Organic Kiwifruit is Healthier: Organic Food

Here’s another great reason to choose organic foods: organic kiwifruit has been found to be healthier than the conventionally grown fruits, according to a study by University of California-Davis scientists. The study, published in the journal Chemistry and Industry, showed that organically grown kiwifruit contains higher levels of polyphenols, the same healthy compounds found in […]

Free Italian Cookbook: Budget Food Tip

America’s Second Harvest and Barilla have teamed up to create The Celebrity Italian Table Cookbook. The book is available as a free download here. In addition, Barilla will donate $1 for every person who downloads the cookbook to America’s Second Harvest. Renowned chef Mario Batali and entertaining expert David Tutera developed six three-course meals and […]

Make Your Own Vanilla Sugar Recipe

Flavored sugars can be expensive and sometimes difficult to find. The next time you need vanilla flavored sugar, or want to add a gourmet dash to a dessert, make your own flavored sugar with this vanilla recipe: Combine 1 cup organic granulated sugar (even Domino Sugar now offers an organic version) with a vanilla bean. […]

The Look for Less: Urban Chic for Under $33

Urban Outfitters doesn’t just have great clothes, it also has fabulous, eclectic, and chic items for your home. With a mixture of glamour and urban funk, Urban Outfitters can help you transition from college to career or spice up your mid-life décor. Here are our favorite finds for under $33 dollars. Oval Silhouette Hooks $12“these […]

Drying Herbs, Annuals: Green Tips

On Wednesday, we posted about how you too can dry your own fresh herbs. What a great way to save money, help the environment, and have a little fun while you’re at it! Wednesday’s post focused on perennial herbs, which is a slightly different process from harvesting annual herbs. So today’s post will give specific […]