What Is Non-GMO? What Are Genetically Modified Foods?

Non-GMO means non-genetically modified organisms. GMOs (genetically modified organisms), are novel organisms created in a laboratory using genetic modification/engineering techniques. Scientists and consumer and environmental groups have cited many health and environmental risks with foods containing GMOs. As a result of the risks, many people in the United States and around the world are demanding […]

17 Delicious Apple Recipes for Fall

After you've stuffed yourself with Honeycrisps, Sweet Tangos, and Jonagolds at the farmers market, you should start thinking about ways to incorporate your favorite fall fruit into your daily meals. From puffed apple pancake for breakfast, to stuffed streusel apples for dessert, plus savory goodness like a roasted apple and winter squash soup, here are […]

Vegan Pantry: 10 Essential Foods That Make Your Plant-Based Diet Nutritious and Healthy

Whether you are new to a plant-based vegan diet, have been plant-strong for a while, or just stumbled upon my blog out of curiosity, you’ve probably wondered how to stock your pantry and fridge with foods that are the most beneficial for your health. So what are the essentials that can be found in pantries […]

Gluten Intolerant? You May Just Be Intolerant of Monsanto Weed Killer

Scientists suggest that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide is what’s making people have such a nasty reaction to gluten Gluten has been a major news item for the last few years—not just for sufferers of acute gluten intolerance and celiac disease, but for increasing numbers of people who are seeking to eliminate gluten from their diet for […]

Four High-Protein Vegetarian Alternatives to Soy

Vegetarian Protein Foods Not Named Tofu or Tempeh “Four Alternatives” list: four high-protein, non-soy, vegetarian foods.  A lot of people seem to think soy is the only decent source of protein out there for vegetarians. Seitan For a long time, I thought seitan was another soy product.  Turns out, it’s made mostly from wheat.  And […]

22 DIY Alternatives To A Christmas Tree

  Decorating Christmas tree with our family is probably among the best childhood memories we have. However, not everyone likes the idea of cutting down the trees, so people came up with an idea to replace them with artificial ones. And now, as the boundaries of imagination are only expanding, the most recent trend is […]

What GMO Labeling Means To You (Infographic)

If the old adage is true and you are what you eat, would you want to be a genetically mutated ear of corn? Although that paints a pretty terrifying picture, the ethics behind Genetically Modified Organisms (better known as GMOs) are more complicated than one might think. Some studies show that these products are safe […]

Planting a Fall Garden the Easy Way

Fall doesn’t have to be a time in your garden when your bountiful summer crops simply start to slow down. In fact, in most areas of the country, fall can be one of the most productive times of year in your garden. Many crops thrive in the cooler weather of autumn, and even into winter […]

Who wouldn’t want GMO labeling in the U.S.?

One thing true about the GMO movement is that not everyone is convinced genetically modified food is dangerous or bad to eat. It’s important, though, to keep the scope of the question in focus. We are not debating whether GM food is good or bad.What we are debating is whether American consumers have a right […]

Organic Chocolate Marshmallow Cream Cupcakes

Making some delectable chocolate goodness for your loved one could be the perfect route to the heart! corpusbonvivant.blogspot.com/organic-chocolate-marshmallow-cupcakes

Here are some great drink recipes from Jay Esopenko and Melissa Gugni, owners of Drink. Event Bartending in San Francisco, to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Love Potion #122 oz. organic 100% pomegranate juice1 1/2 oz. Square One™ organic vodka1/2 organic blood orange, squeezed1/2 lime, squeezed1/4 to 1/2 oz. simple syrup (50% raw sugar–50% water, dissolved)Cranberries for […]

Earthbound Farm’s Famous Maple Almond Granola

Ingredients:4 1/2 cups (18 ounces) old-fashioned rolled oats (not instant)3/4 cup (3 ounces) shelled, raw, unsalted sunflower seeds1 1/2 cups slivered or coarsely chopped raw almonds2 tablespoons ground cinnamon1 1/4 cups pure maple syrup, preferably Grade A Dark Amber1/3 cup canola oil1 cup raisins Directions:1. Position a rack in the center of the oven and […]