Tag: zero food waste

Is this safe to eat? When you'll be safe and when you'll be sorry

It’s not that anyone ever wants to waste food, it’s just that sometimes we aren’t really sure if it’s still safe, or if we’ll end up sick from eating it. So we err on the side of caution and throw it away… along with our hard-earned dollars. Put your mind at ease, and save money... Read more »

Lost Recipes Found: a snack simpler than a snap, crackle, or pop

One of the benefits of having a broken oven during Thanksgiving is the extra free-time. Regardless that my two teenagers sleeping until noon, I couldn’t have cooked a big breakfast anyway. Too much quiet and free-time, though, led to a new project. If you remember from the last post, I started a new challenge. I... Read more »

What Can You Make with Leftover Mashed Potatoes: simple homemade gnocchi

Mashed potatoes are, without a doubt, my favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner. You can keep your gravy too. I’ll take mine with a little ranch dressing and cheese (yes, I put it on my turkey too but that’s a post for a different day). Though my mom’s rule of thumb for making mashed potatoes was... Read more »

How you can keep your produce fresh longer (hint: some need their privacy)

No one wants to waste food. Yet, nearly 40% of our food is thrown away…sickening, right? I know, we buy fresh peaches and berries with visions of starting our day with a healthy breakfast. We swear that THIS TIME we’ll use the spinach and figure out what the hell to do with that jackfruit. And... Read more »

25 healthy snacks for life on the go

Everyone has their must-pack essentials. Some people leave the house with electronic chargers; some people prep for any weather with umbrellas and an extra jacket. I pack snacks. My purse…my car…work bags…daily errand bag…sweatshirt pockets…snacks are stashed everywhere. I’ve always felt better eating smaller meals and snacks throughout the day than three big meals. More... Read more »

2017 Food Trends: how many of these ingredients have you tried

It’s easy to fall into a recipe rut. Most nights we’re happy to get dinner on the table at a reasonable time…forget testing new recipes or ingredients. The shifs toward healthier lifestyles is only growing stronger this year (hell, even Pantone chose “greenery” as the 2017 color of the year!) as we continue to empower... Read more »