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Green Kitchen Tips

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

We’ve 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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6 Tasty Peach Recipes & How to Store the Summer Peach Bounty

Is your produce drawer overflowing with beautiful, farmers market peaches this summer? Try some of these delicious peach recipes! This has been the summer of peaches at our house. A local farm offere…

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Are You Cooking With the Best Type of Onion? Probably Not.

  All onions are not created equal -- which is why it's frustrating when a recipe calls for "an onion." Sure, it's not the end of the world if you use a red onion when the recipe writer had a …

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Peach Popsicles with (or without!) Jalapeño

These summery peach popsicles are a little bit sweet and a little bit spicy. A touch of mint makes them extra refreshing on a hot day. If spice isn't your thing, you can leave the jalapeno out of t…

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