Banana Bread Super Smoothie

Banana Bread Super Smoothie

Get ready to go bananas! You get the best of both worlds—something healthy, something sweet—with this nutritious, dessert-like smoothie. Real banana bread flavor is brought out by the nuttiness of almond milk and hemp seeds paired up with authentic b ...
Natural Easter Egg Dyes

Natural Easter Egg Dyes

If you’re trying to cut back on chemicals, don’t forget arts-and-crafts time! This weekend, skip the pre-packaged egg dying kit and gather some supplies from your vegetable crisper and spice rack instead. Richly colored fruits, vegetables and spices ...
5 Foods I’m Enjoying this Passover

5 Foods I’m Enjoying this Passover

I remember keeping Passover years ago, as a child and then as a young twentysomething. I ate mainly Seder leftovers. Since corn syrup is a no-no and had been a major ingredient in many foods back in the 80s and 90s, snacking really was a struggle. Fo ...
5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Natural Sunscreen

5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Natural Sunscreen

Although they may offer excellent protection from the sun’s rays, conventional sunscreens can also provide exposure to a wide range of hazardous or irritating chemicals. When you’re shopping for a sunscreen this summer, look for a natural ...
No-Bake Peanut Butter-Cacao Cups

No-Bake Peanut Butter-Cacao Cups

Traditional candy-store peanut butter cups may taste delicious, but have you ever really looked at the ingredients list? Dextrose, TBHQ, PGPR… what the fudge is this? Luckily, there’s a healthier alternative that requires no knowledge of ...

Great News About Grape Seed Extract

Grapes certainly make a great snack, but did you know that they may promote heart health, normal inflammatory response, vitality and healthy skin? It’s no grapevine gossip–grape skin and the seeds in particular are full of vitamins, antio ...
The Power of Probiotics

The Power of Probiotics

I haven’t always been a fan of yogurt—except maybe the frozen kind that comes in a sugar cone. But in the last decade or so I’ve made a point of expanding my health horizons and now include it in my diet. Why? Surely you’ve heard by now that in addit ...