Month: February 2017

Cookies

Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are a wholesome and hearty lunchbox treat. They’re low in sugar and filled with healthy stuff.This snowy February makes me think of all the weekends that I spent as a child at our local ski hill, Poley Mountain. Dad would pile us in the car […]

 
Green Living

The Hidden Way Fast Food Just Got Worse For Us

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Toxins in fast food wrappers leach into your food. Do you remember hearing all about the dangers of Teflon? Coated with PFOA (a known carcinogen) the non-stick pots that many were using to try to cook more healthfully suddenly became a toxic concern when research about the dangers of the […]

 
Desserts, Lentils

Fudgy Lentil Brownies

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These big batch fudgy lentil brownies get their great texture from a simple red lentil puree.My mom has a terrific stash of sweet recipes that are made in a 9” x 13” pan. She and my aunt put great effort into searching out big-batch recipes when we were growing up, […]

 
Breads

Wholesome Buckwheat Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

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Did you know that buckwheat is grown in New Brunswick? We get so accustomed to our food being from faraway places that it’s easy to forget so much food can be, and is, grown locally.The BBC food website has a list of 25 foods you should try at least once. […]

 
Green Living

10 Non-Toxic Cleaning Hacks with Vinegar

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One of the most powerful, practical cleaners in your home is likely in your kitchen cupboard. One cold evening when I was gassing up my car I accidentally dripped gasoline on my down coat. The smell was so strong that I thought I might have to toss the coat in […]