Going Crunchy? Getting Started with Skincare, Episode 49

It’s tough to switch entirely over to natural skincare, so join us as we share the top ingredients to avoid to get you started.  Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Lawson’s Finest Liquids Sip of Sunshine IPA Ingredients to avoid: Fragrance/Parfum Phthalates Phthalates ban in children’s products Retinyl palmitate, retinyl acetate, retinoic acid […]

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Going Crunchy? Getting Started in the Kitchen, Episode 48

You asked, we answered! Here are our recommendations for taking the first steps to a non-toxic kitchen. Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Mionetto Prosecco Dogfish Head Namaste White Teflon Episode: Larisa Begs Alison to Stop Using Teflon EWG Tap Water Database FDA information on Melamine Product Recommendations: Stainless Steel Pans Baking Sheets […]

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What’s in my nail polish?!, Episode 47

Nothing makes us feel more put together than having our nails painted. But unfortunately conventional nail polish is chock full of chemicals that we’d sooner avoid. Links mentioned in this episode: What we are drinking: Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc Barnivore: Vegan wine, beer and liquor database Duke and EWG Nail Polish Study 5-Free Polish Recommendations CND Vinylux   Julep […]

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Bloopers! Episode 46

Join us as we share a behind the scenes look at the Crunchy Cocktail Hour including some of our favorites from 2018, a look at 2019 and bloopers from previous episodes. Happy New Year!  Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Dogfish Head Liquid Truth Serum Sound Production by: Yōkai Audio Dream Guests: Amy McCready […]

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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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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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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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