What Conference Planners Need to Know About Gas Prices

Ooof! The poor conference and event industry. When things were returning to normal after Covid, along came high gas prices. What do gas prices have to do with conferences and events? A lot! As you’ve probably noticed in your personal life, the rising cost of gas affects the price of everything. This is even more […]

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MEDITATE… WITH YOUR FRENCH FRIES

Yes, you read that right… and, this post is being written by one of the FLIK dietitians! Today we’re meditating in the form of mindful eating, which is all about bringing more focus and attention to whatever it is you’re eating – even if it’s a fry! Mindful Eating Harvard states that “meditation steadies the […]

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THE GUT MICROBIOME…EXPLAINED

Let’s talk science! According to trendwatchers, consumers are increasingly interested in learning more about gut health; understanding the use of probiotics and prebiotics as a natural way to support a healthy digestive system. Let’s start at the beginning — what exactly is the “gut microbiome”? A microbiome is the community of microorganisms that can usually […]

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DEBUNKING COMMON ASIAN FOOD MYTHS

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the immense contributions from throughout the AAPI community and the tremendous impact and influence this community has had on American culture. When it comes to Asian food culture, our basic assumptions about slurping ramen and eating with chopsticks are misguided at best. […]

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The Pros and Cons of Bleisure Travel

With more and more people working remotely, the lines between business and leisure time have blurred. One result is the rise of “bleisure travel,” travel involving aspects of both work and play. Bleisure travel can be as simple as adding a “fun” day to a business trip or adding a business meeting to a fun […]

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BLACK BEAN, CHIPOTLE CAULIFLOWER, AVOCADO TACOS

Fuel your body with our plant-based versions of classic dishes that will keep you satisfied all day long. Try a new take on an old favorite while boosting your nutrient intake! To complete your meal for the whole family or if you’re serving guests, pair our recipe for Black Bean, Chipotle Cauliflower, Avocado Tacos with […]

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What Kind of Swag Should You Give or Get at Conferences?

People love free swag. Science has proven that the idea of something “being free” makes people behave in irrational ways. No one knows this more than the weary business traveler packing to come home from a conference or trade show and finding their carry-on bag is now full of magnets and post-it notes. So, what […]

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ONE FOOD, FOUR WAYS: TOFU

As we approach Year Three of the coronavirus pandemic, more and more of our readers are experiencing cooking fatigue. Gone are the days of sourdough starters, emotional support banana bread, and TikTok famous baked feta; drained of any culinary creativity, the novelty of shopping for and preparing homemade meals has, frankly, worn off. Now, cooking […]

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