Unicorn Frappuccino is Mind Blowing

The description and marketing is attracting attention. That is for sure. “The flavor-changing, color-changing, totally not-made-up Unicorn Frappuccino. Magical flavors start off sweet and fruity transforming to pleasantly sour. Swirl it to reveal a color-changing spectacle of purple and pink.… [Read More]

Is News of Tapeworm in Salmon Sensationalized?

Reading the latest headlines referencing a scientific study about tapeworm species in wild alaskan salmon may leave you feeling disgusted and concerned about health factors. The original news story misinterpreted the study turning it into a cautionary food safety issue.… [Read More]

Benefits of Properly Pickled Ginger

Pickled ginger is most famously presented beside your rolls of sushi. Ginger, a rhizome (not a root), which is part of the stem that grows horizontally underground,  has been a staple in Asian cooking for over 4,000 years. In China,… [Read More]

What Do Chicken Feed Labels Mean?

In Unscrambling the Egg (Carton) post, we covered why eggs are nutritious, how with big ranching production follow questionable and inhumane practices. We went over the difference between conventional/battery cage,  cage free, free range and pasture raised eggs. We covered… [Read More]

5 step DIY Meal Planning

Ever wonder what it would be like to have the whole week’s meals planned out by Sunday afternoon? It sure would eating wholesome meals more attainable. It would make it easier to achieve your goals of losing weight or gaining… [Read More]

Effective & Natural Ways To Kill Head Lice

Every school year, thousands children get head lice. As a parent, I feared ever having to deal with this. I’d heard the horror stories of putting every non-washable cloth item into plastic garbage bags for three weeks, covering each child’s… [Read More]

What is Genetically Modified Organism (GMO)?

Genetic Modification is a radical modern farming method. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are foods you eat such as corn and soy that were manipulated in a laboratory by forcing DNA from a completely foreign species into them.  This foreign DNA… [Read More]

Safest Cookware and Bakeware

Whether you’re a foodie or just someone who is interested in cooking good, healthy meals for you and your family, you might be confused by all the cookware options out there.  Walk into almost any store and you’ll find an… [Read More]

Is Organic Salmon Sustainable?

Eating oily fish once or twice a week like wild salmon may increase your lifespan and reduce cardiovascular disease by 35%. It is important that we practice eating (whether it is as an omnivore, vegetarian or vegan) truly sustainably, the… [Read More]

13 Reasons to Eat Locally and Seasonally

Eating locally and seasonally is better for you and your wallet. One of the “secrets” to centenarians longevity is consuming food that is produced locally and seasonally. Centenarian is a person who lives to or beyond the age of 100… [Read More]