Mamavation Monday

Mamavation Mondays – Sexy Healthy Foods

I’m sure you’ve seen the commercial where kids are playing soccer in junk food costumes while the mother’s remark at how sluggish the kids seem.  Some days I think that is the perfect way to describe how we feel when we are too busy to take care of ourselves.  How often we forget that we are more…

Mamavation Monday

Healthier Snacking

There are many different schools of thought on whether or not snacking should be a part of your day, but I think everyone can agree that if you are going to snack, you should make better choices than say a neon orange puffed concoction that may have well been a science experiment gone wrong. As…

Nutiva Recipe Creation and FREE Products for Bloggers

Nutiva is an amazing brand that has really put their “balls” out there for the GMO movement. Nutiva sells coconut, hemp and chia products. Their best selection can be found on their online store. Not all natural foods brands were willing to support the GMO labeling movement…yes, even the organic ones. Sounds crazy, huh? I…

Win $500 Target Gift Card with UNREAL Sweepstakes

UNREAL candy is hosting a special thank you for the Mamavation community. You have a chance to win $500 in Target gift card AND another chance at $10,000 to shop at Target. Here are the instructions: 1. SNAP a photo of you and your family with UNREAL candy  – UNREAL candy is available at Target…

Get Ready to Unjunk 2013 Online Events

Mamavation is doing a focus on food this year that is real. And starting at the very beginning of the year we are paying homage to a company who’s mission is to “unjunk” the junk food aisle. UNREAL Candy. You can find UNREAL at Target stores. Everything flavorful and nothing artificial. The prices are the…

GMO Free your Holiday with GMOInside Twitter Party

Over 5.8 MILLION people voted for labeling GMOs in California in November. I’m conservatively estimating that the labeling movement in social media created over a BILLION impressions on Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and Pinterest in two short months leading up to the election. I know we created over 150 MILLION impression just with the online events…

GMO Kitchen Cabinet Awareness Challenge

Where are the GMOs in your kitchen? If you live in the United States or Canada, chances are you have several sneaky little products in your kitchen cabinet that are full of genetically modified ingredients. Mamavation is organizing a kitchen cabinet awareness challenge to help moms find them. I’m NOT asking moms to throw these…

Armenian Lentil Soup

Armenian Lentil Soup This recipe came to me through my Mother-in-Law. She dabbled briefly with being vegan and as she tried recipes and new ways to eat, we all fell in love with this soup. I always keep the ingredients on hand and make it up when we are sick, busy or need a good,…

Coconut Almond Granola

Mamavation moms who eat a healthy breakfast have more success. That’s just the way it is. One of the most popular breakfasts on the Mamavation menu plan is the yogurt parfait. Yogurt, berries, and a sprinkle of granola. A simple meal to start the day off on the right foot, and one that’s easy and…

Lemon Yogurt Sauteed Vegetables over Orzo

The weather is turning colder here on the West Coast, but I am still not ready to give up the Summer produce that I love. Luckily the plants are still producing a little into Fall, but items like zucchini and eggplant can be found in the supermarket for many months to come. This simple lemon…