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 [...]
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 [...]
With new forms of genetic engineering like synthetic biology and gene editing now entering the marketplace, keeping GMOs out of your shopping basket is trickier than ever. To keep it simple, look for the Non-GMO Project Verified Butterfly—that’s your best assurance that a product has been produced according to the most rigorous standards for GMO avoidance.
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 [...]
Just as poor land-management practices are contributors to climate change, use of good on-farm practices can actually lead to climate change mitigation. The Q&A with Tracy Misiewicz of The Organic Center sheds light on how it’s being done. The food system is in an interesting predicament—it's a significant contributor to one of its own biggest threats—climate change. But fortunately, just as poor land-management practices are contributors to climate change, use of good on-farm practices can actually lead to climate change mitigation, says Tracy Misiewicz, the associate director of science programs for The Organic Center. Misiewicz leads The Organic Center’s creation [...]