A new favorite eco-friendly product — Abeego!  At first, I just loved the name…now, after trying it, I love the product!  Abeego is an inspiring company “driven by common sense and a persistent desire to help people change the way they think about their food”.  Abeego focuses on providing a “versatile material that can be Read More →

Like rosemary, basil is another one of my favorite herbs!  Its fragrant, bright green leaves are most renowned for use in the Italian sauce pesto, a yummy combination of basil, pine nuts, olive oil, parmesan cheese, and garlic.  Pesto is great as a pasta sauce, sandwich spread, or to flavor salads, such as a quinoa Read More →

Thanks to the research I do for our website, I discovered Andrew Olson, the One Ingredient Chef!  You gotta love this guy!  His writing is fun and his website is chock full of healthy recipes.  His One Ingredient Diet fits in perfectly with those seeking an eco-friendly lifestyle: 1) Eat foods that start out as Read More →

I LOVE growing herbs!  They are often hardy and can withstand our year-round cold night temperatures.  Using fresh herbs in cooking adds wonderful flavor!  Like rosemary and sage, thyme is easy to grow and good for you! 100 Best Health Foods: “The evergreen leaves of thyme have a powerful aromatic flavor and strong antioxidant action Read More →

non gmo

We mentioned GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) as one of seven foods that are bad for the environment. We could write a book about this important issue. Many commercial GMOs are plants that have been genetically engineered to withstand direct application of herbicide so that large farms can spray to kill weeds without harming their target Read More →