Looking for an alternative to jelly beans for this weekend’s festivities? To this day, Jelly Belly jelly beans are my favorite way to satisfy a candy craving. But having kids has made me think twice about the amount of sugar my family ingests. Check out the head to head comparison (I know, I know, who's going to stop eating Jelly Beans for Easter, but this is pretty eye-opening).
Ah, National Pecan Day. One of our favorite days of the year. Here are some fun facts about pecans you might not have known:Continue Reading
Last week at Expo West, the largest natural products trade show in the world, I had the privilege to interview three natural products leaders who successfully sold their businesses to larger companies.
The theme of the panel was "selling without selling out." As someone who cares a lot about my family's health, and the future of the food system, this was a fascinating conversation. "Big food" is scrambling to survive as many 100 year old brands are starting to lose traction, and companies like Campbell's, General Mills, Kelloggs, Kraft and Danone are snapping up better-for-you brands like Justin's, Annie's, and Noosa Yogurt.Continue Reading