Posts tagged food tip


Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies

We all know that a healthy diet consists of multiple servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Nothing is more important to kids as they grow than getting the vitamins and nutrients that fruits and veggies provide. Yet ask any parent, and they’ll tell you war stories of how their kids just won’t eat veggies (they’re …

Your Food, Your Blood, and Your Health

Ok, we’re not trying to gross anyone out here on a Monday, but could the key to a healthier you be in the blood? Here at the 3B (BerryBreezeBlog), we’re always looking for insight into the relationship between a healthy diet and a higher quality of life, and recently we’ve come across a dietary approach …

15 Household Uses For Lemons (That Don’t Involve Cooking)

Did you know that cuisine’s most-loved citrus fruit—the noble lemon—boasts almost as many uses outside the kitchen as in? Both the juice and the rind of lemons serve a wide variety of household uses – from beauty aides and cleaning heroes to pest-fighters and garden guards. As a bonus, swapping out harsh chemicals for a …

10 Ways To Trick Your Kids Into Eating Veggies

You have enough to worry about already when it comes to your children. Choosing the right family doctor, treating scrapes and bruises, and ensuring that your kid sees just as much sunshine as he does television (or more) can feel like a full-time job all on its own. As eating right is the foundation of …

15 Food Hacks That Would Do MacGyver Proud

For sustainable lifestyle devotees, finding alternate uses for pantry essentials like salt, vinegar, potatoes or cinnamon can be especially satisfying. When you take a standard ingredient and turn it into a cleaning agent, you’re saying no to harsh chemicals that can damage the environment. Finding one last use for that other half of the lemon …

Hang On Now – Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cause Cancer?

Hold on to your fish oil pills and brace yourself for scientific whiplash: after years of research detailing the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a new study from the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests they might be linked to an increased risk of cancer. Wait – what was that again? Isn’t this the …

Is it Really Possible to Cool Down With Spicy Foods?

People will do just about anything to fight high temperatures on the hottest summer days. We jump in swimming pools, run through sprinklers and crank up the AC. We eat organic watermelon, shaved ice and other foods that cool. In the city, kids will even ask the fire department to open up the hydrant on …

3 Ways to Beat the Heat With What You Eat

When a heat wave strikes, air conditioners are our best friends. A few degrees will make your home or apartment bearable, while the lowest settings will turn your place into an ice cave. If you’re elderly, AC can even save your life. But for organic living enthusiasts, it’s a little different. Every time you reach …