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Sara Tetreault
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6 reasons home swap #travel is sustainable - and why you should try it!

Traveling can generate a lot of trash. With carry out, to-go drinks, and meals, everything is throw-away. Home swapping is the most sustainable way to travel. By trading houses, we’re using the resources that we already have – our houses – and sharing.…

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We are up to our elbows in cucumbers over here! Yes, they’ve been pickled, sliced, diced, shredded, and made into the tastiest ever summer soup – gazpacho. But this recipe for tzatziki is my favorite. This is another super easy sauce recipe that you’ll…

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"The Quilt Goes to College" and so did my son!

Remember when I sewed a quilt for my son? Well, when it was finally finished I swore up and down that it wasn’t going off to college with him. I had worked too hard on it and it was too nice for college. I wanted him to leave it at home. Something else…

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I just washed my hands and the soapy water is completely green. That’s what happens after I’ve been picking tomatoes. The tomatoes we planted earlier this summer are coming in fast and furious.Usually, the tomatoes get oven roasted and made into sauce…

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Since I began reading the ingredients of everything we buy, it’s been a real hassle. Items that in the past I tossed into the grocery basket are now being left behind on the grocery store shelves. Why? There are so many bad ingredients and chemicals in…

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Consumer products, cleaning supplies, ready to eat processed food, household items, and ready to wear clothing – everything is done. All we have to do is buy these items with the money we’ve earned from working. But what if our work was growing and making…

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Summer Entertaining Goes Green #Sustainable

I love summer. Picking fresh vegetables and cooking straight from the garden. Having informal get togethers with friends in the backyard. Summertime means entertaining and keeping it green outside – and enjoying longer evenings spent outdoors. Here’s how…

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How to Freeze Fresh Herbs #NoFoodWaste

While I like fresh herbs to last, in hot weather they can wilt before using them. Store bought frozen or freeze dried herbs are nice but there’s all that packaging and expense. Wasting food is a waste of resources. My solution? Food process herbs and…

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Quickest Ever Cucumber Salad #RealFood #Recipe

I like simple salads in the summer, don’t you? This is the quickest ever cucumber salad and one of my favorite recipes because the cucumbers, dill, and tomatoes are straight out of my garden. What could be easier than picking, chopping, and tossing?…

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Real Food Eating While on Vacation

Eating real food while on vacation to maintain a healthy lifestyle can be tricky – especially if you’re on a road trip. Eating out for every meal can be expensive, too. With a little preparation, eating real food wherever you’re traveling can keep health…
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