By the time late February or early March rolls around, most are done with winter. However, in many parts of the country, the cold still permeates our bones while we wish for warmer days and the promised spring. This time of year can be tough, but there are ways to lighten the mood rather than brace yourself and merely endure.
Many of us feel the need to work through lunch, but while it may seem counterintuitive, you’ll increase your productivity by taking an actual break. The short trip to the office kitchen doesn’t count—you deserve a minimum of 20 minutes to reset and refuel yourself for the second half of the day. This much-needed break in the day sets you up for the rest of the afternoon, so how you choose to spend it is important.
This past June, the Orange Chamber of Commerce welcomed Elizabeth Holloman as its newest Executive Director. The Chamber also celebrated its 100th anniversary this year. Holloman is looking forward to continuing to build off the momentum from the past century.
If the new year is also bringing you a new outlook on your diet and wellness goals, eating keto might be one of your 2022 resolutions. Keto is a popular diet with the premise of altering your body’s main source of energy. In theory, by focusing on fat and reducing carbohydrate intake, the body will learn to use fat as its primary energy resource instead of carbs. This process is called ketosis.
Since 2016, the Abbot’s Butcher team has stayed committed to growth and innovation, and 2021 brought a new level of change: our Spanish Smoked “Chorizo” and Savory Ground “Beef” products are the first plant-based meats to be recognized as Whole30 Approved® products.
With restrictions lifting and people coming together to celebrate life events they missed out on, the Grand Gimeno is opening just in time to offer a beautiful and historic space for weddings and events. The venue combines indoor and outdoor areas for guests to enjoy the historic building, which sits near the Orange Public Library on North Grand Street.
Since 1985, Super Antojitos has introduced cities across Orange County to authentic Mexican food. After opening more than 14 locations, most recently in Santa Ana, the team is ready to settle down their family-owned business in Old Towne Orange, consolidating to one location.
Our team at Abbot’s Butcher values practicing a plant-based lifestyle, and the holiday season is an ideal time to include that approach in another area: gift-giving. Whether you’re looking for gifts for friends, family, or someone special, here are seven thoughtful plant-based gift ideas to brighten anyone’s day.
At Abbot’s Butcher, our core beliefs are connecting with the planet and supporting animal welfare. We advocate for animal rights and ethical sourcing, which is why we’re participating in an event to support Stardust Animal Sanctuary, an Illinois-based nonprofit that provides a safe retreat for sick and injured animals.
As plant-based diets become increasingly more popular across the world, more companies are developing new recipes to fill the demand. However, while meatless substitutes are effective for improving our environment, not all products have the same positive impact on your body.
For the past century, the Orange Chamber of Commerce has served to enhance Orange’s business community. This August, the organization is celebrating its 100th anniversary, and those involved are eager to continue boosting local establishments.