Tag Archive | "green"

Green Tea Cupcakes

Friday, June 25, 2010

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Green Tea Cupcakes

Green tea cupcakes make a great dessert for all. They have a beautiful green color and are sure to grab ones attention!

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Be Healthy, Eat a Rainbow!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

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Be Healthy, Eat a Rainbow!

When we look at food, we see one main thing, color. The color of our food can tell us a few things about it and signals to our brains what sort of taste it may have, edibility, or even how healthy it is for us. This can help us choose the healthiest foods for our bodies as well as what kind of benefits they have for us based on the color of said food!

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Compost Systems for the Urban Farmer

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Compost Systems for the Urban Farmer

Almost a quarter of all the trash in America is food that has gone unused, be it from scraps or food that is no longer edible. It seems like a huge waste (pun intended) when it could be used for compost, a great fertilizer for growing more foods. However many people don’t have the luxury of being able to take advantage of that, and for those people there is a new hope on the horizon.

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Kiwi, Pineapple Earth Day Smoothie

Thursday, April 22, 2010

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Kiwi, Pineapple Earth Day Smoothie

Here’s a recipe for a fresh Green Kiwi Pineapple Fruit drink for Earth day! This is refreshing and wonderfully tropical in flavor. It goes great with a light meal and if you’d like, it will make a base for a sweet cocktail!

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Help Keeping Food Fresh

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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Help Keeping Food Fresh

How do you like saving money? How about keeping your food fresh for a longer amount of time? The Early Show pointed out that $155 billion of food is wasted each year and that the average family wastes around $1,200 during that time.

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Celebrate Earth Month with Whole Foods Film Festival

Thursday, April 8, 2010

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Celebrate Earth Month with Whole Foods Film Festival

April is Earth month and April 22 is Earth day, where we all celebrate the Earth by trying to be more eco-friendly. Whole Foods will have a food film festival going on through out April in celebration of our planet.

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Grow Your Herbs and Vegetables With or Without Land

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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Grow Your Herbs and Vegetables With or Without Land

Whether people want to be more eco-friendly, spend less money on food, or just be more healthy the one thing they almost immediately consider is growing their own foods. Herbs, vegetables, fruits can all be grown fairly easily with the right conditions, but how to grow them if you don’t own your own land?

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St. Patrick’s Day Food and How to Help with the Morning After Hangover

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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St. Patrick’s Day Food and How to Help with the Morning After Hangover

Today, St. Patrick's Day, revolves around Guinness, Irish Whisky, Irish Cream, and green beer.

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Seasonal, Local, Winter Foods

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Seasonal, Local, Winter Foods

Local food is usually associated with farmers’ markets, spring, summer and autumn. Winter is unfortunately forgotten thanks to snow, freezing cold and the complete lack of greenery. How can we possibly find local, fresh foods during these cold months other than to forgo the whole “local’ thing and have it imported from other parts of the world/country?

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iPhone App that Helps Reduce Food Waste

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

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iPhone App that Helps Reduce Food Waste

Do you have an iPhone? Looking for food related apps? How about one that is helping people minimize food waste by suggesting recipes to cook with leftovers? Well, now, there’s one out there to help!

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