6 Food Myths Debunked

Don’t completely ditch fat-free dressings, and feel free to eat some white vegetables. Nutrition advice comes so fast and furious, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of what’s good and what’s bad for you. And oftentimes when that advice is boiled down to a hard and fast rule, that rule becomes, well, slightly untrue. So […]

5 New Solutions for Growing Healthy Produce Indoors

An increasing number of people are moving into urban environments and away from traditional agriculture. As a consequence, those who have a mind for self-sufficiency can find themselves falling short. Storable foods are of course an important part of every emergency prepper’s pantry, but storable foods are not a sound long-term solution that contain optimal […]

The Difference Between Heirlooms, Hybrids, and GMOs

Know Your Produce – Perfect Produce Is Unnatural There is nothing quite like the taste of a fresh fruit or vegetable straight from the garden. To the eye of the gardener, this vegetable picked ripe off of the vine is perfect. They nurtured it, carefully tended to it, and then finally, get to enjoy the […]

Top 4 Unhealthy Drinks

It’s important to understand dangerous habits we have, especially those we do on a consistent and daily basis.  As long as we refuse to let go, or find healthier alternatives, we continue to leave the toxic tap running into our body while we do very little to get those toxins out. In that vein, let’s […]

Watch Out for This Carcinogen in Your Organic Food

The information we’re about to share with you will likely make you pretty angry and it should.  Do you consume any of these brands in the picture below (Silk, Starbucks, So Delicious, Horizon, Zico, Blue Diamond, Pacific, Carnation and Tempt)? My guess is that you probably do. The Cornucopia Institute released a Video by it’s […]

How Eating Organic Saves Animals

There has been a lot of debate in recent years about the effect that GMOs and pesticide-laden foods have on human health, but what is rarely discussed is the environmental impact of the use of these chemicals and the harm they cause to animals. It’s clear that food manufacturers are going through great lengths to […]

7 American Organic Beers to Help Ring in St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a day to pause and reflect on the great accomplishments and sacrifices made by Saint Patrick, who toiled for more than three decades shamrocking the paganism out of the Irish, turning them into good Catholics. It’s a day for quiet reflection … wait, who are we kidding?  St. Patrick’s Day is […]

14 Vegan Cheeses That Will Make You Forget About the Real Thing

1. Baked Almond Feta Yum! This perfectly creamy-meets-crumbly treat can be extra posh when served with olive oil and herbs. Get the full recipe at Maple Spice. 2. Roasted Garlic and Sun Dried Tomato Vegan Cheese Rawmazing’s perfect appetizer uses a cashew base. Snag the recipe here. 3. Almond-Covered Cheddar Cheese Ball There are a […]

7 Ways to Revel in an Eco-Friendly Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras will be in full swing this week, and while it may be a traditional festival of excess, that doesn’t mean it has to be wasteful. There are a lot of simple ways you can enjoy the Carnival and keep your eco-friendly wits about you. Hit the jump for our top 7 ideas! Recycle […]

Natural Remedy for Sore Throat

Having a sore throat? Try this effective homemade remedy for sore throat instead of taking antibiotics and pills. Ingredients: lemons 1-inch piece of fresh ginger honey Preparation: Cut up a couple of lemons and put them into the jar. Fill half of the jar. Then grate the ginger into the jar, and over this mixture […]

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 […]

Becoming a Vegetarian: 7 Foods Your Body Needs if You Stop Eating Meat

By now, we all know that eating rib eye and pork chops isn’t good for our bodies or the environment. It’s an individual choice to go completely vegetarian, but many Americans are cutting back: From 2007 to 2012, American meat consumption plummeted by 12 percent. It’s recommended that protein make up 10 to 35 percent […]