Monthly Archives: July 2011

To the Market – Week 2

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We made it through our plastic-free week.  Hooray!  Though the challenge has technically ended, I feel it is just beginning in some ways.  It is amazing to look at our nearly empty kitchen trash can and think of all of … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Pancakes

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We have breakfast for dinner about once a week at our house.  It is an easy and inexpensive meal to make, besides being a bit hit with the kids.  Tonight, I made whole wheat pancakes from scratch.  I always refer … Continue reading

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Oatmeal For Lunch, Squash for Dinner

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A couple of friends called me yesterday inquiring about what I’ve been eating during this plastic-free week.  At their suggestion, I am sharing a couple of the meals with you.  I’ve learned quickly that it takes a bit of creativity … Continue reading

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Contain It

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Buying in bulk is a great solution to shopping plastic-free, but only if you bring your own containers.  For this, you must plan ahead.  I collected the empty containers I could find in my kitchen (glass jars and an old … Continue reading

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Off to the Market

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We all know that the overuse of plastic creates an abundance of harmful waste in the environment.  Besides that, the chemicals from plastic packaging find their way into the foods we eat.  As consumers, it is easy to become overwhelmed … Continue reading

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