Annie’s Goes Microwave: Mac n’ Cheese Cup Reviewed

Annie’s Goes Microwave: Mac n’ Cheese Cup Reviewed

Mac n’ cheese is on of the top five go-to comfort foods for busy moms. It’s not always a healthy choice, but it gets the job done. For extra-busy moms, microwaveable cups are all the rage. Annie’s, the brand for … Continue reading

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Your Kids’ Lunch is Healthy, But What About Their Lunchbox?

Your Kids’ Lunch is Healthy, But What About Their Lunchbox?

This is a guest post by Jacqueline Linder, CEO of LunchBots. We put a lot of thought into what food to pack our kids for lunch, making sure they have a balanced, healthy meal with quality ingredients. But too often … Continue reading

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Fancy Tea Bag? You May Be Drinking More than Just Tea…

Fancy Tea Bag? You May Be Drinking More than Just Tea…

Well isn’t this lovely. If you’ve been paying extra for those fancy pyramid shaped tea-bags, you may have been getting more than you bargained for. Tea lover and Atlantic columnist Taylor Orci describes her surprise when she realized a potential … Continue reading

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What are Phthalates, and Why are They in Our Food?

What are Phthalates, and Why are They in Our Food?

Phthalates are a type of chemical, easily released into its surroundings, that have been linked with all sorts of health problems – most notably breast cancer, endocrine disruption and obesity. They’re found in plastics, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, toys, packaging … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Quit Soft Drinks

10 Reasons to Quit Soft Drinks

Let’s admit it. We’re a nation of junkies addicted to sugary soft drinks. Decades of clever advertising and cheap unlimited access have made us slaves to sugary pop. We must stop this nonsense. Here are 10 reminders why you should … Continue reading

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About that Plastic Used to Package Your Food

About that Plastic Used to Package Your Food

Plastic is everywhere:  In our homes, in our schools, in our kids’ toys, even in the pens we inadvertently chew on. Plastic is also in landfills. About 85% is never recycled! Plastic is how the food industry packages a sizeable … Continue reading

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What’s that PCR PET wrapped around your salad?

What’s that PCR PET wrapped around your salad?

A positive step in the food packaging front. Two national labels, Earthbound Farms (organic salads) and Naked Juice (owned by Pepsi), are switching all their packaging to 100% post consumer recycled plastics. PCR PET stands for post-consumer recycled polyethylene terephthalate. … Continue reading

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