Going Crunchy? Getting Started in the Kitchen

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?!

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!

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

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?

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

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

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

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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