Stephanie Mccollum

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Homemade Fertilizer from Vegetable Scraps - Organic Gardening

-Advertisement-<p>Transform leftover vegetables into homemade fertilizer by using a little water and a food blender.<p>| <i>April/May 2016</i><p>We’re big fruit and …

Gardening

There Is No Frigate Like A Book: A Life Spent Reading

I balance books precariously, pile them high on my bedside table: fiction, memoir, children's stories, volumes of poetry, professional reading all stacked up. Too many books, no matter how many shelves my mother or husband build. I've tried and rejected the Kindle, the Nook, other electronic …

13 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Quinoa

When you make a pot of quinoa, it’s practically a given that you’ll be eating it for several more days. And that’s because just two cups of the dry …

Food

5 Foods That Are Healthier When Cooked

We get it: Kale is trendy. But if we're being honest, eating it raw is kind of gross. (It's rough and bitter and, unless "massaged," it's pretty unpleasant). But wait! Good news: Kale is actually better for you -- and your tastebuds -- when it's cooked. So are these other fruits and …

World Meat Free Day 2016: Why everyone becoming vegan or vegetarian would save millions of lives

Eating more fruit and vegetables and cutting back on red and processed meat will make you healthier. That’s obvious enough. But as chickens and cows …

Potatoes Are Not the Enemy; Here Are 9 Healthy Ways to Eat Them

Potatoes have been given an unfair bad rep, and it's easy to see why: we've been treating them like a vehicle for fat and sugar. When we're not smothering them with butter and sour cream, we're deep-frying them into french fries or tater tots, only to smother them in sugary ketchup or dressing. …

Healthy Eating

You’re probably getting more than enough protein without even trying

<i>This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Stroll through the aisles of …

5 Kinds of Kitchen Trash Your Garden Will Love

The next time you're baking or making a cup of coffee, don't throw away the scraps.<p>The health benefits of chocolate are clear: It can lower the risk of heart disease and can decrease bad cholesterol. But many gardeners don't realize that chocolate husks, along with a few other waste products from …

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

Amazing Benefits Of Bananas (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

Tantalizing to look at and conveniently packaged, bananas are a versatile food enjoyed by people of all ages, from infants to elders. They are not …

Breakfast

The 15 Best Beauty Finds at Whole Foods

Toss 'em in your basket next to those vegan Ju Ju Stars.<p>Asparagus water jokes aside, Whole Foods does not mess around when it comes to quality product and ethically-sourced ingredients. This is why we've become as addicted to their beauty aisle as their hot food bar. From the homespun balms to …

Gardens: plant, sow thyself

Our pick of easy self-seeders that will provide harvests for years to come<p>“Low maintenance” and “homegrown veg” still come at the top of the wish lists of most new garden owners. In reality these two features are largely incompatible. Made up mainly of annual crops, most veg beds require a constant …

Gardening

Our Favorite Zucchini Casserole Recipes

Fill a deep baking dish with layer upon layer of green and yellow zucchini, then sprinkle the top with panko and Parmesan cheese. A half hour later, you have dinner!

Recipes