Are You a Chocolate Lover?

During the Valentine season, chocolate sales increase immensely. Teach your kids and others around you the importance of buying Fair Trade chocolate. Log to get the details!

Cookin’ Couscous

Couscous has been popular among many different cultures, one of the first written recipes for couscous is found in a 13th century Hispano–Muslim cookbook, which references the recipe as “known all over the world.” Many people think of couscous as Middle Eastern or Mediterranean in origin, but it is really from Western Africa, where details […]

The Family Dinner: Quick and Easy

Everyone enjoys homemade meals, but few of us have the time to devote to home-cooking. Preparing your own food allows you better control over the quality of ingredients that go into each meal. Cooking at home gives you the option of selecting high-quality fresh organic ingredients for you and your family. Takeout and pre-package meals […]

Healthy Habits: Juice and Kids

It may surprise you to hear that overconsumption of juice can contribute to obesity. A recent study of small children found that those who consumed more than 12 ounces a day were more overweight than other children. While this study is not conclusive evidence, it is worthy of mention. It is not uncommon for children […]

Organic Wines

Increasing efforts are being made in one kitchen to the next to eat more consciously. Organic sales continue to rise and consumers are becoming more educated on healthier food options, with organic stealing the scene. In fact, it’s not uncommon to sit down to an entire meal of organic ingredients, and now, even organic wine […]

Feeding Your Green Baby

If you are looking to reduce your carbon footprint, making organic baby food is a great way to go. Consider the green facts:Organic—Organic fruits and vegetables are the best choice for making baby food. They are the most natural ingredients, and organic foods drastically reduce harm to the environment.Less waste—When you make your own baby […]

Great Organic Beauty Site

Puresha offers cult and niche organic skin care products sourced from all over the globe. They only stock products that have naturally derived and organic ingredients and believe that organic doesn’t have to mean that you compromise on luxury. They also gift wrap every order using eco-friendly packaging. Puresha has a great reputation that is […]

Organic Money Saving Tips

Making the effort to buy organic products is a healthy choice, but it can have an undeniable impact on our budgets. To save you time, energy, and money, we offer the following tips for buying organic on a budget.Comparison Shop. You may be able to find less-expensive alternatives at different stores. Many major chains are […]

To Salt or Not To Salt

It’s no wonder that salt has gotten a bad reputation lately. We hear salt blamed for everything from heart problems to excess weight to that uncomfortable bloated feeling. We see the term “low-sodium” so often applied to diet plans or products that we believe we must avoid or at least decrease our salt intake in […]

Broccoli: Eat it Weekly!

Broccoli has been around for more than 2,000 years. Initially it was eaten primarily by the Italians, with the Romans taking the lead. Historically, broccoli has not been a popular veggie as many cultures did not care for its taste—with the U.S. being one of those cultures. Broccoli started being planted in gardens in the […]

Adding More Flax Seed to Your Family’s Diet

Flax seeds are rich in Omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid and fiber, nutritional beneficials it is likely your family could use more of. If you have never purchased flax seed, it is located in the baking section of most supermarkets. It is available as whole seeds or ground—finely ground flax seed yields the most nutritional benefits. Whole […]

Fishing for Organics

As the organic marketplace continues to grow, government and environmental agencies, farmers, and conscious consumers continue to look for ways to classify products of all kinds as pesticide- and chemical-free. Fish are no exception. Possibly one of the most difficult to classify and, arguably, one of the most heavily contaminated foods available, seafood in general […]