Cuckoo for Coconut

Cuckoo for Coconut

KIWI Magazine

Kids and adults alike can get on board with coconut’s subtly sweet flavor, rich texture, and floral scent. And while food like coconut oil, coconut flour, and coconut milk are becoming more popular than ever, the question remains: Are coconut-based foods,which are typically high in saturated fat, a healthy choice for families? Here’s what you need to know–plus how to …

Smarter Snacking

Smarter Snacking

Zevia

Smarter Snacking Hunger can strike at anytime, and with hectic family schedules, most of us reach for things that are quick and convenient – but that doesn’t always mean they’re healthy. Here are three simple, healthy swaps to reach for between meals, plus the perfect drinks to go with them. Mid-Morning Craving Instead of reaching for crackers or chips, substitute …

Buying in Bulk: Go Big or Go Home

KIWI MAGAZINE

You know that buying organic foods like grains, beans, nuts, and coffee from the bulk bins is better for the environment and your wallet, thanks to less packaging and lower price points. But how much of a difference does it really make? On average, you’ll spend 89 percent less for organic bulk foods compared to their packaged counterparts, says research …

Healthy Salmon To Hit Stores Soon

KIWI MAGAZINE

Brace yourself for the new wave of planet-friendly farmed salmon. Formed by the World Wildlife Federation, the Salmon Aquaculture Dialogue recently released a set of standards aimed at nixing the negative environmental impacts of salmon farming, which produces approximately 60 percent of the world’s salmon supply (the rest are wild-caught). The standards will be overseen by the global nonprofit Aquaculture …

Chocolate Fudge Bites

KIWI Magazine

Kids (and adults!) get bombarded with sticky, gooey sweets around the holidays. So try making these super easy, super healthy chocolate fudge bites—they make for a tasty, healthier alternative to traditional holiday treats. Place 1 1/2 cups each of pitted dates and walnuts in a large bowl and add enough hot water to cover. Let the dates and walnuts soak …

Easy Deviled Eggs

Abby Dodge

Easter is the Christian celebration commemorating Christ’s resurrection. What kid doesn’t love coloring, decorating, and hunting for Easter eggs? If your family gets carried away with the egg-cellent fun, you may end up with heaps of hard-boiled goodies. Fortunately, after your little ones have found all their Easter eggs, they can use them to make this recipe. Ingredients 4 large …

Plated matzo brei

Matzo Fun: Matzo Brei Recipe

Abby Dodge

Passover celebrates the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. The food most commonly identified with Passover is matzo. When the Jewish people were fleeing Egypt, they had no time to wait for the bread to rise and the result was unleavened, flat bread (matzo). Although it is commonly served plain, matzo can also be used to make …

Food Ingredients That Only Sound Scary

KIWI MAGAZINE

Natural-food advocates often say the best way to avoid unnatural eats is by steering clear of anything you can’t pronounce or that your grandmother wouldn’t recognize. But there are plenty of odd-sounding ingredients that actually do come from natural places. Here are five you’re likely to spot in many packaged foods: * Carrageenan: The thickening agent is derived from seaweed to …