Welcome!

I’m Brittany and I’m so glad you are here! Wanting the best for my children, I started on this journey of becoming green and crunchy. I now realize that not only do they need a safe home but that I do also. Curious about why this blog is named: The Pistachio Project? My husband came up with it… pistachios are green and they are crunchy… thus a great name for a blog that focuses on all things green and crunchy!

Going Natural

Month by Month

Learn how to go natural without getting overwhelmed! With this guide, you’ll make the switch to a natural lifestyle month by month.

How To Go Zero Waste

Have you heard the term "zero waste" yet? It's been trending like crazy lately and for good reason! People are starting to catch onto the fact that we need to stop creating so much waste! I've written about ways to reduce your waste in the past and that's a great...

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Deliciously Simple Meatballs – Grain Free

I am always on the lookout for ways to increase my kids calories with nutrient dense foods. For awhile their lunches were doing well but kids grow... and they need more calories. Sigh. It's never ending. You think you figure it all out and then suddenly they are...

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10 Ways to Go Paper Free

Recently, we talked about the benefits of going paper free and why it's a great idea to opt for reusable options. However, that doesn't help you in the practical sense. If you are like me then you want to know HOW to go paper free. Preferably in a nice easy to read,...

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Going Natural – One Month at a Time

It started out with me thinking about my New Year's Resolutions. I've never been a huge fan on resolutions. Everyone makes them and come February they are nothing but well intentions of the past.   I usually find a way around New Year's Resolutions by making...

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10 Easy Ways to Go Natural in the Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most important places in the house. It's where meals are made! Meals are a vital part to our health so we should want to make sure we have a nice natural kitchen to help keep those meals and our bodies healthy! To help you live a bit more...

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Homemade Sugar Free Marshmallows

Hot Chocolate really just isn't complete without marshmallows. However, store bought marshmallows are less than ideal. They do not taste as good as homemade marshmallows. They are also full of crazy ingredients! Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate? Artificial flavorings and...

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