We know that collecting food scraps in a kitchen composter is a good idea, but what happens after you’ve gathered all of that food waste?
Bonne O vs. SodaStream
Bonne O Carbonator vs. SodaStream: The Ultimate Sparkling Water Smackdown
Food as Medicine: Treating Chronic Disease through Diet
What if instead of popping a pill for these types of chronic disease, we used food as medicine?
Make Your Own Homemade Tea Blends With These 8 Recipes
Homemade tea blends can be very simple or more complicated, and you can customize your recipes to suit your own tastes. These are some of our favorite hand-crafted tea ideas to stock your pantry or for your gift list!
Vegetable Garden Planner Creates a Free Custom Plan
A new interactive vegetable garden planner takes a lot of the guesswork out of garden planning. For free! Here’s how it works.
Eating Vegan: 4 Simple Substitutes for Chicken Broth
Does your favorite recipe for soup or beans call for chicken broth? You don’t have to give it up to live cruelty-free. Use one of these substitutes for chicken broth instead.
10 Delicious Vegan Sandwiches for Back to School
Sandwiches might seem like typical, boring packed-lunch fare, but these vegan sandwiches are far from it!
3 Alternatives to Plastic Produce Bags
Are you trying to shop waste-free but aren’t sure what to do about produce and bulk items? Here are some alternatives to plastic produce bags!
8 Vegan Restaurants: Eating vegan Gets Easier Every Day
It used to be tricky to find vegan restaurants, but thanks to vegan chains like these, finding vegan food is getting easier and easier.
Apple Juice Is Not Healthy For Kids (Or You)
Apple juice is the quintessential kid’s drink, right? It turns out that your child’s favorite drink isn’t so healthy.
Processed Food vs. Whole Foods: Where does Tofu Stand?
There’s a perception that tofu is a highly processed food, but is it really as bad as haters would have you believe?
Vegan Athletics: The PCRM VegRun Program
The folks at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) launched a plant-based running program, and they offered me a free account to try it out. I jumped at the change to prove that vegan athletics are totally possible!
Similac Organic Formula: Is it healthier?
Choosing the best formula for your baby is tricky business! Similac makes an organic formula, but how healthy is this option for your child?
Spotted: Growing Mushrooms in…a Laundry Basket?
I’ve used a mushroom-growing kit before and seen folks growing mushrooms in those innoculated logs, but over the weekend I stumbled on a different – and versatile! – way to grow mushrooms: in a laundry basket!
Tea During Pregnancy: Which Ones Are Safe?
Not all herbal teas are safe when you’re pregnant, but many are A-OK! So, what’s the skinny on tea during pregnancy?
October Unprocessed: Unsweetened Crock Pot Applesauce
When I first learned about October Unprocessed, the question that immediately came to mind is: what defines processed food? This crock pot applesauce recipe contains no refined or added sugars and should work for your month of unprocessed eating, no matter how strict you decide to be.
5 Bee-Friendly Plants for Your Garden
Insteading is celebrating National Honey Month, and this felt like a great opportunity to talk about bees! I know, bees can be a little bit scary. They can sting, and they sometimes make the hives in just the wrong part of your garden. But bees are having a tough time of it lately, and our food future depends on those little guys!
How To Make A Rain Chain
Rain chains aren’t just beautiful, but they can help manage water runoff around the home and help mitigate soil erosion from water pouring out of your gutters. In this video, green guru Michelle Kaufmann shows you how simple it is to build a beautiful rain chain.
Dwindling Food Biodiversity
National Geographic shared a shocking infographic highlighting the loss of biodiversity in our food supply. Check it.
Eating Vegan: Where do You Get Your Protein?
Second only to “I would die without cheese!” folks ask all the time about where vegans get their protein. For someone accustomed to centering their dinner plate around a piece of animal protein, I can see how this might seem like a problem. You take that steak off of your plate, and you’re basically living […]