Hank D and the Bee: Rethinking Center Field

Hank D and the Bee: Rethinking Center Field

I live in St. Louis, so Cardinals if you’d like some local, organic tomatoes to replace your center field lawn just reach out to my sister and sister-in-love at BackdoorHarvest. They’ll hook you up! The rest of you, you’re on your own, but I want credit! Catch up on the rest of the Hank D […]

Make a healthier Starbucks frappuccino for $.32

A tasty and healthier recipe for a Starbucks frappuccino

Got a craving for a caffeine fix? Don’t pay $4 for a frosty coffee treat at a coffee shop. If you’ve got 5 simple ingredients and just a couple of minutes, you can make your own frappuccino for about 92% less than the one you’ll buy at Starbucks…and yours will be healthier and taste better too.

5 ways to find your happy place at The Piggly Wiggly

Piggly Wiggly Health Food

We often create stereotypes about eco-minded grocery shoppers based on store settings that offer access to bulk rainbow quinoa and locally grown, organic, dew-kissed kale. But a health-conscious customer could also find themselves miles away from the health food cooperative and standing in the middle of…the Piggly Wiggly…and with good reason.

Watch this funny “Whole Foods Parking Lot” video

Whole Foods parking lot video

Any parking lot can get a bit crazy at times…especially grocery stores…but the stereotypes that often go along with Whole Foods shoppers makes this satirical video all that much more fun. Add this video together with another epic eco-snob video from a couple of years ago and this post may go down as one of our all time favorites.

3 “grab-n-go” snack ideas & 4 healthy snacking tips

healthy snacks

Healthy snacking is all about portions and planning. We all live busy lives, so having healthful food that is easy to eat on the run is a great way to make sure we have plenty of energy and plenty of time. And with summer coming up, healthy snacks can keep your diet in tact and make sure your bathing suit doesn’t revolt against you.

Toxin-free booze: Our organic tequila review

Organic tequila review Alquimia tequila Republic tequila

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and that means that many of us Americans will be using it as an excuse to get our tequila-fest on. We reviewed two brands of organic tequila and came across some pretty interesting findings. Check out which organic tequila emerged as our favorite for both sipping and for margaritas.

Annmarie Gianni Organic Skin Care review

Annmarie Gianni Organic Natural Skincare

Annmarie Gianni Skin Care may be the new kid on the skin care block, but her product formulas might be a game changer. Finding quality skin care products can be hard enough as it is, but finding ones made only from organic ingredients and free of all chemicals is even harder. Check out our review of her products.

Organic recipes for National Margarita Day

Best margarita recipes for National Margarita Day

Don’t waste National Margarita Day on cheap and sugary excuses for everyone’s favorite Mexican drink at your local bar or Mexican restaurant. Instead, have some friends over to su casa (your house) and make some not-SO-bad for you organic margaritas that even my neighbors from Monterrey would approve of.

Mixed message from USDA chief Vilsack [cartoon]

Mixed message from USDA chief Vilsack [cartoon]

USDA chief Tom Vilsack seems to be sending mixed messages when it comes to the standards that make organic foods organic. Why do you think the USDA is encouraging the American public to eat more “natural” foods just days after deregulating genetically modified food?

Deleted Monsanto cartoon panel, leaked!

BREAKING: Deleted Monsanto cartoon panel, leaked!

According to informed sources, the CEOs of WFM and Stonyfield are personal friends of former Iowa governor (and Monsanto friend), now USDA Secretary, Tom Vilsack. Is that leading to these organic food suppliers bending to the will of BioTech food…and if so, is that a bad thing?