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Posts by Bobby Maknoon, RD

Inside Scoop: “Zipongo” is Changing to “Foodsmart”

2 minute read | July 14, 2020

While we recognize the world is a bit chaotic today, we are at an incredibly exciting juncture at Zipongo. When we came up with the name “Zipongo” 10 years ago, we wanted a company name that showcased the energy that...

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5 min read | April 14, 2021

4 Tips + Recipes for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is coming up, which means there will be plenty of sunshine, drinks and delicious foods to enjoy. With endless tortilla chips and margaritas on the menu, you... Read More
4 min read | January 5, 2021

The Top Plant Protein Sources

We typically think of protein as a nutrient that comes from animal meat. But you can easily get enough protein every day by following a plant-based diet. There are plenty... Read More
4 min read | February 1, 2020

The Best Salsa – Taste-Test Approved

At Zipongo, we know that health foods are not always what they seem. So from time to time, we taste-test popular health foods and give you a no-nonsense guide to the... Read More
3 min read | January 27, 2020

The Best Hot Sauce – Taste-Test Approved

Spicy foods do more than make you sweat. In addition to giving your taste buds a thrill, they come with numerous health benefits. Cayenne, chili peppers and products like... Read More
4 min read | January 14, 2020

What Is Inflammation?

You may have heard the terms “inflammatory” and “anti-inflammatory” tossed around when talking about certain foods. The topic of inflammation is becoming increasingly... Read More
4 min read | December 14, 2019

Five Spices You Should Cook With

Cooking with spices is a great way to liven up the flavor profile of meals without adding extra calories. On top of that, spices are concentrated sources of... Read More
5 min read | December 6, 2017

Healthy Baking Substitutions

Baking is an exact science. Ingredients like flour, fat and sugar play an important role in ensuring that you end up with a tasty final product. Those same ingredients... Read More
5 min read | July 21, 2017

25 Simple Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer

  Summer’s here, which means there’s lots of sun, fun and good food to enjoy. Sticking to healthy eating during the summer months can be tricky, especially with endless... Read More
5 min read | June 17, 2017

5 Tasty Ways to Use Leftover Cooked Grains

Have you ever cooked brown rice and ended up with four cups left over? If so, you may have just gotten a head start on some tasty meals for the rest of your week. Here... Read More

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