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Why Does Organic Cost More?

Ever wondered why organic produce costs more than its chemical-laden counterparts? If growing organic means less pesticides, less growth-enhancing fertilizers, and less technological interventions, then why do we pay more at the check-out line? The reasons for this sad fact … Continue reading

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Plum Organics Super Puffs Can Tame Tantrums

Every afternoon when my daughter gets home from day care she’s incredibly hungry and crabby!  She just turned two and just started day care so we’re still trying to find our afternoon groove.  The tantrums can be extreme but I’ve … Continue reading

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Square One (Pumpkin) Mac-n-Cheese Recipe

A few weeks ago I shared a recipe that I spiked with Square One frozen organic baby food, Healthier for you Potato and Ham Soup.  Wednesday nights at our house (OK – every night) is hectic with trying to figure out what’s for dinner.  Each Wednesday … Continue reading

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You Are What You Eat

This post is going to be hard for me to write because it’s one area in my life where I’m still learning – eating green.  What does it mean to eat GREEN?  Does it mean eating locally?  Does it mean … Continue reading

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Salmon Fishing Season Cancelled

Well one little known fact about the Eco Chic; I love salmon!  My husband is not as big of a fan but he will endure a meal every so often to please me.  My son usually enjoys it unless he’s … Continue reading

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Video on Cheeseburger Footprint

I know I’ve talked about the carbon footprint of the cheeseburger before but I wanted to share this video. It’s really interesting to see all of the different carbon sources just from one of the items we eat on a … Continue reading

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