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6 servings 
1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces 
3 pears - peeled, cored and chopped 
5 oz Roquefort cheese, crumbled 
2 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced ½ cup thinly sliced green onions ¼ cup white sugar ½ cup pecans 
⅓ cup olive oil 
3 Tbs red wine vinegar 
1 ½ tps white...

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Happy Earth Day!   This past weekend the Eco18 team attended the annual NYC’s Green Festival which took place at the Javits Convention Center. The event is always a great place to talk with companies, brands, services and non-profits that came together to continue to educate about “Green...

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We’ve all heard about the multitude of health benefits of garlic, but something I certainly didn’t know is that chopping or crushing garlic and letting it rest before cooking may enhance its cancer-fighting properties. And also, the garlic you buy in jars, already chopped, may be...

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April 18 Questions with Corinne Morley of Trilogy

Each month we ask a new eco-maven 18 questions about his or her life, occupation, and advice for other like-minded people. This month we connected with Corinne Morley, Brand Ambassador and beauty expert at Trilogy Skincare!     1. What is your name? Corinne Morley   2.What is your occupation?                                                             Brand...

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Butter Pecan Cookies

This is one of the most deliciously, melt in your mouth cookies recipes we have ever tried! Makes 12 cookies ¾cup                         pecans ½cup                         (one stick) unsalted butter, room temperature ⅓cup                         sugar, plus more for coating 1tsp...

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5 Easy Eco-Habits

We are always looking for easy ways to be more eco-friendly. With these simple changes you can start being kind to the environment right away.   1.Think about the heat NOT FRIENDLY: Running appliances like the dishwasher and clothes dryer during the day produces heat and humidity, so your air conditioning...

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How to Talk to your Doctor

Talking with your doctor may not always be a two-way conversation. Many physicians are so time challenged that what was once a vocation has now turned into a daily grind, so much so that even a conversation is an intrusion into their packed schedules. Some...

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Chicken, Apple and Pecan Salad

Tomorrow is Pecan Day! While we love pecan pie, we thought it'd be fun to incorporate pecans in a savory dish! This salad is a wonderful combination of flavors and textures—sweet, tart, creamy and crunchy. An elegant start to a meal, or a robust lunchtime salad. Serves...

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National Chip and Dip Day!

In honor of National Chip and Dip Day today, we put together a list of our favorite dip recipes!   Queso Fundido With Chorizo, Jalapeño and Cilantro Serves 4 7 oz                     dried chorizo, diced small 1                         jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped 2 Tbs                 fresh chopped cilantro 2                         scallions, finely chopped ¼ tsp                salt 1 pound            Monterey...

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Brain Week and Beyond

This week is Brain Awareness Week. With global campaigns to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research gaining traction, there is growing momentum supporting the brain. The majority of attention worldwide has focused on how brain injuries and brain diseases limit a...