product review

JRINK Juicery Review and Profile

November 16, 2013

This past summer, I got an email from Shizu and Jennifer, two local women who were in the process of launching a pressed juice line. They told me about how they’d gotten started in the corporate world, working reckless hours on Wall Street. They’d witnessed firsthand how hard it can be to make healthful choices […]

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Review of Fiber Smart by Renew Life

November 4, 2013
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It’s an appropriate week for this review! On Friday, we talked digestive health when I wrote about Gutbliss by Dr. Robynne Chutkan. I mentioned that Dr. Chutkan is a big, big fan of fiber and its numerous health benefits, from cardiac protection to a lowered risk of diabetes to–of course!–gut health. In Robynne’s office, we […]

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Product Review: Organic, BPA-Free Baked and Refried Beans from Pacific Foods

September 11, 2013

Some time ago, Pacific foods reached out to me and asked if I’d be interested in reviewing their new line of baked and refried beans in BPA-free Tetra Recart cartons. This is the first and only line of its kind–baked and refried beans, even vegetarian/vegan ones, typically come in cans, and those cans are rarely […]

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New Vegan Cuts Snack Box (and Vegan Chic Bonus)

July 12, 2013

Happy Friday! As the weekend approaches, I’m grateful for all the love you showed my first raw, berry cheesecake–thanks for that. Hope you’ll give it a try. Before I head into the weekend, I wanted to give a shout to the latest Vegan Cuts snackbox I was sent to review. You can read the review […]

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A New Kind of Non-Dairy Cheese: Artisanal Vegan Nut Milk Cheeses from Kite Hill

July 3, 2013

I’m so glad that the dilly cashew cheese and cucumber rounds look as good as they tasted! Because we’re on the topic of nut cheese, and how great it is, this is a perfect day for me to be sharing an exciting new product review: my experience with Kite Hill cheeses, a new line of […]

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Vega One Bar Review

May 17, 2013
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Recently, my friends at Vega asked if I might be interested in sampling and reviewing their Vega One bar–a new extension of the Vega One line, which already includes Vega One shake. I said of course! The Vega vibrancy bars and the Vega Sport protein bars have gotten me through many a long day and […]

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Vegan, Gluten Free Bars and Protein Powder from 22 Days Nutrition

May 8, 2013

They say it takes 21 days to make or break a major lifestyle habit. We should probably take this with a grain of salt, because habits run deep, and change is different from person to person. But I think there’s something to the idea that, after a few weeks of trying something new, we can […]

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