Why you shouldn't eat boxed brownies- And an easy homemade alternative!

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Hospital Food: It's Enough to Make You Sick

From Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative to "Meatless Monday," the idea of healthier food in schools, restaurants and homes is sweeping the nation. But hospitals -- the places that exist to make you feel better -- are still known for serving food that is far less healthful than it should be. ...more

I lived in the hospital for over a month during my quad pregnancy. The food was less than ...more

Living without plastic or processed foods: ReadyMade takes eco-challenges

Is there something about DIYing that turns you into an environmentalist? Or does environmentalism naturally lead to DIYing interests? That's what I've been wondering since I finally discovered ReadyMade magazine's editors' blog -- which lately seems to be all about fantastic plastic-free living and yummy eco-foodie-ism, thanks to a new weekly feature dubbed "A Week Without..."! ...more

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Why do I DIY?  First of all, it's a fix for that creative itch - I ...more

Practice Creating A Hyperlink

In my mid-twenties, I decided to become a vegetarian. My ex-husband had gone fishing, and he when he got home, he put the two fish he caught in the sink. I presume he brought them home in a bucket of water, because they were still alive. They began flapping and thrashing around in the sink. I didn't watch, so I don't know if he slit them open while they were still alive. Knowing my ex, he just might've done that. I refused to cook them, nor did I want to eat them. The vision and sound of their flapping in the sink stayed with me. I decided then and there I would never again eat an animal. ...more

Optimal Digestion for Optimal Health: Fermented Foods and Bitter Herbs

This will be the first of many blogs that will look at the issue at the root of countless diseases and disorders in American adults and children: digestion. ...more