The Sweet Deception of a Chocolate Bar

I never gave much thought to an ordinary chocolate bar. However there is actually a lot more to a chocolate bar than meets the eye. Little did I realize that chocolate can be grown with child labor, have environmental consequences and can contain pesticide residue. I’ve since learned more about chocolate and I consider the […] Read more…

Teal Pumpkins

Why People Are Painting Pumpkins Teal for Halloween

Do you wonder why you see teal pumpkins around the neighborhood on Halloween? It’s due to a movement called the Teal Pumpkin Project.   What is the Teal Pumpkin Project? The Teal Pumpkin Project is a worldwide movement to create a safer, happier Halloween for all kids. Providing safe treats for kids with allergies raises awareness.  […] Read more…

The Grocery Shelves Would be Bare if All the Bees Die

Importance of Honey Bees for Sustaining Life on Earth Bees are more than pesky insects that sting you. Ok, so this could be a little exaggerated. However if all pollen-spreading insects ceased to exist we would have a huge problem. Many fruits and plants depend on bees or other insects for pollination. In fact 1/3 […] Read more…

6 Food Ingredients Banned In Europe + How to Ditch Them

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read my affiliate disclosure here. Food Ingredients Banned In Europe Would you eat food with ingredients banned in Europe? Unfortunately its likely you are without realizing it. Once you know what these ingredients are then you will have the opportunity to avoid them. Many of these ingredients […] Read more…

Super Simple Beginners Guide to Clean Eating

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read my affiliate disclosure here. How to Eat Clean for Beginners Everyone wants to be healthy. How amazing would it be to have the endless energy and of a toddler and the motivation to follow your passions? This is achievable! First it’s important understand that what we […] Read more…

What Causes Toxins in the Body

How Hidden Toxins are Sabotaging Your Health

Our daily lives are filled with hidden toxins that are sabotaging our health. The bad news is that not a lot of people are talking about it.  Manufactures use an estimated 80,000 different chemicals in a variety consumer products.  Only 25% of these chemicals are adequately tested for potential health effects!  What causes toxins in […] Read more…

Ditch Plastic Ziplock Bags

Discard Plastic Ziplock Bags for These Popular Trends

Plastic ziplock bags are undeniably useful.  The snack sized plastic bags are lightweight, fit anywhere, seal perfectly and never fail.  Ziplocks are good for holding snacks, lunches or storing all kinds of small non-food objects like marbles, paper clips or nails. Anything imaginable can be stored in a plastic ziplock bag.  But plastic ziplocks have […] Read more…

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