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Green Kitchen Tips

10 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Don't let leftover Halloween candy go to waste. Here are 10 ways you can use it 1. Donate it. Think homeless shelters, soup kitchens, the vet's office, your local community center, a senior center …

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8 Tips for Keeping Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. Erin, associate editor of Gardenista, shops impulsively for vegetables. But unfortunately, her vegetable crisper is where her "good intentions go to die." Luck…

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30+ Recipes for Cooking Up Fall’s Bounty

Find out what's in season and how to cook fall veggies and fruits. We've got a list of fall produce plus more than 30 fall recipes. I know. Loving fall is a total cliche, but what can I say? We've …

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9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health. Here are 9: 1.† They are high in vitamin B6.† Vitamin B6 helps reduce the c…

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7 Common Kitchen Toxins and How to Avoid Them

If you're a regular reader here, chances are you do your best to avoid harmful chemicals and stock your kitchen with healthy, whole foods. Still, even with the best intentions we sometimes let commo…

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Ugly Fruits & Veggies: Why They Matter (Video)

This French grocery store just started doing what every grocery store should be doing: selling produce that is edible. This means selling produce that doesn't fit into the manicured expectation of…

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7 Clever Tips to Make Produce Last Longer

Letting veggies and fruit go bad isnít just a bummer for our budgets, itís also a problem for the planet. According to the†World Resources Institute, 25 percent of calories grown around the globe for …

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13 Things You Shouldn’t Put In the Fridge

In most homes, refrigerator space is at a premium. So donít stuff this prime, cooling real estate with food that shouldnít be refrigerated. Here are 13 items you don't need to chill. Avocado: Av…

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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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I love a cornucopia of fresh fruits on the dining table. Not only is it delightful to look at but i…