Food

Mango Avocado Kale Smoothie

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When Silk offered to send me a few coupons to try out their new Fruit &  Protein I was pretty excited because I knew…

Kale Chips Recipe {with Video!}

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My thoughtful husband bought me a beautiful fruit arrangement for Valentine’s Day.  It came loaded with strawberries, grapes, melons, pineapple and kale.  Okay so…

Looking to join a CSA?

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So what is a CSA? CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. In joining a CSA you are buying your produce (even meats, cheese, eggs…

Salads Made Easy!

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Mmmm, I love a blog post that result in yummy eats! I love salads, but finding the time to prep them on a daily…

How To Eat An Avocado

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When I first started buying avocados, the process to cut them up was a total mystery.  I spent time on various websites and YouTube…

How to Eat a Pomegranate

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Everyone has their own way to eat cut up pomegranates, but this is what works for me.  No water, no mess! Pomegranates make great…

Who benefits from this?

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I was upset by a newsletter sent home by my son’s school principal last week.  The first thing I read was that our school…

Easy & Delicious Salmon Asparagus Dinner

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Slow Food USA says that real food shouldn’t have to cost more than fast food, and they’re right!  With that in mind I set…

Homemade Frappe Mix Recipe

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I admit it.  I am in love with icy mixes of delicious coffee and cocoa.  I use to pick one up when I went…

Strawberries!!!

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We have several pick-your-own strawberry farms in our area.  I’ve never made it out to one, but a friend invited me and I went…

Spinach Lasagna

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I will skip the pleasantries and get right into it. Below is super simple but tasty recipe for spinach lasagna. Add in chicken or…

Eco Conscious Shopping

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“In other environmental issues we tell people to stop something, reduce their impact, reduce their damage,” states US Ecologist Gary Nabhan in a recent…

It’s canning season again!

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I love summer.  It’s so alive and there are so many things to do.  Too many sometimes, but I enjoy them all! Since summer…

Salad, hold the pesticides please!

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I’m *this close* to singing from my rooftop! A new Harvard study focuses on the effects of Organophosphates (a type of pesticide commonly used…

Updated Dirty Dozen

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The Environmental Working Group offers a handy printable guide that lists the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 fruits and vegetables, ranked by pesticide load…

5 Minute Microwave POM Cake

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It is important to ust to eat healthy.  When I got the chance to play around in the kitchen with some pomegranate juice from…

Do your body a favor. Avoid HFCS.

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I started this post as a review of the SodaStream soda maker. I started talking about why it was nice to be able to…