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Naomi Mederos Talks Life as an Entrepreneur, Dietetic Student and Vegan

It’s impossible not to get pulled in by 21 year old Naomi Mederos’ Instagram. Gorgeously staged food shots are paired with an uplifting tone and recipes that are simple to recreate. Mederos’ playful profile photo and big smile belie the grit and determination that drive her ability to successfully balance a rapidly growing food blogging… Read more »

DIRIGO STORIES: Maine-born energy bar brand expands

  BRUNSWICK (WGME) — A young entrepreneur is marking a big milestone. He turned a backpack business into a coast-to-coast operation. Redd, an energy bar created by Alden Blease, of Bowdoinham, is now being sold in 1,000 stores across the country. “Here we are definitely a scrappy group,” Blease said. “We find ways to innovate… Read more »

Healthy Winter Recipe: Hot Coco Oatmeal with Chocolate Chunks

Healthy Winter Recipes for #WellnessGoals

Wellness doesn’t have to stop with winter! Kiely of The Kind Coconut crafted four healthy winter recipes that’ll help you avoid common holiday season traps. Learn how to make: A hearty breakfast with the complex carbs your body needs An accompaniment to “netflix and chill” that’s surprisingly nutritious A sweet party snack that makes you feel… Read more »

6 Ingredient Mint Chocolate Nice Cream

6 Ingredient Mint Chocolate Nice Cream Recipe

Move aside overnight oats, chia pudding and smoothie bowls. Nice Cream is the new darling of health-conscious foodies and athletes everywhere   For the uninitiated, some savvy recipe-wizard discovered that blending frozen bananas for a long enough period of time resulted in a creamy texture similar to ice cream. Then, a marketing-wizard dubbed the nutritious,… Read more »

Learn how to eat like an elite athlete. Pictured: Alyssa Vassallo racing down the track.

Eat Like An Athlete For a Day

Alyssa Vassallo is the definition of dedicated. A talented runner, she balances full-time med school with 12 to 14 hours per week of training. Her demanding schedule makes it imperative that the food she eats provides the maximum amount of energy possible. Alyssa leverages her background in Exercise and Sport Science to get the biggest… Read more »

On the Fine Art of Fall Beverage Pairings

Let’s say farewell to the beverages of summer. Goodbye, iced coffee, with your condensation that gets all over everything! Adios, sticky-sweet lemonade! It’s finally time for the indulgent, soothing drinks of fall. And what else says fall like a Salted Caramel Redd bar? After a not-insignificant amount of time spent taste testing, we’ve carefully curated… Read more »

Vegan-Friendly Fall Activities

Is fall not the most ‘gram-worthy season? If brilliant colors and crisp air don’t make you want to hit pause on the hustle and head outside, we probably wouldn’t be friends. There’s no better time to enjoy our natural bounty, with fewer of the inconveniences that keep us inside (no bug bites! No burns! No… Read more »

salted caramel redd bar autumn

The Leaves, They Are A-Changin’

If you’re not headed back to any sort of academic institution this fall, the store displays of school supplies and endless commercials can be a bit disorienting. What do adults do in back-to-school season, exactly? The air feels crisper, the leaves begin to turn colors, but we’re headed to the same daily routine we had… Read more »

Salted Caramel is Here!

    If ever two words longed to be joined as one, “salted” and “caramel” have longed for a long time. And that’s a lot of longing. Who are we to deny the natural order of things? That said, we humbly present for your consideration the newest Redd bar: Salted Caramel. It’s what nature wanted.… Read more »

Portland Roasting Coffee hosts Redd Bar for a collaborative coffee pairing

Portland Roasting Coffee + Redd Bar Collaborative Coffee Pairing

Nothing goes better with a Redd bar than a great cup of coffee. Last week we took it to the next level when Portland Roasting Coffee hosted Redd for our first ever collaborative coffee pairing. Nathanael, Portland Roasting Coffee’s Director of Coffee, spoke eloquently about the origins and flavor notes of the coffees. Alden, our… Read more »