Recently, I was contacted by a PR firm with a list of potential items for review. After scanning the list, my eyes lit up when I saw “cookware.” I read over the description quickly, saw “non-stick coating” and got irrationally excited. My current pots and pans are stainless steel and all they do is hang on to food.
Then, I panicked. To my knowledge, many brands of non-stick cookware are known to be toxic because they contain PolyTetraFluoroEthylene or Teflon. I called my best friend Mint, who is more eco-conscious than I am. She asked me to find out the name of the non-stick cookware I would be reviewing. I scanned the email from the PR firm, and found the brand name.
“GreenPan?” I asked tentatively.
“Yes! GreenPan is good.” She confirmed. She went on to say that she was excited I would be reviewing this particular product, as she was strongly considering putting a set of GreenPan cookware on her wedding registry!

GreenPan is an eco-friendly alternative to teflon-based cookware.

Instead of Teflon, GreenPan uses Thermolon, a mineral coating that is derived from sand that contains no toxins. For more information on Thermolon, click here.

I was so excited to test out this frying pan, I decided to make some scrambled eggs. After I washed out my new pan, I added some olive oil.

Then I put in my scrambled eggs concotion: eggs, milk and cheddar cheese.

And I cooked.

And gradually, my concotion became scrambled eggs.

I was ready to eat, so I added some salt, pepper and hot sauce.

I gobbled up my scrambled eggs, and boy were they delicious! It was time to wash out my GreenPan.

Here is what it looked like after cooking:

So I washed it.

And here is what it looked like after the wash.

Pretty impressive, no? No eggs stuck to the pan. I barely had to add any soap to clean it. Mint, I would go ahead and add this cookware to your registry.

If you (or someone who cooks for you) are interested in learning more about GreenPan, click here.

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