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We're not super foodies here. We're busy working full time jobs and raising healthy kiddos, so our recipes will focus on quick meals that you can turn out in 30 minutes or less. Quick, allergy-free and delicious. Yum.

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Kids can be picky. And let's face it, so can adults. So we're sharing reviews of our favorite (and not-so-favorite) products so you can save time, money and effort. We've got you covered.

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The Humane Society International and Lush Cosmetics have joined forces to launch the largest-ever global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics.

The Humane Society International and Lush Cosmetics have joined forces to launch the largest-ever global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics.

In an effort to raise awareness about the cruel measures used to test various cosmetics products on animals, the Humane Society International and Lush Cosmetics have joined forces to launch the...

Environmental Working Group

If you care about our food supply, and hate GMOs, you won’t like this.

I’m sharing this email that came through from the Environmental Working Group today to help them reach their goal of 50,000 signatures to stop Dow from releasing Enlist Duo, a toxic...

Grate 2 tablespoons of zest from the lemons and squeeze out 1/4 cup of juice. Add the zest and juice to a food processor or blender along with the cilantro, parsley, mint, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes and olive oil. Pulse to blend the ingredients. If the sauce is too thick, add more oil and lemon juice. The sauce should be just thin enough to pour. Use immediately or store in a glass jar for up to one week.

Gluten-free, Paleo Chimichurri sauce for every kitchen

For most of us, the senses of smell and taste are powerful in bringing back memories. Perhaps it’s a meal that reminds us of a favorite moment in life, a vacation you...

Central Market Cooking Classes

Austin residents kick off summer with cooking classes at Central Market

If you’re in the Austin area and looking for something indoors to help beat the heat, and you happen to be into food, then this just may be for you!...

organic foods

Let’s support this initiative to give Texans the right to know about GMOs

Texans for labeling GMOs ‘Did you know that the  FDA (Food and Drug Administration) doesn’t require safety testing of new genetically modified foods (“GMOs”), instead relying on corporations’ profits from...

Eight Boston Gluten-free restaurants

Eight Boston Area Restaurants That Are Gluten-Free-Friendly

This article from Eater highlights some of their fave Boston restaurants that are gluten-free friendly. “For those avoiding gluten but still craving things that are traditionally made with it, here’s a round-up...

Jon Favreau Chef movie

Jon Favreau cooks up a foodie’s delight with his new movie, ‘Chef’

Jon Favreau delights in a sweet, funny and inspiring new movie, Chef, which feels like an expensively made independant flick that perfectly skirts the line between being too Indie and too Hollywood....

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What kind of ballpark mom are you?

The 12 Moms You Meet on the Sidelines of Your Kids’ Games This is too cute not to share! Having sat through countless baseball and basketball practices, games and tournaments,...

cricket flour

Can crickets be the answer to our impending meat deficit?

Did you know that it takes hundreds of gallons of water and millions of acres to raise animals to produce the meat we eat today?  Experts say that by 2050 we...

Brooke Birmingham Shape Magazine

This Woman Lost 172 Pounds and Shape Magazine Won’t Show Her Body

Have you ever stood in front of your mirror, naked, and looked at your body? I mean really looked at your body? I have. I’ve stood there and picked apart all...

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The Basics of Staying Safe in the Kitchen

Since many of our posts are related to food preparation, we thought it would be a good idea to turn to the experts for some basic tips on how to...

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Is SPF enough?

Growing up in Florida, and now living in Texas, I’m fully aware of the need for sunscreen. It’s in my face moisturizer that I apply throughout the day and I use Kiss My Face...