Health Myths Debunked, Episode 50

Want to know the real truth about some of the common health myths? Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Stone Moxie Gold IPA Myth #1: You need to take a daily probiotic Recommended Brands: Klaire Labs Hyperbiotics – round pill, skip this one if you have trouble swallowing pills Ora Organics Corganic Myth #2: […]

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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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Icelandic Fish Soup (Fisksoppa)

Last October my husband and I went to Iceland with friends and the one thing we couldn’t get enough of was the fish soup! I’m talking the freshest fish you’ve ever had in a broth bursting with flavor. We tried the fish soup in almost every restaurant we went to and every place had a […]

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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:

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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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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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