How to Reduce Food Waste at Home: Resources

In March, I rounded out the mini-workshop series on the topic of waste, culminating on a popular topic that many folks are talking about to their peers (and even in mainstream media): food waste.

Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup

When fall weather rolls around, many grocery stores stock all kinds of squash for people to enjoy as decoration or for some fall-themed meals. I never understood the hype of butternut squash, but was gifted one during a recent weekend getaway on a farm, so I figured it would be the perfect opportunity to see what the fuss was about. (Spoiler alert: it's actually REALLY good!)

Why We Should Replace Our Lawns with Gardens

If you let your imagination run free, how would you reimagine green spaces to look like? After following Rob Greenfield's experience transforming a lawn into a food garden, I'm inspired and want to see that in the near future across the country!

Recipe: Vegan Tuna Sushi

Tuna are one of the species that is overfished because of its popularity in many cuisines. Admittedly, they are one of my favorite sushi fish, so I wanted to find an alternative food that I can enjoy with less of an environmental impact - check out this vegan recipe that might satisfy your craving!

Recipe: Tacos al Pastor

One of my all-time favorite foods when I visit a Mexican restaurant is the tacos al pastor. I wanted to learn what ingredients are needed to make this delicious marinade, so I'm excited to share the recipe I learned! At this time, I made it with pork, but am excited to try a vegetarian version in the future using jackfruit πŸ™‚

Exploring the Use of Moringa oleifera as a Vegetable in Agua Caliente Nueva, Jalisco, Mexico

I presented my research, "Exploring the use of Moringa oleifera as a vegetable in Agua Caliente Nueva, Jalisco, Mexico" at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on Global Health Day 2018.

How to Host a Zero Waste Party

Summer is around the corner and that means three letters: B-B-Q! Here are four tips for hosting a zero waste party! #zerowaste #bbq

Recipe: Coconut, Bell Peppers, and Zucchini Soup (Vegan-Friendly)

To battle the cold wintry weather, here's a delicious, hearty soup that will warm you right up! It's also vegan-friendly πŸ™‚

How You Can Protect the Planet’s Health through Food

This week, I attended the EAT-Lancet Commission Report launch at the UN to hear leading experts discuss the transformation needed in our current food systems to sustain a growing population and achieve planetary health. Read a summary of the report recommendations here. #EATLancet #foodcanfixit

New York City’s First Zero Waste Grocery Store Opens in Bushwick

I'm really excited to hear that NYC opened its first zero waste grocery store in Bushwick, called Precycle, where you can shop for food items in bulk! Check out my post for more info πŸ™‚