Between 30 to 40% of food goes uneaten in the United States, and it adds up quickly. This stunning report from NEEF explains all you need to know about food loss and food waste in the US.
Food and Cuisine
Learn our tricks for healthful and delicious homemade fermentation projects, from kim chi to kraut to kefir to help get your gut in shape!
Sure, a plant-based diet can make us healthier, but do you know how much of an impact it can have on the planet? Check out this infographic to learn more.
Learning how to be vegan can seem overwhelming at first, so we’re going to walk you through it, room by room. First up: the kitchen. Going vegan is not a crash diet or cleanse. Veganism is a lifestyle choice that’s all about protecting animals by avoiding animal products. Eating vegan food is definitely a great […]
Stop at some of these farm-to-table restaurants in the Southwest on your next drive through, and savor the terroir while you help to support a more resilient and sustainable food system.
What is the connection between climate change and wine? We are at risk of losing our wineries due to climate instability, but here’s how we can help.
Green smoothies are a delicious and wholesome way to spring clean your whole body. Get on the Green Smoothie Challenge today with Glue and Glitter!
Did you know some of your favorite natural and organic food brands are being consolidated by larger companies? Learn more about why this is good… and bad.
January is the month of the Living Foods Challenge! Join friends from across Oahu to partake in a month of eating locally and living well.
What do you store your leftovers in? I’m sure, like most people you place them into a plastic tupperware container, however you may be surprised to learn that some food storage options add their own special “flavor” to your leftovers. That flavor may be bisphenol-A (BPA), phthalates, antimony, or any number of other chemicals that, […]
Thousands of miles are traveled each day by hundreds upon hundreds of semi-trucks filled with food and items going from west coast to east and back again. How our system works allows for this amount of action to fill a need that could be filled much more easily and without so much fossil fuel usage. […]
There are a lot of things you can do to keep your children and family healthy, safe, and happy but none are likely to have a greater impact on a daily basis than the careful selection of the food they eat. While it remains bizarre how it became common place to consume processed, chemical […]
Memorial Day is a great American tradition, in which we take a day to remember and to celebrate our fallen soldiers. Here is Green Living Ideas’ top five list of ways to have an awesome, and sustainable, Memorial Day. Play some carbon-free games with friends and family. Get out from behind the TV, skip the […]
Getting hangovers is so fun…until you have one. Then, it’s just hell. Here are the best natural home remedies for that pounding head, queasy stomach, wretching gut, blurry vision, and ears that just won’t…stop…ringing! There are some common elements to a hangover, whether it comes from too much beer, too much whiskey, too much wine, […]
We’re big fans of natural healing here at Green Living Ideas. There are so many wonderful cures found in seeds, roots and leaves! Best of all, these cures don’t have nearly as many side effects (or corporate interests!) as regular pharmaceuticals. One of the most powerful natural medicinals is turmeric. It’s a root related to […]
Ever wondered exactly what is pink slime? Jamie Oliver, charming British chef and passionate activist for real food, breaks down the process, legal here in the United States for rendering ‘unusable’ bits of meat, sinew and stuff after processing the animal, into food for school lunches. Not only is this process revolting to the core, […]