Eating Green – What’s For Breakfast?

Yogurt & Granola As I scarfed down  my yogurt with granola this morning I thought about how eating healthy is part of living green and losing weight.  I was rushing to meet a friend for a toddler playdate, but I knew that I’d feel better and be healthier if I made sure I ate my […]

An Uncommonly Healthy Snack: SeaSnax Review

Have you tried seaweed as a snack?  In the past, my daughter and I have loved seaweed salad, but I find it to be a little pricey, so it’s more of a treat than something we eat regularly.  Fresh seaweed has an interesting chewy texture that I really enjoy, I must admit, I’m a texture […]

You Are What You Eat Giveaway Hop

As a family, we are trying to eat healthier and greener. Unfortunately, short of going fully organic, that is impossible when we can’t tell what may be in or on the food we buy.  We try to make greener choices in our diet, but today we cannot tell if the food we are purchasing was […]

Review of Newman’s Own Organic Treats

We want our family to eat healthy foods.  However,  I have to admit it, we all have a taste for sweets too.  For that matter I really enjoy sweets on occasion.  Eating sweets should not have to mean that we have to give up our goals of avoiding high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors and artificial flavors. […]

Why Should I Be Concerned About GMOs?

I was recently chatting with some other groups on, a social site for green topics and the following question was asked about labeling GMOs: Mike Collignon If there is nothing wrong or harmful about GMOs, then why not be transparent? There should be nothing to hide. Here is our response, about concerns with GMOs: GMOs are […]

Top 10 Reasons I Love My Local Farmers Market

I love going to my local farmers market.  I used to think that going to a farmers market was an opportunity to get inexpensive food.  I’ve since learned that that’s not why you go to a farmer’s market. The top 10 reasons why I love my local farmer’s market: Timmy loves his bread! 10. Fresh […]

What’s Green For Dinner?

Fried green tomatoes andfried zucchini –our green dinner This isn’t your typical Mommy Blog, so our loyal readers probably have no idea what we usually eat for dinner. However, sometimes living green is eating green. There are many things you can do to eat green: Eat local – A lot of the carbon that goes into producing […]

Using A Stainless Steel Lunch Box

To-Go Ware Snack Stack asked us to review a lunch box for them.   We chose a To-Go Ware Snack Stack Stainless Steel Food Carrier  to review.  We are trying to move away from using plastic for storing our food and have found some glass containers we really like.  However, taking glass containers for my lunch, especially when […]

Kale Chips Recipe – A Snack Even Your Mother Will Love

Kale chips are like thin crispy potato chips, but much healthier.  If you’ve had the opportunity to have roasted seaweed, they are somewhat of a cross between roasted seaweed and potato chips.  The bonus is, they’re very healthy for you!  Imagine snacking on chips but you’re eating your dark leafy greens! There are many recipes […]

Week in Review – Dying Easter Eggs, FDA, 350ppm and more

Throughout the week we share a number of “green” stories and articles on the Green Lifestyle Consulting’s Facebook Timeline and through our twitter account @grnlifestyle.  Here are a few stories that particularly caught our attention this week. How We Dyed Our Easter Eggs Using Natural Ingredients Growing up, we dyed Easter Eggs every year, and […]