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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]