I started reviewing Conscious Boxes last month and fell in love with them if you recall. Here is a quick view of this jam packed box: Berryplus - Is it strange that the thing that excited me the most when I opened the box was the circular container of laundry soap. I just couldn't get over the cute packaging (contained 2 tubes for 2 loads of laundry) and the wonderful smell!It is 95% berry-based and 100% plant-based. The formula sounds awesome but the little microdoses will mean you have to … [Read more...]
Natural Sweeteners and Alternatives to Refined Sugar
Our desire for something sweet to eat is very natural. The desire for something sweet or sugar craving is the body’s signal to you that it needs some energy packed food. Unfortunately with much of the processed sugar we eat, our bodies are not getting any of the substantial nutrients, vitamins or minerals that it expects and needs and that would normally be present in a natural, unprocessed food product. I also find that when you regularly consume processed, refined sugars you come to accept … [Read more...]
Is Vegetarianism the Answer?
I just read an article yesterday that outlines the horrors and travesty of our current animal food product production system in this country. The article claims that vegetarianism is the answer to all of this. I am not at all convinced. I am not a vegetarian. I think this surprises many people because vegetarianism seems to be touted in recent years as the most "natural" way to eat. It surprises them even further to learn that I did in fact used to be a vegetarian (although not a vegan) but … [Read more...]