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Gingermint Asian style Noodles

Gingermint Asian style Noodles

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement During the winter, I often find myself craving comfort food, with the translation of that usually being “not very good for me” food.  There are times when nothing other than some cheese or gravy infused concoction will suffice.  But I’ve found that good, strong satisfying flavors and […]

The big deal with natural toothpaste

The big deal with natural toothpaste

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement What’s the big deal about natural toothpaste, anyway? I remember when I first learned about Tom’s of Maine toothpaste.  I was in my early 20’s and working as a camp counselor.  One morning I was brushing my teeth with a random tube of toothpaste when one of […]

Gingermint Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Gingermint Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement There was a long time when I wouldn’t have considered a salad as a viable option for dinner.  The beginning of a dinner, maybe.  But there was no way a salad could be a fulfilling dinner all on its own, right? I was wrong!  I’ve discovered that […]

Humulus lupus: What hops extract brings to your deodorant

Humulus lupus: What hops extract brings to your deodorant

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement When I say “hops”, what is the first product that comes to mind? Deodorant, right? OK, maybe not. But after reading this, maybe deodorant will be the second product that comes to mind, or at least you’ll have a new sense of appreciation to what hops extract […]

The more things change

The more things change

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager, Citizen Engagement The other day I bought a new pair of glasses. The style was definitely a departure from the thin wire frames I had worn for many years, and I’m still getting used to how I look in the mirror. But what struck me the most about my new […]

Gingermint Granita: A uniquely refreshing dessert

Gingermint Granita: A uniquely refreshing dessert

I’m a big fan of ginger, and love how its spicy, citrusy flavor can liven up so many dishes. This dessert combines ginger with mint, and I think it makes for a really refreshing treat. If you don’t want to take the time to periodically stir the mixture, you can always wait until the mixture has solidified and grate it up in a food processor.

Healthy living and the trail less travelled

Healthy living and the trail less travelled

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager, Citizen Engagement Here is my healthy living dilemma: I love the way I feel when I’m healthy, but don’t always love those healthy-living activities. Give me the choice between hitting the gym or sitting on the couch and watching TV with a bag of potato chips? More often than not […]

Enjoying winter… naturally!

Enjoying winter… naturally!

Tom’s of Maine is a New England company, so we’re used to dealing with New England winters. For many employees, it’s our favorite time of year! When we’re not busy making our natural toothpaste, natural deodorant and other personal care products, we like to take advantage of this peaceful time to connect with nature. “As […]

Is Gluten Free the Way for Me?

Is Gluten Free the Way for Me?

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Community Activation Have you ever found a solution to a problem, only to realize that solution didn’t make you happy?  A few weeks ago I was reading a magazine when the following line jumped out at me:  “Do you suffer from fatigue, stomach cramps, and aching joints?  Intolerance to […]