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>Healthy Summer Picnic Snacks

Summer Picnic

Whether you’re trekking into the wilderness for a day or planning a get together with friends and family in Central Park, you’ll need ideas for plant-based picnic snacks. Eating healthy food in the great outdoors will keep your group energized to make the most of the beautiful day. Below are snacks that you can easily […]

>Best Foods for Staying Cool

Cucumber & Watermelon

When 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 […]

>Summer Soup Ideas

Gazpacho

Even though the weather has warmed up, there’s no need to forgo a cold weather classic. When prepared raw or chilled post-cooking, soup can be a satisfying light dinner or lunch to get through the dog days of summer. All you need is your favorite vegetables and/or fruit, a bit of creativity, and a quality […]

>Fresh Fruit & Veggie Month

Fruit Veggie Month

Here in the US, June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. It’s a great opportunity to try out some new produce, as well as rotate old faves back into your dietary regimen—just in time for summer. At Organic Avenue, we’re highlighting some of the key fruits and veggies that make our recipes both crave-worthy […]

>Hikers & Bikers! High-Energy Trail Mix Options

Hiker

Hiking and biking are two of the most enjoyable workouts you can do outdoors—so much so, that you won’t even feel like you’re exercising. The scenery is ever changing, so you won’t get bored with your surroundings—and you’ll burn a ton of calories. Since you’re expending so much energy, it’s always recommended to pack a […]

>Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Apple and a Baseball

Baseball season has just begun, and if you’re like many spectators, you may have a hard time staying on track with your healthy diet when ballpark food is all around you. And if your seats are near the aisle, it will be easy to robotically pass food and money back-and-forth the entire game. As if […]

>New York Post: “Forget Pizza and Subs – Midtown suits are lining up for veggies”

Healthy eating isn’t just a trend, it’s a way of life for all New Yorkers. This New York Post story notes that businessmen are lining up for the healthy food options at Organic Avenue.