds in sweet pear juice makes the Super Power Smoothie your new summer go-to. Blueberries contain phytochemicals called anthocyanins, which not only give them their blue hue, but also may promote a healthy heart. Chia seeds give this smoothie a fun texture and additional superpowers—complete protein and omega-3 fatty acids for brain health. Super Power is the perfect meal replacement to throw in your beach bag this weekend!

>Take Your Workout to the Water

PoolOne of the major reasons we love summer is that we can head to any body of water or outdoor pool and get in our workout while enjoying the sunshine and fresh air. Water is nature’s perfect fitness tool, and exercising in it barely feels like work!


Benefits of Exercising in Water

> Buoyancy: Water exercise is ideal for those who have bad joints or are recovering from injury. Water offers an upward force that can support as much as 90 percent of your body weight. So, someone who can’t run because of bad knees or due to a back injury can still burn calories and tone muscles without the strain on the aching locations.

> Lower Heart Rate: You’re able to work more efficiently in water than on dry land. Every body surface receives the same hydrostatic pressure, which helps your heart circulate blood. Your heart rate will beat about 15 times less per minute in water, which makes it ideal for those with high blood pressure.

> Toning Resistance: You may be surprised at how defined you become, if you exercise in water regularly. Water provides resistance proportional to the force it’s working against, thanks to frontal resistance, drag forces, and viscosity. Plus, it resists in every direction, so it tones muscles you’re not even targeting at the time.

> Burns Fat: The increased resistance allows you to burn significantly more calories in water than on land. Studies show that the weight loss from water exercises is more targeted to body fat.


Additional Benefits

Some of the following benefits are reaped with all forms of exercise, but many specifically target water-based activities.

> Stress and tension relief

> Increased energy level

> No risk of falling

> Reduced chance of injury

> Improved posture and balance

> Increased muscle strength

> Increased flexibility

> Ease of sore muscles and joints


Not a Swimmer? No Problem!

You don’t have to perfect your breaststroke to reap the benefits of exercising in water, as there are many other options if laps aren’t your thing.

Water jogging burns about 17 calories per minute! You can even walk or march, if you prefer. To turn up the intensity, do a set of jumping jacks every few minutes.

To tone your abs and trim your waist, stand against the side of the pool with your arms on the edges. Draw your knees in and extend them straight. Repeat this crunching movement to the side to tone your obliques. You can also do leg lifts, squats and arm curls while immersed in water.

Even though your body temperature is much cooler than it would be during a hike or bike ride, it’s important to keep hydrated, especially if you’re out in the sun. OA’s Watermelon Juice is the perfect thirst-quenching treat post-pool!

>3 Easy-to-Prepare Chia Seed Puddings

Vanilla Chia PuddingCh ch ch chia! You can find chia seeds everywhere and in everything these days—smoothies, tortilla chips, brownies, you name it. Hydrating, loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and a complete protein source, it’s no wonder this ancient seed has reemerged with a bang.

One of the easiest and most effective ways to get your chia fix is to create your own chia seed pudding. Check out 3 simply delicious recipes that we go cr cr cr crazy for!


Vanilla Chia Dream

Here’s our go-to recipe for a filling breakfast, dessert or anytime treat. With just 4 ingredients, it can be part of your daily dietary protocol, too.

Serves 1

> 3 tablespoons chia seeds

> 1 cup almond mylk, Coconut Mylk or Cashew Hemp Mylk

> ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

> ½ tablespoon coconut nectar or maple syrup, or 7-10 drops of liquid stevia extract

> Dash of cinnamon (optional)

Add all ingredients to a mason jar and stir well. Seal with lid and let the mixture sit for at least an hour in the refrigerator (overnight is best for a thicker, creamier pudding). We love to triple the recipe and store it in a 32oz mason jar—readily available for a chia craving.


Red Velvet in a Jar

Here’s an ultra-healthy take on the classic cake, without the refined sugar and artificial food coloring.

