Make Your Workout More Fun: Skip the Gym!

17:48 23 July in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller Gym workouts are great when you’ve got a tight schedule. But hey—we live in a place where you can exercise outdoors year-round. So why not mix it up and incorporate fresh air, sunshine and the beauty of nature into your workout? Here’s how.   Take...


Bring on the BBQ—Without the GMOs

11:13 22 May in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller Here’s a test. Open your refrigerator and pull out whatever barbecue sauce you have in there. Read the label. Do you see high fructose corn syrup listed in the ingredients? Chances are, you will.  Almost every commercial barbecue sauce in the supermarket contains high fructose...


Enjoy the Health Benefits of Hot & Spicy Foods

10:21 16 January in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller Can you imagine sushi without wasabi? Texas chili without cayenne? Kung Pao Chicken without the “pow”? Hot, spicy foods tickle our taste buds and make mealtime exciting. They can also be good for our health, according to many studies. As we observe International Hot &...


Ready-Made Holiday Desserts—and a Photo with Santa!

10:48 14 December in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller The holiday are here, and the days are flying by faster than Santa’s reindeer. Between the decorating, gift-shopping, family visits, and general merry-making, you may run out of time for holiday baking. [caption id="attachment_327" align="alignright" width="216"] French pastry from Le Petit Pain Bakery[/caption] No problem!...


Thanksgiving Spotlight: Napkin Folding 101

14:52 20 November in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller Nothing says “perfect hostess” better than professionally folded napkins around the dinner table. Besides, they’re fun to do! This Thanksgiving, why not channel your inner Martha Stewart and fold cloth napkins into interesting shapes? We found a great website to teach you how: It...


Tips for a Safe, Healthy Halloween

10:54 26 October in GreenMarket by cra

by Paula Detwiller Halloween can be nerve-wracking enough for parents without having to deal with accidents, tummy aches, or—heaven forbid—lost children. Here are some tips, tricks, and gentle reminders to make sure you and your kids have a carefree, healthy Halloween. Safe dress. Make sure costumes can’t...