The Complete Idiot s Guide to Organic Living

Author: Eliza Sarasohn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592578382
Format: PDF
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Furnishes step-by-step guidelines on moving to an organic lifestyle, with helpful information, strategies, and techniques for detoxifying the body, utilizing holistic alternatives to conventional medicine, selecting quality natural products, and choosing organic foods. Original.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Self Sufficient Living

Author: Jerome D. Belanger
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101152044
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How to be green, save green, grow greens, even turn a thumb green. Self-sufficient living can mean a healthier life, a way to protect the earth, or a way to save money. This guide helps readers find their perfect degree of self reliance in the areas of food, shelter, energy, clothing, and more. For both the urban and rural dweller, it covers gardening, cooking from scratch, preserving food, raising livestock, keeping chickens, generating or supplementing energy, essential tools and equipment, foraging for wild foods, hunting, fishing, and trapping. ?Saving money in today's economy and self-sufficiency go hand-in-hand ?For the growing number of eco-friends considering self-sufficiency ?Existing books focus on either rural or urban self-sufficiency, but this covers both

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Green Living

Author: Trish Riley
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592576623
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Discusses the principles of sustainable living and includes practical suggestions for living an environmentally friendly lifestyle, such as changing energy consumption habits and purchasing "green" home and lawn care products.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Urban Homesteading

Author: Sundari Kraft
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101529008
Format: PDF, ePub
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How to save money, time, and the environment - on the urban frontier. With The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Urban Homesteading anyone can learn how to live sustainably and responsibly - and save money and time - in any urban environment. Expert urban homesteader Sundari Elizabeth Kraft shares her hands-on knowledge of: growing organic foods and preserving them; composting; raising small livestock and chickens; generating electricity and biofuels; and other ways to cut costs and live green. This book has all the information required to become a successful urban homesteader in any city. ? Practical advice on everything from composting to clean energy. ? Sundari Elizabeth Kraft is an expert in urban homesteading.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Making Natural Beauty Products

Author: Sally Trew
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101198141
Format: PDF, Docs
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A natural treasure for every body. Whether it's about saving money, living greener, or treating sensitive skin, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Making Natural Beauty Products has everything the hobbyist will need to create organic, natural beauty products. ?Includes everything from face creams to mineral makeup to shampoo and more ?Each formula is clearly presented in recipe style, with notes on prep time, storage, and uses ?All products are made from natural ingredients which will appeal to people going green as well as to people with sensitive skin

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Organic Chemistry

Author: Ian Guch
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592577538
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With topics such as stereochemistry, carboxylic acids, and unsaturated hydrocarbons, it's no wonder so many students have a bad reaction to organic chemistry class! Fortunately, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Organic Chemistrygives readers an easy-to-understand formula for success. Intended for college students who are required to take organic chemistry to meet their degree requirements, this book gives readers a no intimidating companion to their textbooks.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fermenting Foods

Author: Wardeh Harmon
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101580216
Format: PDF
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The art of fermenting foods is an ages-old craft that is enjoying a resurgence as people are discovering not only the benefits of live-culture foods, but the true pleasure of creating their own fermentations at home. Research is proving that live-culture foods can help reduce high cholesterol, strengthen and support digestive and immune systems, and help fight and prevent chronic diseases. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Fermenting Foods will cover the amazing health benefits of fermented or "living" foods and the techniques for safely fermenting food at home. It will contain over 100 unique and delicious recipes for ferments of all types, from beer to tempeh to yogurt, with detailed recipes to guide the way.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Composting

Author: Chris McLaughlin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110119779X
Format: PDF
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Waste not, want not. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Composting takes readers step by step through the process of selecting the right compost container, filling it with the right "ingredients," maintaining the mix at the right temperature and humidity, and using the end product. ?A concise format, simplified approach, and thrift-conscious price ? Author is a Master Gardener and an expert on all forms of composting ?Gardening has risen greatly in popularity in the last few years, with an added boost from first lady Michelle Obama, and so has composting, which is cheap, effective, and environmentally friendly ?Thousands of state, regional, and municipal programs have been developed to encourage composting and thus reduce landfill waste

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Vegan Cooking

Author: Beverly Bennett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 144063663X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Delicious recipes for the growing vegan lifestyle. There are so many reasons to go vegan-health and nutrition, weight loss, green and sustainable living, and prevention of cruelty to animals. With over 200 mouth-watering recipes and tips for converting meat- and dairybased dishes into vegan ones, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Vegan Cooking will help readers enjoy a healthy vegan diet without sacrificing taste.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Being Vegetarian

Author: Frankie Avalon Wolfe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592576826
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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An updated guide to the vegetarian lifestyle explains the different types of vegetarianism and how to get essential nutrients while not eating meat, offers substitutions for favorite meat dishes, and includes seventy-five delicious and healthful meatless recipes for everything from breakfasts to main courses and snacks. Original.