Just in Time: Fresh Cranberry Salsa

ingredients 1 12 ounce bag fresh cranberries 1/2 cup heirloom cherry tomatoes 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded 1 bunch cilantro 3 cloves garlic 1/2 red onion 1/2 lime, juiced 1/2+

Just in Time: Fresh Cranberry Salsa Just in Time: Fresh Cranberry Salsa

How Green Tea Improves Health From Head to Toe

Tea is one of the most widely consumed and valued beverages in the entire world. Apart from being delicious refreshment, it has absolutely no calories and has a unique mixture

How Green Tea Improves Health From Head to Toe How Green Tea Improves Health From Head to Toe

Toyota Turns Birmingham’s Magic City Green

Almost 2 weeks ago, I received a special invitation to attend the Magic City Classic with Toyota's Green Initiative. My curiosity was instantly piqued for a few reasons. The first

Toyota Turns Birmingham’s Magic City Green Toyota Turns Birmingham's Magic City Green

Butternut Squash and Collard Greens Mélange

Last week, there was a demo for a group of kids and this was the recipe that both the kids and adults enjoyed. With the sweetness from the squash and red peppers, the savory

Butternut Squash and Collard Greens Mélange Butternut Squash and Collard Greens Mélange

Fair Trade Month Celebrates Be Fair Products

Did you know there are over 10,000 fair trade products in the US? This number is growing every day and I wanted to highlight some of the products that fit the be fair bill. What

Fair Trade Month Celebrates Be Fair Products Fair Trade Month Celebrates Be Fair Products

Cost of Electricity in U.S. Expected to Rise Despite Less Reliance on Coal

This post is contributed by Oransi. ​The cost of electricity in the United States continues to rise rapidly, and depending on each state’s resources and plans for future

Cost of Electricity in U.S. Expected to Rise Despite Less Reliance on Coal Cost of Electricity in U.S. Expected to Rise Despite Less Reliance on Coal

Foods for Muscle and Joint Pain

Muscle and joint pain can be extremely discomforting. Our muscles are constantly in use and if they are overused or strained above their physical limits, pain is most likely to

Foods for Muscle and Joint Pain Foods for Muscle and Joint Pain

Is Wifi Disrupting Your Sleep and Killing Our Planet? Here are 3 Easy Solutions

A group of 9th graders initially wanted to test and study the effects of cell phone radiation on humans. Their school was unequipped to run such an experiment so they decided to

Is Wifi Disrupting Your Sleep and Killing Our Planet? Here are 3 Easy Solutions Is Wifi Disrupting Your Sleep and Killing Our Planet? Here are 3 Easy Solutions

GameDay Eats With Duane Reade

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Coming from a big family of sports enthusiasts, when it comes to big gamedays, my siblings are avid about making sure there is a spread. And typically I am the provider of said buffet of food. So far this year […]

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YGL Fitspiration of the Day: LaKeisha Shurn Works Out for 100 Days

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Had to post this video as I had tears in my eyes as I watched LaKeisha Shurn be vulnerable, open, authentic, and commit to working out everyday for 100 days. The video is a time lapse of the 100 days […]

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5 Energy-Saving Tips

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Going green can seem like a daunting undertaking for such a big, worldwide problem. But with a mind shift and accepting that your small changes can have a big impact, instituting energy-saving habits will be quite easy if you put […]

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Upgrade Your Water and Tastebuds

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Just a quick laugh for the day butttt this is so accurate of gentrification. And hilarious. I grew up part time in the east village and laughed loudly while watching. Enjoy! Thanks to my friend Cassandra for posting on Facebook. […]

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Deck The Halls Green Guide & Giveaway

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It has been quiet over here at YGL but that’s because we’ve been working hard to launch some projects for the New Year and working on this awesome giveaway. We have almost $1000 in prizes this year and watch the […]

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Turn Your Holiday Real Green: Sustainable Tree Options

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Oh fun times are ahead as we move into winter and the Holiday season. But it also seems to be the most wasteful time of year with tons of packaging from toys, non-ecofriendly decorations, and even food waste. Here are […]

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Watch What Happens in Your Body After Eating Processed Food

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This is a video from 2011 TEDxManhattan Fellow Stefani Bardin. In the video, they compared how the body digests a processed food meal vs whole foods meal. The results show how the body inherently has a much harder time breaking […]

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New York, Drop Pounds With These Great Groupon Deals

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Did you eat a little too much at thanksgiving? Want to drop a few pounds before your next holiday shindig? Me too!! I’ve already purchased some of these deals like Westerly. Here are some great purchased to jump start your […]

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Cyber Monday Green Deals 2013: Home, Beauty, and More!

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Before you go cyber shopping today, make sure you register on Fatwallet and Ebates to earn cash back. I use fatwallet all the time and have gotten over $25 in cash back in the last few months. Check back throughout […]

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