DIY: Seasoned Salt

Martha Stewart, move over! OK, I may not be the next Martha but there’s something about making your own fill in the blank that makes you feel like a domestic diva. Typical seasoned salt can have ingredients that have no business being in our foods. Additives like MSG, sugar, and preservatives. By making your own […]

Zero Guilt Treat: Crispy Lemon Kale Chips

Not a fan of kale? Don’t worry, try these chip and you’ll convert. I first heard about kale chips whenGweneth Paltrow was on Ellen promoting her cook book. It’s no secret leafy green are packed with antioxidants, so much so, that they are recommended for women with the HPV virus to counteract the effects of […]

How to Eat Organic, Part 2. 10 Simple Tips.

                                                                            1. Know your labels. Just because it says “natural”, “hormone free”, “free range” doesn’t mean it is. Look for the USDA label. According to the USDA Organic National Program organic means: “Organic is a labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods that integrate cultural, biological, […]

How to Eat Organic, Part 1: The Dirty Dozen

In my previous post I talked about the importance of eating organic. Not only because is healthier for you and your family but also because organic farmers generally use less energy, generate less waste, cause less soil erosion, sustain more diversity, enable wild life to thrive and provide healthier conditions for workers. I used to think […]

Why Eating Organic Really Matters?

When I first found out I was pregnant I knew I needed to eat healthier, my husband and I were (or so I thought) always mindful of eating a balanced and healthy diet, but I was under the false impression that organic meant expensive healthy food. My friend Julia of the amazing blog Magnetizinglife, briefly mentioned to me […]