Serves 1

> 3 tablespoons chia seeds

> ½ cup beet juice or Royal Red

> ½ cup Coconut Mylk

> ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

> ½ tablespoon coconut nectar or maple syrup, or 7-10 drops of liquid stevia extract

> Handful of crushed raw pecans (optional)

Add all ingredients to a mason jar and stir well. Seal with lid and let the mixture sit for at least an hour in the refrigerator. Top with crushed pecans (or nut of your choice) when you’re ready to enjoy.


Tropical Coconut Parfait

The perfect summer treat, a spoonful of this coconut pudding will transport you to a tropical island—even when you’re enjoying it on the island of Manhattan!

Serves 1

> 3 tablespoons chia seeds

> 2 tablespoons shredded unsweetened coconut

> 1 ½ cups Coconut Mylk

> ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

> ½ tablespoon coconut nectar or maple syrup, or 7-10 drops of liquid stevia extract

> Diced fresh or dried pineapple (optional)

Add all ingredients to a mason jar and stir well. Seal with lid and let the mixture sit for at least an hour in the refrigerator. Top with fresh or dried pineapple pieces when you’re ready to enjoy.


If you’re on the go this week, you can still get your chia fix without stepping foot in a kitchen. Organic Avenue has you covered with our signature Chia Berry Tapioca. Infused with fresh strawberries, this coconut yogurt-based pudding is a convenient way to get healthy probiotics and antioxidants from your breakfast or snack!

>How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Beagle TravelingWhile we love New York no matter the time of year, summer is the season to get out of town—whether it’s a weekend getaway nearby, or an extended trip to an exotic or faraway location. For some, vacation is an excuse to forgo healthy habits established at home. While it’s fun (and necessary) to relax and indulge at times, it’s still possible to continue your wellness routine on your trip. Most importantly, you want to stay healthy while traveling in order to enjoy all that your destination has to offer.


Jet-Setting Success

Traveling, especially in-flight, can be extremely dehydrating. Above all else, make sure to hydrate before, during and after your flight. It’s well worth the wait to use the tiny restroom for happy cells! As far as what to drink, get your pure water, Coconut Water and green juice in before heading to the airport. While in-flight, stick to H2O. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages will only dehydrate you more.

Digestion also slows down in-flight due to the extreme altitude, so it’s best to keep snacking to a minimum. If you’re on a long trip and must eat on the plane, do it as close to landing as possible—it’ll be easier for your body to process the food once you hit the ground. Pack some clean and easy to eat snacks in your carry-on. Our faves are ripe bananas, baby carrots, sprouted almonds and dark chocolate. We’ve also been known to mix up a Big Kale Salad on the plane before—staying fresh in our signature OA cooler bag, of course!

Menu Navigation

It’s likely you’ll be dining out for most of the meals on your vacation, unless you’re renting a home and cooking there, or staying with friends and preparing food together. If you’re relying on hotels and restaurants for your meals, always make sure to start with a raw salad, even if it’s just a plate of mixed greens with a bit of extra-virgin olive oil and squeeze of lemon. The enzymes in the raw veggies set your digestive system up for success. For extra digestive support, take a probiotic each morning on an empty stomach. As always, check with your doctor before adding any new supplements into your regimen.

If you choose to eat animal protein for your main course, make sure to balance it out with a lot of cooked veggies. Our favorite trick—create an entrée out of the veggie sides. You can even take a look at the sides offered with the protein dishes that may not be available a la carte. If you ask the server nicely, you may just find yourself with a big, satisfying plate of sautéed spinach, asparagus, roasted cauliflower and mashed sweet potatoes!

For quick and easy energizing breakfast options, grab fresh fruit at the hotel or pack a box of organic, gluten-free cereal in your bag. If you can find a local juice and smoothie bar, even better! Check out Happy Cow for a listing of all the vegan and vegetarian spots wherever you’re headed. And, Organic Avenue ships our juice nationally, so you can have a 6-pack of your favorite cold-pressed bottles waiting in your hotel fridge upon arrival.

