TIP OF THE DAY: The Easiest Way To Eat Whole Grains

Top: Doesn’t this look so much better than white bread? Photo courtesy Tried And Tasty via Dave’s Killer Bread. Bottom: Photo courtesy Dave’s Killer Bread.   September is Whole Grains Month. Why whole grains? You need the fiber no matter your age, what shape you’re in (here’s why you need whole grains). When you tell…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Organic Stoneground Flakes

We first learned of Back To The Roots, an environmentally-focused start-up founded in Oakland, California by two Berkeley grads, when they sent us a Mushroom Farm two years ago. It’s a kit to grow mushrooms indoors that utilizes recycled coffee grounds. The company has since created Water Garden, a device that sits over a fish…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Dave’s Killer Bread

Milwaukie, Oregon, founded in 1847 on the banks of the Willamette River and now a suburb of Portland, is also known as the the birthplace of the Bing cherry. But soon, it may be known as the birthplace of Dave’s Killer Bread. Dave’s Killer Bread is “the best bread in the universe,” according to the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Unconventional Valentine Treats

You don’t have to give chocolate or cupcakes on Valentine’s Day. In fact, some people may prefer a less conventional gift. Think outside the [chocolate] box. As a smaller gift to bring to pals at the office, we particularly like red berry jam. You can go for a pricey artisan brand, or look for an…
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PRODUCT: Plum Vida Fruit & Veggie Pouches

A delicious and better-for-you snack alternative for adults. Photo courtesy Plum Organics.   Squeeze tubes of fruits and veggies are not just for kids. While they started out targeted to the junior set, moms and other adults started to enjoy the benefits of the easily portable, wholesome fruit and vegetable snacks. So Plum Organics, which…
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