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A Grocery App to Streamline Your Shopping

September 17th, 2014 | by Cadry Nelson

One of the most useful apps on my phone is a free grocery app called Grocery IQ. As a person who visits the grocery store often, it’s very handy to have my lists all in one place on a device that I always have with me. I can add to it no matter where I am and just pull it out whenever I’m at the store


7 Toxic Chemicals in Food and How to Ditch Them

September 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

If you're a regular reader here, chances are you do your best to avoid harmful chemicals and stock your kitchen with healthy, whole foods. Still, even with the best intentions we sometimes let common toxic chemicals in food, food packaging, and kitchen cleaning supplies sneak in. Here are seven common chemicals that might be lurking in your kitchen


Learn How a Refrigerator Works to Conserve Energy in the Kitchen

September 15th, 2014 | by Green Living Ideas

Knowing how a refrigerator works is a great place to start when it comes to making your fridge and freezer more energy efficient. After all, fridges and freezers account for roughly 6% of the average monthly electric bill. So to help you get a head start on saving both money and energy, we’ve come up with the following guide to help you understand how a refrigerator works


A Weight Loss App that Feeds the Hungry

September 13th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Who couldn't stand to lose a few pounds? What if you had a free weight loss app to help you? And using that app also benefitted your local food bank


How to Cook Pasta to Perfection

September 11th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

I thought I knew how to cook pasta, but it turns out I've been doing it wrong for my entire adult life. Here's how to cook pasta that doesn't stick


This Roasted Squash Recipe is Quick, Simple, and Versatile

September 10th, 2014 | by Andrea Bertoli

Editor's note: This dish from our sister site Vibrant Wellness Journal is my favorite roasted squash recipe ever. The ingredients list in the original recipe calls for kabocha pumpkin, but I've used it with acorn squash without any problems. I've also made it without the brown sugar, and it's delicious either way. This roasted squash is a staple in my kitchen, and I'm so thrilled to share it here!


Alain Ducasse, the Top Chef in France, is Cutting Meat Items from His Menu

September 7th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

France is known for its food, and perhaps no chef is better known than French chef Alain Ducasse. He’s got the Michelin Stars to prove it—21 in total—more than any other chef currently alive. But he’s doing the almost unthinkable. Alain Ducasse is dropping much-loved French meat staples from the menu at his three-star restaurant at the luxury Plaza Athénée hotel


Do you MoFo? September is the Vegan Month of Food!

September 6th, 2014 | by Cadry Nelson

It’s that time of year again when bloggers from all over the world put fingers to keyboard to write as much as they can about vegan food. It’s called Vegan MoFo, which stands for Vegan Month of Food. It was started years ago by the Post Punk Kitchen as the vegan blogger equivalent of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)



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