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Summer Time Woes: Trash Talk

  Summertime is here and is in full swing – and most of us out there enjoy the backyard BBQs, beach picnics, and family get-togethers that are sure to fill this season with joy and happiness.  But while you are chasing around the little ones, playing horseshoes, or watching the sunset over the horizon, chances […]

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day With Green Beer

With St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th talking about green beer brings about images of food coloring and strange dyes added to cheap beer for a festive effect. But green beer isn’t all about color these days. With microbreweries popping up all over the United States more and more of these beer brands are going […]

Spring Cleaning the Green Way

It’s that time of year when warmer weather starts making its appearance and cold weather clothes find their way back into storage. It’s also the time of spring cleaning. With this transition of seasons often comes the feeling like of starting fresh and cleaning out your home. While a good deep clean often makes us […]

The Sun and You: A Love/Hate Relationship

Understanding Earth’s closest star is a complex thing.  The dependency of the human race on the sun is undeniable.  But what is it about the sun that we really need? Heat There is no doubt about it, we wouldn’t be able to survive without the heat from the sun.  Although the Earth still gets about […]

2014 Green Reolutions

  2013 has come and gone in the blink of an eye and 2014 is closing in upon us. New Year’s resolutions are a time to change the “I wish’s” of the past year into the “I will’s” of the next. While many New Year’s resolutions focus on improving one’s self, making a green resolution […]

Eating Meat and Staying Green

Holidays tend to be a time when families get together to share large and delicious meals. While making sure your meal and is green may not be the top priority on your list it is something you should consider. Food, is an essential part of our life. But much debate still ranges about going green […]

Greek-Style Quinoa Burgers

Ingredients 1/2 cup rinsed quinoa 1 medium carrot, cut in large chunks 6 scallions, thinly sliced 15 ounces great northern beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup plain dried breadcrumbs 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon ground cumin Coarse salt Ground pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon fresh […]

Winter is Coming

It is scary to think how fast this year is flying by, but it’s approaching that time. Days are getting shorter and colder. With fall knocking on our door and winter just behind it, it’s time to switch our Green ways to preparing for this colder weather. Lucky for you we have made your colder […]

ILT goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

We are going to pink to show our support for those affected by breast cancer

Green Recipes:Creamy Pasta With Asparagus, Parmesan, and Crispy Prosciutto

Creamy Pasta With Asparagus, Parmesan, and Crispy Prosciutto Ingredients • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 4 ounces thin sliced prosciutto , cut into 1/4 in slices • 1 garlic clove , sliced thin • 1 cup heavy cream • 2 tablespoons lemon juice • salt and pepper • 1 lb pasta or 1 lb penne […]