Tallahassee, the state capital of Florida, is home to FSU and lots of good healthy options for a healthy voyager like me!
Monthly Archives:July 2011
- Cooking Tips + Kitchen Tips
- Eat Drink Better
- Eat Local
- Eating for Health
- Food Industry
- Sustainable Food Jobs
- The Green Divas Podcast
- Vegan Recipes
- Vegetarian + Vegan Issues
As humanity faces the biggest challenge it has ever faced – to live sustainably on this wonderful and mysterious blue-green planet – all of our habits and assumptions have come under question. What we eat, of course, has been no different.
Plastic might seem like more of a general environmental issue than a food-specific issue, but because of the large amounts of plastics involved in food, from packaging to cooking and storage, our food and drink choices directly relate to our plastic consumption.
A couple of interesting pieces about Monsanto have popped up in the last few weeks, so I thought I’d share them with you together.
The folks at Point Reyes Farmstead have created a new blue cheese and they are looking for a name. Can you help?
Our friends at Sustainablog reminded us not too long ago that it’s time to start planning that cool weather garden, so I’m making a list of what seeds I want to order and start as my container garden transitions out of summer. I thought it would be fun to talk garden planning and see what you guys are planting, too! If you’re working on a fall/winter garden, let us know what’s on the agenda in the poll below!
The Pew Environment Group released a report detailing the environmental impact of ‘Big Chicken’, and the details are grim.
Vegetarian and vegan recipes in Cajun cooking are few and far between. This one is a twist on the traditional corn side dish called maque choux, which is pronounced “mock shoe.” My grandmother made it in the summer time when fresh corn is sweet and abundant. My mother usually serves it with barbeque chicken and dirty rice.
It seems like every neighborhood in Atlanta has a community garden these days, and since my running partner and I have been marathon training, I’ve been seeing more and more of them during our long, winding, weekend runs. I thought it might be fun to grab the camera and share some community garden goodness with you guys!
McDonald’s announced they are changing up their Happy Meals to make them healthier. Apples will be added to the Happy Meal and the portion of fries will shrink. How will this affect the nutrition of the Happy Meal and will it improve the Happy Meal enough to get around the toy bans?
We love a good vegan dessert, and these chocolate chip cookies with a touch of sea salt fit the bill perfectly! Who says that eating vegan means skipping out on a decadent dessert?
Ever wondered what’s up with vegan wine? Many people do not realize that the use of animal byproducts is common in the wine filtration process.
A tiny fish has been genetically modified to glow when BPA is present in the water in which it is swimming.