Healthy Candy Swaps

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Halloween is just around the corner! But most of the yummy candy options for trick-or-treaters and adults are full of sugar, artificial food coloring, partially hydrogenated oils that contain harmful trans fats, gluten, nuts, and milk. What if you could … Continued

Tart Cherry Could Be Your New Turmeric!

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Turmeric’s incredible anti-inflammatory properties make it a fantastic choice for pain and inflammation relief. But tart cherry is set to share the crown: its large amounts of anthocyanins (a kind of flavonoid) give it high amounts of antioxidants, which also … Continued

Why Buy Manuka Honey?

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What’s the big deal about manuka honey? For that matter, what does “manuka” even mean? We’ll give you all the details. What Is Manuka Honey? Manuka honey is simply honey made from the nectar of manuka flowers, which contains methylglyoxal … Continued

Avocado, Grapeseed, and Coconut–Oh My!

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Many stores, including the Natural Food Exchange, have a large selection of plant and animal oils and fats to choose from. But how do you choose between avocado and coconut oil, or canola and grapeseed? Here we discuss the uses and … Continued

Fourth of July store hours!

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Happy Fourth of July!   In recognition of the holiday, the Natural Food Exchange will be open from 12-5 pm on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. We will be back to regular business hours on Wednesday July 5th!

Holiday Recipes

A Collection of the BEST Healthy Holiday Recipes.  Check out our top favorites! Cauliflower Mac n’ Cheese  From Gluten-Free Click For Recipe! _________________________________________________________________________ Zucchini Lasagna By Gluten-free Make It Vegan: Ask about our vegan mozzarella and Go Veggie* Parmesan … Continued

Maddy’s Apple Rose Tarts

Our NFE Team Member Maddy made these stunning artisan Apple Rose Tarts recently and we were overjoyed to share her recipe for the holidays! We also love that this recipe is 100% Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Low-Carb, Low-Glycemic, and Plant-Based using little to no … Continued

Fresh Goji-Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries are in-season right now so it’s an perfect time to craft recipes with this antioxidant-rich health boosting berry! Most people know cranberries to support bladder health, but these locally harvested beauties have also been researched to support gut bacteria balance, contain anti-inflammatory … Continued

Winter Health Staff Picks

Staff Picks For Winter Health! Our NFE Team Member Stephanie has hand selected some fabulous natural remedies to keep your immune system functioning strong this winter!      Disclaimer: These statements are not supported by the FDA. Before taking supplements, check … Continued

Heal Chest Colds Naturally

Suffering From Bronchitis, Coughs, or Respiratory Infections? See Ann Marie’s Top Picks For Healing Chest Colds Naturally! Learn more about Anne Marie and our staff here.      Disclaimer: These statements are not supported by the FDA. Before taking supplements, check with … Continued

Digestive Aids For Holiday Eating

It’s nearly impossible to not over-eat during the holiday season. No matter how many pep-talks you may give yourself or how much self-proclaimed disciplinary actions you are determined to follow, most of us tend to succumb to the temptation of … Continued

Allergen Free Thanksgiving Essentials

Find All Your Allergen-Free Thanksgiving Essentials For Gluten-Free Baking, Paleo Crafting, Dairy-Free and Vegan Variations Right Here! We have it all from your low-carb, low glycemic needs to local farm products. Browse With Bliss! _______________________________________________________________________________ GLUTEN-FREE DAIRY-FREE STUFFING MIXES Try Recipes … Continued

Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

We have collected a few Healthy Holiday Side Dish Recipes we thought were the BEST. We even included tips on how to make gluten and diary free if need be! Check out our top favorites! Cauliflower Gratin From Better Nutrition Magazine  … Continued

Flax Seed Egg Replacement

Are you trying to bake vegan or egg-free but can’t seem to find that magical ingredient that holds it all together? Try this EASY Egg Replacement Recipe Using Organic Flax Seed or Flax Meal from Bob’s Red Mill.  Did you … Continued

Gut Healing Green Soup

We are excited about this Quick and Easy Gut-Healing Green Soup Recipe! It’s delicious and made in a pinch!  What makes it gut-healing? The collagen and gelatin from chicken bone broth contains a specific type of collagen known as Type … Continued