Keep it Moving

Even if your game plan is to lie out in the sun with a piña colada in hand for most of your vacation, it’s important to fit in some physical activity—just 30 minutes each day is all you need. You’ll feel so much better—and look better in your new swimsuit! If you’re on the ocean or a lake, go for a refreshing swim or kayak. If you’re a runner, challenge yourself to jog on the sand for 2 to 3 miles. If you’re in a mountainous area, check out the nearest hiking trails. The possibilities are endless! And of course, if you’re stuck in the hotel on a rainy day, there’s always the gym, so make sure to pack your favorite running shoes.


No matter how far away from home you are, it’s possible to look and feel your best while out of town. Use the time off from your usual routine to truly care for yourself—body, mind and spirit—which doesn’t necessarily mean being extra strict. For support finding the right balance when you return to the city, OA and our knowledgeable Advisors are here for you. Wishing you safe and fun-filled travels this summer!

>Healthier Summer Cocktails and Mocktails

CocktailIt’s important to drink a lot of pure water, especially if you’re out in the sun all day. On occasion though, the situation calls for something more fun or festive. Below are a few cocktails and mocktails to try at your next summer soirée.


Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie

> 2/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

> 1/2 cup Coconut Yogurt

> 1/2 cup almond, Coconut Mylk or Cashew Hemp Mylk

> 1/4 cup pomegranate juice


Blend these ingredients for a pretty purple beverage that’s best served in a clear glass or frozen mug. You can also stop by Organic Avenue for a Total Sweetheart Smoothie as a guilt-free treat made of blueberries, bananas, almond butter and Cashew Hemp Mylk. It’s sure to satisfy a sweet craving.


Skinny Margarita

> 6 ounces tequila

> 3 ounces triple sec

> 8 ounces club soda

> 4 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice

> 1 tablespoon finely grated lime zest

A margarita on the rocks or blended is perfect for any time of the day, and this version has only 150 calories. Using the lime zest around the rim eliminates the need for salt, but you can always add a little bit, if you prefer.


Chia Citrus Cooler

> 2 tablespoons chia seeds

> 4 cups freshly squeezed citrus juice of choice

Pour 1 tablespoon of the chia seeds in two separate mason jars. Add half the liquid to both jars and stir well. Chill a few hours before drinking, and give it a good shake to break up clumps of chia seeds before drinking.


Classic Cosmopolitan

> 1 ounce vodka

> 1 ounce cranberry juice

> 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

> 1 teaspoon agave or coconut nectar

Add contents and ice to a cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a martini glass.


Watermelon Water

> 4 cups watermelon chunks

> 1 quart chilled water

> 1/4 teaspoon white wine vinegar

> 7 basil leaves

> Pinch of sea salt

Puree melon in a food processor or high-speed blender. Stir in other ingredients and serve from a pitcher, or double up the ingredients to add to a punch bowl. You can also add vodka or rum to this for an adult cocktail, or simply spike an OA Watermelon Juice for the same effect!


Bloody Mary

> 2 ounces vodka

> 4 ounces organic tomato juice

> 1/2 teaspoon vegan Worcestershire sauce

> 3 drops hot sauce

> Pepper and/or horseradish (optional)

Serve in a large glass with ice and your favorite garden veggies. Celery, green beans, peppers, cherry tomatoes, artichoke hearts, baby asparagus, and cilantro are all great to add. This is the ideal weekend morning drink for when you’re just not ready for anything sweet and tropical yet. Plus, if you have kids, you can make them a virgin one.


Citrus Sangria

> 1 bottle chilled red wine (medium dry is best)

> 16 ounces chilled plain or lime club soda

> 8 ounces Orange Juice

> 2 sliced limes

> 2 sliced lemons

> 2 sliced oranges

> 2 ounces brandy (optional)

Add all ingredients to a large pitcher. Cover it and chill. Serve over ice. Enjoy with lots of good friends, and don’t forget the Coconut Water for the morning after!

