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Super bowl food

Although I have personally no interest at all in football, James loves is as does a lot of my friends  and will be glued to the TV on Sunday for the sSuper Bowl. Me, I’m charge of the food off course and I’m planning more than chips and salsa but …

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Bean chili with ratatouille

My legs are buzzing from yesterday’s 6mil bike ride and a heated yoga class this morning. But oh my how I love this feeling. And on top of that my wonderful friend Wendy also known as Chef Centehua came by and made her famous uncooked and raw food which I …

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No — No Styrofoam

By Andrea Patin A couple of years ago, I made a New Year’s resolution to stop using styrofoam . . . or at least to GREATLY reduce using it whenever I possibly can.  As soon as I made this life choice, I was amazed at how many places and people …

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Tips on How to “Green” Your Baby

When we became parents, we could not believe the amount of trash we created and the number of things we had to buy for our baby.  It surely did not feel very good for the environment, but over the years we have gotten pretty good at eliminating a lot of …

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detox juice

Beginning of the year I tend to feel a bit sluggish and tired I know it’s the stress and overeating during the holiday. So I like to let my body detox in January and I like to do it with vegetables, fruit, whole grains and vegetable juices. I avoid sugar, …

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Tomato Lentil Patties

It has been a super busy day and here I’m now sitting watching Fried Green Tomatoes and drinking some tea while kids are sleeping and James is at yoga. Dinner was delicious lentil patties served with pasta,, swiss chard and broccoli. The patties are packed with protein from the lentils …

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Community Gardens & Lawns

By Kim Robson Can growing your own food help change the world?  As a matter of fact, it can.  With the large-scale industrialization of food, we have allowed huge, faceless corporations to control one of our most fundamental needs.  Re-localizing our food supply means taking control back where it belongs.  …

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Orzo casserole

Another gorgeous day so we took a 6 mil bike ride along the water at Mission Bay. I had prepared lunch before we left so it was all ready to just bake for 20 minutes when we got home. I made a casserole with orzo, vegetables and beans. which satisfied …

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Healthy Vegetarian Children: Do They Exist?

By Fredrica Syren: This weekend I had, for the millionth time, someone who raised concerns about our children being vegetarians. The question I get most is how my kids get protein.  Getting kids enough protein  from vegetables, whole grains, beans, lentils, tofu and seitan is easy;  the trick is to make …

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Herb grilled seitan & bulgur salad

Yesterday was a big day for us because first dropped off a couple of home made meals for friends who just became parents to a beautiful little girl name Violet. She was welcomed by her parents off course but also two older brothers. In the afternoon some other friends came …

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