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30 Essential Plant-Based Groceries

30 Essential Plant-Based Groceries

If you had to stock an empty kitchen (excluding coffee/tea, oils, herbs, spices, salt, and sugar), and you could only fill your cart with 30 items, what would make the cut? What would you have to sacrifice? My boyfriend and I created a simple game…

5 Simple Hacks for Eating More Vegan-ly

5 Simple Hacks for Eating More Vegan-ly

For most of us, going vegan cold Tofurkey® seems impossible. Especially because we’ve lived our entire lives eating a certain way. I don’t know about you, but I grew up thinking that a meal without any animal protein just wasn’t complete. Add the fact that…

Why I Went Vegan

Why I Went Vegan

About two months ago I made the life-changing commitment to go vegan. And now I understand why people say they instantly know when someone is a vegan since they’ll tell you in just the first few sentences of a conversation. Because now I want to…

The Easiest Homemade 2-Ingredient Sourdough Starter (No Dry Yeast Required)

The Easiest Homemade 2-Ingredient Sourdough Starter (No Dry Yeast Required)

Making a sourdough starter in order to make flatbreads, loaves of bread, pancakes, or anything else just seemed way out of my culinary skills. Without doing any real research, I assumed it was just going to be too complicated and confusing. I imagine many people…

How This Food Scientist is Changing Food Production with Zero-Waste Foods

How This Food Scientist is Changing Food Production with Zero-Waste Foods

You may not realize it, but in our every day lives, we are throwing away up to 35% of food. It’s an astronomical number that Maddison, a food scientist who focuses on food-waste and eco-friendly food production, has taken upon herself to change the future…

Vegan Banana Peel Breakfast Bars

Vegan Banana Peel Breakfast Bars

Welcome back to another Waste Less Kitchen recipe where we tackle how to reduce food waste in the kitchen! This recipe is kind of a part two to my previous recipe, caramelized banana peels. These banana peel breakfast bars are an easy meal-prep breakfast, plus…

Day 18: Have a Distraction-Free Meal

Day 18: Have a Distraction-Free Meal

A Gratitude Exercise We always seem to be in a rush or so connected to our technology that we forget to pay attention during meal times. Before we know it, our plate of food is gone and we barely even remember what we put on it. Today…

Day 17: Research a Topic You’ve Been Curious About

Day 17: Research a Topic You’ve Been Curious About

A Discovery Exercise Just like the graphic says, we’re always learning in life. But what about diving deeper into some topic that you’re curious about? Sure, we may have clicked on a video here and a link there, but when was the last time you…

Vegan Caramelized Banana Peels

Vegan Caramelized Banana Peels

Welcome to the first recipe of the Waste Less Kitchen series, where our goal is to reduce food waste as much as possible in the kitchen. We’re going to tackle something most people haven’t even thought about consuming before and that is: the banana peel.…

Day 16: Unfollow on Social media

Day 16: Unfollow on Social media

A Clarity Exercise It happens all the time: we’re scrolling through our favorite social media feed and see a photo that suddenly peaks our attention. We think, “There she is, living her best life yet again in another crystal-blue exotic ocean. ” or maybe, “wow another…