Herb Harvest Time


As I walk out onto my deck, I see that it is harvest time for Basil. To me, that means pesto. I’m sure most of you have made traditional Basil, Pine nut, Garlic, Parmesan Pesto. This recipe has been used for centuries throughout Europe. And for all I know, all over the world. But, what […]

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Edible Weeds, with a Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

With the hot summer days here in the Northern Hemisphere, cool refreshing meals are a welcome treat. Fortunately you don’t have to look far to enjoy a tasty treat.  Mary Kearns of herbanlifestyle sent this recipe you can gather in your own yard.  To make it even better, she’s given us a recipe for a […]

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Herb Pasta

Sigh, late again. My excuse is that I had unexpected out of town company come to visit sat am. Here’s one of my spur of the moment pasta dishes that I make for unexpected company when I have fresh herbs in my garden. I like to make it as healthy as possible, so I use […]

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Recipe for Eating Green

Yummy eco-friendly breakfast

We eat a lot of leftovers at our house.  I frequently make “dump dinners” where I take the bits and pieces of a few days’ leftovers and cook them together in a new and sometimes delicious dish.  I hate throwing away food but despite my best efforts it still happens occasionally.  Unni, of  strandredesign has […]

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Eco Tutorial: Nutty Fruit Snack Bars

Tutorial submitted by JanssendesignsNutty fruit snack bars prep time: 20 minutes yield: 12 snack bars These snack bars can be made with lots of different ingredients. The key is getting the right consistency so they don’t turn out too sticky or too crumbly. Here is my favorite version: 22 pitted organic dates½ cup organic raisins1 […]

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Eco Tutorial: Carrot Biscuits

This is a recipe submitted by Sheshanna of PieceuniqueThe measurements are converted from metric system. Carrot Biscuit 100gr butter – 7 tbsp100 gr sugar (I used brown sugar) – 7 tbsp50 gr grated carrots – 3 tbsp2 eggs275 gr buckwheat flour – 18 tbsp2g baking powder (or one small coffee spoon) – 1/4 tbsp1 coffee […]

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Eco How To: Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) Recipe


Tutorial submitted by Herban Life Style While shopping at Hana Market in DC, I picked up some supplies to make onigiri, with the idea that I would try my hand at making these simple, delicious rice balls. This included short-grain brown sushi rice, large flat sheets of nori (dried seaweed), furikake (in this case, a […]

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Eco How-to: Gluten-Free Graham Crackers

Sharing this blog post by Carrie from the etsy shop, washmycloth. She was so kind to send a link to these yummy gluten-free graham crackers. Enjoy her lovely post and be sure to check out the Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef blog! One Recipe, One Boy, and a lot of Yum! Amazing gluten free graham […]

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Eco tip of the Week: For the Dogs

Eco tip submitted by PicnicBasketCrafts Tiffany of Picnic Basket Crafts submitted this wonderful tip right after the holidays. I am a bit late posting it but feel that it is so useful and versatile for the whole year round. Thanks so much, Tiffany! No matter how many turkey and cranberry-horseradish sandwiches and pots of turkey […]

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