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5 Healthy and Kid-Friendly Meals for School Lunches

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 09.02.2015 | Parents
Hannah Helsabeck

The new school year has begun and even if you prepared for weeks, the daily routine can get hectic very quickly. In the midst of all the tasks, sometimes lunches are the first thing to fall to the wayside. But with a little preparation and a few solid lunch ideas, you don't have to give up on sending your kids to school with healthy lunches every day.

5 Food Animals Your Kids Will Eat Up

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 08.25.2015 | Parents
Hannah Helsabeck

The more you expose kids to healthy foods, the more likely they are to eat them. If the majority of your meals are coming back home in your child's lunchbox instead of being eaten, maybe it's time to make it a little more appetizing with some creative food animal recipes.

Why I Chose to Avoid Non-Stick Cookware

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 04.20.2015 | Green
Hannah Helsabeck

So if you've been inspired like I was to stay away from non-stick coated cookware (and bakeware), here are some great PTFE-free alternatives to help you choose the best cookware for your home:

8 Toxin-Filtering Houseplants

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen When we think of poor air quality, we often picture smoggy cityscape...

Cheap Furniture Should Not Kill or Maim U.S. Workers

Robin Wilson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Robin Wilson

As an eco-designer focused on wellness in the home, it is my belief that most U.S. based manufacturing firms adhere to rigorous testing criteria, environmental standards and sustainability programs that lift them to the next level in their stewardship of our environment.

Clearing the Air: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Toxins and Stay Healthy

Beth Greer | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Beth Greer

It is common sense to believe that the more chemicals you are exposed to, the more likely you will eventually be negatively affected by them. Here are some easy and effective ways to reduce your exposure to chemicals in your home and minimize your risk of getting sick.