I was at the Taos environmental film festival today to watch the movie "Before the Flood" which did a good job showing how bad things have gotten in terms of environmental damage caused by humans but only touched on the easiest thing we can do to combat it. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of … Continue reading Combating climate change 3x day
Watching the film "what the health" for a second time I was blown away by some of the facts. If you haven't seen this film yet I highly recommend it. What the Health. Anybody that still thinks the government and big food corporations have our best interest in mind will be in for a shock … Continue reading What the Health?
Nowadays it seems like there is a new study coming out every week stating that our bodies will function at there best if we eat this root or that fruit. It can be easy to get sucked into the hype and want our bodies to function at there best and maybe some exotic foods from … Continue reading The effects of “super foods” on the planet’s health
Animal agriculture is like the elephant in the room that doesn't get talked about but is one of the greatest contributors to deforestation and water pollution. With the population expected to reach 9 billion in the near future new ways of producing food are going to be a must. Animal agriculture is terribly inefficient, devastating … Continue reading Meatless meats
If you love a cup of refreshing tea and all of the benefits but don't have a way to heat water or would rather not use the fuel, sun tea is your answer! All you will need is a mason jar and some fresh or dried herbs of your choice. Place the herbs in the … Continue reading Sun tea
Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year ( about 1.3 billion tons) gets lost or wasted. That is nearly 680 billion US$ in industrialized countries and 310 billion US$ in developing countries worth of food being thrown out, lost or wasted. This is an unimaginable amount of … Continue reading Food Waste and P.U.M. in the kitchen
There are 2 billion pallets estimated to be in circulation in the U.S. alone. This creates opportunity to make all sorts of great PUM! Most pallets are made from hardwood and are a great resource that shouldn't be wasted. Here are 7 creative ways I have seen old pallets used. Make some beautiful furniture. 2. … Continue reading 7 ways to re-purpose old pallets
Learning about and using the wild foods around us is an incredibly rewarding experience. Wild foods have extremely high nutritional content, are delicious and free! Utilizing this abundance surrounding us cuts out the middle man, packaging, shipping and mother nature does the gardening for you. What could be better than that? In a world where … Continue reading The benefits of Wild Foods
Aquafaba translates to "bean water" and its uses are pretty exciting. It can be used as an egg replacer and recipes such as; meringues, mayo, butter, cheeses, baked goods and much more! It is wild to me that I have been wasting this stuff for so long when it can be used to make all … Continue reading 20 things you can make from chickpea water
When buying fruits and vegetables the higher price tag of choosing organic can be tough to swallow, but there is too much at stake to let that stop us. By now most most people are aware of the harm that chemicals used in conventional agriculture cause to our health and that of the environment but … Continue reading Don’t panic, it’s organic! The hidden cost of our food choices.