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Hiking Snacks as Tasty as They Are Backpack-Friendly

Hiking Snacks as Tasty as They Are Backpack-Friendly

May 8, 2017

Hiking snacks are like the rugged, bearded fraternal twin of the airplane snack. They both need to be compact and lightweight, but hiking snacks also need to be calorie-dense, nutrient-dense, and a little more, well, on-the-go-y. Whether you’re taking a rigorous day-long hike on a local trail or planning a full on thru-hike, the key snacking consideration […]

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5 Healthy(ish) Cocktail Recipes

5 Healthy(ish) Cocktail Recipes

May 7, 2017

Alcohol isn’t necessarily a healthy choice, but we can lessen the damage by making our cocktails with other healthy ingredients. That way you can get your probiotics in while simultaneously shutting down your metabolism… life’s all about balance, right? 😉   In all seriousness, we’ve curated a list of healthy(ish) cocktails to enjoy without the questionable ingredients […]

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Nutrition: Why It’s An Individualized Thing

Nutrition: Why It’s An Individualized Thing

April 28, 2017

One size fits all when it comes to scarves and those plastic ponchos from amusement parks, but not when it comes to nutrition. Translating your body’s subtle (or not-so-subtle) responses to what you eat into an optimized master-plan for wellness is a skill that takes cultivating. But when you listen to your body, you can […]

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Stress: The World’s Most Dangerous Swolmate

Stress: The World’s Most Dangerous Swolmate

April 28, 2017

Not to rip on society or anything, but we are encouraged to prioritize outward appearance (and Instagram it) over holistic health. However, this “be hot or else” approach can be counterproductive to reaching our fitness goals. Sometimes we need to opt for the restorative route and restore our energy, rather than exert it. Luckily, holistic […]

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10 (Mostly) Free Ways To Welcome Spring

10 (Mostly) Free Ways To Welcome Spring

April 18, 2017

Welcome Spring By Sprucing Up Your Physical Space 1. Make room for your spring wardrobe Declutter your space by donating or reselling the clothes you no longer enjoy wearing. Or, just pack up the heavy sweaters and make space for your spring clothes. If you do this and feel a supreme sense of pleasure, may […]

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5 Inspiring Pieces of Earth Day Wisdom from Environmental OG Gaylord Nelson

5 Inspiring Pieces of Earth Day Wisdom from Environmental OG Gaylord Nelson

April 17, 2017

What do Yumbutter and Earth Day have in common, you ask? Well, beyond our focus on our responsibility to the environment, we both happen to hail from the great state of Wisconsin! If there’s one thing you should know about Wisconsinites, it’s that we are very proud of our roots. And in this case, we […]

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Which Nut Is Your Body Craving and Why?

Which Nut Is Your Body Craving and Why?

April 17, 2017

Which nuts is your body craving and why?  To answer that question, we first need to know who you are because nutrition (and nuts) shouldn’t be a one-size-fits-all kind of thing. So, step into our office of nut cases and get your personalized advice on this ever important question. Disclaimer: We don’t discriminate against any kind […]

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7 Plants to Buy if You Don’t Have a Green Thumb

7 Plants to Buy if You Don’t Have a Green Thumb

April 10, 2017

We’re not all born to garden, but darn can we try! We’ve curated a list of easy plants to grow if you weren’t #blessed with a green thumb. Green your home with an easy-to-maintain plant or two. 1. Spider Plant The name suggests otherwise, but this is a cute lil’ houseplant! It’s also one of the […]

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Eat it Sweet, Eat it Savory

Eat it Sweet, Eat it Savory

April 10, 2017

Eat it Sweet, Eat it Savory Nobody likes to be put into a box, and that includes these ingredients. Who says that a young cauliflower can’t dream of being in a dessert one day? Why should a sweet potato be limited to a marshmallow-topped Thanksgiving casserole? ISN’T THIS THE LAND OF THE FREE? That’s why […]

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4 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies

4 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies

March 31, 2017

Spring allergies can be so bittersweet. It’s a mix of “Yay this means we’re finally emerging from the frozen tundra!” (if you live in the Midwest, that is – hi, us) and “I just sneezed 30 times in a row and my eyes won’t stop watering”. We totally get it. So, we’ve found natural remedies to […]

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Learn To Up Your Gut Health With Frances Largeman-Roth

Learn To Up Your Gut Health With Frances Largeman-Roth

March 29, 2017

Photo taken by Lauren Volo The gripping probiotic trend in Americans is a giant nutritional leap in the right direction, for reasons beyond the health benefits. A thriving gut may actually increase one’s happiness (Wallace, Caroline J. K. and Milev, Roumen). So, filling your stomach with microbiome-supporting bacteria can lead to heightened immunity, thyroid support, […]

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What is a Superfood? What Makes a Superfood Super?

