Larisa Ruins Christmas, Episode 45

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree.  How toxic are thy branches? Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Feudo Palo Fiano Episode 09: Holiday Traditions Organic Christmas tree farms in the US US Lead Standards CORRECTION: Some children’s products do have lead safety levels – find them here.  Are flame retardants safe? IKEA Fejka […]

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Baby Food, Make or Buy?, Episode 44

Introducing solid foods to your baby can be tricky. On this episode we break down the when, how and what of starting your baby off no the right nutritional foot. Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Slyfox Christmas Ale Complimentary Episode: Raising Good Eaters Book recommendations: Cook Book: Little Foodie by Michele Olivier […]

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Faulty Food, No Problem: The Low Down on Food Reconditioning, Episode 43

Food Reconditioning: the process of turning imperfect, mislabeled, or even contaminated foods into edible and profitable goods. Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Dogfish Head 75 Minute IPA FDA Compliance Policy Guidance Manual for Food Reconditioning FDA Reportable Food Registry  Moldy applesauce repackaged by school lunch supplier Partner Spotlight: Lively LIVELY is inspired by […]

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Crunchy Gift Guide 2018, Episode 42

Looking for a healthy spin on your gifts this year?  We’re talking through our favorites and going off on random tangents! Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Two Roads Lil Heaven Session IPA  Kitchen Gifts Chef’s Knife or other high quality knife Sidebar: How to sharpen a knife with a coffee cup Le Creuset Enameled […]

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Black Bean Brownies

I’m going to go out on a limb and actually call these healthy brownies!  On nights I crave something sweet after dinner I normally opt for some fruit with a few chocolate chips.  On other nights, I crave some gooey chocolatey goodness!  Compared to an average recipe these are lower in fat and sugar and […]

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The Itchy and Scratchy Show All About Eczema, Episode 41

There are endless creams, ointments and treatments for eczema that can have some serious side effects. On this episode, we dig into those treatments and as well as some more holistic alternatives while sharing our personal experiences with eczema. DISCLAIMER: The views in this podcast are our opinions based on personal experience and our research and […]

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The Last Word

Ingredients 1 oz gin (my go to is Hendricks) 1 oz cherry liqueur (opt for one not made with maraschino cherries!) 1 oz Green Chartreuse 1 oz lime juice Instructions Fill cocktail shaker with ice Add all ingredients and shake until well combined Strain into coupe glass (think old school champagne flute) or martini glass […]

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400 Lbs. to Nutrition Coach and the Keto Diet with Jon Dobzelecki, Episode 40

How does one go from the corporate world to nutritional coaching?  What exactly is the Keto diet and is it good or bad for you?  Plus, stick around to the end to find out Jon’s quirk about brushing his teeth.  All this and more on this week’s episode with special guest Jon Dobzelecki of Performing […]

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The Not So Funny Stuff on Larisa’s Newsfeed, Episode 39

The news you don’t hear is sometimes the most important.  This week we dive into two important ongoing topics that are actively impacting our health. Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Pineapple Margarita How Larisa Reads the News: Flipboard – grab the app for Apple or Android and customize to your preferences Nut Milk […]

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