Do You Know What’s in Your Laundry Detergent?

toxic laundry chemicals

The Fresh, Clean Smell: Air Pollution Have you ever walked around your neighborhood and noticed that fresh smell of someone doing laundry? Bad news: when you breathe in that “clean” familiar scent, you’re actually getting a lung-full of toxic chemicals.  According to research by the University of Washington, when scented laundry detergents and fabric softeners […]

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Branch Basics Laundry Instructions

Branch Basics Laundry Instructions

These laundry instructions are the method we suggest for incorporating Branch Basics Concentrate into your laundry routine. Typically, if stains are properly pretreated, 1 teaspoon of Branch Basics Concentrate is adequate even for larger, tougher loads. Branch Basics Laundry: Top-Loading Machines For top-loading machines, add 1-2 teaspoons of Concentrate to your washing machine as it fills with water. […]

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Pumpkin Series: Pumpkin Spice Latte

‘Tis the season for the famed Pumpkin Spice Latte, made popular by Starbucks and made healthy by simply swapping some not-so-great ingredients (refined sugar, carrageenan and “natural flavors”) with healthy, nutrient-giving ones. A plethora of healthy versions abound, but this is one of our favorites, inspired by WellnessMama…thanks, Katie!! There are few things that offer […]

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Pumpkin Series: Homemade Puree

Pumpkin is like the Branch Basics of produce…so many different uses and never disappoints! With Fall in tow, we thought it’d be fun to share some of our favorite recipes featuring this versatile veggie – from savory soup to maple-sweetened muffins. And what’s so great is the immense nutrient benefits we receive when eating pumpkin-anything. […]

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Relaunch Party: A Lot to Celebrate!

It was not without a whole lot of work, perseverance, setbacks, encouragement, passion, support, time and prayer that WE DID IT!!! After twenty long months (who’s counting!?), a new formula was born against all odds. And not just a run-of-the-mill, this-will-do, hope-you-like-it formula. A kick-bottom, better-than-the-last, how-did-this-happen, this-is-IT formula!! And, on top of that, you guys stuck with […]

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Food as Medicine

  The Food We Eat is Foundational to Health Healthy eating is not about strict limitations. It is about eating a wide variety of real food, feeling good and having a lot of energy. Unfortunately, the Standard American Diet (SAD) is nutrient-depleted, acid-forming, and laden with sugar and additives. In a land of plenty, we […]

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