Super Simple: Kale with Pine Nuts

This is the easiest recipe ever!  I found it in the Beachbody Ultimate Reset Nutrition Guide.

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  • Place a cup of water in large saucepan on high heat, and bring to a boil.
  • Add kale, and place lid on pan.  Turn heat down to low-medium.
  • Let cook until kale is dark green.
  • Serve with pine nuts.  Delish!

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Plant Life

Ever think your home or office needs some sprucing up??  Wish it felt a little fresher?  If so, check out my recent blog post for The Zesty Digest for Sweet Lemon Magazine, “Add Some Green to Your Life!”  The post provides recommendations for low maintenance indoor plants that will liven up your special space.

Orchid Love

Bottled Water Industry Growth

According to Peter S. Green’s Bloomberg article, “The Life of a Plastic Water Bottle,” the bottled water industry grew by almost 9% in 2011.

The good news is that the article attributes this growth to consumers’ wiser choice of H2O over more sugary beverage options.  Three cheers for hydration and health!

The bad news is that the article also attributes the increase to consumers’ preference of bottled water to tap water.

To me, it seems people generally grab a bottle of water because it is quick and easy.  However, simply filling up a reusable container can be just as convenient.  It also produces less waste and saves you money.

My personal favorite water bottle is made by Lifefactory.  It is a glass bottle, which means it is BPA, phthalates, PVC, polycarbonate, lead, and latex free.

Glass, you scoff!  What if I drop it?!  Well, it is also covered in a durable silicone sleeve.  The best part is that these sleeves come in a variety of fun colors, so you can choose whichever shade best fits your personality.

Check them out!

Glass Bottle with Classic Loop Cap and Silicone Sleeve 22 oz (Sky Blue)

Lifefactory bottle in sky blue