You can prepare your own tofu, at home, not expensive and 100% natural. Tofu is a cream made out of soy milk in combination with a coagulant, pressed in different shapes. Tofu is found in shops in different shapes and textures. The soft variety can be used to prepare sauces, dressings, to substitute milk in ice-cream … Continue reading NO OIL VEGAN BAKED TOFU CHEESE RECIPE

Childhood Obesity – Causes and Prevention

Simply put, childhood obesity is when one has an excess amount of body fat. This condition leads to various health problems including diabetes, arthritis, cancer, respiratory problems and cardio-vascular disease. Don’t think these conditions will affect your children in the far off future. Plump reddish cheeks and the fat fingers of babies and toddlers are … Continue reading Childhood Obesity – Causes and Prevention

The Grass is Greener on the Roofs

Greenroofs are coming of age. Ironically, our ancestors have long used greenroofs. Most of popular of which are the hanging gardens of Babylon. Original inspiration came from Iceland as sod roofs and walls were used traditionally for years and used in all Scandinavian countries. People usually say, “The grass is greener on the other side.” … Continue reading The Grass is Greener on the Roofs

Look Before You Leap

There is a very simple truth that everyone seems to be overlooking: “It is much easier to prevent a problem, than it is to solve one.” Unfortunately, in our society, the drive for economic development and material enjoyment blinds us from the potential dangers that technology may cause. “It’s a good thing that this world … Continue reading Look Before You Leap

Genetic Engineering

Part 1 of 2 in the “Designing Disaster” series. Unless you’ve been comatose for the last decade, you have undoubtedly become aware that genetic engineering has seized control of the marketplace with unprecedented growth and investment, due in part to the shocking complacency of the general public. Multi-billion dollar advertising campaigns funded by large trans-national … Continue reading Genetic Engineering

A Fishy Tale: Part 4

A Fairy Tale Once upon a time, twenty years ago, in a far away place called Newfoundland, a magician was practicing his spells. He was a rather forgetful magician and one night he left a fish in one of his tanks by mistake. The tank froze completely over, with the fish still in it!!! Fortunately … Continue reading A Fishy Tale: Part 4

Humane Slaughter?

In May of 2002, IBP- the world’s largest meatpacking “chain”- made headlines when employees of a Washington slaughterhouse complained that 10-30% of the cows were getting skinned and dismembered while still alive. By federal law, animals are supposed to be unconscious before they are brought to slaughter. But IBP employees said that the line moves … Continue reading Humane Slaughter?