Spaghetti Sauce: Store bought bests

We all love a good spaghetti sauce but did you know there could be ingredients in your store-bought sauce that might be hazardous to your health? Everyone I know, including me, has some store bought spaghetti sauce in the cupboard for times when you just need to get dinner on the table. But sometimes modern…

Dannon Pledge Facebook Party July 12th

You spoke and they listened. Over the last four years, you told Dannon what you wanted — cleaner, more natural food to feed your families and they listened quietly and started implementing things behind the scenes. Now it’s their turn to share with you what they’ve done and are planning to do. Dannon has created…

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…