4 Dr. Bronner’s Organic & Fair Trade Products To Start Using Right Now

About 20 years ago, my quest to find a great natural and organic soap led me to Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Liquid Soap. I was in the beginning stages of my loc journey and in search of all natural hair products. Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint Pure-Castile Liquid Soap was recommended to me as a great shampoo. Turns out, they were completely right. Since then, I’ve washed my hair with Dr. Bronner’s. It leaves my hair squeaky clean and smelling amazing. I’ve tried all of their scents, but the peppermint will always be my favorite. I love that you can also use it for an insane amount of other uses. The bottle even says 18 in 1. And it’s definitely true. I’ve used it for at least 15 of these uses! If you’re looking into going green, Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap should definitely be on your list. This “Magic Soap” can be used to wash dishes, laundry, mopping, a plant spray for bugs, a veggie rinse, and you can even wash your dog with it! It’s a great buy!

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Essentials 🌱 @drbronner I’ve been using Dr. Bronner's products for over 10 years! Yes, I’m a fan. You will always find Dr. Bronner’s in my bathroom cabinet. The 18 in 1 Hemp Peppermint is my favorite. You can actually use it in at least 18 ways including bath, laundry, veggie rinse, ant spray, and as an all-purpose cleaner! It smells so good and it leaves your skin and hair feeling so refreshed. You need this in your life. Trust me. Dr. Bronner’s products are both organic and fair trade. ******************************** Dr. Bronner’s All-One Mission: “Work hard and grow, do right by customers, treat employees like family, be fair to suppliers, treat the earth like home, and fund and fight for what’s right!” ******************************** #sponsored #nationalveganmonth #drbronners #fairtrade #organicbodycare #organic #bodycareessentials #peppermintsoap

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Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint Pure-Castile Liquid Soap is made with organic and certified fair trade ingredients including organic coconut oil, organic olive oil, and organic palm kernel oil. Ingredients that your hair and skin will love. A product that you can feel good about purchasing because the farmers and workers behind the product are paid fairly.

I know I’ve purchased hundreds of their Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap Bars in the past. It’s another personal favorite. It too “is made with certified fair trade ingredients and organic hemp oil for a soft, smooth lather that won’t dry your skin.” I love this soap! It smells divine and you feel so alive and refreshed after taking a shower with it! The Dr. Bronner’s Castile Bar Soaps are also available in Lavender, Almond, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Unscented Baby Mild, Rose and Citrus. It’s literally the best organic bar soap ever. It will always be my go to.

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If you’re looking for a great fluoride-free toothpaste, look no further than Dr. Bronner’s All-One Toothpaste! It is composed of a low foaming formula, free of synthetic detergent foaming agents, artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, or sweeteners. Knowing that, you can be sure that it will clean your teeth effectively without any toxic ingredients. It tastes great too! Enjoy Dr. Bronner’s All-One Toothpaste in Cinnamon, Anise, and Peppermint.

I was pretty excited to try their Organic Shaving Soap for the first time. I had some armpits that needed some attention. I loved its nice fragrant lather. It did a great job in lifting the hair follicles while providing a nick-free shaving experience. Afterward, my underarms felt very moisturized and refreshed.

Dr. Bronner’s is a family business committed to honoring the vision of founder Emanuel Bronner by making socially and environmentally responsible products of the highest quality, and by dedicating profit to help make a better world. The company’s progressive business practices is part of the company’s mission to put into practice the principles that inform the philosophy put it on the company’s iconic soap labels written by founder, Emanuel Bronner. The company has grown to become the top-selling natural soap maker in North America and a major brand worldwide. Based on a 2015 sales a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s soap was sold on average every three seconds.-Dr. Bronner’s

Dr. Bronner’s is basically your one stop shop for all of your organic & fair trade body and personal care needs. AND everything thing else in between. Visit their online store and you’ll find lotion, hand sanitizer, hand soap, hair rinse, hair crème, lip balm, and hand soap. You will not be disappointed! The quality is just plain stellar. I’ve been a loyal customer for over 20 years. That says a lot.


Dr. Bronner’s All-One Mission

“Work hard and grow, do right by customers, treat employees like family, be fair to suppliers, treat the earth like home, and fund and fight for what’s right.”



Liquid Soap – Unscented Baby Mild

  • Water
  • Organic Coconut Oil*
  • Potassium Hydroxide**
  • Organic Palm Kernel Oil*
  • Organic Olive Oil*
  • Organic Hemp Oil
  • Organic Jojoba Oil
  • Citric Acid
  • Vitamin E

Bar Soap – Unscented Baby Mild

  • Organic Coconut Oil*
  • Organic Palm Kernel Oil*
  • Sodium Hydroxide**
  • Water
  • Organic Olive Oil*
  • Organic Hemp Oil
  • Organic Jojoba Oil
  • Sea Salt
  • Citric Acid
  • Vitamin E

*Certified Fair Trade

**None remains after saponifying oils into soap and glycerin.

Liquid and bar soaps come in a variety of scents – Peppermint (Organic Peppermint Oil*, Lavender (Lavender Extract), Almond (Natural Almond Fragrance), Tea Tree (Tea Tree Extract), Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Oil), Rose (Natural Rose Extract, Citrus (Organic Orange Oil, Organic Lemon Oil, Organic Lime Oil


Liquid Soaps

  • 2oz $3.19
  • 4oz $4.49
  • 8oz $6.69
  • 16oz $10.99
  • 32oz $17.99
  • 1/2 Gallon $33.49
  • 1 Gallon $63.99

Bar Soaps

  • 5oz $4.69

Packaged in 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles and 10% hemp-flax, and 90% post-consumer recycled paper.

