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Earth day 2012–How are we going to celebrate!

Earth Day 2012 is coming up on this upcoming Sunday. Of course all of us at Green Mom celebrate it in our own ways. Read about what we all be doing on Earth Day! Fredrica Syren–Founder, cookbook author and mom Having one day a year to celebrate Earth is great. …

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Support Oceana and Help Save Our Oceans

By Fredrica Syren: Since my post on San Francisco Bay and then watching the documentary The Cove last week, I’ve become more involved in our oceans and the wildlife living there. All these creatures are in danger because of how polluted our oceans are. I found Oceana, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving …

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Creative BBQ–Shiitake Mushroom Tacos

When the weather is as gorgeous as it has been lately I really don’t want to get stuck by a hot stove at cook. BBQ is way more fun and taste so good and taco is also an easy way to stuck healthy and good veggies. The combination of flavorful …

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Fennel & orange salad

Fennel is one of those vegetables that either you love them or hate them. I love them raw and cooked and yesterday I made a very simple orange and fennel salad that is super fresh and light.  It’s not a main meal but works well as a side dish. 1 …

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Grilling: The Do’s and Don’ts

By Amanda Wilkes: For me there is nothing better than a BBQ by the pool on a Sunday afternoon. As it became a more regular activity, I began feeling quite guilty about what I was putting into my body. So I started researching the harmful effects that barbecuing can have …

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Snack Time—Baked Apple Sandwich

I’m always on the lookout for the perfect snack. It has to be satisfying, healthy and good enough for kids to eat it. This baked apple sandwich has been my cravings lately and that it’s served warm is just plus because you get a little warm apple pie feeling from …

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Think Green, Think Health and Drink Greens

By Fredrica Syren: A couple a years ago after the birth of my daughter, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s disease. It’s a chronic disorder that affects the thyroid, a part of the endocrine system, which produces hormones that coordinate many of the body’s activities. Two major …

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Sweet potato & black bean patties

James has been working all weekend so I’ve been on my own which is fun but can be stressful and lonely sometimes.  When I have a long day with both kids and no help I tend to make it easy for myself and cook fast and simple food. I craved …

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The Sugar Story

By Kim Robson: We’ve all heard that sugar is bad for us. Refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup in particular are the worst for our bodies. Honey and agave should be used in moderation, but they do not produce the same toxic effects as white sugar and corn syrup. …

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Pea puree

When I cleaned the freezer yesterday I found a half a bag of whole wheat soy ricotta cheese raviolis that I decided to use for dinner. I wanted to serve it with something colorful and tasty for the kids so I made a pea puree and it was a hit …

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