Ethical & Fair-Trade Halloween Candy Ideas


Each of these candy companies provide nutritionally superior, environmentally conscious, and/or social change-focused sweets that make the treats you give this year sweeter for kids, better for the planet, and more supportive for the welfare of the world. Sweet up! 1. Alter Eco Chocolates Organic, fair trade, non-GMO, carbon neutral, free from poor fats and sugars… Read more »

Healthy & Holistic DIY Halloween Snacks


  Don’t ignore your sweet cravings this time of year, indulge them! With these pre-trick-or-treating recipes (some from Holistic Culinary School Bauman College), fill up on yummy goodness, impressing your friends and kids! Here are my favorite five: 1. Superfood Popcorn “Ghoulish Stew” 2. Peppermint Truffle Gravestones 3. Deviled Egg Spiders 4. Snack-O-Lantern 5. Haunted Apple Bites… Read more »

How You Buy and Store Carrots Can Affect Nutritional Value


  There are always so many choices for carrots when you go shopping at the store: loose, baby, 1-5 pound bags – and they are all good for you and quite flavorful! However, my favorites during this time of year are the bunched carrots, as they just seem to be a little bit sweeter and a touch more tender…. Read more »