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Weekend reading: Please Don't Take My Avocado Toast Away!

Weekend reading: Please Don’t Take My Avocado Toast Away!

I told mindbodygreen my favorite NYC restaurant and comfort food dish along with other NYC wellness leaders. Dig in! | mindbodygreen The Holidays I guarantee you this will be the best eggnog recipe you'll ever try. | EcoCult archives The end-all-be-all guide to holiday charitable giving. | Reading My Tea Leaves 13 classy ideas for...
  • How to Cook, Gift, and Travel Sustainably This Holiday Season

    How to Cook, Gift, and Travel Sustainably This Holiday Season

    This holiday season is gonna be awkward. Let's focus on the food, shall we? However you choose to celebrate, there will likely be food. Make it, bring it, gift it, eat it. Here are some vegan cookbooks and ethically made tools, ingredients, and gifts that will get sustainable foodies of all stripes through the holiday...
    Eco-Friendly Luggage for More Ethical Traveling

    Eco-Friendly Luggage for More Ethical Traveling

    Most luggage is made from oil derived fabrics which won't biodegrade and produced in unsafe working conditions by workers who are unfairly paid. Here are some luggage options that are better for people and the earth.
    Weekend Reading: What to Do About Your Sweat Stained Blouse

    Weekend Reading: What to Do About Your Sweat Stained Blouse

    Hey readers, I'm going to try something new today. Instead of just talking at you (which I feel like I do often, on this blog and in life) I want to make this more of a conversation. Maybe, maybe! it could someday be a real community. So let me start small with a small request: Will...
    2 Sustainable Days in Barcelona Guide: Green Hotels, Organic Food, Things to Do

    2 Sustainable Days in Barcelona Guide: Green Hotels, Organic Food, Things to Do

    Our stay in Barcelona was far too short. We planned for three days, but we had to leave early for Ibiza, which left us two days to cram in as much as possible. Which is especially hard in Barcelona, because tourist attractions involve long lines and an abundance of patience. I wish we had eaten...
    3 Sustainable Days in Berlin: Sustainable Fashion, Farm-to-Table Restaurants, Green Hotels, Things to Do

    3 Sustainable Days in Berlin: Sustainable Fashion, Farm-to-Table Restaurants, Green Hotels, Things to Do

    After the beauty of Amsterdam and Paris, our visit to Berlin provided a shock to the system. Berlin is real. Berlin is creative, messy, gritty, full of secrets and darkness and hope. It's cash poor, but culture rich. The unemployment rate is twice as high as the rest of Germany, but that's just because everyone is...
    3 Sustainable Days in Amsterdam: Green Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Ethical Shopping, and Things to Do

    3 Sustainable Days in Amsterdam: Green Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Ethical Shopping, and Things to Do

        I fell in love with Amsterdam within just a few hours of arriving to the city. I know the exact moment when I started pondering whether I could actually move there. It was night, after a delicious Dutch meal of local and organic ingredients, and we were riding into the city on our way...
    1 Sustainable Day in Paris: Organic Food, Eco-Friendly Shopping, and Green Hotels

    1 Sustainable Day in Paris: Organic Food, Eco-Friendly Shopping, and Green Hotels

      Hello friends! I know I've been away for a bit. I'm currently touring around Europe with my honey. And he's been so sweet about letting me drag him around to check out some sustainable restaurants and shopping in each city we've visited. Our first stop on our grand adventure was in France for a wedding...