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Organic Quinoa for Breakfast? Here’s How I Prepare It

Organic Quinoa for Breakfast? Here's How I Prepare It

I am a huge, huge fan of quinoa and eat it for dinner several times per week. In fact, quinoa with kimchi or other fermented foods might be one of my absolute favorite meals. Wanting to see how I could incorporate organic quinoa into my breakfast and seeking a gluten-free alternative to oatmeal or oat […]

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I am a huge, huge fan of quinoa and eat it for dinner several times per week.

In fact, quinoa with kimchi or other fermented foods might be one of my absolute favorite meals.

Wanting to see how I could incorporate organic quinoa into my breakfast and seeking a gluten-free alternative to oatmeal or oat bran, I tried making quinoa porridge. And, I was pleasantly surprised at the results. Read more »


My Top 5 Non-GMO, Organic Halloween Options

My Top 5 Non-GMO, Organic Halloween Options

With aversion to GMOs at an all-time high, more parents than ever are going to be looking for non-GMO, organic candy options for Halloween at the end of this month. So, here are my top 5 picks for a Non-GMO, organic Halloween. Some of the following are not candy per se but they are sweet […]

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With aversion to GMOs at an all-time high, more parents than ever are going to be looking for non-GMO, organic candy options for Halloween at the end of this month.

So, here are my top 5 picks for a Non-GMO, organic Halloween. Some of the following are not candy per se but they are sweet and taste fantastic!

NIBMOR – DAILY DOSE OF DARK CHOCOLATE

The biggest endorsement that I can give for NibMor’s daily dose of dark chocolate is this – I buy it all of the time. And believe me, if I am buying a product more than once, it has to be good. Read more »


Stanford’s Report on Organic Food Should Serve as a Serious Wake-Up Call

Stanford's Report on Organic Food Should Serve as a Serious Wake-Up Call

Late Monday night, I read about the Stanford University report on organic food, which said that organic and conventionally-grown food offered similar nutritional benefits, and have spent the last few days processing this news. Here are my key takeaways. INTELLECTUAL HONESTY MUST REIGN SUPREME Based on the parameters that the Stanford professors used, it was obvious that […]

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Late Monday night, I read about the Stanford University report on organic food, which said that organic and conventionally-grown food offered similar nutritional benefits, and have spent the last few days processing this news.

Here are my key takeaways.

INTELLECTUAL HONESTY MUST REIGN SUPREME

Based on the parameters that the Stanford professors used, it was obvious that organic was going to be the clear loser before they even got started.

Why? Read more »


Genetically-Engineered Apples that Won’t Turn Brown??? Tell the USDA “No”

Genetically-Engineered Apples that Won't Turn Brown??? Tell the USDA "No"

Let’s put this under the You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up category. Under a new USDA fast-track process, a Canadian company is asking the USDA to approve a genetically-engineered (GE) apple that will not turn brown when sliced. Now for some questions…… What happens when an apple is sliced open and exposed to oxygen? […]

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Let’s put this under the You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up category.

Under a new USDA fast-track process, a Canadian company is asking the USDA to approve a genetically-engineered (GE) apple that will not turn brown when sliced.

Now for some questions……

What happens when an apple is sliced open and exposed to oxygen? It turns brown.

Does it lose any of its flavor or nutritional value? No. Read more »


Hyatt Hotels Announces 3-Course Organic Children’s Menu Developed by Alice Waters

Hyatt Hotels Announces 3-Course Organic Children's Menu Developed by Alice Waters

I am now officially a huge Hyatt Hotels fan. The hotel chain has just announced that it will offer a three-course organic meal for children developed by organic food icon Alice Waters. Hyatt worked with Alice Waters, known for her culinary philosophy that maintains cooking should be based on the finest, freshest, seasonal ingredients that […]

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I am now officially a huge Hyatt Hotels fan.

The hotel chain has just announced that it will offer a three-course organic meal for children developed by organic food icon Alice Waters.

Hyatt worked with Alice Waters, known for her culinary philosophy that maintains cooking should be based on the finest, freshest, seasonal ingredients that are produced sustainably and locally, to develop a full organic meal offering including a salad, chicken entrée and a dessert. Read more »


PBS Television and Whole Foods Launch “Fantastic Organic” Initiative…. and it is Truly Fantastic

PBS Television and Whole Foods Launch "Fantastic Organic" Initiative.... and it is Truly Fantastic

Public television is now officially promoting organic, and I could not be happier! In partnership with Whole Foods, PBS Kids has launched a program called “Fantastic Organic”, which will provide fun, easy-to-use tools and educational resources to assist families in making educated decisions about organic food and to encourage healthy lifestyles. The “Fantastic Organic” campaign […]

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Public television is now officially promoting organic, and I could not be happier!

In partnership with Whole Foods, PBS Kids has launched a program called “Fantastic Organic”, which will provide fun, easy-to-use tools and educational resources to assist families in making educated decisions about organic food and to encourage healthy lifestyles.

The “Fantastic Organic” campaign will utilize online resources from PBS Parents, PBS KIDS and Whole Foods to help families learn to cook, shop and explore organic food together.

In addition, select Whole Foods Market stores will host in-store events for kids and families to share facts, tips, and advice about buying organic products. Read more »


How Much Poison Should We Feed Our Children Today?

How Much Poison Should We Feed Our Children Today?

Based on some things that I have been writing about lately and reading in the news, it got me thinking. There is complete acceptance, tolerance, and even encouragement in our country for people to eat conventionally-grown food, which has been sprayed with synthetic pesticides. And make no mistake about it. Food sprayed with these pesticides […]

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Based on some things that I have been writing about lately and reading in the news, it got me thinking.

There is complete acceptance, tolerance, and even encouragement in our country for people to eat conventionally-grown food, which has been sprayed with synthetic pesticides.

And make no mistake about it. Food sprayed with these pesticides is food sprayed with poison. Period.

If you drank enough of it, you would die.

Here are some troubling examples that should alarm people. Read more »