Eat More Avocados: 11 Reasons Why You Should

Most Americans are not getting enough whole non-processed foods. And if your family is surviving on processed food, you may struggle with getting produce into your family’s diet. But regardless of how your family eats, most people LOVE avocados. The taste, texture, versatility, nutrition and color make it a mom’s secret weapon. Avocados make for…

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Girl Scout Cookies: What’s Really in Them?

I was somewhat reluctant to delve into America’s favorite overpriced cookies, because it always seems to be an off limits topic. The Girl Scouts of America has become a part of so many young girl’s lives. I, myself, was a brownie and my mom was cookie mom. The organization’s mission is to build girls confidence and…

St. Patrick's day

St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrate in a Non-Toxic Way

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us! Food, beer and festivities accompany parades and parties as the Irish – and those who want to be Irish – celebrate this holiday in March. But the menu may just be hurting you with a toxic food mashup of colorants and additives. Can you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and…

The Benefits Of Raw Milk: 10 Reasons To Drink It

You may recall the catchphrase, “milk, it does a body good”. It was part of a campaign in the late 80’s and early 90’s to boost the sales of milk. There is truth to the idea that milk is good for you and your body, but this marketing has one flaw. The processed milk sold…