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Pop it Like It’s Hot: Low-Waste Snacking ?>

Pop it Like It’s Hot: Low-Waste Snacking

Lately it seems like I am on the go non-stop. Between work, volunteering, house responsibilities and social commitments it’s hard to find time to stop and relax. As social as I like to be, I’m an introvert at heart and sometimes I need some time alone, at home, to unwind and catch my breath. Last weekend I took some time for myself and stayed home on a Friday night while Josh left to spend time with friends, always the extrovert….

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2012 EcoChallenge: Day 1 ?>

2012 EcoChallenge: Day 1

Happy first day of the NWEI 2012 EcoChallenge! I am really excited to get started and see how much Josh and I can reduce our waste. In my first post, I mentioned that I would have to make almond milk during the challenge. At the time, I had no idea how hard it would be or even how it would taste, but I went for it anyway. The verdict? DELICIOUS!

Homemade Vegetable Stock ?>

Homemade Vegetable Stock

There are three things I like: minimal packaging, homemade food and wasting as little as possible; and my latest project encompasses them all. Josh and I make a lot of soup, which means we buy a lot of vegetable stock. We probably use three one quart containers of veggie stock every week, which equals a little more than $6 every week and really adds up over time. So, when I came across this article about making your own vegetable stock…

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