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Go Eco When Dyeing Easter Eggs [Infographic]

Why not skip the kits with synthetic dyes and go au naturel when dyeing Easter eggs this spring? Veggies, fruits, spices, tea & coffee will create a vivid array of hues from soft pastels to deep, earthy tones. A fun project that’s safer for the kids & the environment. Learn how easy it is to make your own eco-eggs in this infographic. Then be sure to show off your colorful creations on Facebook and Instagram. Click here for complete instructions and tips for naturally dyeing gorgeous eggs. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/michigan/files/2014/04/Go-Eco-When-Easter-Egg-Dyeing-Infographic.jpg" alt="Go Eco When Dyeing Easter Eggs [Infographic] – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Michigan" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a href="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/michigan/2014/04/eco-easter-egg-dyeing-infographic/" target="_blank">Door to Door Organics […]

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Why Cleanse? 4 Tips for Daily Detox

It’s hard to believe that people change the oil in their cars more than they cleanse their bodies to keep them running better and longer. Your everyday aches and pains, sluggishness, allergies, breakouts, digestive woes, and anxiety bouts are all “check engine” lights going off and signaling it’s time for a tune-up. Cleansing will help you feel better, sleep better, look better, and have more energy to perform better. The good news is that you don’t have to follow a fasting cleanse to benefit from a detox. Our bodies are designed to “always be cleansing,” which at the Conscious Cleanse we call “doing your ABCs.” This means tuning into how food makes you feel so you eat in a way that […]

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Canning & Preserving 101: You Can Do It

Curious about canning but slightly scared you’re going to do something wrong? Worry not! I’m a canning expert and the author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round, so I’m here to help.  As long as you stick with recipes from trusted sources, like those at the Kitchen, and follow a few simple steps, you can easily preserve summer’s bounty and can your own jams, jellies, and pickled veggies. Fruit-based preserves are some of the most popular, but homemade pickles are incredibly easy to do as well (and are far more cost-effective than the store-bought ones). Check out this how-to for 10 tips and tricks that will have you canning in no time! Find fresh fruits and veggies perfect […]

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Savor Summer’s Bounty

Celebrate summer’s abundance of fresh veggies with this July 2013 Good Food Calendar that brings a bit of the farm to your desktop. Summer squash like zucchini and yellow straight-neck and crookneck squash are quite bountiful right now. These sweet squash varieties are filled with fiber and vitamin C. They’re also packed with water, which helps them stand up to the heat of a barbecue in Summer Shish Kebabs. We hope this July 2013 Good Food Calendar inspires you to savor the flavors of summer. It’s easy to download the July 2013 Good Food Calendar. Just click on the ideal version for your screen and save/download. 1920 x 1080 1680 x 1050 1600 x 1200 1440 x 900 1208 x 960 Not sure […]

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Summer Chillin’: 6 Easy, Freezy Ways

“Ice cream is happiness condensed.” –Jessi Lane Adams In my family, if all six of us kids had been good, we would all get ice cream. So you see, ice cream was a very rare treat. But it need not be for you. Whether it’s a popsicle, gelato, or ice cream, everyone has a favorite incarnation of frozen happiness. These recipes take 25 minutes or less to put together, and once frozen, you can spread the smiles. Find more cool and easy recipes at the Kitchen.

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You can use past-its-prime food you

Have you heard those alarming statistics in the news lately that report that 40 percent of the  food in the U.S. goes to waste? A family of four throws out roughly 20 pounds of food every month, costing them about $2,000 a year, says the USDA. That, my friends, is a lot of beans, literally. So how can you have less of an effect on the Earth, keep from wasting, and get to using? You’ve already started cutting back on food waste by getting your fruits and veggies with us. We work with farms to pick the highest quality produce we can find and then only buy what you order each week, so we avoid over-ordering—a big cause of food waste at grocery […]

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Making Homemade Pasta Is Easier Than You Think

Fresh pasta noodles are a revelation — they truly are. Sure, it takes a little bit of time to make them, but believe me, the payoff is worth it. Actually, my Handmade Pasta Dough recipe takes less than an hour. Don’t be thinking you can use fresh noodles as you would boxed dried pasta, because they are very different. Their cook time is shorter and their starch level is lower, as there is more moisture in them. What that means to you is that sauces won’t stick as easily as they do to boxed pasta. I like a bowlful with some olive oil and cheese. But they hold up quite nicely to a Bolognese or Amatriciana, a bacon, onion, and tomato […]

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