Patriotic, Probiotic, Summer Time Smoothie

If summer means sunshine and ice-cream to you, then let’s take it to the next level this year by going patriotic and probiotic with a summer smoothie. The right mix of sweetness and natural probiotics in a summer smoothie means the whole family has a stronger immune system and happy, healthy guts. Go ahead and hang the flag out this Fourth of July, but be sure to get patriotic with our red, white & blue delicious smoothie, too. Why a Smoothie? Smoothies and summertime are natural bedfellows. It’s the perfect beat-the-heat substitute for sugary ice cream or soda. It cools…. [Read More…]

Fun and Healthy Yogurt-Based Snacks for Back-to School!

It’s back-to-school time once again! While most parents are rejoicing the return of normality to the household, there is the small matter of lunches, snack-time, and after-school treats – how do you keep the kids happy with healthy snacks, and keep it fresh & interesting for them? No surprise, we’re big fans of yogurt here at Natren – not least because for centuries it has been a healthy, functional food, offering a natural way to get some beneficial bacteria in the digestive system. We’ve put together a selection of healthy yogurt-based snack ideas on our Pinterest board for inspiration, and…. [Read More…]

Healthy Summer Smoothie Ideas

In the heat of a summer day, nothing beats a cold & refreshing beverage. There are plenty of options out there, but instead of reaching for a soda, why not go for something healthy that will help boost your digestive health as well as keep the heat at bay. We’ve been on the lookout for some classic summer smoothie recipes that can be adapted with Natren’s homemade probiotic yogurt (using our Yogurt Starter) or by simply stirring in any of our probiotic powders, to give your summer treat a little extra functional kick. If you need a little refresher on…. [Read More…]

4 Delicious Green Yogurt Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

You often hear us say this – there are endless possibilities when it comes to cooking with yogurt and most recipes are really easy to prepare and incredibly delicious. However, if you’ve never cooked with it before, you don’t want to rush into it. Consider reading what we wrote in our previous blog when it comes to cooking with Yogurt. There are definitely a few things to bear in mind as you’re making it. Obviously, since yogurt is a cultured product, you want to make sure you have all the ingredients, like Natren’s Yogurt Starter before you make your first…. [Read More…]