Category Archives: Awareness

Wise Words from Michael Pollan

I came across this video tonight and had to share it on the blog. Michael Pollan is one of the leading experts on the food industry, and I recommend his work to anyone interested. In this video, Pollan explains how … Continue reading

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Back to the Blog – Political Food for Thought

During a busy period of moving, traveling and changes at work, I thought I was going to retire from my (short-lived) blogging hobby. When I was working on the blog this summer, I often felt like I didn’t have anything … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Peanut Butter?

One food that I eat almost every day is peanut butter. I put it in my oatmeal or smoothies for breakfast, eat it on toast or an apple for snacks, and usually have a few (or a lot of) bites … Continue reading

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What’s in Season?

Some of the most common advice I hear, and it turn give, about eating a healthy diet and minimizing that diet’s impact on the environment is to eat locally and seasonally. I’ve talked about some of those benefits before on … Continue reading

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My Strategy for Preparing Healthy Lunches To Go

When I started my full-time job last year, I wanted to be sure I didn’t develop the habit of eating out often for lunch. Eating out is typically more expensive than bringing your own lunch from home, it is typically … Continue reading

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14 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption

Plastic is found in an astonishing percentage of products or packaging today. It’s in your computer, your car, your refrigerator, your toothbrush, your recycle bin (ironically enough), your fork at lunch, your to-go box for dinner, and even your clothes. … Continue reading

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A Summer Reading List for a Healthier Planet and a Healthier You

In honor of the beginning of summer, I’m posting some of my favorite books related to health and sustainability. I have read them all within the last four years, and I consider them to still be relevant and interesting in the … Continue reading

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