Author Archives: Jorie

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Info: Jorie Mark is Vitacost.com’s Director of Marketing Communications and mom to three kids, ages 3 to 11.
Spooky-Cute Monster Teeth Recipe

Spooky-Cute Monster Teeth Recipe

I’ve got a strategy when it comes to Halloween parties and trick-or-treating candy free-for-alls. I fill my kids up with healthy, filling and “fun” foods before I let them leave the house, so there will be less room in those little tummies for all of ...
6 Great Probiotics for Kids

6 Great Probiotics for Kids

I didn’t know much about probiotics before I became a mom—then, I gave birth to an adorable little boy who spent the first two years of his life either developing or recovering from an ear infection. That bright pink Amoxicillin suspension usually ch ...
5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

Iron-fortified rice cereal has been the recommended “baby’s first food” for decades. It can be introduced as an extremely liquefied paste, making it an easy transition from breastmilk or formula, and then thickened as baby develops. It’s also seen as ...
3-Ingredient Veggie Cupcakes

3-Ingredient Veggie Cupcakes

Most moms cringe when the calendar flips from September to October—just thinking about all of that sugary Halloween loot between is enough to give us a headache (or toothache!). But the fall is also the time of year when some of the healthiest and mo ...
I Want (Organic) Candy!

I Want (Organic) Candy!

I’ve become a bit of a food snob in recent years, and I’m proud of it! If you’re going to look down your nose at anything, fattening, processed foods with GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and artificial flavors and colors seem ...
4 Natural Ways to Clean Baby Toys

4 Natural Ways to Clean Baby Toys

Babies: they’re just so cute…and so, so unhygienic. Chew on a teething cookie, smear soggy cookie crumbs all over a toy, throw toy on the ground, pick up the toy and put it in their toothless little mouth—that’s all in a day’s work for a baby! The qu ...