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5 Shame-Free New Year’s Resolutions

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If you’re like us, you’re tired of shame-based resolutions and the too-frequent failure that comes with them. This year, we’re making changes that count. We’re committing to food as part of a joy-filled, whole-health-promoting lifestyle that connects us to ourselves, our community, and our world. Here are five ways we’re intending to make 2017 healthier and happier. Eat like you’re worth it. Let’s kick off this year by acknowledging our value as wholly unique, creative, capable human beings and begin embracing food as delightful fuel. Resolve to eat like you’re worth it. Load up on the healthy stuff because that’s what your body needs and deserves. Indulge in your favorite treats from time to time simply because you enjoy them. […]

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6 Smart Food Swaps to Make Now

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Whether watching your calories to maintain a healthy weight or trying to cut sugar or carbs to get more energy, try subbing better-for-you foods to help you reach your goals in the New Year. Cutting back on processed foods, carb-heavy items, and sugar bombs will leave you feeling great. We promise. Find more healthy recipes that make it easy to eat better in 2017. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2016/12/Smart-Swaps_DTDO.jpg" alt="6 Smart Food Swaps to Make Now – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Colorado" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a href="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/6-smart-food-swaps-make-now/" target="_blank">Door to Door Organics Colorado</a></p><img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2016/12/Smart-Swaps_DTDO.jpg" alt="6 Smart Food Swaps to Make Now – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Colorado" width="100%" […]

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17 Ways to Eat Better in 2017

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Door to Door Organics wants to make it fun & easy to keep your resolution to eat well in 2017, so we created an inspiring list of tips to kick off a healthy new year. 1. Don’t go “fat-free.” While it’s important to mind total fat intake, recent research suggests people who consume skim milk, reduced-fat cheese & other foods with the natural fat stripped out are no healthier than those who choose the full-fat versions—in moderation, of course. 2. Rock the rainbow. Brightly colored fruits & veggies like blueberries, carrots, cantaloupe & tomatoes each contain different types of and varying levels of nutrients called carotenoids that deliver those hues. Science shows that eating the rainbow—working lots of different colored […]

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How to Make Your Own Vegetable Broth

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Carrot ends, onion skins, kale stems, celery nibs, and leek tops—to you, that may sound like a list of items to send straight to the trash or compost bin. To us, though, they’re the start of something magical. Too many people overlook the power of broth and stock to enhance and elevate a dish. Don’t believe us? Cook tonight’s rice in broth. The once-bland, obligatory side dish will become a savored favorite. So start saving your vegetable scraps and making your own vegetable broth. Here’s how: We’ve created an easy vegetable broth recipe that can be the base of soups, stews, risottos, and pilafs. Feel free to deviate from the recipe and use the vegetable trimmings and scraps you have on hand. […]

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Help Us Reuse & Recycle Our Packaging

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We’re always rethinking our packaging to reduce the amount we use and now using less packing materials in our boxes for cold and frozen food. So there’s no need to leave out a cooler any longer since the new packaging will keep your food chilled for at least 10 hours. Can you help us reuse or recycle our packaging? Here’s how: 1.       On delivery day, leave out the new bubble-wrap insulation filled with any ice packs you received with your order. We’ll reuse or recycle it all. 2.       Also leave out empty glass milk bottles. 3.       Huge thanks for recycling our boxes & all other paper packing materials. We really appreciate that you’re helping us become an even greener grocer! Learn more ways […]

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3 Easy DIY Natural Body Care Recipes

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As we head into winter and find that we’re hibernating at home more, it’s the perfect time to slow down, relax, and indulge in a little self-care with easy-to-create homemade body care products. The best part about making your own skincare products? No label reading to suss out bad-for-you ingredients because you know everything that’s in your DIY potion. You put healthy foods into our body, so why not put healthy, homemade products on our bodies? Plus, making your own is simple, fun, and inexpensive. 1. Happy Head Scalp Rinse Cold winter days and blow dryers are a surefire way to stress out your scalp. The solution to a dry scalp is rinsing with apple cider vinegar. Sounds a bit weird and […]

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A Guide to Winter Greens

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Cooler temperatures mean that the conditions for growing and harvesting greens such as arugula, collard greens, kale, and spinach are at their prime. These deeply colored and flavorful vegetables are among some of nature’s most nutritionally rich. Beyond their ability to strengthen your body for the long winter ahead, leafy greens add vibrancy to your meals. From spicy notes to sweet finishes, each cool-weather green has distinctive characteristics that, when explored, open up a world of possibility in your kitchen. Why You Should Definitely Eat Winter Greens We all know greens are good for us, right? We regularly hear how nutritious dark, leafy vegetables are, but hear less often what actually makes greens the darlings of healthy food enthusiasts. When […]

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