A practical guide to sustainable cooking

The Sustainable Spoon

The Sustainable Spoon

A practical guide to sustainable cooking

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Pumpkin Spice Porridge

Pumpkin Spice Porridge

Pumpkin season is in full swing! I never considered myself to be a pumpkin fanatic, but recently I’ve been using it in EVERYTHING: curries, chilies, oatmeal, you name it. One of the things I love about oatmeal is that there are countless possible combinations, which […]

Rhubarb Ricotta Pierogies

Rhubarb Ricotta Pierogies

I found myself on a mission. I had combed through my local farmer’s markets in search of rhubarb, one of the many produce that is currently in season, but regrettably came up empty. The last stop on my list (before giving up and going to […]

Summer Harvest Chili

Summer Harvest Chili

Food access and nutrition education are two facets of food sustainability that are often overlooked in favor of the debate of the diets, but they are arguably more important to food sustainability than vegetarianism and veganism. While eating less meat and animal byproducts is indeed a great way to decrease the amount of support for the meat industry, which utilizes massive amounts of water and fully indulges in the use of factory farms, of which animal cruelty is a byproduct, food access and nutrition education are the basic tenets of food sustainability.
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Hidden Gems: Local Wineries

Hidden Gems: Local Wineries

When it comes to wine, origin matters. People know that a wine from France tastes differently than a wine from Italy. That is why some prefer wines from one location over another or may even contest the superiority of one over the other.

What Is Sustainable Cooking?

What Is Sustainable Cooking?

The word “sustainable” is a buzzword right now and, while many of the changes needed to prioritize sustainability in our communities must come from an institutional level, individual action is more powerful than many of us think. Being mindful of what we buy, cook, and […]

Food Sustainability vs. Clean Eating

Food Sustainability vs. Clean Eating

The “clean eating” trend continues to increase in popularity, particularly due to social media and the endorsements of bloggers and celebrities. It’s no surprise. The concept is easy to buy into. Its focus is on eliminating processed food from your diet and eating more “real” food. Due to how saturated the market is with processed foods (and how often we choose processed foods), I think we could all stand to eat a fresh apple with some peanut butter instead of a bag of chips for our afternoon snack.

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All About (Vegan) Crepes

All About (Vegan) Crepes

Crepes are so versatile. You can change the batter, the fillings, and the toppings to suit your taste. Growing up, it was a happy day when my siblings and I woke up to the smell of crepes wafting through the house. Of course, then, the […]

A Guide to Plant-Based Protein

A Guide to Plant-Based Protein

Whether you’re switching to a plant-based diet or would simply like to reduce your meat intake, the following guide can help you develop a well-balanced diet and give you some ideas for how to incorporate plant-based sources of protein into your everyday meals!

Roasted Carrot Detox Soup

Roasted Carrot Detox Soup

This Roasted Carrot Detox Soup is great for fall, when stress and the change in weather can lower your immune system. (more…)

Best Cabbage Recipes for Winter

Best Cabbage Recipes for Winter

Cabbage is not only in season in the fall, winter, and spring but is also a source of vitamins A, C, and K and nutrients such as potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Furthermore, cabbage is one of the cheapest and most accessible ingredients in supermarkets. Cabbage […]