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How To Eliminate Moldy Food In Your Fridge

Have you ever thought to yourself … how bad is it REALLY to eat food that has a little mold on it? We have an answer for you.  Mold is a fungus that grows on a microscopic level.  It starts small, and grows bigger and bigger until you can eventually see it with the naked …

Spend Money Where It Counts When Buying Organic

Eating healthy is important, but paying the bills is important too!  Buying all organic fruits and vegetables can be expensive.  We’re here to give you skinny on which ones you don’t need to buy organic so you can spend your money on organic where it really matters. Why do certain fruits and vegetables have more …

Hooray For Asparagus Season

Asparagus Season Has Arrived. Even though you can find asparagus outside of these next few months, now is the time to really enjoy it.  The amount of time that goes by between the time asparagus is picked and when you eat it will greatly impact the flavor. Generally, after asparagus is picked, the sugars inside …

Keep Carrots, Celery and Asparagus Fresh For Weeks

A crisp stalk of celery filled with peanut butter has stood the test of time as a scrumptious and filling snack.  The key word here is “crisp”.  No amount of peanut butter can make up for soggy and soft celery. Here are some easy tips you can follow to store your fruits and vegetables properly …

How To Keep Lettuce Fresh And Your Grocery Bill Down

Cost of lettuce on the rise You may have noticed that lettuce is getting expensive these days.   It’s a fact that we are shelling out a few dollars more for lettuce and leafy greens as a result of the epic 5-year drought in California.  Although some are saying the drought has come to end, …

The Truth About Egg Labels

It’s Springtime! We happily welcome the warm weather as we see plants, trees, flowers and vegetation all come back to life again.  In honor of Spring, we examine the beloved egg – an ancient symbol of rebirth and new life – and a staple in our refrigerator. If you enjoy eggs for breakfast and you’re …

How to keep apples, cucumbers, and berries fresh for weeks

Here is what you need to know to keep these three fresh favorites edible at home for weeks   apples can be trouble makers Apples can be stored at room temperature on the counter for a few days.  If you’re planning to keep them 3 days or more, store them in the refrigerator BUT be …

Fight Teen Anxiety and Depression With Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

New research findings suggest that one simple way to combat teen anxiety and depression is to eat healthy fresh foods. The number of teens who experience anxiety and depression has spiked in the past few years since 2011.   A recent study by researchers in New Zealand* suggests that increasing consumption of fresh fruits and …

Best Way To Store Apples

Apples can be trouble makers Apples are delicious.  We LOVE apples. But apples aren’t as innocent as they look.  Apples can be real trouble makers when it comes to keeping other fruits and vegetables fresh at home.   You can store apples at room temperature on the counter for a few days.  To ripen an …

Get Rid Of Cellulite Naturally With A Detox Diet

Break out your “stems” with confidence this Spring. Here is an Anti-Cellulite Detox Diet that will help you smooth out your cellulite issue so you can flaunt those legs when warm weather arrives. Contrary to popular belief, it’s actually not true that cellulite is caused by toxins collecting under the skin. The truth is that …

10 Reasons To Love Ozone

We heart ozone.  We just cant’ say enough about how much we LOVE it! Here are 10 fun ozone facts: Ozone is a smart, inexpensive and safe solution as an anti-microbial agent for foods. Ozone kills bacteria 3,000 times faster than chlorine. Ozone is chemical free. Ozone is eco-friendly with only one by product – …