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Zero Waste Baking: Perfect Pumpkin Bread

My upcoming book , Zero Waste Cooking For Dummies®, features recipes for the everyday consumer - everything from starters to main dishes to desserts to cocktails. The goal: to help you reduce the food waste in your home [...]

The Holidays: Be Mindful with these 5 Tips

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year, but they can also be stressful. You may be dealing with added financial burdens, a heavier work load, scheduling conflicts, or are grieving a recent loss - it all adds [...]

Zero Waste Cranberry Goat Cheese Bites

In the spirit of giving and zero food waste, I’m giving you this cranberry appetizer that uses leftover holiday cranberry sauce. Once you have your cranberries cooked, you can whip up this appetizer to enjoy with [...]

Planning a Festive and Balanced Table of Favorites

Thanksgiving will usher in the holiday season which most likely will include special family meals and treats. When planning holiday food you can create healthy meals and still enjoy yourself. Some recipes just have to have [...]

Plant Breeding: Farm to Fork

Just about everything you purchase in a grocery store has been improved through plant breeding. Through generations of research, scientists have learned a lot about how to make seeds and plants better - more tolerant to [...]

Reducing Your Food Waste

The United Nations has designated 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables.  I'm always encouraging you to add more fruits and veggies to your diet, but sadly, it's the fruit and veggies in your [...]

Quick & Dirty Tips to Add Fruits and Veggies

September is National Fruits & Veggies Month! Your role is important because we are right in the middle of a fruit and vegetable consumption crisis. Close to 9 in 10 Americans still do not eat enough [...]

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