Apple Cider Recipes

Tis’ The Season For Apple Cider! We Have Fresh Local Cider From Brooksby Farm!  Check out our recipes for Spiked Apple Cider – Great Holiday Cocktail  Tumeric-Apple Elixir: Excellent Immunity Booster and Digestive Aid    Turmeric -Apple Elixir: 16oz Local Apple … Continued

Guilt-Free Fudge Recipe

  We love this Guilt-Free Fudge recipe by holistic whole food dietitian and gut health expert Jenna Volpe of Whole-istic Living, LLC. Even better, it’s cookie dough fudge, so you get to eat your two favorite treats in one! Why is … Continued

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

Pumpkin is for more than just pies! It’s a superfood for your health and your skin! Pumpkin is rich in antioxidants: – Beta Carotene: to enhance skin & vision – Vitamin C: to increase immunity & fight free radicals – … Continued

Bone Broth

Bone broth is the new modern day “superfood” that has been an ancient staple of health and healing for thousands of years. Although you may think you eat enough “chicken soup”, bone broth is a far superior and nutrient complex … Continued

Bone Broth Recipe Guide

  Bone Broth Recipe Complete Guide: Choose From Multiple Recipe Options: Make broths from scratch, or use our pre-contained local frozen/fresh broths or find recipes using Ancient Nutrition Bone Broth Protein. All recipes Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free and Paleo! Learn The … Continued

Bone Broth For Gut Health

How Bone Broth Restores Gut Health and Digestive Harmony: Protects gut walls and gut lining Improves storage of nutrients and liquids Improves digestion and elimination of waste Removes toxins from the liver “Seals” gut protecting from disease Reduces inflammation and … Continued

Bone Broth For Joint Health

  How Bone Broth Supports Joint Health: Strengthens Cartilage, ligaments, tendon composition Lubricates Joints Nourishes Soft Tissue Supports muscle, cartilage fibers and elastin Reduces inflammation Enhances bone density Increases muscle repair and recovery Bone broth is a rich a source of … Continued

Bone Broth For Immune Health

  How Bone Broth Enhances Immunity and Detoxification: Improves microbiome health and integrity Reduces inflammation Supports detoxification through liver pathways Reduces oxidative stress Enhances cell cleansing, rejuvenation and proliferation Improves antioxidant and mineral absorption and utilization Achieving or maintaining a … Continued

Crafting Scrumptious Marinades

  When it comes to crafting fresh, flavorful meals, the secret is definitely in the sauce, rub, or marinade! Preparing your own sauces using fresh or dried herbs is a delicious and healthy way to offer your meals a little … Continued

Herbal Remedies

Spring is our most vibrant season and stimulates us emotionally, physically, and energetically. The essence of new possibilities envelopes us with the return of the warm nurturing sun, the budding green leaves, and an infinite blossoming of color. The growth … Continued

Bee Pollen For Allergy Rescue!

  Bee pollen is one of the most effective treatments for seasonal allergies! Curious as to why “pollen” would actually help ease symptoms of a pollen allergy? Here’s the deal. First of all, there are two types of pollen. Anemophilies … Continued

Spring Clean Your Mind & Body

  Spring! A season that allures us with its unveiling mysteries! A time of emergence, gentle awakening, and birth. The idea that anything is possible and a sense of eternal youth beckons us to embark on discovery and adventure! Traditional … Continued

Recipe for Meatloaf Cups

To maintain health, it is important to continuously eat whole foods and craft fresh meals to achieve a balance of essential vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, and healthy fats. Nutrient enrichment can be obtained from a variety of whole foods, even … Continued

Stay Healthy Post-Cleanse

After Committing To A Structured Cleanse, It Can Be Challenging To Keep Your Health On Track. Read Our Review of Our Sugar-Buster Cleanse and Gain Lifestyle Tips To Stay Healthy and Balanced Post-Cleanse! We had a fantastic experience committing to … Continued

Juice Cleanse Tips & Guidelines

Curious about detoxing but unsure how to start? Try a gentle, whole food and organic juice cleanse! Cleansing the body with clean, alkaline foods and nutritious juices can not only improve the physical functions of your body, but also create … Continued

Sugar Detox in 2016!

Ohhh White Sugar! That devilish, tempting treat! Sugar tricks our body and our brain into offering us a false sense of energy, happiness, and clarity. Unfortunately, in reality, sugar is sending our stomach and pancreas into a state of shock and … Continued