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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Eco How To: Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) Recipe

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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 [...]