Tag Archives: living green
healthy grilling, green grilling, Father's Day

Healthy Green Grilling

Grilling is a great way to enjoy summer, but more importantly it’s one of the healthiest–and greenest–ways to prepare meat, seafood, tofu and your favorite vegetables if you know how to do it right.

pear sauce

Homemade Pear Sauce: An Apple Alternative

Homemade pear sauce has a more subtle flavor than applesauce, makes an elegant addition to any food in need of sweet side and kids love it.

Yoga for Kids and Families

Just five or ten minutes of yoga can help kids mentally, physically and emotionally.

Yoga for Kids

Yoga isn’t just for adults; kids of all ages can get important physical and emotional benefits from learning and practicing yoga.

Kids and Books

Kids and Books: A Winning Combination

Story Hour founder Annie Turri talks about the importance of introducing books and storytelling to children at an early age instead of relying on media and technology to keep them entertained.

healthy snacks

Golden Baked Plantain Chips

Potato chip lovers of all ages will love this easy-to-make, much healthier snack.

When To Choose Organic

When Should You Choose Organic Food?

For which fruits and vegetables is organic the smart choice–and why? Plus: An updated 2014 “dirty dozen” list.

Green urban oasis

From Hong Kong With Love (Part 2): A Green Oasis in the Concrete Jungle

How to turn a sketchy and dull-looking public space into a green and welcoming urban green oasis.

kids and books

Book ‘Em: Encouraging Your Child to Read

Why kids need to read and how to get them started early.

kids and fruit, how much fruit should kids eat

Are Your Kids Eating Enough Fruit and Veggies?

Learn how many servings of fruit and vegetables your children need for a healthy and balanced diet and see our tips on how to get kids to eat them.

healthy breakfast

Healthy Breakfast: Homemade Granola Bowl

This simple, kid-friendly recipe for homemade granola–with fresh additions like fruit and yogurt–will get your day off to a healthy start.

Healthier Gardening and a Greener Driveway

We’ve unearthed some yard and garden ideas that are easy on the eyes and the environment.

Keep your home lead-free

Lead Poisoning Is Preventable: Keep Your Home and Your Kids Lead-Free

Although it is totally preventable, thousands of children are affected by lead poisoning each year. A few simple precautions can protect your home and your family.