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Our 12 favorite Earth Day quotes

This week we’re celebrating worldwide environmental awareness with some eye-opening Earth Day quotes. These words of natural wisdom range from bleakly honest to inspiring and hopeful, and everything in between. Most importantly, they remind us to be grateful for all our planet has given us and that small changes can make a huge impact.  Here at VerMints, we love [...]

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Why wintergreen oil is a great addition to your home natural remedies

If you’re interested in natural home remedies, wintergreen essential oil is one of those key ingredients you’ve got to have on hand. The sweet, minty fresh oil of wintergreen works wonders for all kinds of aches and ailments. Just a few drops are powerful enough to help cure tummy aches, migraines, monthly cramps, and more — and at just a [...]

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How to make vegan peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

April is here and the last minute tax deadline crunch demands vegan chocolate treats. Peanut butter and chocolate go together like numbers and spreadsheets — minus the headache. Give your accounting skills (or lack thereof) a little break to munch on a few of these vegan peanut butter chocolate chip cookies.Healthy peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are a sweet [...]

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Our top 13 places to suck and crunch wintergreen mints

1. In your car. When you’re stuck in traffic grinding your teeth, let the sweet, soothing flavor of wintergreen oil wash over you. Ahhhhh. 2. In your running shoes. Whether you climbed your way to a gorgeous mountain summit, or ran 10k on the treadmill, freshen up with a wintergreen mint. 3. At a restaurant. When you can’t brush [...]

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Is chocolate vegan?

If you’re thinking about switching to an animal-free diet, there’s one question in particular that stands out: is chocolate vegan? Because while some people can’t imagine life without gouda or breakfast sans bacon, we know there are more than a few of you who wouldn’t dare commit to anything that stood in between you and your chocolate fix. So if [...]

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A wintergreen essential oil recipe for headache relief

You’re most likely used to seeing wintergreen essential oil as an ingredient in breath fresheners like gum, toothpaste, and yummy organic Wintergreen mints. This isn’t surprising since oil of wintergreen’s sweet, minty flavor provides a powerful punch to halitosis. But in addition to keeping mouths ultra-fresh and kissable, wintergreen essential oil recipes have been used medicinally for hundreds of years to [...]

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An easy, fast, healthy and fluffy pancake recipe

When you envision what you’re going to make for your wholesome weekend breakfast, deliciously fluffy pancakes probably aren’t the first thing that come to mind. When sugar and carbs are the top two things on your list of foods to avoid like the plague, it’s easy to delete pancakes from the breakfast roster. But before you go and make [...]

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VerMints are gluten free, yes. But did you know this?

OUR MINTS ARE THE REAL DEAL The latin word ver means “truth” or “true”, so VerMints literally translates as true mints. And this is no coincidence. Our healthy mints are made only of natural, organic ingredients. Not only that, VerMints are free of soy and nuts and they’re entirely vegan, gluten free, non-GMO, and kosher. To top it off, our fresh [...]

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5 ideas for outdoor family outings on the cheap

Spending quality time with your loved ones is important, but planning fun things to do on family outings can be exhausting and expensive, especially in the winter. So we put on our family activities thinking caps and knocked out this rad list of cold weather fresh n’ fun things to do this weekend — on the cheap!This list is short, [...]

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Healthy happy living starts in Abbey's Kitchen

It’s no secret that folks with a penchant for healthy livin’ light us up .  So when we stumbled upon Abbey Sharp, the wild, boldly honest, uber-creative light and Registered Dietitian behind abbeyskitchen.com, we fell hard. She is THE coolest. And not just because we envy her wardrobe. This savvy food and nutrition expert has all sorts of layers. “I’m considered a unique [...]

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