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How to reduce food waste

I’d venture to guess I’m not the only one who’s ever had rotting, moldy cheese and vegetables in my fridge.  Have you ever pulled that crisper drawer out to find your lettuce is wilted and dried on the tips?  Raise your hand if you’ve gone into your pantry looking for something only to find all […]

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5 Harmful Food Additives You Need To Avoid

Oh, that time between New Years and Spring.  Let’s talk harmful food additives!  It’s the perfect time to begin purging all the crap from your life and adopting new habits.  I always find that with all the excitement and business around the holidays, there’s not enough time to assess where we are and what changes […]

Is Being Vegetarian Really Better for the Planet?

Part of our journey to a greener lifestyle has included taking a closer look at the foods that we eat.  I shared here about my choices regarding organic vs. conventionally grown produce but produce isn’t the only aspect of our diet that concerns me.  What about meat?  Is it good for us or is it […]

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My Non-Toxic Food Storage Choice

Last night as we were cleaning up from dinner, my husband asked if we were going to save the leftovers.  I suggested that we let them cool off before putting everything away.  He went ahead and got out a plastic container to put everything in, after it cooled.  I began to think, is that plastic […]

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Why I Will Always Choose Organic Produce

Do you choose organic produce when you grocery shop?  What are the benefits when you choose organic?  Does it matter?  It’s generally more expensive than conventionally grown but is it necessary?  Can you afford not to? Should I Choose Organic? In my 20’s, I didn’t think much about what I ate.  I knew that fruits and […]