Monthly Archives: September 2017

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There’s A Lot Of Love In Wes Avila’s Sweet Potato Tacos

2018-06-19T13:36:57+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Clean Eats, Los Angeles, Recipes|

Back when Wesley Avila devoured his tia’s sweet potato tacos after his mom passed away from a sudden illness, he had no idea those same tacos would reappear to help sustain his business, years later, as the most popular taco on the menu at his street cart, Guerrilla Tacos. Avila didn’t set out to [...]

Haunted Hiking

2018-06-19T15:01:25+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Clean Living, Los Angeles|

Good waterfalls; hot, shirtless guys; cute dogs; hot, shirtless guys walking cute dogs, Southern California offers a rich diversity of landscape and scenery. What you might not know is, Southern California also offers an array of hikes for the supernaturally inclined. From strange noises to tales of parked cars being pulled uphill (!) (they [...]

Planting Guide For Los Angeles Gardening

2018-06-19T15:00:34+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Clean Living, DIY, Los Angeles|

Wondering when to put those pea plants in the ground? Curious about the optimal time for planting carrots? If you’re in Los Angeles (which, by-the-way, is in hardiness zone 10a/10b), this post from Enrich LA is the perfect guide for everything you’ve wanted to know about planting seasons...but were afraid to ask. Get the dirt [...]

Beyond Burgers Hits The Big Time

2018-06-20T15:36:31+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Clean Eats|

When Beyond Burgers hit Whole Foods shelves, the "bleeding" plant-based burgers sold out in an hour. Now they’re poised to go even bigger. Food & Wine has the the story about the bright future of the plant-based patties. Read it here: Beyond Meat Is About to Hit the Big Time What’s your take on beefless [...]

A Few Tips For Growing Cilantro

2018-06-20T16:19:50+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Some herbs are easier to grow than others. Unfortunately for fans of the Mexican and Middle Eastern herb, cilantro isn’t one of them. Aphids, whitefly, mildew, a short growing cycle and tendency toward wilt if it's overwatered are not uncommon frustrations with the picky plant. That’s why we were psyched to find this Sunset [...]

A Big Mac Withstands Molten Copper. But Why?

2018-06-20T15:40:33+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

There’s a lot we can say about the food from McDonald’s, but “able to withstand molten copper” wasn’t anything we expected. Turns out it’s not witchcraft, demons, or preservatives (which were our original suspicions, in that order). Once again, it’s science that wins the day. GOOD has the wacky explanation in their post "Why Can [...]

This Has Nothing To Do With You: The Real Science Behind The Buddhist Teaching Of Anatta, or “Not Self”

2018-06-20T16:03:17+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Brain Health, Clean Living, Mindfullness|

For centuries, practicing Buddhists have known that if one gets out of their own way, they can approach difficult situations with flexibility and a healthy attitude. They’ve known, as well, that a wild, rambunctious “monkey mind” can be trained to be cool and calm, even in stressful situation (or should we say: most notably [...]

Little hOMe, Lots of Heart

2018-06-20T16:23:17+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Clean Living, Sustainability + Earth Care|

The tiny home movement keeps impressing, and Andrew and Gabriella Morrison’s $22,000 diminutive dream home is one of the most beautiful we’ve seen. They pack the perfect amount of stuff into 207 eco-friendly square feet. Take a look! Join the Clean Made Community!

The Other Hydro Power

2018-06-20T16:57:01+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Sustainability + Earth Care|

Steam, tides, waves, dams, reservoirs -- we’re all familiar with some of the ways to use water for power...but have you heard of evaporation engines? That’s right, scientists have discovered how to get electricity out of the natural process of water drying and disappearing into the ether. What’s more, these little machines utilize bacteria [...]