With the holidays approaching, some are preparing to don aprons while others are preparing themselves to take the life of the animal that will grace their table. Small, local farmers are increasingly giving customers the opportunity to not only choose their own heritage breed bird, but to learn to kill and dress it as well.
With the appropriate planning, you can save money this holiday season without throwing your food ethics out the window. Forget canned green beans, factory farmed turkey and pre-packaged stuffing. This year, serve your family a healthy, delicious holiday feast and avoid food waste. The winter holidays are all about abundance—being surrounded by friends and family, […]
Many children who live in low income families depend on free or subsidized school meals, without which they would literally go hungry. But what happens when the winter holidays arrive? For some children, poverty doesn’t just mean a lack of presents or going without a Christmas feast. It means two or more weeks of hunger.
Our top six tips for a healthy, sustainable and locally sourced holiday dinner. Save money, avoid waste and enjoy a wholesome, humane feast.
Whatever you may have thought about vegetarian holiday fare, today, top chefs are creating delicious, festive and satisfying vegetarian holiday menus that may leave you wondering if turkey has been long overrated.
Recipes for a gorgeous and festive holiday dinner party While there are many cookbooks out there that inspire you to cook healthy, simple every day vegan and vegetarian meals to get you through your workweek, here are some cookbooks that will help you plan and execute a holiday feast or festive dinner party. Even if you […]
Like many of us, Jenn Sebestyen, author of the Veggie Inspired Blog, found herself with plenty of holiday leftovers. So what do you do with your gorgeous home made cranberry sauce? How about transforming it into a treat you can enjoy for breakfast, with tea or as dessert. Jenn shares this whole food, vegan recipe […]
Avoid chemicals and fake flavorings in store bought Eggnog this season by making your own home made eggnog with real food ingredients Valeria, author of the blog Beets ‘n Bones, put together this whole food eggnog recipe for her family. After reading the labels of prepared eggnog available in stores, which contain industrial fillers and […]
Ways to have a healthy, fun and eco-friendly Halloween Alternatives to Halloween candy Halloween treats don’t have to be filled with corn syrup, food coloring, chemicals and candy wrappers that end up in landfills. If you are handing out treats at the door, here are some affordable non-edible options that kids will like. Buy stickers […]
Despite the tradition of having a hot cup of eggnog at a Christmas party, or perhaps at the hearth of a roaring fire, this rich and creamy wintertime beverage is in fact seasonally out of place.
Do cage-free eggs make up for mono and diglycerides in your baked goods? Panettone is a Milanese specialty that’s enjoyed throughout Italy as a Christmas treat. Making it takes a long time, and it’s expensive, since it’s enriched with egg yolks and butter. Needless to say, the resulting tall, round and flavorful bread is well […]