Browsing the "Organic" Category

Banana Zombies, Healthy Halloween & Hope for a Sustainable Future

October 14th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

We are already into the Halloween thing with banana zombies and ghosts helping create that fun and spooky atmosphere! Lots of great ideas for healthy Halloween treats in the Foodie-Phile segment (hence banana zombies in the studio - and they did taste AWESOME! does that mean I will become a banana zombie now?)


Where does that Earl Grey tea come from?

April 8th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

Tea is one of those commodities that should be subject to Fair Trade standards and in my humble opinion should be organic and non-GMO as well — for the enjoyment and health of the tea drinker as well as those who work on the farms, which are often in faraway places where the potential for unsafe and unfair practices has been common


Genetic Modification, Should You Care?

October 22nd, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

Quite recently, due to a Stanford University study, organic food has been on the tip of everyone’s lips. From those who believe so strongly in organic that they fill their fridges with nothing else to those who think that the organic trend is, just that, a trend. The organic argument has many branches, from pesticides to GMO’s; and while they are all a part of a larger equation, today I want to address GMO’S or genetically modified organisms.


Green Divas & Dudes Prefer Organic Food

September 17th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn’t the only one irritated and quite surprised to see how this study was spun into a pro-chemical pesticide and fertilizer piece.


Another Meatless Monday (video)

August 6th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

I was scheduled to be on a TV morning show called Ebru Today Monday morning the week of the meatless media poo-storm (ironic it was a Monday, never thought of that). I picked my topic a couple of weeks prior and planned to talk about the importance of understanding how our food impacts the environment.


Green Diva Vegan Recipes – Cashews, Creamy Cheesy Yum

May 14th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

As some of you may know, I'm back to my vegan roots and have been kicking the cheese habit - again (15 days, but who's counting?). Whether you are a vegan, vegan wannabe, vegetarian or are an omnivore and love delicious food, you might appreciate the power of the mighty cashew and it's amazing versatility


Arsenic in Organic Rice and What You Can Do About It

April 18th, 2012 | by Lynn Fang

Rice is a staple grain for many cultures all over the world. For many, organic products are believed safer than traditional items so organic rice products were believed safe and healthy. Recently, however, inorganic arsenic was found in organic brown rice syrup. Learn about arsenic contamination in rice and some things you can do to keep your family safe



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