6 Simple Baby Meals with Ultimate Nutrition

There are many single-ingredient meals that are nutritious for babies, but sometimes it’s challenging to put simple baby meals together into meals that feel complete, especially if you’re trying to make a meal the whole family can enjoy!  By starting with the Eleven Foundation Foods from our book, What to Feed Your Baby, you will…

Why you should avoid high fructose corn syrup at all costs

8 Reasons to Avoid High Fructose Corn Syrup at All Costs

Put down the cookies and slowly back away from the soda. Banish the high fructose corn syrup from your pantry and refrigerator. You’ll thank me later. We’ve covered the perils of artificial sweeteners on Mamavation, but what about high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)? Though high-fructose corn syrup may be considered “Generally Recognized as Safe” (GRAS) by…

Is there BPA in your Pantry? Find out more!

#CansnotCancer has been trending on Twitter ever since a recent study analyzed the interior coatings and lids of nearly 200 canned foods in 19 states and 1 Canadian province for Bisphenol A (BPA). The study was conducted independently by non-governmental organizations (honest-biased folks with no agenda) and found: “The continued presence of BPA – and potentially unsafe…

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Win Free Groceries for a Year from Thrive

We know that you care about what you feed your family, and doing it on the cheap it is even better. It’s easy to save money on organic, especially with the help of Thrive Market. (Keep reading to learn how to enter to win free groceries for a year!) Thrive offers the best organic and non-GMO groceries…

Stonyfield GrassFed Twitter Party

There has been a lot of talk about grassfed cows lately and we, along with Stonyfield, think there should be more talk about it. That’s why we’re hosting the #StonyfieldGrassfed Twitter Party. There’s more to grassfed than you may know. Demand for 100% Grassfed Dairy Products is growing six times faster than the rest of the category.†…

Top 5 Reasons To Try Kombucha Tea

Kombucha, Kombucha, Kombucha! Say that three times fast and see if you can stop yourself from smiling or laughing. Although this funky, fermented tea has a funny name, it is a fount of fuel, fizz, and nutrition. Maybe you’ve heard of Kombucha Tea or maybe it is completely new to you, but either way, it…

Make Like a Ninja and Grow Your Own Food

I’ve always wanted to grow my own food. I’ve made some attempts in the past, and gotten a few vegetables and some basil out of my efforts but with limited  space and guidelines of what could be on the patio, I never managed to keep it up. It seems like I might be due for another…