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Is Moldy Food Ever Safe? (The Answer May Surprise You)

2018-10-16T22:56:51+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Sustainability + Earth Care|

You're in the midst of pulling together a meal and low and behold, you realize that the crucial piece of your meal has a few spots of mold on it. Whatever. You just cut around it right? We've all done it at one point or another and figured it's probably fine. But the reality may [...]

What’s in That Drink?! Is LaCroix Really ‘All-Natural’?

2018-10-11T20:30:59+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|

A new lawsuit filed against the makers of LaCroix claims that America's newest obsession is not, in fact, 'all-natural' as claimed. So, should you be worried? Well, it's complicated. It's not hard to get caught up in this lawsuit or feel a little concerned about what's really in this drink when there's claims like this [...]

Is Mesquite the Next Sustainable Superfood?

2018-10-09T14:34:02+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes, Sustainability + Earth Care|

One Texas baker thinks so. Revered by Native populations, the scorn of farmers and cattle ranchers, and then later commercialized for use in BBQ– Mesquite has remained an underutilized plant, but that may not be for much longer. Inspired by it's versatility, availability, and nutrient and flavor-rich profile one Texas baker thinks there's more to [...]

What’s in that Drink?! Pumpkin Spice Lattes Decoded

2018-10-07T16:37:28+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|

Ah... Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes (or PSLs for those in the know)– the first sign of Fall! And for many with even the most discerning nutritional habits, they're a yearly indulgence that conjures images of cozy sweaters, leaves changing colors, pumpkin pie... what's not to love? It turns out, a lot. Read on for the [...]

Selfcare Sunday | 4 Bath Teas You Can Make Right Now

2018-10-07T17:44:08+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Brain Health, Clean Living, Clean Reads, DIY, Mindfullness, Self Care|

It's been a week, hasn't it? We're feeling tired, worn out, and a bit emotional. So while in some ways self-care has become a bit cliché and a brand unto itself we recognize the virtue of regularly stopping and carving out some time to slow down, reconnect with ourselves, and take some time for [...]

Behind the Brand | Lauren B Beauty

2018-10-04T19:03:06+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Behind the Brand, Clean Living, Clean Made Picks, Clean Reads, Products We Love, Self Care|

Ever wondered how a brand came to be? Wondered about the person or people behind the brand? Us too. Welcome to Behind the Brand, a new series giving you the chance to get to know the people behind some of our favorite clean brands. The search for the perfect natural nail polish is not without it's [...]

Back Away from the Starbucks… Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipes to Celebrate Fall

2018-10-09T15:13:48+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Reads, DIY, Fall Recipes, Holidays, Nutrition, Recipes|

As soon as the calendar shifted from August to September, we have to admit there's a little longing for our old lives... including that oh so familiar Pumpkin Spice Latte. But the reality is, we don't need it, and once we found out what was in it, we decided to kiss it good-bye for [...]

Spotlight: Food on the Run | Snacks

2018-08-06T18:43:56+00:00 August 4th, 2018|Clean Made LA, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Products We Love|

Let's get real for a second. One of the most difficult things to overcome in our clean food journeys has been forgetting to pack snacks or adequately plan meals when leaving the house for the day. The results have been (*ahem*) trying, to say the least. We've found ourselves staring sadly at one another [...]

WTF is Purslane? | The Superfood You’ve Been Mistaking For A Weed

2018-08-03T09:58:24+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Recipes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes|

Purslane, a fairly ubiquitous weed, has recently been heralded as one of the most nutrient dense greens on the planet. Incredibly high in omega 3s, iron, and beta carotene, it's a powerhouse of a plant that– wait for it– actually tastes good. I can still remember the day I realized that the weed I'd [...]

Plastic Free July | Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle

2018-07-02T23:16:06+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Clean Living, Clean Reads|

A shopping center in Sweden is the answer to our vintage and thrift store dreams. ReTuna Återbruksgalleria is a mall with 14 shops, a restaurant, exhibition area, and conference rooms, dedicated entirely to repurposed products. There’s even an attached training college for studying recycling. It’s all pretty straightforward and very green: Items are donated and [...]