With winter weather holding you inside, it doesn’t take long for the kids to start climbing the walls. You want to get moving, but the trouble is you aren’t sure how to do it without freezing out in the cold. If you’re missing your spring and summer activity level and hoping to shake the kids […]
Ready to put the spin on your health in 2016? Smoothies are an easy way to get some quick and delicious health benefits directly into your body. The specific types of benefits vary with the ingredients, but really, you can’t go wrong no matter which recipe you choose!
New Year’s resolutions almost always include promises to get fit and eat healthy, but things can get tough when the day has been long and youÕre tired of the same meals youÕve been eating. YouÕve kicked off the new year right and weÕre here to help you stick with it. Here are 5 healthy recipes […]
At first glance, burdock root looks like wood, or something that should be in the compost heap rather than on our plates. It’s definitely not something frequently seen in most grocery stores. But it’s actually quite ubiquitous, growing in the wild in most of the temperate United States. In fact, you’ve probably noticed the burs […]
A new year is the perfect time for a new beginning. Here are 10 tips for having a healthy and happy 2016. Some of them will cover physical aspects while others take care of your home and health.
Having recently moved to North Carolina from Chicago, one of the things that excited me the most about this change in geography was the warmer weather and the resulting year-round growing season. Sure, the Midwest heartland has rich and fertile soil perfect for growing food, but only for a few months out of the year. Then, in […]
Jackfruit, a recent culinary addition to the co-op, has been gaining attention for its viability as a meat-substitute. Though it is not cultivated in the United States and its introduction as a product here is relatively recent, it has been cultivated for over 3000 years in other parts of the world.
It seems like there is a new super food on the block every week, right? How do we keep it all straight? Every body responds to food a little differently, and since there are always new health trends to keep up with, one approach is to try some out and see how they make you […]
As dedicated as regular volunteers are, the demands of a busy holiday season sometimes interfere with their desire and intentions of volunteering. It’s not too late for you to help by taking up some of the slack. Volunteering is a great opportunity for a family to spread some of the Christmas joy to those […]
If you’ve got family and friends coming to visit for the holidays, there are plenty of family-friendly fun things to do this month in Wilmington and at the beachesÐÐtake advantage of this wonderful weather and get outside with the kids. Most of these activities are free.