Author Archives: John

Valentine’s Day for the Heart

This Valentine’s Day surprise your sweetheart with the gift of a healthy heart…in a bowl of oatmeal.

No doubt, your valentine will appreciate the flowers, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and romantic dinner.  However, nothing shows your love like waking up …

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Happy Holidays!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Remember to take time to give thanks for all the joys of your life this weekend.  And if you’re looking for a few extra calories, try our recipe for Marble Pumpkin Cheesecake.  It’s a tasty addition to any gathering.   …

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If You Give a Friend Some Oatmeal…

Thanksgiving is almost here.  You can tell by all the Christmas ads you see.  Fortunately, you can also tell by the many people who take this time to reflect on the things that matter most in their lives.

Access to …

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Fueling the Flying Fin

It’s well documented that oatmeal is good for your heart due to its unique ability to whisk away cholesterol from our blood.  And especially this time of year, as thoughts turn to warming comfort foods, the airways are filled with …

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You Are Entering the Gluten-Free Zone

I recently returned from the Natural Products Expo East in Boston and, based on my unscientific calculation, approximately half the population is wheat sensitive.  How else can you explain the plethora of new gluten-free (GF) products that are coming soon …

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How Do You Sow Your Wild Oats?

At Country Choice Organic we try to live healthy, active lifestyles.  And like many of our customers, we’re always looking for new ways to stay motivated.  So this summer, we are hosting a Facebook photo contest to find out how …

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It’s CSA Season!

I received wonderful news yesterday…our CSA starts on Friday!  What’s a CSA?  Short for Community Supported Agriculture, some people refer to CSA as a produce subscription, a garden share, or a vegetable-of-the-week program.  No matter what you call it, each …

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An Ad for Earth Day

Earth Day is coming.  You can tell by all the commercials peddling ways to save the environment…buy a car and plant a tree…save box tops to protect the rain forest.  The possibilities are endless.  Unfortunately, what isn’t endless is a …

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Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

The Organic Trade Association yesterday announced the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 by the Senate Agriculture Committee.  Their press release focused on an amendment that adds a pilot project to offer healthy organic food in school …

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