Article Archive for Green Living

Go green this Chirstmas
Composting is the planet’s natural recycling program. You add materials from around the house that you used to consider garbage,...
Healthy eating at your holiday party
Last year I created a seven-course dinner to ring in 2007. But when I tallied the nutritional information, I realized I was...
Giving Green Without Greenwashing
I'm making my holiday gift list, and I'm checking it twice. Especially since, this year, it is so much easier to find eco-...
Simple ways to green your holiday gift-giving
Oh, the holidays. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, it’s hard to ignore them outright. Regardless you will probably wind up having to wrap at...
How to be eco-conscious during the holiday season
1. Switch your twinkly lights to LED lights. Energy use skyrockets around the holidays. A 2003 study conducted by the U.S....
Teaching Children the Real Meaning of the Holidays
It's coming ... a season ostensibly about peace on earth and goodwill toward all. But which is increasingly about getting a whole...
From LED lights to climate-friendly cards
Don't wait until New Years to to make an eco-friendly resolution! The holiday season offers a multitude of opportunities to go...
Food and exercise strategies PLUS what to do with all those leftovers!
In my 15 years of counseling clients on weight loss, I have learned lots about what really causes people to gain weight. And...
Give Tom Turkey a break this season with this vegetarian feast
Thanksgiving is, hands down, my favorite holiday. There's no stress of gift-giving, no major decorating to contend with (and then...
What you need to know about GMO food
There are three ways to look at nature: run in fear, seek to conquer, or live in harmony.Humankind’s first gods grew out of the...