April 20, 2018

We're no strangers to coconut - you'll find it in many of our sweet and savoury recipes. We recently wrote an article all about fats and oils (read the article hereand realized coconut oil deserved a dedicated article of its own. Even though the ma...

March 22, 2018

Let's talk fat. It's important to learn about the types of fats out there and become mindful of the quality of sources. This article will outline our take on fats and oils, cover recommendations and sources, and provide recipes.  

Functions of Fat in...

February 26, 2018

What's The Deal with Soy?

Soy comes from the legume family and is widely used in vegan dishes - including many of our PUL recipes. It's a fantastic source of protein, and an easy way for vegans to reach their recommended intakes. However, it doesn't c...

February 18, 2018

The Golden Question

The question of "where do you get your protein?" is posed to vegans the world over at one point or another. While plant-based foods are certainly becoming more popular, protein is still often equated with animal products such as me...

February 4, 2018

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Where to Start?!

We get it. It can be SUPER overwhelming to know what kinds of foods to eat, what to combine, and how to make sure you're getting enough of what you need. Look: they don't make getting a degree in nutrition a 5-year prog...

January 29, 2018

Zinc in brief

The essential mineral, zinc, has about 100 enzymes depend on it to promote biochemical reactions in the body. 

Zinc serves to:

   + supports immunity

   + promotes wound healing

   + helps preserve sense of taste and smel...

November 5, 2017

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Getting rid of things can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. I like to make it just a little bit easier by breaking it down into smaller, more achievable steps. Chipping away at it slowly is better than not at all,...

November 5, 2017

Omega-3 is a long, complex, and still widely debated topic. Let's attempt to sift through and simplify it. 

Omega Fatty Acids

Let's backtrack just a little bit. Fats. Fats can be categorized as:

  1. saturated fats​ 

  2. unsaturated fats
    a. m...

October 22, 2017

Ahhh, I can practically smell it right now. Coffee has become more than a warm and comforting drink. It's one of the most widely consumed and readily available beverages all around the world. Let's talk about the health benefits and disadvantages sur...

September 20, 2017

You may have noticed the Pick Up Limes slogan: 

"Nourish the Cells & the Soul"

... but what does that mean? Allow me to explain:

It's not about being healthy ALL the time.

It's easy to get caught up in being healthy, but sometimes, and for many peop...

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