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Meatless Monday: Chickpea Meatless Loaf

April 25, 2011
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Meatless Monday: Chickpea Meatless Loaf

One of my favorite vegetarian meals is chickpea loaf. It’s simple to make, and hearty, yet light. Chickpeas are full of fiber and I love their rich, creamy taste and texture. 1 cup dried organic chick peas 3 cups filtered … Continue reading → Read the full post

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Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Papier Mâché Easter Bunnies and Chicks

April 21, 2011
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Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Papier Mâché Easter Bunnies and Chicks

Image reflects Step 3 of craft directions – courtesy of www.firstpalette.com Welcome (back) to the blog and for another Friday eco-friendly craft corner. Easter is upon us and, if this is a holiday you celebrate, what better way to celebrate then to make cute papier-mâché bunnies and chicks with the kids. Plus you may be…

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Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Papier Mâché Easter Bunnies and Chicks

April 21, 2011
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Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Papier Mâché Easter Bunnies and Chicks

Image reflects Step 3 of craft directions – courtesy of www.firstpalette.com Welcome (back) to the blog and for another Friday eco-friendly craft corner. Easter is upon us and, if this is a holiday you celebrate, what better way to celebrate then to make cute papier-mâché bunnies and chicks with the kids. Plus you may be…

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Make Like a Tree and…Emit Zero Emissions

April 21, 2011
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Make Like a Tree and…Emit Zero Emissions

I recently had the pleasure of test driving the soon-to-be-released Nissan LEAF™, a fully electric car. It has great pickup, and a super smooth ride. And it is surprisingly spacious inside. My husband, who is 6′ tall, had plenty of … Continue reading → Read the full post

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One year on from the BP disaster have lessons been learned?

April 20, 2011
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One year on from the BP disaster have lessons been learned?

This week signifies the first anniversary of the beginning of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. A year ago the explosion that sank the huge rig and ruptured the oil line led to weeks of watching the most harrowing environmental disaster of recent times play out on television. The event led to…

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The Building of Sheila’s Bike: 99% Done

April 20, 2011
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The Building of Sheila’s Bike: 99% Done

We finally have some photos of Sheila’s touring bike in an almost-done condition.  As a friend recently stated, Sheila’s bicycle is “very elegant”, and we tend to agree.  I’ll walk you through some of the finer points of her bicycle in this post.  Stem Right off you’ll notice her bike’s odd looking stem and lack of handlebar…

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Coffee price hike cause revealed – climate change

April 18, 2011
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Coffee price hike cause revealed – climate change

I drink a lot of coffee, probably too much, but I afford myself this guilty pleasure fairly safe in the knowledge that there are much worse things I could be doing on a daily basis. If, like me, you drink enough coffee daily you can’t help but have seen coffee prices accelerating recently at a…

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Sprint Unveils New Green ID App Pack

April 18, 2011
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Sprint Unveils New Green ID App Pack

On Friday, Sprint announced its newest smartphone feature, Green ID Pack, which is available on select Android devices for their customers. The platform provides customers with apps and mobile content that gives them easy access to information on sustainable living, … Continue reading → Read the full post

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Meatless Monday with Greek Baked Elephant Beans

April 17, 2011
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Meatless Monday with Greek Baked Elephant Beans

Greek Baked Beans Welcome (back) to the blog and thanks for taking the time to stop by on Meatless Monday. We at Planet Forward took the pledge to support this sustainable practice as it promotes green living by choosing to go meatless one day per week in support of personal and planetary health. A small…

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Meatless Monday with Greek Baked Elephant Beans

April 17, 2011
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Meatless Monday with Greek Baked Elephant Beans

Greek Baked Beans Welcome (back) to the blog and thanks for taking the time to stop by on Meatless Monday. We at Planet Forward took the pledge to support this sustainable practice as it promotes green living by choosing to go meatless one day per week in support of personal and planetary health. A small…

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