Getting kids to eat veggies

We have become quite removed from our food chain in today’s world.  Drive-thru windows, convenience foods, and ready-made meals make it easy to forget where our food comes from. It’s also easy to forget what fresh food tastes like.  Fresh as is as nature intended.  Farmer’s markets are making a comeback as is the eating local movement. […]

Do This, Not That – Spring Tips

We are exposed to so many chemicals in our modern society so the small things you can do to reduce your exposure will go a long way to keeping you and your family as healthy as possible. Here’s a little list of things you can slowly do or change at home for a healthier environment. […]

Back to School Lunch Dilemma

Yes, I saw the first back-to-school commercial on TV as soon as August hit. The summer is going way too fast but let’s squeeze as many more memories out of this one as possible. However, we can’t deny that school is upon us. I got a recent email newsletter from EWG – the Environmental Working […]

Green Tip – Coconut oil…and then some!!

I have been experimenting off and on with consuming more of a raw diet for the last few months now. I will admit some weeks are more raw than others, but even just getting more fruits and veggies into my diet has made me feel much better. One of the main oils used in the […]

Going Green Tip #2

For a natural and environmentally friendly alternative to cleaning your teeth, skip your regular toothpaste and avoid the packaging waste. Instead try making your own. Here’s a recipe I found on http://www.howstuffworks.com/ Toothpaste: Mix 3 parts baking soda with 1 part salt. Add 3 teaspoons of glycerin. Add 10 to 20 drops of flavoring (peppermint, […]