Linda Bonvie

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Linda Bonvie is an author and journalist specializing in food, environmental and health-related topics who has co-authored dozens of articles for major newspapers and magazines. For the last three years she has worked as a blogger and editor at, a website sponsored by Citizens for Health. She also blogs at and Chemical-Free Kids, where she updates the issues covered in two book she co-authored, Chemical-Free Kids (2003) and Chemical-Free Kids: The Organic Sequel (2008). <>. Most of her spare time is devoted to working as a volunteer with an animal rescue group at the New Jersey shore.

Latest Posts by Linda Bonvie

How to Make Your Own Homemade Pickles

  The pickle “season” is all about the cucumber season. Namely, those thinner skinned, bumpy, crunchy, cute little ‘cukes’ known as Kirby cucumbers. Now is the time when you’ll be able to find lots of really fresh Kirbys. And what you

7 Fun Ways to Keep Hearing Summer’s Song a Little Longer

Happy children sitting on green grass outdoors in summer park

Wow, that was fast! Here we are already in August, about to get ready for back-to-school. But the free and easy feel of fun and outdoor activities doesn’t have to come to a screeching halt. The weather is still warm,

The Amazing Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Chocolate Mousse!

a delicious mousse made with avocado!

I first heard about this strange and delicious chocolate mousse at a Super Bowl party of all places. While we were prepping some neat finger foods, the talk wasn’t about the big game, or even the commercials, but of an

Surprising Nutritional Benefits of Chives

Chives fully qualify as one of the earliest garden harbingers of spring, often beating early-rising tulips to the surface. But chives don’t offer just a gush of grassy green to herb boxes and gardens. They also serve as wonderfully diversified

The Bountiful Benefits of Swiss Chard

Swiss chard has long been a European thing. It is a mainstay of most Mediterranean diets. However, in America, it has found a modest following at best, despite its unique and appealing flavor, along with remarkable health benefits that rate

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