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Nuubia Chocolate Review

We're using Valentine's Day as an excuse to search for the best eco-friendly chocolates out there! Taste testings included. A few weeks ago we tested out Nuubia Chocolates.  Nuubia is an artisan chocolatier, located in San Francisco, and are all about sustainability! Nuubia Chocolates avoids palm oil, and...

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Fair Trade Chocolate for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is approaching fast. A day completely dedicated to love, hearts and chocolate. Unfortunately, the chocolate filled heart boxes in the store of the supermarket aren't the best choice. Not only are they filled with preservatives and additive, but most of them aren't fair...

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The Food of Love

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and there’s nothing more romantic than an intimate candlelight dinner at home. The secret to a fun time is to select foods known for their aphrodisiac properties and make it all about spending time with your partner—not slaving...

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Chocolate Crunch Torte

  Chocoholics! This is the easiest chocolate recipe ever. As it requires no cooking, it’s perfect for non-bakers – a foolproof chocolate dessert! Makes 12 servings   8oz                  dark chocolate – 75% cacao – broken into pieces 4oz                  unsalted pistachio nuts, roughly chopped 2oz                  dried sour cherries 2oz                  golden raisins 3Tbs               ...

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Dinner or Dessert? Beware the Sugar

Sugar is everywhere. It's directly linked to obesity and elevated heart risk. Many of the foods we eat are laden with hidden sugar. Thankfully, it is increasingly becoming common knowledge that heavily processed foods are loaded with not only sugar, but a host other substances...

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KAMUT® wheat berry, arugula salad with pistachios

    This is one of the best KAMUT® salads we have ever tried. Lots of flavors combine for a rich, satisfying dish that is both aromatic and delicious. Very simple to make. Makes 2-4 servings (depending on if serving as a main course salad or side salads) 1cup...

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Kracklin’ Kamut Giveaway!

We're hosting a giveaway! Head over to instagram.com/eco18dotcom and enter for a chance to win some Kracklin' Kamut snacks! Kracklin’ Kamut is a snack made out of the ancient grain commonly known as Khorasan. Khorasan is high in protein and contains several different minerals. Kracklin’ Kamut is certified...

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National Popcorn Day!

It's National Popcorn Day and we're celebrating! Here at eco18 we'll use any excuse to eat yummy snacks, especially when they're guilt free like the ones listed below! Skinny Pop White Cheddar Popcorn Not only is is white cheddar flavored, but it's gluten and GMO free! That beats...

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Match ado about Matcha

Maybe it’s the cold weather, maybe it’s the thirst for the perfect “morning engine” made from something 100% real, like a single leaf. Matcha has taken the center stage recently due to its array of health benefits, combined with its reliable delivery of a bright...

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Top 10 Food Trends in 2016

    There’s a lot going on in the food industry and we’ve compiled a roundup of the trends that will be driving innovation in 2016. From emerging flavors to good bacteria—sustainable and fermented foods are going mainstream. Alternatives to modern wheat and heirloom ingredients are gaining...