I’m going to give away the ending: we cancelled our Costco membership earlier this year. Or, rather, we didn’t renew. My husband and I were big Costco fans – true company loyalists. And now, it just doesn’t fit with how we’re living our life. When you say “shop in bulk” many people think of stores like Costco, Sam’s Club and BJs. And it’s true, you are … Continue reading Zero Waste at Costco?
Have you ever felt “duped” by a company or product claiming to be green, clean and healthy? In my journey to live a healthy, happy life I have become more mindful and careful about labels and ingredients — in my skincare, makeup, food. But sometimes, if I’m in a rush/tired/generally feeling meh, I make mistakes. Like that time a few years ago when I asked … Continue reading Greenwashing and feeling duped
This applesauce recipe is almost too simple to talk about. But I’m going to talk about it because when I made it the first time – out of necessity because I had a bunch of apples but no applesauce which is what I really wanted – I realized that I never thought to make it this way. Because I’m making it at home, I can … Continue reading Pumped Up Applesauce Recipe
The holidays are “over” but you’re an adult and you do what you want! Make cookies! I was holding off posting this recipe because I don’t have great photos but you know what, this recipe is too good to keep to myself, so here ya go. I’m not a professional recipe developer but I’ve been making this recipe for a while and it works for … Continue reading Recipe: Meredith’s Crispy Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free)
Here are the basics: It Starts With Food (or buy on eBay*) by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig outlines why some foods make some people sick in various ways – inflammation, stomach/gut issues, skin problems, etc. Then they offer a solution: an elimination diet called Whole30 where you eat meat, fruit, veggies and healthy fats (avocado, coconut oil, olives). No sugar (or alcohol), grains of any kind, … Continue reading Book Review: “It Starts With Food”