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Green Kitchen Tips

5 Tips for Making Quick and Healthy Meals

Putting a healthy meal together can be difficult on a busy weeknight. These quick and healthy meals make even weeknight cooking a breeze. Convenience and health donít always go together on our plat…

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9 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides in Salads

Lettuce season is upon us! If you belong to a CSA get ready for head after head of lettuce. Week after week. For someone like me that isn't crazy about salad, that can be a little bit overwhelming. Th…

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A Complete Guide to Urban Farming

Urban farming, also sometimes referred to as urban agriculture or urban gardening, is the term most often used to reference the act of growing plants†in urban areas. According to the Urban Agriculture…

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How to Get The Most Out of Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture, also known as CSA, has become a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food. The first CSAs were established in the U.S. in 1986, and as of 2012 there are† o…

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The Herb Growing Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Has spring sprung? The weather might still be deciding, but it's not too early to start thinking about your indoor and outdoor herb gardens. With the help of this infographic, you can provide your her…

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6 Simple Tricks to Nix Food Waste at Home

From mushy fruit and weird produce parts to leftover coffee and stale bread, these handy ways to use overlooked comestibles can help alleviate your personal contribution to landfill mayhem. Those o…

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15 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Cook in Your Waffle Iron

Do you have a waffle iron? Are you depriving yourself of homemade waffles because you don't want a unitasker in your kitchen? I have great news for you: you can make so much more than waffles in a waf…

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9 Make-Ahead Lunches to Carry in a Mason Jar

A Mason jar is the perfect lunch container. It's glass, so won't leach nasty chemicals†into your food the way a plastic box or bowl would. It's got a tight-fitting lid, so you don't have to worry abou…

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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so†many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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12 Ways to Use Temperature Instead of Chemicals to Clean

Do you really need a pantry full of cleaning chemicals? Or can ice, boiling water, baking soda and vinegar clean most everything? We put a few temperature-based house cleaning methods to the test, …

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With my glasses, Einstein, without, a feminine Einstein. Will share this.

I would be much healthier. i would also have to give up a lot of jobs though and a lot of errands wo…

Thanks for sharing. I liked the bird feeder.

Considering that most of the water has chemicals, heavily mine and road run-off in it, any recipe wi…

I've had some major health issues (low energy, dry black lips, poor digestion of food) over the last…