10 Apps to Help You Eat GMO Free

As the struggle for GMO labeling rages on, app developers are taking matters into their own hands. By creating apps that allow consumers to determine exactly what is in the products that they buy, these developers are giving you total freedom of choice. These apps all have multiple features for identifying different types of ingredients, […]

8 Gluten-Free Recipes You Need to Know Now

Going gluten-free can really hit hard. But chin up: There’s absolutely nothing that they can make with gluten which we can’t make without. These eight gluten-free recipes are the ones you want to master so that you really just won’t feel the pinch of that missing gluten — and you won’t be tempted to cheat […]

Growing Garlic—What’s the Difference Between Softneck Garlic and Hardneck Garlic Varieties?

Growing garlic in your own garden lets you play with flavors you cannot find at stores. We carry more organic seed garlic than any other garden company, at the best prices, so plunge in and get garlicky. How to grow garlic The nuts and bolts of growing and harvesting garlic are right here for you, […]

6 Amazing Vegan Brunch Recipes

Quinoa Porridge Serves: 1 Ingredients:   1 cup unsweetened almond milk   1/3 cup quinoa flakes   1 tablespoon vanilla extract   1/4 teaspoon cinnamon   1/4 teaspoon ginger   1/8 teaspoon nutmeg   3 to 4 dried prunes, chopped (or other dried fruit)   1 tablespoon maple syrup   1 tablespoon raw sliced almonds Directions:Bring almond milk to a boil in a pot […]

Salute Mother Earth on Her Day with Eco-Friendly Wine

When the work day is done and it’s time for laughter on the porch with friends, there’s no better accessory than a glass of good wine in your hand. Unfortunately, in these days of rapid climate change, conservation and the wine industry are increasingly at odds. Every time we buy a bottle now, there are […]

20 Eco-Friendly Easter Egg Ideas

No plastic Easter eggs! Make that your mantra, and you’ve just banned quite a bit of the toxicity of Easter. Besides, you don’t need plastic Easter eggs, not when there are both beautiful, vegan alternatives to plastic eggs, and beautiful, creative, unusual ways to decorate traditional, edible Easter eggs. Want something to fill with candy? […]

10 Incredible Vegan Recipes You Can Whip Up in 10 Minutes or Less

In today’s modern age of fast-pace everything, we tend to lose sight of what really matters — like quality, nutritious food, for instance. We aim for the convenient and least nutritious over the more healthier, wholesome (but longer to prepare) foods. Let’s take oatmeal for example: there’s the instant versus the slow-cooked oatmeal. The former […]

Effective Natural Remedies to Cure Spring Allergies

Spring allergy is commonly used to refer to hay fever, a seasonal allergic rhinitis attack experienced by more than 35 million Americans every year as the season changes and many allergens start to blossom – during springtime. As pollens scatter and travel through air, people as far as hundreds of miles away unknowingly sniff them, […]

Organic Gardening: 10 Tips to Success

Organic gardening is the method of gardening that utilizes only materials derived from living things, ie. all natural plant foods and pesticides. Once you know the basic tenets of this practice, organic vegetable gardening is simple. And the payoff is enormous: no toxic chemicals, no waste, better for the environment as a whole, and not […]

Four High-Protein Vegetarian Alternatives to Soy

Vegetarian Protein Foods Not Named Tofu or Tempeh “Four Alternatives” list: four high-protein, non-soy, vegetarian foods.  A lot of people seem to think soy is the only decent source of protein out there for vegetarians. Seitan For a long time, I thought seitan was another soy product.  Turns out, it’s made mostly from wheat.  And […]

10 Foods That a Nutritionist Always has in Her Freezer

People often think that eating healthy takes way too much planning and preparation. Either they hate grocery shopping every week or don’t feel as though they have the time to do so. Luckily, the freezer can make your life much easier. Here is a list of what nutritionist, Kristy Rao, always has in her freezer […]

10 Green Ideas for Earth Day

Got big plans for Earth Day? It’s right around the corner, April 22, but feel free to celebrate all week long with these 10 great ideas for teaching kids about Earth Day and what they can do to help take care of our planet.1. Serve up eco-snacks. Mix up some trail mix (with raisins, sunflowers, […]