optimum vortex blender review

Optimum G2.1 Platinum Series Vortex Blender Review and Recipe

Here at EcoKarma, we are always excited to share new products with you, especially when we get to personally test them out and give you some raw feedback. We have a couple of smoothie fanatics on our team, and when Froothie, the exclusive distributers of Optimum Blenders, reached out to us for a review on one of their models, we …

The 5 Best Food Storage Containers for Buying Food in Bulk

There are so many benefits to buying food in bulk, from Environmental Impact to Emergency Preparedness to Economics.  In this article we’ll walk you through one of the simplest and least expensive ways you can reduce your carbon footprint while easing your family food budget, and show you some of the best food storage containers available on the market. What …

Food Preservation

Food Preservation

There are a wide number of modern day techniques and machines that help us preserve food and store abundance for later. Most Popular Methods: Drying Freezing Cooling Canning Pickling Heating Boiling Smoking Vacuum Sealing Why It’s Important?? Food waste is a very large problem, especially in America. Americans lead the world in food waste. It is estimated that about 50% …

Best Detox Teas

15 Best Detox Teas of 2017: Kick Those Toxins to the Curb

Tea has rapidly grown in popularity in the Western world. With its variety of types and flavors, it makes a healthier alternative to coffee and can  help with a variety of bodily issues. If you frequent social media platforms such as Instagram, chances are you might have seen an influencer of some kind advertising a detox tea that helps them …

Coffee

Coffee beans are erroneously categorized as a bean. Their physical appearance is the only resemblance they have to true beans. They are actually the seed of a coffee plant. The coffee plant is a member of the plant family Rubiaceae. Caffeine is found within the coffee bean and the intended use of this is part of the plant’s natural defense system …

canning equipment

Best Canning Kits: A Guide for Buying & Using Canning Equipment

According to the EPA, over 40% of greenhouse gas emissions are directly related to a combination of transportation and manufacturing, meaning that the food we buy from the local grocery store, which is nearly always packaged and/or grown somewhere else and shipped by truck, arrives at a withering cost to our environment.  In the past, we’ve revealed lots of ways to cut back …

best iced tea maker

Best Iced Tea Maker: Cool off with a Delightful Drink

Finally the sun is shining, warming you from head to toe as well as the earth beneath your feet. Warmer days are on your heels and you’re excited to spend more time outside. Before you reach down and grab an ice cold can of your favorite soda, maybe you should consider a better, more satisfying option. Iced tea is a …

Best Juicers

20 Best Juicers of 2017: Comparison Chart & Reviews

There are so many juicers — perhaps too many — on the market today. It can be a very tedious process looking through all the options. How can one make sense of it all? You don’t want one that’s going to break after a couple months, but you probably don’t want to drop a couple grand on a Jamba Juice …

Food Dehydrator Reviews

14 Best Food Dehydrators of 2017: Comparison Chart & Reviews

During this food dehydrator reviews feature we will be taking a look at the best food dehydrators in our comparison table and review section. Using a food dehydrator helps families, hunters, and anyone who likes to make their own food and save money in the process. Two popular treats people make with dehydrators are jerky and fruit leathers. Demand for …

The Best Smoothie Makers

15 Best Smoothie Makers & Blenders for Delicious Smoothies

On the hunt for a new smoothie maker? It pays to buy quality. Blenders are highly prone to breaking because the nature of the work (blending up fruits and chunks of ice) is pretty demanding! Smoothie blenders that have robust motors and quality blades will last longer and provide you with many delicious treats for years to come. Nothing beats …