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Kick off spring with these 5 gluten free picnic recipes

We’ve got gluten free picnic recipes on the brain. With spring (and bathing suit weather) just around the corner, we decided it was time to pull out the old wicker basket and start whipping up some healthy, gluten free picnic ideas. So we popped a couple Chai VerMints (a warm, spicy homage to the last days of winter) and settled [...]

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Vegan tastes tropical at Vegan Lovlie!

When we stumbled on Veganlovlie, a tropical-inspired vegan cooking blog, we licked our lips and danced in the kitchen. Then we promptly made these Vegetable Pancakes for breakfast and connected with Teenuja and Kevin, the blog’s righteously creative founders, whom we believe are living the essence of what we call the #MintyFreshLife – Clean, happy, healthy living with whole foods, great [...]

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A Jamie Oliver vegan inspired Mother's Day Celebration

Our two favorite gifts for a perfect Mama's Day include a whole day of delicious, homemade vegan food and a pack of  Café Express mints, for an after dinner freshener, of course! When it comes to healthy cooking, who better to draw inspiration from than our favorite do-gooder chef, Jamie Oliver. Not only has Jamie been a driving force in educating the [...]

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Make natural paint with leftover fruits and veggies

Homemade fruit and vegetable paint is recycling at its finest. When you just can’t finish that bag of wilting spinach (hey, it happens to the best of us), DIY paint is a great way to make the most out of a droopy, potentially smelly, situation. Plus it’ll buy you time between trips to the compost bin and save you a [...]

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A kids recipe for gluten free chocolate pancakes

If it were up to kids, we’d eat chocolate at every single meal. Hey, if we didn’t know better — and if our speedy teenage metabolisms had stuck with us into adulthood — we’d do the same. So when we tested out this recipe for gluten free chocolate pancakes, we knew we were onto something big. Not only are [...]

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13 ideas on how to use wintergreen oil to better your health

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about how to use wintergreen oil. We love the wintergreen plant and its sweet, minty flavor, which is why we started making making organic wintergreen mints in the first place. But the mouth freshening powers of wintergreen oil are just the beginning. Here are 13 ways you can use oil of wintergreen to better [...]

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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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