Parsley.  Often a garnish on the side of your plate.  Whoa!  Parsley deserves to be center stage!  The leaves are a good source of vitamin C, iron, potassium, folate, lutein and zeaxanthin (the latter two prevent macular degeneration).  It even purifies your breath!  (Thank you 100 Best Health Foods for putting the spotlight on its Read More →

Summer produce season is here!  Whether you’re a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) member, grow your own food, and/or a weekly shopper at local Farmer Markets, you’ll have plenty of fresh produce to store. Three reusable food storage products have changed my life by greatly reducing my use of plastic bags and wrap.  I’ve written about Read More →

World Wildlife Fund – Making a difference for our planet.  My membership renewal notice included more than a letter asking for my continued support.  Dedicated to conservation and education, WWF included “10 Simple Things YOU Can Do to Help Protect the Earth!”  And they are simple and easy!  Which is why I give a “Hats Off To…” Read More →

Running.  In Nature.  On Trails.  Sacred Places.  Respect.  Care.  Intention.  Ecofriendly. Matt Gunn of Ultra Adventures runs and cares…a lot.  So much so that all Ultra Adventure races (called The Grand Circle Trail Series)  are zero waste, with less than 1% of the trash produced at the event going to the landfill. Ultra Adventures offers Read More →

Grocery List.  Check.   Reusable shopping bags.  Check.  Reusable bag for bulk items like rice & beans.  Check.  Reusable Flip & Tumble produce bags.  Check!!!  Another cool product to help us reduce, reuse, recycle! Flip & Tumble’s 12″ X 14″ super lightweight polyester machine washable bags have “everything you need to rein in those awesome artichokes, Read More →