I've said it before but it is shocking, 40% of food produced is wasted, of that 40-50% comes from consumers. I am sure that number only increases this time of year. If you want some tips for Thanksgiving meals, and what to do with leftovers listen to this interview I did with WIAD, CBS DC … Continue reading Thanksgiving Leftovers
1. Americans aren't the only ones wasting perfectly good food. This article explains different ways, apps, and websites throughout Europe that are helping to reduce the amount of wasted food in each country. 2. This is an amazing app just launched to help connect restaurants with extra food to consumers at a sale price. The app … Continue reading 3 Ways People are Reducing Food Waste + Enjoy More, Waste Less Infographic!
One of the highlights of our trip to France was, with out a doubt, this cooking class(click for link), called Cuisine de Chef. Surrounded by the spectacular French countryside of mountains, vineyards, and orchards, I can't think of a more perfect setting to feel submerged into the serene Provence. Even if you do not attend the cooking … Continue reading Cooking Class in Luberon, Provence and Poached Pear Recipe
This weeks round-up meal plan is a diverse one. I don't like to put days to the plan because I think it is too restrictive, maybe you don't feel like eating stew on Monday but Wednesday it sounds good. So I will just give you the links and do with them what you want. A quick … Continue reading Sunday Round-Up
In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport. - Julia Child I don't know about you but when my family and I start planning a trip we typically start off by thinking about the food. My sister is in culinary school and did an apprenticeship at a resort in Greece over … Continue reading Provence- A food and wine lovers dream
I don't normally do this but I am feeling inspired and contemplative on this rainy December morning. I woke up feeling calm and happy, with the dark sky sprinkling down, traffic didn't upset me, sitting at my desk I feel ready to go for the day. I opened a new book to this poem and I thought … Continue reading Wigglier Blessing
Beautiful beets at the Shirlington Farmers Market- check it out this Sunday. Follow my blog with Bloglovin Listening to Brandi Carlile (thanks for the tickets Jenny and Bonnie!) Making these drinks this weekend! Where to begin, they all look amazing! The word detox to describe food, diets, or recipes rubs me the wrong way. What … Continue reading Friday List
A round up of things I am reading, watching, and doing that inspire me and make my heart happy 🙂 I hope you enjoy them as much as I do! This is a great article! (and I LOVE Chickpea Magazine). I am not vegan but I resonate with her story and the stresses of living … Continue reading Inspiration List