Hank D and the Bee: Keeping Only non-GMO Candy

Hank D and the Bee: Keeping Only non-GMO Candy

More on GMOs in candy From Amy Ziff on HuffPo: Top 5 List of the Best, Good-for-You Halloween Candy (Psst… GMOs Are Not Invited) From the Non-GMO Shopping Guide: Non-GMO Candy From Eat.Drink.Better: GMO’s and the Fruit Sticker: 8 is NOT Great! 9 is Fine! From ElephantJournal: 9 Tricks for a Green Halloween It should […]

Hank D and the Bee: Pistachio-Opening Tools

Hank D and the Bee: Pistachio-Opening Tools

More on my favorite nut From Eat.Drink.Better.: Mood-Boosting Foods: Healthy Foods That Make You Happier From LocalHarvest: Braga Organic Nuts Eat.Drink.Better. again: Good Food: Gravelnuts Delivers Healthy Snacks That Taste Great Free signed Hank D and the Bee cartoon for anyone who sends me a photo of themselves painting a pistachio to look like Bee! […]

How to turn a milk crate into a container garden

milk crate container garden

It’s not too late to start your fall garden. But if you are getting a late start on it, you probably don’t want to spend a lot of time or money in actually setting up your container or raised beds. If you’re trying to save space and construct a simple square foot type garden, milk crates can be the perfect solution.

Hank D and the Bee: Gone Fishin’

Hank D and the Bee: Gone Fishin'

More on Fishing (kinda) and Food Trucks From Mother Nature Network: 10 eco-friendly food trucks From my poetry site: Fishing=Baiting and Waiting From Louie Armstrong and Bing Crosby: Gone Fishin’ Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on […]

Hank D and the Bee: More eggs, cheese, & milk please

Hank D and the Bee: More Eggs, Cheese, and Milk, Please.

More on Homesteading and Backyard Animals From Yes Magazine: Book Review: Urban Homesteading–Heirloom skills for sustainable living From Mother Earth News: COMPARING THE FIVE BEST BACKYARD ANIMALS Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.что можно […]

How busy parents can have healthy kids

healthy granola bar

If you have kids, you know how hectic being a parent can be. If you have kids and a job that keeps you busy, chances are, sometimes certain sacrifices have to be made because there simply isn’t enough time. How many times have you sped into a McDonald’s drive-thru on your way home because you […]

Hank D and the Bee: Rethinking Center Field

Hank D and the Bee: Rethinking Center Field

I live in St. Louis, so Cardinals if you’d like some local, organic tomatoes to replace your center field lawn just reach out to my sister and sister-in-love at BackdoorHarvest. They’ll hook you up! The rest of you, you’re on your own, but I want credit! Catch up on the rest of the Hank D […]

Vegetarian (but not healthy) marshmallow Peeps recipe

vegetarian marshmallow peeps

Nothing says happy Easter like biting the heads off of some homemade vegetarian marshmallow chicks and bunnies — except for maybe doing so after sending your homemade Peeps to yoga. The original homemade peeps recipe on The Kitchn calls for: Ingredients 7 1/2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin (*see below for vegetarian gelatin substitutes) 1 1/2 cups […]

3.14 Pie recipes for a 3.14-course Pi Day dinner

mexican pie recipe

Happy Pi Day. That’s right, it’s March 14th (which is 3.14 for anyone slow on the mathematics uptake). I can think of no better way to celebrate Pi Day than to chow down on a delicious pie. But why stop at just one pie? For this year’s Pi Day, I thought it’d be a good […]

5 common sense tips about bacon (and nitrates)

Bacon -- nom, nom, nom.

Bacon is the Comeback Kid. Foodies are more excited about it than ever. Creative recipes sizzle all over web: chocolate-covered bacon, bacon ice cream, bacontinis, and more. Whether it is rebellion against chia seed or an unabashed reclamation of hedonism, eating bacon is IN. But how much SHOULD we eat if no bacon is truly “nitrate-free”?