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Zero Waste Bread Pudding

Yes, yes, banana bread. I love it personally, and I frequently make banana muffins or a loaf with my overripe bananas. But how about something different? Use your overripe bananas for Bread Pudding! They sub in [...]

Delicious Zero Waste Veggie Fritters

Who doesn't love a fritter? Using leftovers in creative ways can be part of adopting a zero waste cooking strategy. I steamed some broccoli and carrots for dinner one night, and had about a cup and [...]

Irish Soda Bread with Dried Cherries

When it comes to holidays (any holiday) I like to go all in with food themes. I'm not Irish, but I love St Patrick's Day and I've been known to cook up a nice Guinness Stew [...]

Street Corn Pasta Salad

The goal of zero waste cooking is to waste less of the food you buy. This means smarter shopping and storage or the food you bring home, and organizing it so that you use what you [...]

Simple Granola Squares

If you're like most people, you have a couple of overripe bananas around at least a couple of times a month. Sure there's banana bread, but that gets old and is a little more time consuming [...]

Properly Storing Fruits and Veggies

When it comes to food waste, it really starts with how you shop and store your food when you return from the grocery store. Perishable foods like dairy, fruits and vegetables need to be stored right [...]

Secret Ingredient Chicken Chili

Zero Waste Cooking is about making nutritious money-saving meals that don’t waste food. It helps your food dollars go farther, and simplifies your life. My new book offers tons of helpful hints about shopping for, storing [...]

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