Kitchen Hacks to Cut Down on Food Waste in the Tastiest Way Possible

With growing awareness of how food waste affects the environment, many conscious eaters are looking for ways to reduce their impact. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the global greenhouse gas emissions from food waste are larger than those of all countries except for China and the U.S. Part of curbing those emissions may take many revolutionary changes in the food system, but individuals can also reduce their own "foodprint" by using every part of their grocery store … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Cheese Crisp Tacos

Ingredients: 4 cheese crisp shells (fold crisps over wooden spoon while still warm) 2 cups poached chicken, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 2 Tbsp fresh chopped dill 10 fresh chives, chopped Red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1/2 cup mayo or organic veganaise 1 tsp lemon juice Salt and pepper Instructions: 1. Mix chicken, celery, dill, chives, bell pepper, mayo, and lemon juice together in a bowl. 2. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 3. Stuff into cheese crisp … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Baked Cheese Crisps

Ingredients: Shredded cheese (harder cheeses work best) Parchment paper Instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F 2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper 3. Place cheese in 1 tsp piles on sheet, spacing 3 - 4 inches apart. 4. Bake on the middle rack for 5 - 7 minutes. If edges have begun to brown, remove from oven. If not, leave in for 2 - 3 more minutes. 5. Remove parchment paper from baking sheet and place on a cool countertop. Let cheese crisps cool for 5 … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Breakfast Burrito

Ingredients: 1/2 bell pepper (chopped into thin strips) 1/2 small onion (chopped into thin strips) Shredded cheese 2 eggs 1 Tbsp coconut milk Seasoning salt Coconut oil  Instructions: 1. Heat skillet at medium-high and add 1 Tbsp. coconut oil. 2. When coconut oil has melted, add pepper and onions.   Sauté until onions become translucent. 3. Set onions and peppers aside in a covered bowl and rinse out skillet thoroughly. 4. Whisk egg, milk, and seasoning salt … [Read more...]