5 Tips for Using Less Water While Cooking
Conserve resources and save money by cooking with less water.
- Healthy and Fun Picnic Ideas Planning your picnic in advance can gives you more time to enjoy your family and the great outdoors.
Enjoy the Benefits of Friendly Fermentation
Eating more fermented foods like lassi, kimchi and miso is a delicious way to boost your immune system and introduce good bacteria and important vitamins into your diet.
What Does "Heirloom" Mean and is it Worth it?
Be a part of the heirloom revolution! Heirlooms taste better, are adapted to local growing conditions, and can improve the security of our food system.
Improve Your Flexibility, Improve Your Life
The more we can elongate our muscle fibers, the more we can ensure maximum functionality when it comes to movement through our daily lives.
Should You be Concerned about Radiation in Fish?
In general, fish caught outside the Fukushima area have levels of radiation far below acceptable limits, but long-term effects of the disaster are still unknown.
Unplug Before Bed
Unplugging from electronic devices before bed can improve both the quality and quantity of your sleep.
4 Sustainable Cleaning Supplies for Your Kitchen
No need for expensive, chemically laden household cleaners — you likely already have most of these eco-friendly, family- and pet-safe cleaning supplies on hand.
The Power of Prevention
The CDC estimates that by focusing on chronic disease prevention, U.S. health care costs could drop by $1.6 trillion. Are you doing your part?
- 4 Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies These simple tips can help provide relief from seasonal allergies so you can enjoy spring again.
What Should You Carry Your Drinking Water In?
Stainless steel and glass bottles are the safest options for you to drink water out of.
Let There be Light: The Importance of Sunshine
The northern latitude of Seattle allows its residents to make vitamin D from sunshine for only eight months out of the year, but excess amounts are stored for use in the winter, so be sure to soak it up while you can.
Proper Storage for Nuts, Oils and Whole Grains
You can save money and preserve the flavor of your nuts, oils and whole grains by keeping them cool.
Composting 101: How to Turn Your Trash Into Treasure
It's easy to hand your compost over to Seattle's curbside pickup program, but why give away your valuable scraps when you can use them to add nutritents to your own garden?
Do I Have a Cold or is it the Flu?
Even though cold and flu are caused by a different type of virus, the symptoms can be similar.
5 Heart-Healthy Herbs
Celebrate American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day by learning more about these herbs that can help keep you heart healthy.
Choosing a Place for Your Baby's Birth
Annie Kennedy with the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations poses five questions to ask yourself and four not-so-great reasons when you're considering where to give birth.
Creative Ways to Cook with Miso
Many people know miso primarily as a tasty Japanese soup. But miso’s flavor-enhancing properties make it a great everyday ingredient to use in soups, sauces, marinades, dressings and even sweets.
How to Choose the Best Chocolate
Choosing a chocolate bar can be overwhelming. There are so many options, so how do you know what to pick?
Natural Ways To Prevent Moodiness
Like a house, stable mood grows upward from a solid foundation.
- 5 Ways to Stay Active During Winter While winter narrows our options, there are still many ways to stay active and fit.
The Best Foods for Refueling After a Workout
Making the most of your workouts means taking the right steps to recover afterward.
Natural Remedies for Hangovers
Here are some reliable strategies to help you get through a hangover more quickly.
- No More “Not Enough Time”: 8 Easy Tips to Fit Exercise into Your Day Dog-walking and other tips to work exercise into your daily life.
Ease Holiday Stress with these 5 Tips
Reflect on your expectations, keep up with self-care, and take other steps to manage stress during a busy season.