25 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Will Change Your Life

This list of uses for apple cider vinegar will change your life. You can use this natural and nontoxic product in so many facets of daily life.

Did you know something in your pantry has been used as a healing elixir since 400 B.C.?  It's true! Raw apple cider vinegar was used by the father of modern medicine, Hippocrates, for a multitude of things. It's been used throughout history, and is still just as useful today. In fact, in even more ways than you think. Below you'll find 25 ways to … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Support Grass Fed Organic Dairy Families

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Recently, we’ve talked about the benefits of grass fed organic dairy and cheese, but did you know that cows are not ONLY fed grass? According to Eat Wild, grass fed cows are often also fed legumes, such as clover or alfalfa or lower quality hay and grass silage at times. Cows that are 100% grass fed produce milk with the highest omega-3 fatty acid … [Read more...]

Top 10 Toxic Kid Cereals To Avoid At All Costs

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When we think of kids’ breakfast in America, we tend to think of the icons we grew up with: Cap’n Crunch, Tony the Tiger and Count Dracula. This kind of marketing has encouraged kids to demand cereal loaded with sugar and has also eroded our concept of what comprises a healthy breakfast. Cold cereals can dominate an entire aisle in your … [Read more...]

How To Find Deals on Non-GMO Foods

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As a careful shopper and parent, I work very hard to make sure that nearly all the food I purchase for my family is organic or Non-GMO Project Verified. This is a big challenge if you are also on a tight budget. Saving money on Non-GMO foods involves hunting for coupons, scouring rebate apps, shopping at multiple grocery stores and reading your … [Read more...]

10 Cancer Causing Foods in Your Diet

10 Cancer Causing Foods You're Eating

Did you know the American Cancer Society now reports the chances of getting cancer are now 1 in 2 for men, and 1 in 3 for women ? Those staggering numbers indicate a growing epidemic in the U.S., but it isn't time to throw in the towel. In their annual cancer progress report, The American Association for Cancer Research stated "it is estimated … [Read more...]

Why Congress May Be Bad for Your Health

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As a parent, you make daily decisions to ensure the health and safety of your family: from proper car seat installation, to installing smoke alarms, to selecting the most trustworthy child care. And as an American parent, you’d like to believe that government agencies like the EPA and USDA are doing their best to safeguard our families from health … [Read more...]

Organic Grass Fed Beef Stew on Cauliflower Mash

This slow cooker beef stew is a hearty meal to please the whole family. The use of cauliflower instead potatoes makes this low-glycemic as well.

I love to cook, and I spend my fair amount of time in the kitchen. My son is always close by and intrigued with what I'm cooking, so I've started to let him help. This slow cooker Organic Grass Fed Beef Stew on Cauliflower Mash is easy to throw together, and my toddler was delighted to help. I'm just as delighted, because it means he is guaranteed … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Benefits of Organic Grass Fed Dairy Cheese

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Cheese is the ultimate snack for your family. Full of calcium and healthy fats, it’s convenient to pack in a lunch box or top a sandwich. But when you're shopping for cheese for your family, there are a lot of choices: grass fed, organic and conventional. We tend to think that an organic product is better than conventional cheese, but is grass fed … [Read more...]

Organic Quinoa Macaroni and Cheese

A simple swap out for quinoa pasta and organic ingredients makes this a healthier Mac 'n Cheese my kid will actually eat.

I think macaroni and cheese is probably the universal kid's food. No matter what cuisine a restaurant serves, there is usually a mac and cheese on the kid's menu. The grocery store aisles are lined with an array of brands, flavors, shapes, and even colors of the kid friendly food. It's even been the subject of petitions and news stories to remove … [Read more...]

Organic Fruit Skewers and Honey Yogurt Dip

This kid friendly recipe is a quick and easy breakfast or snack to satisfy even the pickiest eater. It's healthy and organic too!

The local organic grocery store in my area, Jimbo's, has this wonderful sign hanging in their store. It states their vision of "a piece of organic fruit in every child’s reusable lunch bag." It's such a simple goal, but it could really make a change. The USDA says the average child needs nearly as much fruit in their diet as an adult, about 1-2 … [Read more...]

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