• American Eggs Illegal in British Supermarkets?

        The USDA requires egg producers to wash eggs and keep them cool…seems like a good thing, right? Maybe not. As Mother Nature would have it (surprise, surprise) an egg shell kept completely dry and un-sanitized retains a natural barrier that protects the contents inside. So much so that eggs treated in this way do […]

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    • Just Say NO to GMO Rap

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    • Weekly Juice Prep ~ Bottoms Up!

      Drink up Mama’s!  That’s right, I am talking juice.  I have been on a real juicing kick lately and it is making me feel fantastic.  But, the bottom line is that juicing can be time consuming when you are getting 3 boys to move their butts in the morning to get ready for school.  Since […]

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    • Eat More Kale ~ It is Good For You

      Why we should eat More Kale Kale has a lot of health and nutritional benefits for our bodies. The varieties of kale available include dinosaur, ornamental and curly. I use kale a ton in my recipes and smoothies. The vegetable is a family member to broccoli, collards, Brussels and cabbage. Kale is great raw or […]

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    • The Top 10 Best Follows on Pinterest

      Art and Photography http://pinterest.com/maia_mcdonald/ Maia McDonald is a graphic designer that has one of the largest bases of followers on Pinterest. Out of her 38 boards the most notable collections are her “Artwork and Illustrations” and “Photography” boards. They are simply perfection.     Southern, Design, Exquisite http://pinterest.com/catet/ Cate Tuten is a writer and designer. […]

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    • Natural Egg Dyes ~ just gorgeous!

      I have such wonderful memories of dyeing Easter eggs when I was a little girl.  This is a tradition that I look forward to each year with my three boys.  Times have changed and the yucky toxic dyes are out.  We do it a little different now so I wanted to share our success with […]

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    • Hip Moms Go Green Celebrates Earth Day 2012 with Cascadian Farm

      Spring is in the air! What a perfect time to plan a scrumptious feast for children with food from Cascadian Farm. With Earth Day right around the corner I created a menu of recipes using a variety of Cascadian Farm products that are organic, delicious and easy to prepare. CHEERS! ~Nickie Make sure you enter […]

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    • Pin It! The Best List of Gluten Free Desserts to Pin on Pinterest

      I am having so much fun these days on Pinterest.  I have created boards for every meal imaginable in addition to tons of other things.  To start off our Pinterest Blitz Week we are making wonderful suggestions for the best gluten free recipes. I compiled a list of the best gluten free recipes to start pinning […]

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    • Banana Ice Cream ~ Dairy Free

      I am in love with my new recipe for Banana Ice Cream!  This recipe is dairy free and still creamy. All ingredients are organic. 1 can organic coconut milk 1 1/3 cup rice milk (or nut milk) 2 1/2 frozen bananas 4 pitted dates soaked in water 1 T. vanilla extract Place all ingredients into […]

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    • Holiday Gift Guide

      This Holiday Gift Guide is packed full of our favorite things at Hip Moms Go Green.  We have gifts for under $10.00 to over $400.00 for the skin, the little ones,  him, her, the tech, the kitchen, the home, the library, and you.  There are many things on this eco-friendly list that you may want […]

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    • Beginning Your Raw Food Journey

      Getting started with raw foods can be overwhelming if you try to learn everything overnight, and leads many people to just give up on the whole process.  Instead, I invite you to take things a little slower, and see raw foods as a more of a journey.  Here is my advice to anyone who wants […]

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    • HFCS or Corn Sugar: the big debate about a little name

      The ongoing discussion around how healthy High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is for us has ranged for many years, with plenty of scientists and government officials getting stuck in and sharing their educated opinions. Now the debate has just taken another turn, with the Corn Refiners Association recently petitioning the U.S Food and Drug Administration […]

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    • Doorbell Dining

      If chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, spaghetti-o’s, pudding pops and pizza sound like the five food groups in your household than DinDins will come to the rescue. The idea was born when Jodi Greebel, a New York based nutritionist and new mom found herself going through the motions of mom mania and neglecting nutrition in […]

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    • Making Loose-leaf Tea Entirely Too Simple

      By Naomi Rosen, Proprietor of Joy’s Teaspoon Joy’s Teaspoon receives questions daily about our products.  There are three, however, that we receive more often than not.  Below is an email received from a curious client: “What is the best way to brew iced tea?  How do you brew a single cup (bag, brew basket, special […]

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    • The Story Behind HFCS

      You have probably heard of high fructose corn syrup. It is an extremely popular, part-processed sweetener that manufacturers use for almost every kind of food that they can sweeten. High fructose corn syrup, or HFCS, starts out as simply cornstarch. Through a chemical process, the glucose in the corn starch is changed over to fructose, […]

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    • The Problem With Fast Food Additives

      Do you know the difference between processed foods and whole foods? Most people just pass it off with a casual, “Well, processed foods are worse for me and my kids…” This is true, but also an understatement. How they are worse, and how many foods are worse is a more frightening subject. Basically, processed foods […]

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    • Pesto

      1 large bunch fresh organic basil (about 4 oz) 2 c organic broccoli florets Large handful of raw organic macadamia nuts (or walnuts or pine nuts) 6 cloves organic garlic (or more or less depending on your preference) Good handful of organic grated parmesan reggiano (omit if you need dairy free) 1c organic olive oil […]

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    • Cooking with Herbs for Health

      We all use herbs in our cooking to enhance flavor, but did you know that herbs are a great source for antioxidants? Antioxidants have been shown protect against stroke, heart disease, and cancer. Many herbs also have antibacterial and antiviral effects which can help protect against contagious illnesses. Another benefit of adding herbs to your […]

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