8 Candy-Free Easter Basket Ideas

Candy Free Gifts From the Easter Bunny

Easter is coming - and it's time to start thinking about those Easter baskets! If you're like me, you don't want it to be all about the candy (even though it really is), so you'll look for a few non-candy gifts to throw in for good measure. It's easy to go to Target and grab whatever you see from the dollar bins - been there, done … [Continue reading]

NEW From Stonyfield: Oh My Yog! and Greek & Chia

Stonyfield Greek & Chia and Oh My Yog

  In marketing speak, I'm what you would call a "heavy user" of Stonyfield yogurt. It's not often that that there isn't any in my fridge. Usually it's a quart of Low-Fat Vanilla, Banilla or Plain but flavored cups make their way in there too - like my fav Greek Dark Cherry or the occasional Chocolate Underground for the … [Continue reading]

Certified Organic Skin Care – Trends From the Natural Products Expo

Certified Organic Skin Care via mindfulmomma.com

    You've seen the USDA Organic seal on plenty of food products. But have you noticed it on skin care products very often? Probably not. Part of the reason is that the USDA governs agricultural products only - and many products for bath and body contain ingredients beyond the agricultural sphere. That said, as I … [Continue reading]

Beverages With Benefits – Trends From the Natural Products Expo

Beverages with Benefits via mindfulmomma.com

When I'm at home I tend to stick to filtered water and my homemade kombucha, but bring me to the Natural Products Expo and I'm all about checking out the beverage category. As a health-minded explorer, I love to check everything out, look for the trends and the strangest of products and then share them with you guys of course! Expo … [Continue reading]

Just Add Superseeds – Trends From the Natural Products Expo

Just Add Superseeds via mindfulmomma.com

Superseeds. We've seen them in granola and sold as healthy smoothie mix-ins or salad toppers. But lately superseeds are being supersized! They are showing up in just about every kind of food you can imagine - from drinks to yogurt to snacks of all types. It's no wonder because superseeds pack such a nutritional punch. They are loaded … [Continue reading]