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Health Trends of 2018: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 13

Jade rolling, collagen, new diets, and more. Check out our picks for which health trends are taking over 2018! The question is – which ones are you willing to try? Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Grab your favorite beer! Moringa Benefits Hormonal Balance, Digestion, Mood and More Low FODMAP Diet Here’s Why You Should Start Eating (More) Bugs “Wabi-Sabi” Is the Latest Wellness Trend to Impact the Internet Dermarolling Jade Roller Rose Quartz Roller Recommended Collagens: Vital...

Duration: 00:43:24

Hair Health: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 12

We all want those beautiful, long, flowing locks from shampoo commercials, but for most of us, that’s just not a reality. But we can all strive to have our healthiest hair possible. What can you do to get healthy, strong hair? Can you improve hair growth after a period of loss? Listen in! Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink Recipe: Blackberry Whiskey Sour What is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and why is it bad? Suggested Collagen Peptides: Vital Proteins Beef Collagen Peptides (liquid...

Duration: 00:45:02

Detox: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 11

The new year is upon us and it’s a great time to detox and get your body in tip-top shape! Why do we need to detox? What does detoxing even mean? How do we detox? We’re about to tell you! Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Ginger Tumeric Margarita Cooking oils and smoke points Why every morning should start with lemon water Grocery Store Hacks Podcast The Importance of Sleep Podcast Recommended dry brush From ditching plastic wrap to upgrading from chemical dryer sheets to...

Duration: 00:48:14

New Years Resolutions: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 10

Happy New Year! Before you set your resolutions for the year, listen in as we set ours and give you our best tips for making those goals stick! Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Classic Champagne Cocktail Peloton ($100 off your accessories order with this link) Kombucha Kit Learning Tower 30 Day Yoga Challenge Why I Ditch My Old Makeup and Why You Should Too The post New Years Resolutions: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 10 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration: 00:50:39

Holiday Traditions: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 09

How old was Alison when she found out Santa wasn’t real? Why does Larisa call her tree a “New Years” tree? Oh – and what are those strange dolls below? Get cozy and chat holiday traditions with us! Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Holiday Sangria Larisa’s holiday gift guide with a healthy spin Boozy advent calendars Allergy-friendly advent calendar Crunchy Cocktail Hour has partnered with Alively – a self-care subscription box especially for MOMS who want to THRIVE! Each...

Duration: 00:47:41

Grocery Store Hacks: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 08

Who does the grocery shopping in your house? Brown eggs or white eggs – which one is better? Where is the garlic capital of the world? All this and more as Larisa and Alison dive into somewhat unknown, but vitally important, grocery store hacks. Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Charred Blood Orange Negroni What produce is in season and when What the heck is elephant garlic? The Disgusting Truth About Fish And Shrimp From Asian Farms (not the same article that turned Larisa’s...

Duration: 00:38:58

The Importance of Sleep: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 07

Sleep plays an important role in both physical and mental health. Just as important as the food you eat and the air you breathe, sleep can positively and negatively impact your health. So why do we sometimes neglect this need and is it really worth it? Digging into the facts, Alison attempts to convince Larisa to get more sleep. Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Kir Royale Top 10 Foods Highest in Tryptophan 7 Foods That Could Boost Your Serotonin Why is sleep important? 11...

Duration: 00:58:02

Healthy Home Remedies: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 06

Sometimes a home remedy can be just as effective as a doctor prescribed solution. Next time you’ve got a case of the sniffles or an upset stomach, give these tried and true home remedies a try! As a bonus, find out what Larisa’s doing in this picture that her husband calls her “weirdest thing yet.” Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Hot Toddy Larisa’s blog post on the home remedies mentioned in this episode The post Healthy Home Remedies: Crunchy Cocktail Hour,...

Duration: 00:43:07

Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 05

Thanksgiving doesn’t mean you have to let all healthy habits go. Spice up the holidays with new traditions and get the whole family involved! Find out how us foreigners (Canadian and Russian) have adapted to American Thanksgiving and hear our best tips for keeping the ultimate food-focused holiday just a tad healthier. Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Plum and Thyme Prosseco The history behind Canadian Thanksgiving Canadian Meat Pie (Tourtiere) recipe Russian Meat Pie...

Duration: 00:44:49

Ladycamp and the Importance of Female Friendships: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 04

Coming to you straight from Cape May, NJ during one of our “ladycamp” trips, we are joined by our besties Karen and Laura to discuss how “ladycamp” came to be, the importance of female friendships, and our best tips for making new bonds and fostering old ones. Join us for our first episode in our Healthy Head, Healthy Heart series. Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Grapefruit Sage Mimosa Larisa’s Blog post about LadyCamp According to Science, Your Girl Squad Can Help You...

Duration: 00:40:03

What Kind of Crunchy Mom Are You?: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 03

What kind of crunchy mom are you? Take the quiz with us to find out! Crunchy: A crunchy mom practices natural living. She is an advocate of natural birth, selective circumcision, not vaccinating, baby wearing, breastfeeding, co-sleeping, cloth diapering, attachment parenting, homeschooling, and organic and green living, etc. Scrunchy: A scrunchy mom wants their child to live in a more natural, organic environment, but can’t quite commit to all the activities and practices involved in being...

Duration: 01:36:15

Breastmilk: The New Mom Cure All: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 02

Let’s talk breastmilk! Find out why we’ve dubbed it the new mom cure-all and play a little game of would you or wouldn’t you. Even if nursing wasn’t your path, you’ll find some interesting tidbits and a lot of laughs in this week’s episode. In the meantime, if you’re having some sort of problem, just put some breastmilk on it. Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Skinny Margarita Information and locations of non-profit milk banks The post Breastmilk: The New Mom Cure All:...

Duration: 01:32:30

No One Will Eat With Us: Crunchy Cocktail Hour, Episode 01

Whether you’ve recently made a healthy eating lifestyle choice or you have a food allergy, eating out with restrictions can be frustrating! Alison and Larisa break down the reasons behind their restrictions and give you their top tips for making going out to eat fun again. Oh, and Larisa tries gin! Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Infused Gin & Tonic Larisa’s blog post about #LadyCamp FREE Printable Allergy Cards The post No One Will Eat With Us: Crunchy Cocktail Hour,...

Duration: 00:51:51

Coming This Fall: Crunchy Cocktail Hour

Do you want to use cleaner, greener products or serve healthier food to your kids but everyday life gets in the way? Girl, same! We are Alison and Larisa, two full-time working moms that are trying to ensure we surround ourselves and our kids with the best products on the market while navigating the flood of information on what is and isn’t healthy. Oh, and we like cocktails. Join us every Friday for new episodes of the Crunchy Cocktail Hour! Coming October 2017! Check out the teaser on...

Duration: 00:00:41