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>Introducing our Summer Superstars!

#summersuperstars

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!   OXYGENATOR SHOT Sweet and tart, this concentrated boost of […]

>3 Easy-to-Prepare Chia Seed Puddings

Vanilla Chia Pudding

Ch 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 […]

>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 […]

>Mad About Matcha

Iced Matcha

We all need a caffeine fix every now again, and many of us require daily stimulation, especially from a cup of joe. Don’t get us wrong, we’re fans of coffee, especially when it’s organic and triple-certified like ours. However, for those who want a boost but are sensitive to caffeine, matcha green tea may be the […]

>Organic Juices 101

Love Deep cleanse

Juice can either be one of the healthiest things you put in your body or it can be as toxic as a can of soda. Some believe they are being healthy when they manage to skip the soda aisle at the grocery store and fill their cart with popular juices, but if you look at […]

>Health Benefits of Liquid Chlorophyll (It’s not just for plants!)

You probably remember learning about chlorophyll in fifth grade science class—the green pigment involved in the process of photosynthesis. Chlorophyll collects light energy from the sun and converts it into energy that plants can use to create carbohydrates. However, what you may not know at the age of ten is how beneficial this green compound […]

>Why We LOVE Kimchi and Other Fermented Foods

What is Kimchi? Maybe you’ve seen it in the grocery store and wondered, how do I eat this? What does it taste like? WHY would I eat this? Kimchi is the national dish of Korea, but for some reason in North America, we’ve been much slower to adopt fermented foods into our diets. Kimchi is […]

>Ch Ch Ch Chia seeds – what to know

Adding new ingredients to your diet can be intimidating and confusing. Luckily, the latest nutrient-dense superfood du jour – chia seeds — can make a simple addition to any menu.   Where Do Chia Seeds Come From? Chia is an ancient superfood that has increased in popularity due to its energizing and healthful properties. They come […]