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Zuké – The Best Organic Kimchi I’ve Ever Had

Zuké - The Best Organic Kimchi I've Ever Had

When I review organic food products, I do my best to make sure that they are available either online or at retail locations throughout much of the country, so readers can go buy them. Sometimes, however, my excitement about a product is so strong that I have to make an exception. Over the Thanksgiving holidays, […]

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When I review organic food products, I do my best to make sure that they are available either online or at retail locations throughout much of the country, so readers can go buy them.

Sometimes, however, my excitement about a product is so strong that I have to make an exception.

Over the Thanksgiving holidays, not only was I fortunate to have eaten at Dr. Andrew Weil’s restaurant True Food Kitchen for the very first time, but I was also lucky enough to have discovered Zuké kimchi by the Esoteric Food Company.

For the most part, sauerkraut, kimchi and other fermented foods is a very regional business.

So, wherever you go in the U.S., there tends to be a different local producer of these foods. Read more »


Qi’a Superfood Cereal by Nature’s Path is an Excellent Product

Qi'a Superfood Cereal by Nature's Path is an Excellent Product

Nature’s Path has come out with what I believe is their finest product yet and epitomizes the future of food. I am a huge fan of super-nutritious, simple ingredients, and I don’t like a product that is too sweet. And that is exactly what Qi’A Superfood Cereal is all about. The core components of the […]

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Nature’s Path has come out with what I believe is their finest product yet and epitomizes the future of food.

I am a huge fan of super-nutritious, simple ingredients, and I don’t like a product that is too sweet.

And that is exactly what Qi’A Superfood Cereal is all about.

The core components of the Qi’a Cereal are chia seeds, buckwheat groats, and hemp seeds. These are all protein-packed foods that I eat on a regular basis.

Included with these three are cranberries (with sunflower oil), almonds, and natural vanilla flavor.

So, what you end up with is a great tasting, extremely healthy cereal that has just the right amount of sweetness and no added sugar. Read more »


Top 5 Non-Food Products from Natural Products Expo East 2012

Top 5 Non-Food Products from Natural Products Expo East 2012

The other day I put up my Top 5 Organic Food Products from Natural Products Expo East 2012. However, food was not the only thing that captured my attention at the show. The personal care and cooking products were incredibly impressive and innovative. Here are My Top 5 Non-Food Products from Expo East 2012. VERMONT […]

Expo East Product Reviews
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The other day I put up my Top 5 Organic Food Products from Natural Products Expo East 2012.

However, food was not the only thing that captured my attention at the show. The personal care and cooking products were incredibly impressive and innovative.

Here are My Top 5 Non-Food Products from Expo East 2012.

VERMONT SOAP ORGANICS – TOOTH SALT

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know that the only fruit/vegetable wash I recommend is by Vermont Soap Organics. It’s the best.

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Top 5 Organic Products from Natural Products Expo East 2012

Top 5 Organic Products from Natural Products Expo East 2012

I just got back from the 2012 Natural Products Expo East trade show in Baltimore and had a fantastic few days. Even though I spent A LOT of time in Proposition 37 and GMO-labeling meetings, I was able to discover some really cool organic products on the trade show floor. Here were the five organic […]

Expo East Product Reviews
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I just got back from the 2012 Natural Products Expo East trade show in Baltimore and had a fantastic few days.

Even though I spent A LOT of time in Proposition 37 and GMO-labeling meetings, I was able to discover some really cool organic products on the trade show floor. Here were the five organic products that really caught my attention.

DAHLICIOUS GO YO! LASSI FOR KIDS – STRAWBERRY BANANA

I’m a huge fan of probiotics and if we can be giving them to kids at an early age, I firmly believe that we’ll be able to make a dent in the serious health problems that they are suffering from.

So, when I saw Dahlicious’ GoYo!’s Lassi, I got very excited. Read more »


Wallaby’s Organic Greek Yogurt is Very, Very Impressive

Wallaby's Organic Greek Yogurt is Very, Very Impressive

I must admit that I am really, really late to this whole Greek yogurt craze. Even though New York City now has several yogurt bars throughout Manhattan, it was only last week did I dive in and learn first-hand what this excitement was all about. Greek yogurt is thicker than traditional yogurt since the whey […]

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I must admit that I am really, really late to this whole Greek yogurt craze.

Even though New York City now has several yogurt bars throughout Manhattan, it was only last week did I dive in and learn first-hand what this excitement was all about.

Greek yogurt is thicker than traditional yogurt since the whey liquid is strained out, leaving a thicker and creamier yogurt. Furthermore, the protein levels are higher because the yogurt is denser.

In my research, I found several brands that I liked but the one that really stood out to me was the organic Greek lowfat yogurt from Wallaby. Read more »


Boku Makes the Best Protein Powder

Boku Makes the Best Protein Powder

For a long time, people have been emailing me wanting to know which organic protein powder they should buy. It took a while but now I finally have an answer. Boku’s Super Protein is the best certified organic protein powder that I have seen so far. While I have no issue at all with consuming […]

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For a long time, people have been emailing me wanting to know which organic protein powder they should buy.

It took a while but now I finally have an answer.

Boku’s Super Protein is the best certified organic protein powder that I have seen so far.

While I have no issue at all with consuming whey protein (dairy-based), Boku’s Super Protein is different in that it is both raw and vegan.

And when you start to look closely at the ingredient list in this protein powder, you can immediately tell that a great amount of care and thought went into the formulation.

Let’s talk about a few of the ingredients: Read more »


NibMor’s Vegan Drinking Chocolate is an Excellent Product

NibMor's Vegan Drinking Chocolate is an Excellent Product

If you live in New York City and eat organic, there is a very high probability that you are familiar with the brand NibMor. And for good reason. NibMor makes great tasting chocolate bars, and the company is growing like crazy. What may not be as well-known is that NibMor produces an excellent vegan drinking […]

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If you live in New York City and eat organic, there is a very high probability that you are familiar with the brand NibMor. And for good reason.

NibMor makes great tasting chocolate bars, and the company is growing like crazy.

What may not be as well-known is that NibMor produces an excellent vegan drinking chocolate as well.

I first came across this drinking chocolate at the 2011 Expo East trade show in Baltimore and immediately loved it.  The drink is smooth, filling, and satisfying, but not overly rich.

A few other notable aspects of this product:

– I don’t regard it as a hot chocolate substitute. You can use cold or hot water with it. Boiling water is not recommended. Read more »