Multiple “90 Day” Recipes

Hey LOVErs! I am a part of a raw group on Facebook, and I decided to take a few recipes from there and bring them all to you.  I will include a link to the group down below if you would also like to check it out for yourself or join! Maya Kamińska’s Smoothie: 2 figs…

Juice it!

Today I realized that I had a lot of produce in my fridge that I had no plans for in the near future. Instead of letting them spoil, I juiced them! This refreshing juice took about 20 minutes from prep to cleanup, and yields 3 glasses. 2 tomatoes 1 lemon 1 lime 1 cucumber 3…

Walked a million miles

Have you recently opened your closet and see a few pairs of old shoes. Shoes that have walked through mountains and parks, taken you to work every day, or danced in the rain? We once loved these shoes and they loved us. Instead of putting these old friends in a landfill to rot like garbage,…

Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Baking soda White vinegar Hydrogen peroxide Sprinkle the sides of the bowl with baking soda. Spray the vinegar until it lightly fizzles. Wait thirty minutes, then scrub. Want a stronger disinfectant on the rim, lid, and seat? Wipe with hydrogen peroxide. Source: Do one thing green Mindy Pennybacker

When the lights go out

Has one of those funny squiggly CFL lightbulbs finally burnt out? No worries! All IKEA and Home Depot stores have drop off bins for safe recycling of these energy saving bulbs. And while you’re there, you can pick up a new one so that you don’t accidentally put your lipstick on your nose!!!

Is plastic ok?

Chemicals from plastic wrap and containers can leach into your food, especially when heated. When looking for food packaging or storage, check out the “chasing arrows” number on the back or bottom of the product. #4 and #5 are the best. They leach the least and are the most recyclable. Avoid #7, #6, and #3…

Choose It, Lose it: Reusable water bottles

Choose It: Stainless-steel beverage bottles Tempered glass baby bottles Bottles specifically made to be reused, crafted out of plastic that have not been found to leach toxic chemicals: High-density polyethylene (HDPE #2) Low-density polyethylene (HDPE #4) Polypropylene (PP #5) Tritan copolyester (OTHER #7), a new transparent plastic the the manufacturer assures is made without BPA…

1 in 20

If just one out of twenty Americans stopped buying water in disposable bottles, we’d save 30 million pounds of plastic waste a year. Do one thing green by Mindy Pennybacker

A bit of paradise: coconut oil

We all know that coconut oil can be used for an assortment of baking and cooking recipes, but did you know that it’s good for the outside of your body as well? When we think of doing good for our bodies, we only make considerations for our diet and forget that what we put on…

Fresh, straight to your front door

Last night I received my first order from a local fresh food delivery service. Their farms use no chemical fertilizers, peri sides, or growth hormones. The other nice thing is that it’s all fresh and locally grown! I love the convenience of home delivery for a few reasons. I work really odd hours and unfortunately…