Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food ($1 trillion worth) is wasted in the US per year. There is a collective effort among sectors to tackle #foodwaste, from the organizational, community, to state and country levels. What can we as individuals do to tackle food waste this holiday season? Read more to find out.
By visiting family-owned farms like Two Lazy Farmers in NJ, you can tackle food waste by giving some love and purchasing "ugly" foods, and supporting local farmers in your neighborhood!
Hope everyone in the Northeast US stayed safe from the bomb cyclone this past week! Those of us in NYC experienced heavy winds and snow, and temperatures that felt like it was below 0 degrees Fahrenheit 😦 These record cold temperatures and extreme weather events we've been seeing over the course of 2017 are likely … Continue reading Recipe: Vegetarian Dumplings
When you're home for the holidays, it's the perfect time to prepare something delicious with your loved ones. This weekend, my mom taught me how she makes candied bacon with just three ingredients! Fair warning though, it can be quite sweet, so ration your sugar intake for the day or week if you're gonna be … Continue reading Recipe: Candied Bacon
If you ever travel to Cambodia, make sure to try these traditional Khmer dishes!
Despite the consistent 90+ degree weather in Agua Caliente, I was never able to give up my love for soup! My host sister prepared this really simple noodle soup and it only took 3 ingredients: onion, tomato, and pasta noodles! Here's what you'll need: 1 onion 2-3 tomatoes, depending how tomatoey you want … Continue reading Recipe: Dry-cooked Noodle Soup
Try out this vegetarian quinoa salad with delicious honey mustard dressing for a light meal that's packed with nutritious goodness!
Looking for a refreshing merienda (snack) for a hot, summer day? Look no further, as aguachile is all you'll ever need (aside from the obvious choices of fresh fruit!) A traditional Mexican dish, aguachile is made up of shrimp marinated in lime juice, cucumbers, onions, and something spicy! Ingredients // Ingredientes: fresh shrimp // camarones … Continue reading Recipe: Aguachile
I promised to introduce more Mexican recipes, so here's another one! Here is a recipe to make sope, which I can best define it as a small savory Mexican pancake made with masa (dough). You can put toppings on each sope, and from my understanding, these are always savory! I visited one of my participants … Continue reading Recipe: Sope (Savory Mexican “Pancakes”)
I can't get enough of ceviche or seafood. But sometimes seafood just isn't available, so you gotta make do with what you have... so I learned how to make vegetarian ceviche!