Organic dark chocolate: the perfect, guilt-free treat

When it comes to organic dark chocolate, there’s not much to feel guilty about. In fact, dark chocolate — we’re talking 70% cocoa or more — has all kinds of good-for-you benefits. So when your sweet tooth demands satisfaction, decadent, organic dark chocolate is one of the best ways you can treat yourself (in moderation, of course).BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE- [...]

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How to do a safe organic apple cider vinegar detox

Raw, unfiltered, organic apple cider vinegar is an inexpensive, readily available, cure-all tonic. It’s jam-packed with enzymes, vitamins, and minerals that help boost immunity and cleanse bacteria from the system. Its natural healing properties rid the body of all kinds of ailments ranging from acne to a sore throat to dandruff. Not to mention the loads of delicious salad [...]

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Zimt Chocolates and a remarkable journey to the sweet life

We were in a Whole Foods when we first saw Zimt Chocolates. A little box of square salted caramel macaroons glimmered in the sweets aisle. The added bonus: they were vegan! Naturally, after scarfing down our box (there was nothing graceful about it) and licking our lips, we hit up the world wide web to learn more about this [...]

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How to make your own organic lip balm with natural SPF

For those of us who depend heavily on the stuff, the realization that you’ve left the house without lip balm is an experience that can trigger mild hysteria. Believe it or not, lip balm addiction is a real problem — a first world problem, but a problem nonetheless. In moderate doses, however, applying an organic lip balm [...]

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5 organic drinks (with recipes) for your summer wedding

The summer season is all about two things: love and parties. The summer wedding, of course, encompasses both into one big, romantic event with a signature beverage to boot. As wedding planners polish off their menu plans for the summer season, many healthy, organic drinks are starting to top of the list. Coincidentally, we've also been focusing on healthy alternatives to the [...]

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5 high protein vegan snacks that are perfect for hiking

There’s nothing like a solid summer hike to immerse yourself in nature and get the blood pumping. But when your diet is plant-based, you’ve got to be sure to keep your energy up with high protein vegan snacks. Nibbling on foods that are rich in protein will keep you from feeling tired, sore, and cranky. This [...]

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How to make ginger tea for (healthy) weight loss

When it comes to unwinding after a long day or soothing an upset tummy, ginger tea is a timeless remedy. But did you know that it’s also an incredibly useful tool in reaching your optimal body weight?Studies have shown that consuming ginger helps speed up the metabolic system which leads to some pretty significant calorie burn. It also helps lower [...]

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9 best times to suck a mint and have fresh breath

Everyone knows fresh breath is sexy, but let’s face it — some of us are pretty lazy when it comes to oral hygiene. So when we’re not brushing, flossing, and rinsing on the reg, popping an organic mint is our next best tip to reduce bad breath. As a friendly reminder to those guilty of skipping brushing sessions, we’ve put together [...]

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How to make sugar free ginger mint lemonade

Meet your new summer staple: ginger mint lemonade. Try it once and you'll find yourself craving its thirst-quenching flavor and feel-good ginger mint benefits. Before long you’ll be requesting it at roadside lemonade stands, and when you realize this fab trend hasn’t quite caught on yet, you’ll be ushering your kids into the kitchen to form a ginger mint lemonade [...]

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How to make spicy jackfruit tacos for dad

We’ve been experimenting with jackfruit recipes. If you’re still in the dark about the wonders of canned jackfruit, be sure to check out our recent post on Vegan Jackfruit Pulled Pork. And if you’re up to speed, follow along as prep this fabulous Father’s Day feast of vegan jackfruit tacos. Dad’s the world over will be shocked to learn that [...]

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