Most of us don’t think twice when we order a coffee and later toss the cup in the trash. Where does that cup end up? Most likely a landfill or our water ways. The thing is that most of these paper disposable cups are lined with plastic and are not easily recyclable. That means most [...]
We love chocolate just as much as anyone, and it’s a good idea to buy organic and fair trade certified chocolate, but that can be challenging to find at times. No worries, homemade chocolate treats taste so much better than the store bought, pre-packaged, and processed kind anyway. Check out this VERY clever and tasty recipe for Valentine’s Day.
Have you ever thought about the amount of trash you create? Five months ago, my husband and I pledged to attempt to create zero waste for one full year- Project Green Foot. Crazy, right? We don’t think so. We have one small garbage pale of trash which consist mostly of veggie/fruit stickers, receipts, plastic from Kombucha [...]
Have you ever tried seitan? I did this past week in a veggie wrap at my local, vegan, all-organic restaurant. I was surprised that I loved it enough to experiment with making my own at home. I thought of purchasing the pre-packaged seitan at Whole Foods, but figured it is probably pumped with salt and [...]
Venturing into a vegan lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to miss out on tasty treats. Take fudge, for example. The best part about this fudge recipe is that it is super duper healthy. You can even make it with all raw ingredients, but it is not necessary. Check out this tasty holiday fudge recipe that has a curious ingredient that might surprise you.
Do you like to drink lots of hot cocoa on cold wintery nights? Switching to green tea instead of hot chocolate is a great way to cut a lot of unwanted sugar from your diet, but you know, sometimes you still just like to have that warm cup of cocoa. Try this scrumptious and healthier recipe next time the cocoa craving is upon you.
I have been “no-pooing” for nearly 5 months now. That means I’ve been forgoing shampoo and cleaning my hair with baking soda and apple cider vinegar (AVC). I was fascinated by the concept of never having to use shampoo again. You’re probably thinking, “how can someone possibly live without shampoo? Won’t their hair look like [...]