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I spent the weekend in Las Vegas as an extension of a presentation I was invited to make at the Food Service Systems Management Education Council conference. I had an amazing experience sampling all of the plant-based menu options in Vegas, so follow along with my...read more
Trimming sugar from the diet is on everyone’s radar these days. In fact, surveys show that it’s one of the top ingredients in foods that people are trying to avoid. Eating too much added sugar—for example, sucrose, high fructose corn syrup, cane sugar, and honey—is...read more
For my Recipe Redux challenge this month, I was encouraged to cook using three ingredients actually in my refrigerator or pantry right now. So, I chose to use the following ingredients: Swiss Chard—I have this coming out of my ears in the garden right now Whole grain...read more
As part of my graduate program in Sustainable Food Systems at Green Mountain College, Vermont, I’ll be sharing some of the lessons I learn on sustainable food systems each month. Today, I’m providing you with a briefing on the U.S. cultivation of pulses, and how it...read more
This oatmeal is full of protein, slow-digesting carbohydrates, and healthy fats—the perfect formula for a breakfast that will keep you feeling satisfied until lunch! Yields 1 servingPistachio Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal (Vegan, Gluten-Free) Save Recipe Print Recipe...read more