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Toaster Oven and Air Fryer

Update September, 2020:  Are Air Fryers Really Healthy? Question from Sandee Are there any toaster oven-air fryer units that you recommend? Lisa’s Answer Non-stick coatings are the watch-outs for both of these items.  Waring is one of the few toaster brands  that do...

Are Tetra Paks Non-Toxic?

With fall in full force and Thanksgiving looming on the horizon, I started to stock up on some kitchen staples that I don’t buy at other times of the year.  A favorite is pumpkin puree that comes in a shelf-stable box, which I use to make soup.  During the summer it’s...

IKEA Enameled Pot

Question from Karen I know that Debra has recommended Le Creuset in  the past and I would love to own one one day, but its just not in the budget for me right now. When I was in Ikea the other day I noticed they have their own enameled steel pot. It says that the...

Polyester Slip-Covered Chairs

Question from Stacey I am trying to find affordable, safe, comfortable dining chairs for my family. I see one company makes a slipcovered chair but the slipcover is made of polyester. The foam in the chair is polyurethane and polyester-wrapped.  A customer service rep...

Staub Stoneware

Question from Lisa Staub is on your list of safe products. But does include their ceramic stone ware rectangular baking dish here? I read your post about enamel coating- it’s essentially glass sometime mixed with something else. But this uses “porcelain...

Comfortable Mattress

Question from Karen I am shopping for a non toxic mattress. Do you have a list of Comfortable mattress that is not drowned in flame retardant ? Lisa’s Answer There are many materials to avoid in a mattress in addition to flame retardants.  Start by looking at the...

New Apartment

Question from John I moving into a new apartment How shoud i go about storing my clothing, pots, pans, and etc when having to work with an apartment where you cant determine what materials the closets and cabinets are made of or if you know they are made of things...

Paint Off-Gassing

Question from John Painters painted our room with eco spec claimed no smell I went in 3 days  later not much smell but I felt poisoned with a headache Fans going windows opened I have asthma Any suggestion? Or experience with this paint? Lisa’s Answer I assume you are...

Vinyl Plank Flooring

Question from David I was trying to put floor in kitchen called life breath vinyle and have one box in room to test  no odour and voc and philates free   I am mcs so odour big for me   is this floor okay to use  I have filter with hepa and carbon running in room...

Non-Toxic Kitchens

Question from Pam Who creates a non-toxic kitchen environment?  IKEA?? Lisa’s Answer Are you referring to cabinets or all of the items you would find in a kitchen?  IKEA has a chemical policy that limits the use of harmful chemicals in their products but it does not...

ARE TOXIC PRODUCTS HIDDEN IN YOUR HOME?

Toxic Products Don’t Always Have Warning Labels. Find Out About 3 Hidden Toxic Products That You Can Remove From Your Home Right Now.