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Our relationship with sugar? It’s complicated.

Do you worry about the amount of sugar that creeps into your diet? Our Head of Nutrition, Mallory Gonzales, MS, RD, gets down to the sticky business of putting sugar in its place.

Why we love… Bananas

Q: What do you call a charismatic banana? A: A banana smoothie! Sweet and soft, easy to digest, and packed with nutrients: get the low-down on one of our favorite ingredients.

Three ways to try scarlets - our most versatile smoothie

Try something new for spring: discover one of our nutrition superstars, the quirky but versatile tomato juice ringer, scarlets. Find out why scarlets deserves a place in your next box, with these delicious recipe ideas.

Why we love...Beets

We’re heading down to Schrute Farms for this ingredient spotlight: all hail the mighty beet! Find out why this unsung superfood deserves a regular place in your smoothie rotation.

Why we love… Papaya

If we had to pick one superhero fruit, papaya would definitely be in the running. A rich source of vitamins, antioxidants, and digestion-boosting enzymes - it's sweet and delicious to boot. Find out how papaya earned its place in the spotlight as our newest star smoothie ingredient.

What’s the deal with 5-a-day?

There’s one fact that doctors, nutritionists and researchers all agree on: a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is essential to good health. But why “5-a-day”? And what does that mean in practice?

Can food fire up your love life?

On Valentine’s Day, we reach for treats believed to have aphrodisiac qualities: chocolates, strawberries, oysters. But can food really bring heat to the bedroom, or is it just wishful thinking?

Why we love...Vanilla

The second most expensive spice in the world, complex in flavor and warm in scent, vanilla is good for you: so long as you keep it away from its usual playmate, sugar.

Why we love...Turmeric

This precious orange root isn’t just about the gorgeous golden hue - it also packs serious anti-inflammatory properties. Find out why turmeric is one of our star ingredients.

Why we love coconut water

Find out why we added coconut water to our latest smoothie flavor, and meet the people who supply us with juicy, organic coconuts.

Which plant milk should you choose?

Over the last decade, plant-based milks have grown from a niche ingredient to a global market worth $12 billion. That’s great for consumer choice - but navigating the crowded non-dairy shelf can be daunting. Soy, almond, oat, coconut, rice, pea, hemp: which plant milk is right for you?

Why coffee is good for you (and when it’s not)

To coincide with the launch of our first coffee smoothie, limited edition mochas, we explore the pros and cons of our morning caffeine fix.