A Cup of Green

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Green Cool-Aid


This sophisticated drink derives its name from the element of green (tea) and cool cucumber water. The best part is there are no artificial flavors, dyes or preservatives!

1 teabag of Tazo ‘Zen’ green tea
½ peeled cucumber
1 cup of boiling water
1 cup of water (reg temp)
2 tsp honey

Steep the tea bag, as instructed on the box, for 3 minutes. While this is going on, put the cucumber, along with the other cup of water, in the blender. Blend it until its all liquid. When the tea is done steeping, add the honey. Stir it until it’s melted in. Next mix... Read More

Meatless Monday Green Chefs Search


Do you have any MEATLESS Monday recipes that are delicious and healthy?? We want you to share them with us!

We could scour the internet for recipes from a dozen different sources...OR we could share the great ideas from our fans! We choose the latter. And also, we think of you as more than fans...more like fellow green warriors ;) Or in this chefs! We'll make sure to credit you as the official Green Chef of that Monday!

Send your recipe along with a picture (of either the food or you) along with a short personal profile to the email... Read More

Juicing 101

Juicing 101


Juicing has many benefits’ and can be done for many reasons.  Here are some of the top benefits one can expect.

Some things to remember when going on a juice fast:

Now that your ready, which juicer is right for you...

Centrifugal Juicer - Non Ejection Type  $250.00

Centrifugal juicing machines processes the fruits and vegetables by contact with a shredder disc at high speed.  Inside there is a stainless steel basket that the juice passes through as the fiber gets collects.  The Juice then comes out through a spout into a drinking container.  These juicers typically can make up to a quart... Read More

They call it ‘Spaghetti with Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Garlicky Kale”, but I call it “The Love Mender


What's the perfect song to sing on a Meatless Monday?

“you say tomato (tuh-mey-toh), I say tomato(tuh-mah-toh)
you eat potato (puh-tey-toh) and I eat potato (puh-tey-tuh)
tomato, tomato, potato, potato
let's call the whole thing off”

That’s kind of crazy to call the whole thing off over a matter of pronounciations, don’t ya think? Well I’m sure Fred Astaire had a good reason…maybe she couldn’t give up eating meat for one day a week. If you are reading this, then you may be at least entertaining the idea. But what do you eat instead of meat?? How about some tomatoes and potatoes, along with... Read More

Recipe of the Month: Irish Colcannon and Thyme Leaf Soup


Irish Colcannon and Thyme Leaf Soup via

Just in time for your St. Patrick's Day hangover, a recipe to soothe it and your soul.
This soup reinterprets an Irish classic: colcannon, a dish of mashed potatoes and kale or cabbage. Garnish with extra thyme and black pepper.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

2  tablespoons  Pastured butter, divided
2 1/2  cups  diced peeled baking potato (about 14 ounces)
1  cup  diced onion (about 4 ounces)
1/2  teaspoon  salt, divided
1/2  teaspoon  freshly ... Read More

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