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3 Low Waste Laundry Tips

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  Thanks so much for watching this video. For more information, read below!  Tip #1 – Use Soap Nuts There are many providers of soap nuts out in the world, but Rachel and I purchase our soap nuts from Green Virgin Products based out of Tampa, Florida, USA. They get your order in the mail fast and they use minimal packaging. …

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Mom’s Veganified Chocolate Chip Cookies

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World Famous My mom’s chocolate chip cookies were the best. Her secret was simple: she used the Nestle Tollhouse recipe, but with a slight tweak (which I won’t share!). Back in the day whenever I baked them, friends and co-workers would devour the chocolate treats and  insist I bring them to future gatherings. The cookies became known as my “world …

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How Slowing Down Saves the Planet

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  Before you read this, be sure to watch my less than 3-minute video How Slowing Down Saves the Planet.  And then, if your immediate response is, “I’d love to slow the f*ck down, but I’m too busy!” Then I’m gonna tell you, “Let some things go.” When we run, run, run, it makes us more stressed — and often …

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How I’ve Survived — and Thrived — at the CCAN “Keep Winter Cold” Polar Bear Plunge

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Historically, I’ve never been a big lover of the cold. When I was a kid and it snowed,  I was always the first one inside.  I really, really hate the cold and right now, I’m craving 95-degree summer days. Yet for the past ten years, I get really, really cold at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network’s “Keep Winter Cold” Polar Bear …

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10 Easy Green Actions

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  When I speak about green living, some people automatically assume it’s going to cost more money. Yes, some green actions do cost more, but there are SO MANY things you can do that don’t cost a penny. Here are my 10 Easy Green Actions You Can Take Right Now In Your Home That Don’t Cost a Penny AND Will …

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Vegan Apple Salad

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A Necessary Task  I created this vegan apple salad recipe out of necessity. One summer day, I had a few apples that were getting brown spots, but I wasn’t about to toss them in the compost bin because I HATE FOOD WASTE! So I chopped  up the apples and began adding ingredients I thought would work well. The next thing …

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Moo-less (Vegan) Mashed Potatoes

In Recipes, Sides, Thanksgiving 2016 by Lori Hill1 Comment

  Replace the Cow with a Plant It’s easy to prepare vegan mashed potatoes.  Just replace the moo (cow milk) with plant-based milk such as soy, almond, or coconut, like I’ve used here. I don’t like the flavor that soy milk gives the potatoes, so I use coconut milk because it leaves no detectable coconut taste to the potatoes.  To …