Salmon Burgers

I recently went to a restaurant and ordered a salmon burger (hold the bun) with pickled veggies.  After I scarfed down the burger and side of fries and almost bit my own fingers trying to lick every last bite of sauce, I thought to myself… I could totally make this at home. We made these […]

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Algae, Episode 34

Is algae the food of the future?  Maybe!  Why would we eat it and why do we care?  Listen in! Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink Recipe: Algae Martini Recommended Products DISCLAIMER: Consult your physician before starting any supplement regimen, especially if you are taking any medications, are pregnant or nursing. Algae Omega (pill): Nested Naturals Omega […]

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Raising Good Eaters, Episode 31

Ah, picky eaters. As moms (and dads) it’s something we all desperately want to avoid. Making multiple meals, fights at the dinner table, worrying about nutrition. It’s no fun. On this episode we get into some tips and tricks for raising good, adventurous, healthy eaters – or at least trying to! Announcement: We are switching […]

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Crunchy on a Budget: Grocery Store Edition, Episode 27

Is eating healthy expensive or is eating unhealthy cheap?  Either way, we all could stand to lose a few dollars off our grocery bill!  Stick with us as we talk through our best tips for getting the most health for your buck while roaming the grocery store isles. Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink Recipe: […]

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Healthy Pregnancy, Episode 25

The Crunchy Cocktail Hour is growing! We share an exciting update and talk through how to have the healthiest pregnancy possible (while still treating yourself, of course) and dive into some interesting crunchy pregnancy trends. We also share a few of our own stories from our pregnancies. Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink Recipe: Pineapple […]

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All About Coffee, Episode 24

On a daily basis, 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide.  Let’s dig into one of the world’s most popular beverages and talk through the good, the bad, and the delicious. Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink Recipe: Toasted Marshmallow Coffee Martini Acrylamide in the news Proposition 65 Coffee consumption and increased metabolism Coffee […]

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Health and Happiness Life Hacks with Tami Astorino, Episode 23

Everyone strives to live a healthier and happier life, but often life’s responsibilities can get in the way of our goals. On this episode, we are joined by Tami Astorino as she shares her hacks for sticking to your health and happiness goals. Tami Astorino Tami is a national speaker, yoga instructor, educator and plant-powered nutrition […]

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Things Seen on the Internet, Episode 21

The internet is full of some really bizarre stuff.  Let’s talk about it! Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Hibiscus Gin Sour Marijuana Tampons Vagina Alarm Clock Vagina Facial Coconaise Drunk Jelly and Gin and Tonic Marmalade Prosecco Flavored Nail Polish Magnetic Eyelashes Freckle Tattoos   Episode Sponsor: The Princeton Review The Princeton Review’s Homework Help, on-demand […]

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Medicinal Benefits of Garlic, Episode 18

Garlic is one of the earliest documented medicinal plants in history.  From the ancient Greeks to the Egyptians, and all the way to research studies being conducted today, garlic continues to be a focus for its extraordinary health benefits.  Stick with us as we talk through the history of this wonder plant and some of its […]

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Look Back at 2017, Episode 17

2017 was a huge year for both Larisa and Alison from a health perspective. For starters, we launched the Crunchy Cocktail Hour podcast!  Join us as we delve into our health priorities from 2017 and the trends that were all over that year. Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Mocha Cappuccino Martini Natural Deodorants Alison’s Deodorant […]

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