Meatless Mondays

reasons to eat less meat

There has been a lot of attention placed on the distance your food travels before it reaches your table.  Often called ‘food miles,’ there is a certain logic in the concept that if those blueberries you are eating in January came all the way from Chile, well, maybe that isn’t the most responsible way to […]

Adventure Bicycling: How to Get Started Traveling by Bike

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On GreenWorld365 we talk a lot about reducing your carbon foot print.  There are a lot of ways to do this from conserving energy, recycling, buying offsets, or eating less meat.  But what about travel? According to Green Progress, a 3000 mile trip produces 1319 pounds of CO2. That means to fly from Los Angeles […]

Bike Commuting — 3 Good Reasons

Biking is a great way to save money, reduce your carbon footprint and stay fit.

I am an avid cyclist and have been since I first learned to ride bike at the age of five. I happen to think that the bicycle is one of the greatest inventions ever. So there it is, I’m definitely biased. But that doesn’t mean that commuting to work isn’t a good idea. Save money, […]

Biking with the Family

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Looking for a fun activity that the whole family can participate in? Look no further, bicycling is an exciting way to get the whole family moving and build some lasting memories. After the initial cost of purchasing a bike, it’s also a frugal activity and arguably pays for itself in health benefits down the road. […]

Pumpkin Pancakes

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Did you know that a single 1/2 cup serving of pumpkin has 300% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A? It also has 20% of your daily fiber and some vitamin C and E, as well as calcium.  Obviously this a great vegetable to be eating. But how to get more pumpkin into your […]

Winter Squash Soup

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Soup season has arrived. It’s time pull out the big pot and start making batches of soup. This recipe is one that’s easy to make and even easier to experiment with. Consider adding chipotles for a smoky, spicy flavor or fennel and dill for an intense flavor combo. 1 Acorn Squash, cut in half, seeds […]

Meatless Mondays: Mushroom and Shallots Pasta

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Today’s Meatless Mondays recipe is a quick and simple one that’s great when you get home too tired to cook something fancy. A yummy Mushroom and Shallots Pasta. (serves 4) 1 pound pasta, 2 large shallots, diced 12-15 mushrooms, sliced thin 4 tablespoons of butter 1/2 cup white wine or sherry Parmesan cheese, grated olive oil […]

Meatless Mondays- Meatless Ruebens

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This recipe, like it’s original, is not for those with timid taste buds. In fact, this sandwich could easily be described as a full-scale culinary blitzkrieg. But for a lot of people trying to go meatless, one complaint I have often heard is that vegetarian food is bland. Well, I double-dog dare ’em. Rye bread […]

Meatless Mondays- Tofu Stroganoff

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I often hear from people who want to eat healthier and who are looking to Asian diets, where vegetables play a larger role and meats are limited, as a possible solution to their concerns. One of the first hurdles they often encounter is tofu. What is it and how do you cook it? Tofu is […]

Salsa Verde Chili

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This hearty vegetarian chili is perfect for a cold November evening. Serve this easy chili with corn bread for a hearty, satisfying meal. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 jalapeno, cored and diced 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced 1 onion, diced 1 can pinto beans 1 can white navy beans 1 can black beans […]