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Green Kitchen Tips

8 Foods You Can Reuse Before Throwing Out

On my quest to reduce household waste to an absolute minimum, Iíve done a lot of thinking about what goes into the garbage can and what can be diverted to other purposes. With a bit of creative thinki…

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5 Resources for Packing a Better Lunch

Now that the school year is officially in full swing, do you need some school lunch ideas to spice up your kid's lunch box? Here are some places to find school lunch inspiration! Even if you don'…

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7 Smart Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home

Food. Waste. Are there any two more depressing words when it comes to the kitchen? With all the resources we have, food waste prevention should be second nature. Let these food waste prevention tips…

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16 Microgreens You Can Grow in a Jar or a Box

Microgreens pack a lot of delicious punch in a tiny pouch (well, leaf to be exact). I started eating them almost by accident. I was weeding mustard greens out of a community garden patch, and rathe…

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Exactly How to Crave Veggies & Healthy Food

Are you craving what's best for you? One of the challenges of making a diet change can be taste. If your food appetite is a taste for unhealthy foods, maybe it's time to rethink. Food craving…

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7 Easy Steps to a Plastic-Free Kitchen

Plastics are so passe. They're usually made of petroleum and chemical additives that can disrupt our reproductive systems and cause learning disabilities in kids. They're sold as "indestructible" but …

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Why We Should Eat More Dandelions

The Nature Conservancy of Canada spends hours pulling weeds across the country each year. This past Saturday, Alberta Region Conservation Volunteers were given the opportunity to bite back! Since 2006…

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10 Ways to Reuse Banana Peels

Weíve written a lot about food waste lately. And as you probably know, the facts about food waste are startling:†Americans never eat 40% of the food we produce. The cost to the environment is signif…

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11 Brilliant Kitchen Hacks to Reduce Waste

Americans waste hundreds of pounds of food per household each year. A whopping 30-40% of the US food supply ends up in landfills each year! Why are we wasting so much food? A lot of it has to do with …

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10 Creative Lemon Peel Uses

A squeeze of lemon in your water. A bit of lemon juice to finish a pot of beans. Lemons are endlessly useful in cooking, and it feels so wasteful to just toss those peels into the compost or trash. Ne…

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