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The Invisible Nuclear Threat Within Non-Organic Food

Organics |  | Whether you know it or or not, nuclear waste (cobalt-60) has been used for decades to make your food “safer.”  There is a profound misunderstanding in the mass market today about the value of certified organic food. The question is not whether the 50% higher or more you pay at the register for an organic ...Read More »

Crouching Garnish, Hidden SuperFood: The Secret Life of Kale

Organics |  | Could kale, a less domesticated, disheveled form of cabbage, really be one of the most potent healing foods in existence today?  Few foods commonly available at the produce stand are as beneficial to your health as kale.  And yet, sadly, it is more commonly found dressing up something not as healthy in a display case ...Read More »

Organic Tomatoes vs. Conventional Tomatoes

Organics |  | A study conducted by researchers at the University of Barcelona shows that organic tomatoes contain higher levels of phenolic compounds than conventional tomatoes [1]. Phenolic compounds are organic molecules with proven human health benefits and are found in many vegetables. This further substantiates previous research by the UB’s Natural Antioxidant Group when they verified that ...Read More »

How To Make Healthy, Natural Sunflower Seed Butter

Organics |  | Sunflower seed butter is creamy, versatile, delicious, and it’s an awesome substitute for nut butter. This recipe from Oh She Glows is more than just plain ground sunflower seeds—it also features cinnamon, coconut sugar, and coconut oil. It tastes amazing! As a great source of fiber, essential vitamins, and minerals, sunflower seeds are one of ...Read More »

How to Store Vegetables Without a Root Cellar

Organics |  | Anyone who loves to garden, especially those who wish to be able to provide wholesome foods for themselves and their families and live independently enough to survive economic or natural disasters will need to know what to do with all of the surplus from the summer. It’s great to be able to eat vegetables right ...Read More »

Turmeric Smoothie Recipe Makes A Delicious And Powerful Antioxidant

Organics |  | How would you like to start your day with an awesome antioxidant packed smoothie that has a ton of medicinal properties as well? This turmeric smoothie recipe is perfect for that. The Benefits of Turmeric Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family. The average person may best recognize turmeric as a spice commonly used in Indian cuisine. The active ...Read More »

How to Make DIY Hand Sanitizer With Essential Oils

Organics |  | Hand sanitizers have their place in our lives, especially in the sick room where alcohol-based sanitizers rule.  On the other hand, many hand sanitizers currently on the market deliver a chemical brew that results in a sticky, nasty mess along with ingredients such as triclosan and other anti-bacterial ingredients that are now suspected to contribute ...Read More »

Unbelievable Coconut Cardamom Chia Pudding Recipe

Organics |  | Coconut Cardamom Chia Seed Pudding If you have trouble making time for a healthy breakfast in the morning, overnight breakfast-in-a-jar recipes might be the answer. They’re easy to make and great on-the-go. This particular recipe comes from The Kitchen. It’s creamy, nutty, and filling—with just the right amount of sweet and spice, thanks to the ...Read More »

DIY Homeade Ketchup! Kick Heinz And Other Unhealthy Brands

Organics |  | Ketchup is a pretty common staple in many American households. Kids seem to love it, and even as we grow up, the joy of ketchup seems to remain. In fact, McDonald’s uses about 250 million lbs. of ketchup in their restaurants annually. The problem is, is the ketchup we eat at fast food restaurants, or ...Read More »

Simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Organics |  | This classic roasted Brussels sprouts recipe is the perfect, minimal-effort side dish for your next dinner, holiday party, or potluck. Just toss the sprouts in a little oil, salt, and pepper, and roast until pleasantly crispy and aromatic; serve with toothpicks or appetizer forks. You can steam or even boil Brussels sprouts, but they may ...Read More »

Green Bean Salad Recipe with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Organics |  | The traditional green bean casserole has become an uninspired, uneaten dish at many a holiday gathering. Mix things up with this fresh green bean salad from Brooklyn Supper. This is a great side dish to make ahead of time because it needs to marinate in the dressing. The basil, garlic, and balsamic vinaigrette make this ...Read More »

Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Organics |  | These double chocolate chip cookies are not your average cookie. For one, there’s no flour, refined sugar, or processed oils in this seven-ingredient recipe. The best part is that they actually taste good! Some gluten-free, vegan recipes are hit-or-miss. A lot of them just taste bland. These do not—they taste delicious and have a decadent ...Read More »

Recipe: Sweet and Savory Vegan Buddha Bowl

Organics |  | If you’ve scrolled through your social media in the last year, you’ve probably come across a slew of veggie-filled dishes called a “Buddha bowl.” They are usually deep, round bowls filled with healthy cooked and raw vegan ingredients that fill you up and keep you sustained for hours. The easiest way to throw these bowls together ...Read More »

8 Ways to Use Organic Beeswax

Organics |  | Beeswax is an amazing natural substance that can be used in many ways to improve our lives. A book could be written about its uses… and probably has been written. It’s essential to purchase organic beeswax. In order to be certified organic, chemicals cannot be used on land within 3 miles of the beehive, as ...Read More »

How to Make Organic Coconut Milk Kefir

Organics |  | Kefir is a healthy and delicious cultured milk drink, similar to yogurt, that has been enjoyed for centuries throughout Russia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and even certain parts of Asia. Much of the Western world is just beginning to discover the benefits of this amazing drink. Depending on area of origin, most recipes call ...Read More »

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