Mushrooms and fungi are a miraculous thing and only recently did we begin to venture into the fascinating topic with the new trend of non-psychedelic, medicinal varieties. Because mushrooms range in complexity and spectrum, I will solely touch on the chaga variety.
You've probably heard that vanilla bean prices have skyrocketed in the last couple of months. You may have even taken a hit if you're purchasing them for your bakery/store/company or simply an ice-cream lover. The cost of this major food staple has been on the rise for years, but we're feeling the spike more than ever. What used to be roughly $40 USD for a kilogram back in 2011 is now $700 USD -- a whopping 20x increase in price! But why is this happening?
Activated charcoal made a big splash in 2017! It was being glorified everywhere -- making appearances in cold-pressed juices, frozen yogurt, cocktails, detox lemonades, toothpaste, deodorant, and face masks to name a few. It has many beneficial properties but it can also be quite dangerous if consumed incorrectly. Are you educated on the pros as well as the cons?
You may have even purchased a few conventional varieties at grocery stores and weren't convinced with the cardboard-like taste. #truth. Perhaps you decided to fork over a few extra bills and buy a nice shiny bottle from your local cold-pressed juice store, but shuddered when the total came up on the cashier's till. #truthx2 If you're nodding while reading this, then this is the blog post for you!
Say goodbye to unicorn frappuccinos and activated charcoal ice-cream, and hello to root-to-stem eating and the art of single-tasking. I've curated a list of the top health trends expected to make a hit in 2018 for good reason; this is more than just a list of Instagram-worthy meals and new superfoods!