>Foods for a Fabulously Healthy Fourth

Berry ParfaitJuly Fourth is the official kickoff of summer, jam-packed with barbeques and get-togethers. We can’t wait to head to the beach and perhaps a rooftop this weekend. And, we know that we’re bound to encounter some foods there that aren’t exactly health promoting: hot dogs, hamburgers, mayo-drenched slaws—the American classics. It’s important to enjoy yourself and indulge a bit, but also have some plant-based options around to balance out the treats.

We’ve got you covered with some clean, yet incredibly tasty recipe ideas to knock the flip-flops off even your most traditional friends!


Guacamole Potato Salad

Instead of reaching for the mayonnaise, which can be difficult to digest, try making an avocado-based sauce to coat your potatoes. Loaded with fiber, healthy fat and protein, you can’t go wrong!

> Peel, chop and steam Yukon gold potatoes.

> While the taters are cooling, mash up a couple of avocados with lemon or lime juice.

> Add red onion, bell pepper and any herbs you fancy. If you’re not into cilantro, you can include some chopped dill or basil instead.

> Mix in a touch of Djion mustard, our secret ingredient, for extra tartness.

> When the potatoes are cooled, toss them in large bowl with the creamy guac and refrigerate until you’re ready to party it up.


Gluten-Free Millet Veggie Burger

These hearty burgers are free of all common allergens and can include any veggies or spices that suit your fancy!

> Bring water to a boil in a medium-sized pot.

> Lower the heat, add ½ cup of dry millet and let simmer for 15 minutes.

> Strain millet and set aside to cool.

> Sauté 3-4 cloves of garlic in coconut oil in a skillet until gently cooked.

> Add a chopped onion, and stir until the onions become translucent.

> Add chopped kale, broccoli, carrots (any veggies you’d like!) and cook for a few minutes.

> Stir in curry powder, cayenne pepper or any of your favorite seasonings.

> Add the cooked millet and mix well.

> Cut the flame and add 1 cup of millet flour.

> Stir until the mixture cools.

> Form the cooled mixture into patties with both hands (makes about 7-8)

> Cook each patty on both sides with a touch of coconut oil in a skillet.

> Enjoy with crunchy romaine lettuce, sliced avocado and Dijon mustard on a gluten-free bun.


Flag Parfait

While the American flag cakes topped with whipped cream and berries are fun and festive, they’re usually loaded with white flour and refined sugar, not to mention the dairy. For a healthier take on this staple, why not create coconut parfaits topped with fresh, organic strawberries and blueberries?

> Chill a can of coconut milk in the fridge overnight.

> The next day, a few minutes before you’re ready to whip, chill a mixing bowl in the fridge.

> Open the can and spoon the hardened coconut cream into a bowl (Save the water for your afternoon green smoothie).

> Add a dash of maple syrup and vanilla extract for sweetness and mix until smooth.

> Refrigerate until you’re ready to add the fruit toppings.

> Separate into small bowls and top with chopped strawberries and whole blueberries.

If you don’t have time to prepare the coconut cream, stop into your nearest OA for our signature Coconut Yogurt, a perfect base for your patriotic masterpiece!

>We’ve Got That Summertime Spinach

Cooked SpinachWhen the temperature officially hits 80 degrees, we’re naturally drawn to lighter food options like fruits and greens. We especially love versatile ingredients that are currently in season. Not only do they taste better, but research also suggests that produce picked at its peak contains more nutrients than when harvested out of season or stored for long periods of time. Fruits and veggies also lose nutrients as they travel long distances, so a local, seasonal food is the ultimate find. One of our all-time favorites is spinach, which just so happens to be readily available at our NYC farmers’ markets.


Popeye’s favorite food indeed has many benefits and can easily be incorporated into your diet with the ideas below.


Iron it Out

The Sailor Man taught us that spinach contains iron, but due to its high oxalic acid content it can be difficult to assimilate—unless it’s paired with a vitamin C-rich food. Just squeeze a bit of lemon or lime juice on your salad, and you’ll reap the iron’s benefits. Iron is essential to produce hemoglobin and red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body.

