Flower Remedies from Lotus Wei are the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

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If you are a big believer in the power of flowers, which I certainly am, and are looking for something special and unique for Mother’s Day, the flower essences and elixirs from Lotus Wei are the perfect gift.

Founded by Katie Hess, who has over 13 years of experience in working one-on-one with clients using flower remedies, Lotus Wei creates flower elixirs and essences that evoke the precise feelings you want to experience. Read more »

Organic Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I have curated a wide variety of the best and most interesting organic gift ideas that I could find.

And it just so happens that they come from many of my favorite organic companies.



Having daily access to One Lucky Duck is reason enough to live in NYC.

But not to worry if you don’t live here because One Lucky Duck has you covered. They will ship your Valentine a box of organic, gluten-free, vegan, raw cookies, brownies, and chocolate to anywhere in the country. Read more »

Flower and Gift Ideas for an Organic Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day next week on February 14th, I wanted to share with you some organic gift ideas and also talk about the tremendous importance of organic flowers.



Gnosis Chocolate’s Passion Collection gives you many great options to choose from including cherry vanilla, passionfruit cupuacu, wild rose, and Madagascar mylk truffles with aphrodisiac herbs. These are available in gift boxes of 4, 12, or 24 truffles, priced at $12.99, $37.99 and $74.99, respectively. Read more »

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 and taste fantastic!


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 »

Organic Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Whenever holidays come around, it doesn’t mean that I take a holiday from eating organic.

Since the majority of the world is not yet on the organic bandwagon (including most of my friends and family), it requires that we plan in advance and get resourceful. But it also presents a great opportunity to expose people to some excellent organic products.

Here are a few ideas for an organic Valentine’s Day.

Equal Exchange is selling a fantastic box called My Fair Valentine Cards & Candy.

Each set includes 24 Valentine’s Day cards and 24 fairly traded, organic dark chocolate minis. The colorful cards are illustrated with animals, and the informative bookmark explains where fairly traded chocolate comes from. Read more »

How Did I Celebrate Food Day? I Watched the Fantastic “What’s on Your Plate?” Documentary in NYC

For those who don’t know, yesterday was Food Day.

Yes, Earth Day but for food — Food Day.

As I wrote about the other day, Food Day hasn’t been around for three decades but this year made a huge comeback. Given the renewed interest in the importance of our food supply, my guess is that Food Day will become an annual event and is here to stay.

Food Day had over 1,800 events scheduled around the country, and last night I went to go see a screening of the documentary What’s on Your Plate? in Manhattan’s East Village. Read more »