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How To Eat Green On A Budget

If only eating organic and green were as easy as buying organic, shopping at your local farmer’s market or using a reusable shopping bag. Although that is a fantastic start there are a number of ways that you can shop, cook and eat out that can have an enormous impact on our environment. Here are 5 tips to help cut down your carbon footprint and well as fuel your body with the best food possible,... read more

The “Organic Dirty Dozen”

The U.S. Department of Agriculture found that even after washing, some fruits and vegetables consistently carry much higher levels of pesticide residue than others. Based on an analysis of more than 100,000 U.S. government pesticide test results, researchers at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a research and advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., have developed the “dirty dozen” fruits... read more

How to make your own baby food

Making your own baby food is really very simple and to have complete control over what you are putting into your little ones delicate system is wonderful. Now there are a few contraptions you can purchase to make this a little easier, but if you are on a budget and already have a food processor and some unused ice cube trays, you have all you need. It is common for pediatricians to recommend rice cereal... read more