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Green Kitchen Tips

Asparagus Season is Here! Celebrate With Tips & Recipes

We got our first young asparagus in our CSA basket a few weeks ago, which means that asparagus season has arrived! Check out some health benefits and cooking tips for this season's asparagus bounty. …

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Remember the 3 R’s to Eat Well & Spend Less

By the "three R's," we're not referring to readin', 'ritin' and 'rithmetic Ö although those school subjects are definitely useful tools for keeping track of your food consumption. Rather, the basics o…

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How to Cook & Eat Amazing Artichokes

Artichokes can be such an intimidating spring vegetable. If you've never cooked a whole artichoke before, you might feel a little bit daunted. Learn how to cook artichokes and check out some other yum…

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7 Other Ways to Use a Pizza Stone

Want your pizza to taste as good as your favorite neighborhood joints' version? Short of investing in an expensive oven, a pizza stone is your best bet. Pizza stones, also known as baking stones, help…

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My 4 Top Earth Day Inspirations

Earth Day is on April 22.† It's a time for us to work together and focus on what this earth needs. Being "Green Conscious" I go through my life and do my "green" bit daily, but my actions and thoug…

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7 Biggest Grocery Store Mistakes

Food prices are on the rise, and grocers' profit margins are slim. So it's no surprise that they'll do anything they can to get you to fork over your hard-earned cash. Overspending, wasting food, and …

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3 Natural Products That Can Clean Your Whole House

Getting toxic cleaning products out of your home is one of the smartest, easiest and most practical ways to create a healthier, more eco-friendly home. Many of the chemicals used in conventional clean…

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5 Green Foods You Should Be Eating

Yes, yes, we all know we should eat more greens. But, the regular rounds of broccoli, green beans, and lettuce can get rather tiresome. Instead, try these nutrient-dense green foods that are often ove…

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14 Ways to Cook with Food Scraps

Here in the U.S. we waste around 40 percent of the food we produce, and part of that happens in our very own kitchens. Check out some of these ways to bust food waste by cooking with food scraps! &nb…

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BPA-Free Plastic Is Toxic, Too. Here are Some Good Alternatives

I've been waiting for the other shoe to drop ever since I first learned about the dangers of BPA (bisphenol-A) a few years back. So when I saw this eye-opening Mother Jones article, The Scary New Evid…

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