Water filter pitchers

Eco-Friendly Water Filter Pitchers for Your Kitchen

Some people’s drink of choice might be tea, others might be into juicing or smoothies. Regardless of your preference, I think we can all agree on the importance of drinking enough. It’s especially important to make sure you’re drinking enough water every day, as dehydration can cause your skin to dry out, as well as make you feel more lethargic and …

best iced tea maker

Best Iced Tea Maker: Cool off with a Delightful Drink

Finally the sun is shining, warming you from head to toe as well as the earth beneath your feet. Warmer days are on your heels and you’re excited to spend more time outside. Before you reach down and grab an ice cold can of your favorite soda, maybe you should consider a better, more satisfying option. Iced tea is a …

best essential oil diffuser

The Best Essential Oil Diffuser for Your Home

If you are looking for a great way to relieve stress, you should consider buying an oil diffuser for your home. Oil diffusion and aromatherapy can be an effective way to relax and get more sleep, but to maximize these benefits, you need the best essential oil diffuser. Not familiar with aromatherapy, but like the sound of it so far? …

The Best Smoothie Makers

15 Best Smoothie Makers & Blenders for Delicious Smoothies

On the hunt for a new smoothie maker? It pays to buy quality. Blenders are highly prone to breaking because the nature of the work (blending up fruits and chunks of ice) is pretty demanding! Smoothie blenders that have robust motors and quality blades will last longer and provide you with many delicious treats for years to come. Nothing beats …

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What is a Carbon Footprint?

Most people know the term ‘carbon footprint’ has something to do with the impact of certain human behaviors on the environment. Many individuals will associate this term with time spent driving a car and the subsequent emissions that result from such actions. Some think of the carbon cap programs that are slowly becoming more commonplace in developed and even some developing …

Camellia Sinesis Shrub

Tea

Tea originated as a medicinal drink in southwest China. It is primarily made from boiling water over Camellia sinesis leaves. This shrub is native to Asia. Merchants slowly introduced it to western nations during the 1500’s. As you probably know, drinking tea and “tea time” became quite the past-time in Britain. Thanks to this development, Britons intitated mass production and …

Food Dehydrator Recipes

Food Dehydrator Recipes: Jerky, Fruit Leathers, and More

If you’re going to get into dehydrating food it is best to have a few go-to food dehydrator recipes. Dehydrating food is one of the easier food preparation techniques to get into. Especially if you have a handy food dehydrator, which will help you control the drying temperature. This precision goes a long way to creating the ideal texture and …

Juicing Recipes for Health

Juicing Recipes for Health

Juicing is all the rage these days. The nice thing is that it is easier than has ever been before to integrate juicing into your lifestyle. Buy a juicer or blender, some fruit or veggies, and you’re ready to go. Unfortunately, some folks get caught up in the excitement. They run out and buy a juicer, make a few cups of juice one …

Juicing

Juicing

Juicing is the process of breaking down plant tissues of fruits and vegetables into a liquid state. It is an excellent way to create something healthy to complement a meal, or consume as a standalone snack. Liquids are easier for the body to digest and become and nearly instantaneous source of energy to help you through your day. Juicers and blenders …