Organic Shaving Gel (Unscented)

  • Organic Sucrose*
  • Organic White Grape Juice
  • Organic Coconut Oil*
  • Organic Palm Kernel Oil*
  • Potassium Hydroxide**
  • Organic Olive Oil
  • Organic Shikakai Powder
  • Organic Hemp Oil
  • Organic Jojoba Oil
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Citric Acid
  • Tocopherol

*Certified Fair Trade Ingredient

**None remains after saponifying oils into soap and glycerin.

Additional Fragrance Varieties

    Spearmint-Peppermint (Organic Peppermint Oil, Organic Spearmint Oil)
    Tea Tree (Organic Tea Tree Oil)
    Lemongrass Lime (Organic Lemongrass Oil, Organic Lemon Oil, Organic Lime Oil
    Lavender (Organic Lavender Oil)

Organic Shaving Soap

  • 7oz $8.99

Packaged in 100% post-consumer recycled plastic.

All-One Toothpaste – Peppermint

  • Organic Glycerin
  • Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
  • Hydrated Silica
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
  • Potassium Cocoate (made with Organic Coconut Oil*)
  • Organic Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil
  • Organic Mentha Arvensis (Menthol) Crystals
  • Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Flour*
  • Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*
  • Tocopherol
  • Citric Acid
  • Organic Stevia Rebaudiana Leaf / Stem Extract

*Certified Fair Trade Ingredient

Toothpaste available in flavors, cinnamon, and anise.


  • 5oz $6.49
  • 1oz $2.49
  • Packaged in 100% recyclable boxes and tubes.


Dr. Bronner’s 18-in-1 Castile Liquid Soaps, Bar Soaps, All-One Toothpaste, and Organic Shaving Soap are sold online at the Dr. Bronner’s web store (www.drbronners.com) and at Whole Food Market as well as many natural grocers and retailers nationwide.

Learn more about Dr. Bronner’s.

Website: www.drbronner.com

Instagram: @drbronner

Twitter: @drbronner

Facebook: @drbronners


*This post was sponsored by Dr. Bronner’s. All opinions are that of my own.

First Fresh Chicken Sausage | Chicken Sausage & Cheese Waffles + Deep Dish Chicken Sausage Pizza

The other day,my daughter wanted breakfast for dinner, as she eyed the First Fresh Chicken Sausage that just had arrived at our doorstep. I see you Sage! She loves making waffles with the waffle maker, so that’s what she wanted. Then I thought, why not kick these waffles up a few notches! Let’s add some of this great looking Chicken Sausage Breakfast Links to the waffles. Hey, while we’re getting fancy, let’s throw in some cheddar cheese too!! Oh yea. This is gonna be a winner!!


So this recipe is super easy and fast to make! Just prepare your favorite waffle mix according to directions on the box. I used Hungry Jack. Then prepare 4 chicken sausage breakfast links according to package. I cooked mines in a non-stick pan. After it’s cooked just chop it up and throw in the bowl with the waffle mix. Then add 1 cup of cheddar cheese. More if you’re feeling real cheesy! Mix it all up. Then use your waffle maker to make the waffles! Easy! I put some fresh strawberries and maple syrup on top and devoured it! Yummy!

Chicken Sausage & Cheese Waffles

2 cups Hungry Jack Waffle Mix

1 1/2 cup water

4 First Fresh Chicken Sausage Breakfast Links, cooked and chopped

1 cup cheddar cheese

Combine all ingredients in bowl. Cook in waffle maker. 


This chicken sausage is so good! The awesome thing about it is that they use locally grown farm fresh ingredients to make them!  They are also gluten free! BONUS!! When cooking with these sausages, the options are endless! Try adding it to your meatloaf like Randy at Atlanta Food Critic did with his Chicken Sausage Meatloaf. Looks good Randy!! Or how about using these delicious Chicken Sausages in a Toad in a Hole! Heads over to We Like To Cook and Denise has you covered as she gives you the lowdown on how to make this traditional British dish. 

OR! Use it in your deep dish pizza!!! Yes! The Mild Italian Chicken Sausage is the perfect topping for pizza! I simply cooked the sausage in the oven until done and then sliced it. After preparing the crust, I began to build my pizza! 

Pizza Sauce

Sliced Mild Italian Chicken Sausage

Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Fresh Chopped Spinach

Fresh Sliced Mushrooms

Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Turkey Pepperoni

More Mild Italian Chicken Sausage!

Yes Please!!

First Fresh Chicken Sausage can be found in Publix stores throughout Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC.

Check out recipes from some of my blogger friends at the Atlanta Food Bloggers’ Society!!

Happily Edible After

Herbed Whole Grain Biscuits with First Fresh Chicken Sausage, Jalapeno Pimento Cheese, and Arugula  

Front Porch Gourmet

Cojita Lime Omelets with Chicken Sausage & Balsamic Tomato Hash 

The Sophisticated Caveman

Chicken Sausage and Fennel Soup 
The Cardigan Kitchen

Ricotta Gnocchi with Pesto and Chicken Sausage

Atlanta Food Critic

 First Fresh Foods Chicken Sausage Tacos  
We Like 2 Cook

First Fresh Toads In The Hole  

*I was provided with First Fresh Chicken Sausage for review purposes. As always all opinions are my own.