After learning about our broken food system, it’s often easier to make smarter food decisions, which can then connect to other areas and build a more sustainable lifestyle.
Author: Andrea Bertoli
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Tamarind is one of the newest ingredients in my pantry, but dang if it didn’t quickly become a favorite! it’s tangy-yet-sweet & loaded with health benefits!
Well-sanitized jars are so important for safe fermentation. Here’s how to ferment safely with properly sanitized jars.
Feed your head! Binge watch documentaries about our food system this weekend. Here are 14 for you to choose from – many are even free!
Bone broth is one of the hottest new food trends, but how healthy is bone broth? Is the science really there?
Brazil released a new set of food guidelines, and they’re kind of a game-changer. The Brazil food guidelines take a refreshing approach to healthy eating.
Climate change and wine production are so delicately intertwined. What is the future of the wine industry in a warming world?
Editor’s note: This dish from our sister site Vibrant Wellness Journal is my favorite roasted squash recipe ever. The ingredients list in the original recipe calls for kabocha pumpkin, but I’ve used it with acorn squash without any problems. I’ve also made it without the brown sugar, and it’s delicious either way. This roasted squash is a staple in my kitchen, and I’m so thrilled to share it here!
This recipe, inspired by Nicole at A Dash of Compassion, is a game changer. It’s rare that a recipe is so good – and so easy– that it immediately makes it into my regular rotation of foods. This cookie recipe is it!
How to balance hormones is a subject close to my heart, as I have long dealt with hormone imbalances.
Who knew the story of tomatoes was so sordid: modern-day slavery, environmentally destructive chemical agriculture, and fossil fuel guzzling cross-country shipping– all for America’s least favorite fruit? Though the book was published in 2011, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed our Most Alluring Fruit is still quite relevant today and makes for a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in agriculture, politics and their own connection to food.
Sublime, of course. But Scandalous… Really?
Indeed, the world of olive oil is more than old Italian men and women pruning their ancient groves and mashing olive fruits by stone. It involves tanker trucks contaminated with chemicals, petrochemical adulteration of oils, Mafioso-owned lands, and so much more. Who knew the iconic, humble olive could be so complicated?