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If your a pesto freak (we sure are) -- you are going to love this Super Green Kale Pesto, it's packed with green goodness and fresh flavors! We went for the low-carb gluten free option by serving it over zucchini noodles. INGREDIENTS 2 to 3 cloves organic garlic 3 cups packed organic kale, about 1 small bunch (Earth Day Week Sale 99¢/ea.)* ¾ cup raw walnuts (Earth Day Week Sale 20% Off)* 2 tablespoons organic lemon juice,about 1 lemon  ¾ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil or water if your on the oil free kick  Serve with... Gluten free option: zucchini noodles Or 1 box of [...]
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What's Blenditarian mean, you ask? It's is one of the easiest things you'll ever do to create healthier, more sustainable meals. You simply substitute a portion of the meat you would normally use in a recipe with mushrooms or another vegetable of your liking. Why go blenditarian? It's better for your health:These blends tend to trim fat and calories and adds a serving of much-needed vegetables. It's more sustainable (especially if you use mushrooms):One million pounds of mushrooms can grow in the space of just an acre, require minimal water, and are ready to harvest in just a matter of days, making them one of the most earth-friendly and renewable [...]
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This celery leaf walnut pesto sauce wonderfully embraces the concept of repurposed food waste. Highlighting leftover celery leaves, the sauce also incorporates zesty lemon with hints of nuttiness. The sauce can serve as a great dip for Cauliflower Buffalo Bites. INGREDIENTS 2 cups lightly packed organic celery leaves - from 1-2 large bunches 2 cloves garlic ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup walnut pieces ½ cup grated Parmesan - omit or use dairy-free version if paleo / vegan Juice and zest of 1 lemon ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil Optional: crushed red pepper, additional walnuts and/or grated Parmesan  INSTRUCTIONS​ Add celery leaves, garlic, salt, walnuts, parmesan [...]
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Education, Sustainability
I was 21 and on a clandestine rescue mission. Objective: Get chocolate. Target: The dumpster next to a local chocolate factory. Come nightfall, my college friends and I snuck to the dumpster. Inside, we discovered mounds of dark chocolate glistening in the moonlight—massive slabs that appeared to be fresh off the conveyor belt, studded with dried raspberries and chopped almonds. We shoved as much as we could carry into a bag and drove off. We tentatively took small bites, after carefully inspecting for rogue debris, and found that it was just as delicious as the brand’s pricey wrapped bars.  A surplus [...]
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Most recipes for kale call for removing the leaves from the stems, but there is a lot of nutrition in those kale stalks! Kale stems are loaded with vitamins, fiber and nutrients because the stems are the component that are rooted in the soil. Stretch your bunches of kale even further and reduce food waste in honor of Earth Day with this recipe.  INGREDIENTS 1 cup chopped organic kale stems ½ cup packed fresh organic parsley with stems ½ cup organic walnuts (buy only what you need by shopping our bulk section!) 3 organic garlic cloves ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon red [...]

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