SUSTAINABLE GIVING – KIVA

This time of year, every nonprofit organization is competing for our charity donations. We all have our favorite ones for many different reasons, and they all carry out invaluable work around the world. One of our particular favorites is Kiva. Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in...

ECO HOLIDAY GIFTS: IDEAS FOR FOODIES

If you have food lovers in your life, you can never go wrong with gifts to please the palate. There are so many delicious and delectable food offerings that it was difficult to narrow down our selections. But think about their tastes and what they...

6 Key things to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Today is the last day of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and we want to encourage everyone to think about Alzheimer’s the same way you would any disease or chronic health issue – and that is prevention. While most people begin to exhibit symptoms around...

Thanksgiving Pies

Thanksgiving is a great time for baking and pies are some of my favorite things to make, especially on cold winter days. Every year there’s the discussion of should the pumpkin pie be traditional or should it have a twist to it like a ginger...

Cranberry, Pear and Ginger Relish

Do you throw away the cranberry jelly every Thanksgiving? This recipe is guaranteed to disappear right off the plate! It also makes a perfect hostess gift. You can make a week ahead of time and keep refrigerated. Makes about 3 cups: 1 c and 2 tbsp  light brown...

Splendid Squashes

Whether you love it or hate it, you have to admit squash are so prolific and resplendent in the Fall they are a little difficult to ignore. I must admit, it took me a while, but now I’m a squash convert. I started off a...

PERFECTLY PEACHY – PEACH RASPBERRY GALETTE

Picked up the most deliciously, sweet, juicy peaches at the farmers market, they were so good, perfectly ripe and just wonderful. As always with summer fruits, I got a huge bag full and decided to make one of my favorite desserts. Galettes are so easy...

Eco 18 Team Picnic: Simple, Yummy Recipes

Picnic prep should be easy with lots of fresh seasonal ingredients. Keep it light and flavorful with simple salads that everyone will love These three favorites are real crowd pleases, not only are they vegan and vegetarian they are hearty enough for even the biggest appetite!   Kamut®...