A practical guide to sustainable cooking

The Sustainable Spoon

The Sustainable Spoon

A practical guide to sustainable cooking

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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 […]

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.

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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” […]

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 staple filling was Polish farmer’s cheese (or “twarog”) mixed with a little bit of milk, vanilla, and sugar. (more…)

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.

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 is often used in traditional dishes, as a side to a meat dish, but it has so much potential to stand out as a key ingredient in a plant-based meal or be used as a main dish. (more…)

Cinnamon Oats with Caramelized Apples

Cinnamon Oats with Caramelized Apples

These Cinnamon Oats with Caramelized Apples SAVED my life the other day. Some mornings, I rush off to my 8:30 class without eating breakfast, so I’m usually ready for something substantial afterwards. I love whipping something up between classes if I don’t have too much […]