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.

Refreshing Avocado Mint Smoothie

I have gone years thinking avocados were gross... I know, I know! How could anyone not like avocados? I still won't admit that I like them but I've come to like there in some ways, particularly when there are pretending to be a cream base in something delicious......

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Carrot Cake Smoothie

Do you buy carrots like we do? We buy 10 pounds of carrots at a time and we go through them in just a few weeks. We could probably go through them much faster but my carrots would plan a mutiny against me if we ate them that often! Needless to say, I'm always trying...

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How to Naturally Dye Easter Eggs

Dying Easter eggs is an age old traditions that children all over will take part in during the Easter season. It's such a fun activity to do. Who wouldn't love to dip eggs into dye and watch them turn into gorgeous colors? I grew up using store bought dyes and for a...

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Gardening for Newbies

The following post is a guest post by Susannah Shmurak Calling All Newbie Gardeners! Interested in all things green but haven't tried your hand at growing your own food yet? Know absolutely nothing about gardening? That shouldn't stop you from growing just a tiny bit...

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Ways to Start Natural Cleaning

There are many reasons why we should make the switch to natural cleaning. We benefit as does the environment, when we choose to naturally clean our homes. Once you realize that the usual cleaning products on the shelves are actually harming us and not really helping...

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Homemade Playdough With Natural Colors

Ah, playdough the childhood favorite. Kids love to mold and shape this dough for hours. It’s a great way to fuel kids’ imaginations. However, commercial playdough really isn’t all that great for kids. Now, I don’t know if I’d go so far as to say it will instantly...

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