For a great breakfast smoothie, blend your favorite vitamin C-containing fruits (blueberries, mangoes, pineapple, etc.) with baby spinach and coconut water. No time to make your own? Visit an OA store for our signature Lite Weight Smoothie.

Build Lean Muscle

Naturally occurring nitrates in spinach, just like those found in beets, may help build muscle strength, according to a Swedish study. The nitrates may help bring more oxygen to muscles and aid in post-workout recovery as well.

You can always go the green smoothie route after the gym, or if you prefer to chew, try a simple spinach salad with creamy avocado, nature’s high-protein fruit. Add a squeeze of lemon and a pinch of Himalayan pink salt, and you’re good to go! Our Lunchbox and Deli Salad Scoops are also great on-the-go snacks—nut and seed-based protein on a bed of leafy spinach.

Strengthen Bones

Spinach is one of the best sources of vitamin K, known for both blood clotting and maintaining healthy bones, and the minerals calcium and magnesium present build strong bones as well. Just make sure to do the vitamin-C pairing for maximum absorption.

If you’re in the mood for a simple, bone-supportive side (or light meal), try a spinach sauté. Throw chopped garlic and onion in a pan with a bit of coconut oil on medium heat and stir until translucent. Add the spinach and stir until it soaks up the flavor and wilts to your liking. After it cools, squeeze a bit of lemon juice on top.


No matter if it’s juiced, blended, tossed or cooked, enjoy lots of spinach while it’s in its prime this summer. If you’re on the way to the beach or coming back from a long travel, stop into an Organic Avenue location for restorative plant-based goodness featuring spinach and more!

>Celebrate Pride with ‘The Big Rainbow Salad’

The Big Rainbow SaladJune is Gay Pride Month, and this week we’re celebrating here in Manhattan. To get into the spirit, we decided to create a recipe for ‘The Big Rainbow Salad,’ honoring a fruit or vegetable in each color of the rainbow. Lots of color not only equals lots of pride, but also lots of antioxidants, which can be valuable if you’re planning on attending multiple parties and events this week!


Here’s how to build ‘The Big Rainbow Salad’:

> Add 3-5 ounces of baby spinach to a large bowl

> Shred half a head of purple cabbage and 2-3 large peeled carrots

> Mix all components together to become the salad base

> Chop a yellow bell pepper and cut a handful of cherry tomatoes in half—add these beautiful colors to the bowl

> Toss a handful of blueberries and blackberries on top for sweetness

> Dress the salad with the juice of a whole lemon and the flesh of a ripe avocado, massaged into the veggies

> Add a pinch of Himalayan pink salt to bring out the flavors

> Enjoy with 2-3 friends!


Here are the specific health benefits of each colorful component:

Red: Tomato

Known for the antioxidant lycopene, which helps protect our cells from free radical damage—a perfect way to balance out the effects of any recreational foods and beverages you may indulge in this week.

Orange: Carrot

Loaded with beta-carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A for healthy eyes, bones and radiant skin.

Yellow: Yellow Bell Pepper

Bell peppers of all colors are full of potassium, an electrolyte which helps the body’s regulate fluid—a great way to stay hydrated before and after Pride celebrations.

Green: Spinach

Rich in minerals iron and calcium—make sure to eat with a squeeze of lemon. Antioxidant vitamin C will help you absorb the iron to build new red blood cells for oxygen transportation.

Blue: Blueberry

Anthocyanins, the major antioxidants in blueberries give them their bright blue hue and can have powerful anti-inflammatory benefits.

Indigo: Blackberry

Eating blackberries may help to tighten skin tissue, giving you a fresh and youthful look without expensive serums and creams.

Violet: Purple Cabbage

A great source of dietary fiber, which keeps you feeling satiated and aids in digestion. Add crunchy raw cabbage to all of your salads for its cleansing effects!


No matter who you are, celebrate Pride this week by taking care of the unique individual that is YOU. Wishing everyone a happy, safe and healthy celebration!

With LOVE,

Organic Avenue