Greener Pastures Natural Foods Co-op
Greener Pastures Natural Foods Co-op

While you may not be familiar with the term specifically, you use glycine every day to strengthen your body and, frankly, allow it to work properly. This amino acid is essential for many different muscle, cognitive and metabolic functions. It helps break down and transport nutrients l...

09.26.19 06:56 AM - Comment(s)
Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALCAR), is a powerful addition to your biohacking toolbox. This valuable little molecule has been a staple in the bodybuilding and brain-hacking communities for years now, thanks to its ability to help you lose weight and power up your brain. Read on to learn more.
09.26.19 06:24 AM - Comment(s)

Creatine has been widely used as a sports and exercise supplement since 1992. Numerous studies over 20 years have shown that it is one of the few sports supplements that actually works is completely safe for healthy adults.


I learned a new word today: gerascophobia. Have you ever heard of it? Apparen...

09.26.19 06:02 AM - Comment(s)

For those who think about the sustainability of what’s in their cup, the next step is the sustainability of the brew method. That’s where the Ebb filter comes in, a new reusable coffee filter made from U.S.-grown organic cotton.

Geana Sieburger didn’t set out to get into the coffee industry...

09.23.18 09:50 AM - Comment(s)

SERVINGS: 8

Vegetable or another neutral oil

2 large yukon gold potatoes, diced small (about 1/2-inch cubes)

1 small red onion, chopped

1 large red bell pepper, diced

1 to 2 jalapenos, or to taste, chopped small

1/2 pound sausage (breakfast or another variety you like) removed from casings, crumbled ...

09.22.18 06:03 PM - Comment(s)

SERVINGS: 4 TO 6

 

SOURCE: ADAPTED FROM MICHAEL SOLOMONOV'S ZAHAV


This is a crunchy, bright abundantly November-ish salad that hails from Michael Solomonov’s Zahav cookbook. In the book, he calls it tabbouleh and explains that while in the U.S., tabbouleh is usually ...
09.21.18 12:53 PM - Comment(s)
SERVINGS: 
1 TO 2 HEARTY, 3 TO 4 AS A SIDE 
TIME: 45 MINUTES 
SOURCE: BON APPETIT


This recipe was almost perfect from Bon Appetit, but I found each step needed less cooking time and included my own roasting tweaks; I added weights. The original calls for 1/2 teaspoon pepper flakes, that’s...
09.21.18 10:48 AM - Comment(s)

SERVINGS: 2 AS A MAIN, 4 AS A SIDE

 

This is a very loose recipe. Sure, I made it with zucchini ribbons, but there’s no reason you cannot use smaller or angled slices. Sure, I grilled it but if you don’t have a grill outside or an indoor grill pan, you could roast or bro...
09.21.18 10:43 AM - Comment(s)
Kombucha is a tasty, easy to make fermented beverage that delivers a probiotic kick. If you’ve ever purchased kombucha at the grocery store, you know it is delicious, but expensive! I’m going to show you how to make kombucha at home – for pennies a serving – and in just three simple steps.
09.21.18 10:36 AM - Comment(s)

SERVINGS:  12 PANCAKES, CAN SERVE 3 AS A MAIN OR 4 TO 6 AS A SIDE

TIME: 15 MINUTES, ONCE SQUASH IS COOKED


I prefer my own winter squash pancake — a little more squash, less flour and an additional egg to help it set — recipe but the crispy sage brown butter is inspired by a Mimi Thorisson version...
09.21.18 10:02 AM - Comment(s)
Strudel is best the day it is made, but it keeps for 1 to 2 days at room temperature. I’ve also read that you can freeze it (am trying this as we speak, will give more notes once it defrosts). Before serving, you can crisp up leftover strudel in a 350 degree F (180 degree C) oven.
09.21.18 09:42 AM - Comment(s)
Recent research has suggested working out smarter, not harder, may reap greater rewards in the long run. Short bursts of intense activity are safer and more effective than conventional cardiovascular workouts for your heart, general health, weight loss and overall fitness.
09.21.18 08:53 AM - Comment(s)
Coffee, the drink, is made up of but two ingredients: water and beans. But there's much to learn about choosing equipment, buying beans and heating water. Even the way you pour water over grounds affects your cup of joe.
09.21.18 08:46 AM - Comment(s)
Cold brew draws a mixed reaction in the world of specialty coffee. Some people praise it for its simplicity, natural sweetness and low acidity. Others point out that the lack...
09.21.18 08:09 AM - Comment(s)

Calcium not only helps build and maintain healthy bones, it is essential for muscle contraction, nerve function and producing life-saving hormones. While everyone knows that dairy foods like milk, yogurt and cheese are excellent sources of calcium, but there are several surprising non-dairy sources ...

09.21.18 07:33 AM - Comment(s)
Turmeric, a yellow curry spice used in Indian cuisine, has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine. Curcumin is one of the most well-studied bioactive ingredients in turmeric...
09.21.18 06:57 AM - Comment(s)
Susanne Ward, owner of Rock City Coffee Roasters and Rock City Cafe, transitioned her company's business model to that of an employee-owned cooperative. Kevin Malmstrom, the head coffee roaster, is one of 17 owner-employees.
08.27.18 04:19 PM - Comment(s)
One way to avoid nighttime bathroom trips is to “frontload,” meaning drinking a majority of your water in the morning, and then avoiding drinking anything for a few hours before bed
08.27.18 02:45 PM - Comment(s)
Co-operative shares are similar, but not the same as share capital in a company. In a co-operative with share capital, members may be required to hold shares as part of their membership, but voting control is linked to membership and not to the number of shares held.
08.11.18 02:24 PM - Comment(s)
Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller may be even worse for human health than we thought. New tests show that when Roundup’s key active ingredient, glyphosate, is combined with other chemicals to create the final product, the herbicide is more toxic to human cells than glyphosate alone.
05.12.18 07:47 AM - Comment(s)