Tag - nutrition

top 5 super foods

Our Top 5 Superfoods For A Super You!

Google provides an abundance of information about superfoods. “The top 10 superfoods of 2021”, “What superfoods you should be eating”, “Why these superfoods shouldn’t be missing from your diet”, are just a few big (and v. common) titles you’ll encounter. However, there’s a big difference between a Google search and Zenberry. We’re bringing you the hardcore scientific facts and information that you need to know – all in one place! What’s more, all our products feature one (or more, but who’s...
spirulina algae

Ingredient Insights: Spirulina

Spirulina is a single-celled, freshwater-growing, blue-green algae that gets its name from is spiraling helical shape.  Its blue-green color comes from chlorophyll (green) and phycocyanin (blue). Representing the beginning of the food chain, this little organism is a nutritional powerhouse. Historically, it has been the primary protein source for many ancient civilizations, most notably the Aztec of Mexico City and those near Lake Chad in Africa. Benefits 65-71% protein (vegan) which is the highest of any food on earth Rich in...
Zenberry vanilla chai

Zenberry Vegan Protein Pancake Recipe

"...but where do you get your protein?" A vegetarian since 2003/2004, I've heard this question more times than anything else.  Especially since I've been a competitive endurance athlete that entire time.  I can tell you that my athletic performance only improved once I became a vegetarian and I think that was due to the lower inflammation and the fact that it was much easier to maintain my optimal weight for racing. Zenberry Vanilla Chia Subscription :  20% off and Free Shipping! As you...
butterfly on a flower

How to Transition to Spring

I hope this note finds you well. As the nutritionist on deck for Zenberry, I wanted to check in with you and see how you're doing and if you've started adjusting your food and lifestyle to meet the season. You know that living a life close to nature, circadian rhythms and seasonal variation is a healthier way to live. Yet, how do we make it work when we live in big cities? They are congested and polluted and we have overly...
cyclist climbing a mountain

Biting Off More Than You Can Chew

The Green Mountain Stage Race Biting off more than you can chew can be a good thing, sometimes. Many of you know that we have sponsored an amateur cycling team for about 5 years now.  Emma and I are both in love with anything that involves a bicycle. I had been racing for many years on other teams and instead of promoting other companies I thought, "why not promote my own company by racing and riding with the Zenberry logo all...
Protein We get enough protein whether vegan or not.

How Much Protein Do We Really Need?

Hello everyone! The topic today is protein. Yes, this macro nutrient is often the main focus of our western diets but should it get all the attention? Most of us have been raised in a protein-centered culture. One where the main focus of most meals will be the protein on the plate, right? The center piece is always the steak or chicken or fish. Some vegetables for garnish and maybe a tiny side salad. Don’t get me wrong, protein is an...