What is a Superfood? What Makes a Superfood Super?

March 23, 2017

“Superfood” has become quite the buzz word in the past several years. But what does it actually mean? Well, like many things, it depends on who you ask. For instance, “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being” is the straight-up dictionary definition. And ultimately, that’s exactly what a superfood is! […]

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Supercharge Your Morning Cup of Joe

Supercharge Your Morning Cup of Joe

March 23, 2017

It’s 10:00am. You’re reaching for that second cup of coffee. You think, “I really need the pick-me-up, but I wish there were some health benefits to this cup of caffeine.” Look no further! We’ve put together a list of ways to supercharge that morning cup o’ joe. Healthy Fats By now, you’ve probably seen the hype […]

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Exercising and Eating Healthy While Traveling

Exercising and Eating Healthy While Traveling

March 23, 2017

Exercising and Eating Healthy While Traveling Sticking to your health and fitness goals no matter where you are Even the most carefully-laid health and fitness goals can be derailed by traveling. One day you’re at home prepping 5 Tupperware containers with veggies and lean proteins and suddenly you’re in an airport with 2 pretzel dogs, […]

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What is Social Entrepreneurship? Who are some of the most successful Social Entrepreneurs?

What is Social Entrepreneurship? Who are some of the most successful Social Entrepreneurs?

March 23, 2017

Although we’re in the business of making tasty, wholesome nut butters, Yumbutter’s true mission is to be boldly compassionate in every area of our business, from the BuyOne|FeedOne Mission, to the way we select and source healthy, sustainable ingredients, to the way we interact with customers and employees. And while we’re pretty proud of what we’re […]

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5 Ways to Stay Active at Work (Even if You Sit All Day)

5 Ways to Stay Active at Work (Even if You Sit All Day)

March 23, 2017

The negative effects of our sedentary lifestyles are now well known. In fact, new research shows that sitting all day basically negates the health effects of any other physical activity you do during the day. But for most of us, making a quick career pivot to professional athletics just isn’t in the cards – and if your […]

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Yumbutter Personality Quiz: Which Nut Butter Are You?

Yumbutter Personality Quiz: Which Nut Butter Are You?

February 27, 2017

Of all the nut butters out there, which variety do you truly identify with? We know you’ve always wondered. Let these insightful six questions reveal the truth! Kudos for working on your #SelfAwareness. 😉 Let the journey begin!

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3 Lawsuit-Free Ways to Spread the Love at Work

3 Lawsuit-Free Ways to Spread the Love at Work

February 16, 2017

With Corresponding Bitmojis, Memes, and Suggested Readings! If there’s one holiday that is more applicable to the Yumbutter team than National Peanut Butter Day, it’s most definitelyValentine’s Day. Because it’s officially time to spread the love, yo! And as a certified B Corp, you know that’s one of our very favorite hobbies! In addition to […]

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How to Tell Your Valentine You’re Nuts for Them

February 13, 2017

Nut Butter Valentines for the PB Lover in Your Life Sometimes it’s hard to find the right words to express how you feel about that special someone at Valentine’s Day. When words fail, nut butter says it all. So go nuts – pour (or squeeze) your heart out with a very special Nut Butter-Themed Valentine! […]

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Four Ways To Holistically Heal a Broken Heart

Four Ways To Holistically Heal a Broken Heart

February 12, 2017

Yumbutter exists to nourish the world in the most holistic way possible. And unfortunately, we have all had the experience of how a broken heart can make you feel anything but whole. (How bout dah play on words!) Before diving into some holistic health advice that will help you heal your broken, newly-single heart, we at […]

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Valentine’s Day Project: Heart-Shaped Apple Sandwiches

February 10, 2017

In adult-world, Valentine’s Day comes with a variety of mixed emotions, usually depending on your relationship status. These emotions can range from being a lovey-dovey, sentimental mess, to falling into the depths of despair, and shouting into the void “WHY AM I SO ALONE?” In kid-world, however, Valentine’s Day means one thing and one thing only: […]

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