Sunscreen, Episode 28

It’s finally spring!  UV rays are going strong no matter what time of year and daily sun protection is essential.  Chemical vs. Physical.  Lotion vs Spray.  The case for not wearing sunscreen – what?!  Let’s discuss! Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink Recipe: Coconut Lime Mint Cucumber Cooler The case for not wearing sunscreen (not […]

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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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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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The Nitty Gritty on Natural Deodorant, Episode 22

Let’s talk all things natural deodorant!  Why should you switch to a natural product?  What ingredients should you avoid?  What happens when you still stink?  We’ll give you our best tips for making the switch and touch on which products are out star favorites! Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Blue Hawaiian Our favorites: PiperWai Paste and PiperWai […]

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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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Healthy Workplace with Laura Pappas, Episode 19

Sitting at a desk all day can be killer for your health. We are always looking for ways to improve our environment and what we consume, but what can we do in an office setting? How can you make your workplace healthier? On this episode, we are joined by Laura Pappas who, in addition to […]

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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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Crunchy Daycare, Episode 14

Deciding to or needing to send your child to daycare can be an incredibly difficult decision, especially when you are trying to create the healthiest environment possible for your child. However, if you choose your school correctly and work closely with the teachers and directors, you will find you can foster not only a healthy […]

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Health Trends of 2018, Episode 13

Jade rolling, collagen, new diets, and more.  Check out our picks for which health trends are taking over 2018!  The question is – which ones are you willing to try? Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Grab your favorite beer! Moringa Benefits Hormonal Balance, Digestion, Mood and More Low FODMAP Diet Here’s Why You […]

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