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11 09, 2023

Make Ahead Bruschetta Topping

By Rust Nutrition|2023-09-11T13:55:34-04:00September 11th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Food waste, Wellness|Comments Off on Make Ahead Bruschetta Topping

Got stale bread? Make Bruschetta (broo-sket-ta). Bruschetta is crusty, grilled bread that's been brushed with olive oil and garlic. This recipe is a delicious way to reduce your food waste: It's a great way to use stale bread, but you can certainly use fresh. This topping makes use [...]

5 09, 2023

Zero Waste Baked French Toast

By Rust Nutrition|2023-09-05T20:07:55-04:00September 5th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food waste, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Zero Waste Baked French Toast

I love French bread. Since a fresh loaf stales so quickly, French toast is always a great idea. It's all good though, because French toast is delicious. In France, the dish is called “pain perdu," which means “lost bread." It's thought however, that this dish could date back [...]

14 07, 2023

Practical Ways to Waste Less Food

By Rust Nutrition|2023-08-17T12:57:26-04:00July 14th, 2023|Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Health Professionals|Comments Off on Practical Ways to Waste Less Food

I’ve seen some cool videos showing you ways to use watermelon rinds or banana peels. Food waste is responsible for about 6-8% of all greenhouse gas emission. Even though there are numerous points across the supply chain that lead to food waste, you and I can do our [...]

12 07, 2023

Best-by Dates and Stale Bread

By Rust Nutrition|2023-07-20T11:11:35-04:00July 12th, 2023|Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Wellness|Comments Off on Best-by Dates and Stale Bread

One question that may be on your mind as you consider throwing food away is: "Is it still safe to eat?" Some of the guidelines for how long a food is safe to eat and how long you can store a cooked food in your refrigerator is up [...]

12 07, 2023

Add More Veggies to Your Pasta & Potato Salads

By Rust Nutrition|2023-07-12T15:45:50-04:00July 12th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Food waste, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Add More Veggies to Your Pasta & Potato Salads

We all need to add more veggies to our diets. Why not add them to foods you already love? Pasta and potato salads are delicious summer picnic go-tos. Why not veg-up your favorite pasta or potato salad recipe with even more veggies for your next summer gathering? You [...]

19 04, 2023

Go Green with Soy and my Spicy Tofu Broccoli Bowl

By Rust Nutrition|2023-05-26T11:44:44-04:00April 19th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Go Green with Soy and my Spicy Tofu Broccoli Bowl

I've partnered with U.S. Soy to create a short video (paid) to highlight the benefits of soy, and how farmers are working to produce food in sustainable ways. I was raised to "give a hoot, don't pollute" because my parents raised me to be environmentally conscious. They produced [...]

25 03, 2023

Zero Waste Citrus Peels

By Rust Nutrition|2023-03-25T15:03:44-04:00March 25th, 2023|Easy Cooking, Family, Food Trends, Food waste, Just for Fun, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Zero Waste Citrus Peels

Inflation has us all rethinking our spending habits, including our food budgets. Zero waste cooking is not about eating scraps (however, some scraps can end up turning into tasty bits). It's about stretching your food budget and throwing away less food. Even if you can't obtain "zero waste" [...]

17 02, 2023

Potato Cauliflower Artichoke Bake

By Rust Nutrition|2023-03-06T17:12:16-05:00February 17th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Trends, Food waste, Wellness|Comments Off on Potato Cauliflower Artichoke Bake

Everything you need to know about Zero Waste Cooking really boils down to buying less food, storing it properly, and using it all. Use it All Using what you have on hand falls under the "use it all" guideline. I was invited to a pot luck recently and [...]

1 02, 2023

Foods for your Heart

By Rust Nutrition|2023-07-12T14:56:14-04:00February 1st, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Foods for your Heart

February is heart month, but you want to care for your heart all year long. DASH Diet is an excellent approach to heart-healthy living. It's important to be aware of your personal health needs and risks. There are some things we have control over, and some things we [...]

28 11, 2022

Leftover Makeover: Mashed Potato Ball Appetizer

By Rust Nutrition|2023-06-10T11:29:29-04:00November 28th, 2022|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Leftover Makeover: Mashed Potato Ball Appetizer

Got 3-day old leftover mashed potatoes? I have a delicious solution. Don't waste them, make them into these crowd-pleasing appetizer. You can add one or more eggs and adjust the grated cheese and seasoning depending on how many cups of potatoes you have left. These come together quickly, [...]