Food · Food additives

What is Annatto and why is it in my food?

So you’ve removed all the food dyes from your family’s diet, but you still see strange ingredients listed on the back of foods? Things like turmeric, caramel coloring, carmine and annatto? What are all these ingredients and should you be concerned? Let’s address one of the most common –  annatto or annatto extract as it’s… Continue reading What is Annatto and why is it in my food?

Dye Filled · Food · Rants & Raves

Coleslaw Con: A misleading side item

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I ran to the grocery store a few days ago and took Emma with me. As we passed the deli section, she asked if we could buy coleslaw. Sure. Why not? We found the packaged deli coleslaw and I was just about to put it in the cart, but thankfully,… Continue reading Coleslaw Con: A misleading side item