0DIY Recipe Gift Jars – Using Organic Root’s Bulk Section!

December 10, 2016 Gift Ideas

           It’s that time of the year again and everyone is trying to come up with unique, meaningful gifts for their friends and family without splurging too much on funds. Try out this interesting little gift that utilizes Organic Root’s Bulk Section, and gives your friends and family a fun experience (and a tasty meal) on you! These Recipe Gift Jars will work for almost anything, you just have to make sure that you use all of…

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0How To Beat Stress During the Holidays –Naturally!

December 3, 2016 DIY Naturally

1. Just Breathe! It may not be what yo    u want to hear in times of high anxiety, but simple breathing exercises can really help. Try slowly inhaling through your nose to the count of 5 and then exhaling out your mouth. By calming the nervous system you will focus better and feel more relaxed. 2. Get Your Essentials This is something we often forget in times of stress. Make sure you’re taking your multivitamin daily, and getting enough sleep. Vitamin…

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0The Lowdown on GMOs

October 15, 2016 GMO Genetically Modified Foods

October is Non GMO Month, and we at Organic Roots believe in living GMO free. Are you out of the loop when it comes to GMOs? You have the right to know, so here are the basics and you make the call! What Are GMOs & Why Should I Avoid Them?   The Non GMO Project defines GMOs (genetically modified organisms) as “living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering”. The science here…

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010 Ways to Eat Less Meat

October 1, 2016 Vegetarian

In recognition of World Vegetarian Day, we thought we’d share some tips on how to eat less meat. Whether you wish to go full on vegetarian, or just want to lessen your meat intake a bit, these are easy ways to make your diet more plant based! 1. Change up your Portions An easy way to eat less meat in general is by changing the classic ratio of meat to vegetable in any given meal. For example, if you’re making stir fry, use twice…

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0Autumn Cheese Plate Ideas

September 13, 2016 Organic Eating, DIY Naturally

Fall is just around the corner, and for many, that means fun social gatherings in the crisp Autumn air. From tailgates to  Halloween parties, everyone is ready to get together with friends and have some fun. When we think of entertaining guests, we think of the classic staple of every party: the cheese plate. Here we give you some ways to make the perfect Autumn Cheese Plate, utilizing seasonal fruit and considering diet restrictions! Ingredients We Love: Organic Pomegranates, Organic Gala Apples,…

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0A Tea for Every Aliment

September 10, 2016 Immune Support

Thought drinking tea was just for taste, or the occasional caffeine boost? Think again! Tea has been used medicinally for centuries, and you can carry on the tradition in your everyday life with these suggestions to help cure any aliment!   Anxiety Valerian, Passionflower Allergies Nettle Cold Echinacea, Elderberry, Goldenseal, Green Depression St. John’s Wort Diarrhea Blackberry, Chamomile, Marshmallow, Red Raspberry Fatigue Ginseng, Yerba Mate, Black, Green or White Tea Headaches White Willow Indigestion Peppermint, Fennel, Ginger, Chamomile Insomnia Valerian,…

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0Salad Seasoning Tips

August 27, 2016 Organic Eating, SuperFoods

The reason salads are so great is because they are so quick and easy, but pack with nutritional flavor! Here are some tips on how to make salads that really pack a punch! Whisk together equal parts oil and vinegar (or lemon juice) and add spices like basil, garlic, mustard, oregano, paprika, tarragon, or thyme. Toss into any leftover pasta, add some fresh veggies and maybe some grated or cubed cheese and you’re good to go! Fruit salads can be packed…

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0Weight Loss Myths

August 17, 2016 Weight Management

1. Portion Control is Everything Not necessarily true! Joe Colella, MD, a weight loss specialist, notes that you should not “change the portion, but change the combination of what you’re eating.” Everybody’s body and appetite is different, so textbook portions won’t work across the board. For example, it will usually help to up your protein intake, decrease starchy vegetables and increase non starchy vegetables. Eating meals instead of snacking throughout the day is the best way to implement any “portion…

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0Summer Cocktails with Owl’s Brew

July 25, 2016 Featured Partners, Uncategorized

Ray of Sun 2 parts The Classic 1 part Tequila Sparkling Water Squeeze of Grapefruit   Bubbly Brew 1 part Owl’s Brew Coco-Lada 1 part Prosecco Pour into a champagne flute Garnish with fresh pineapple   The Summer Shady 1 part The Classic Owl’s Brew 1 part IPA Squeeze of fresh lemon Garnish with lemon or orange wedge   Watermelon Palmer 2 parts White and Vine 1 part Vodka Shake with ice and strain, or serve on the rocks Top with soda…

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0Pick Your Protein with Garden of Life

July 7, 2016 Weight Management, Organic Eating, Supplements

All Garden of Life proteins are on sale for 30% off this month at Organic Roots. It’s a deal you’re going to want to take advantage of, but how do you know which protein is right for you? Garden of Life has a variety of unique and different proteins–there’s something for everybody! It’s time to Pick Your Protein with Garden of Life and Organic Roots!   Raw Organic Protein “Ideal for boosting protein intake and supporting athletic activities, building muscle…

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