I had a great time talking at Bethlehem VegFest about vegan nutrition myths earlier today.
Above you will find a recording of my talk.
Happy Earth Day! To celebrate, I challenge you to incorporate greener, plant-based foods into your diet. Eating greens is not only good for your health, but is also better for our environment. Double bonus! Here are five easy ways to be greener and eat greener:
Refrigerator Chia Seed Jam has become a must-have in my refrigerator! As I mentioned in my last post, Refrigerator Chia Seed Jam is a much healthier alternative to store-bought jam.
I love chia seed jam because it is so easy to make and it’s also healthy! There is no cooking, no canning, no pectin and only natural ingredients!
In this post I will show you have to make Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Seed Jam! The combination of strawberries and rhubarb pack this jam full of powerful nutrients. Continue reading →
Refrigerator Chia Seed Jam is a much healthier alternative to store-bought jam. This jam is one of the easiest recipes to make! No cooking, no canning, no pectin and only natural ingredients! This super-easy and very healthy jam is made with just berries, a little natural sweetener (if any) and chia seeds! That’s it! Traditional jam relies on pectin to gel, but this jam gels with the help of chia seeds!
This jam is great on toast, pancakes, waffles, stirred into oatmeal, yogurt, ice cream, or for a classic PB&J!
August 4-10 is National Farmer’s Market Week.
Farmer’s markets are a great way to shop for locally grown, farm-fresh produce, and develop personal relationships with local farmers.
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My last post about food safety at the farmer’s market raised the very good question of how to safely wash produce. I will now answer the following questions:
- Does tap water suffice?
- Should vinegar be used?
- Are produce washes all that they claim to be?