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Chef Ian Lai's "waste not" fish stock

October 2015

Making soup using whole, sustainably caught fish is an excellent way to eat healthy, prevent food waste and save money. More »

Prosciutto-Wrapped Pink Salmon

July 2013

A quick and easy meal with a bold savoury flavour, using sustainable wild BC pink salmon. More »

Tangy Sambal Pink Salmon Cakes

July 2013

A rich, spicy, piquant version of the classic salmon cake, made with sustainable wild BC pink salmon. Irresistible. More »

DIY Brown Sugar Body Scrub

May 2013
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This invigorating brown sugar body scrub exfoliates naturally and leaves your skin beautifully moisturized. It's the perfect cure for dry legs and an essential part of any DIY pedicure routine! INGREDIENTS 1 C brown sugar 1/2 C olive oil (or other carrier oil) 1 tsp vitamin E oil A few... More »

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Homemade Easter egg and food dyes

March 2013
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Take an all-natural approach to dying Easter eggs (and treats!) using age-old methods to create plant-based dyes! It's easy, fun and — unlike synthetic colours — totally sustainable.... More »

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Holiday mulling spice

November 2012
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Nothing warms the toes or the spirits like the holidays in a cup. Mulling spice makes a beautiful gift when the ingredients are layered in a glass mason jar and tied with ribbon. left whole, the spices create a perfect pot of mulled wine. Crushed, two tablespoons of spice mix... More »

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Fall cranberry sauce

October 2012
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No Thanksgiving table is complete without cranberry sauce. Tart and sweet, this locally grown fruit is the perfect compliment to turkey dinner. But don't stop there. Make an extra batch to enjoy warm with ice cream or as a garnish on sandwiches.... More »

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David Suzuki's pumpkin pie

October 2012
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Everyone has a favourite pumpkin pie recipe, but David Suzuki's has a special twist. Choose a locally — or home-grown pumpkin if possible, and top with organic whipped cream.... More »

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Backyard composting do's and don'ts

August 2012
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Composting is cheap and easy, and it turns almost half of your garbage into plant food! Follow the Queen of Green's advice, and you'll have a happy and productive compost pile or bin in no time. Here are her do's and don'ts.... More »

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Body care recipes for men

July 2012
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On average men use six personal care products each day — from toothpaste and shampoo to soap and deodorant — while women use about twelve. Spoil yourself with these recipes, or make them for the man in your life! More »

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Baby care recipes

July 2012
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These simple baby care recipes will help you avoid harmful chemicals, like fragrance, petrolatum and parabens, found in many baby products. Each one takes less than 10 minutes to make, and all make great "green" gifts!... More »

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Hair care recipes

July 2012
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Tame and treat your locks with these simple recipes made with food-grade ingredients. All recipes are free of parabens and synthetic fragrances.... More »

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