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broccoli stalk and toasted hazelnuts

Roasted Broccoli Stalk with Toasted Hazelnuts + Lemon

Save your broccoli stalks for this well-balanced dish, accented with toasted hazelnuts, a shallot dressing, and lemon.

close up of DIY granola bars with almond milk

The Best Package-Free Granola Bars

Sustainable snack food is critical when thinking about a closed loop kitchen. Before taking a mindful…

cabbage + sweet potato lentil soup with kale, mushrooms, and onions and bread from the side

Cabbage + Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

Lentils are one of the best soup legumes as they don’t require pre-soaking. If you’re like…

Parsnip and Meyer Lemon Loaf Cake with Toasted Hazelnuts + Dates in pan

Parsnip and Meyer Lemon Loaf Cake with Toasted Hazelnuts + Dates

A lovely breakfast loaf cake featuring earthy parsnips, bright meyer lemons, toasted hazelnuts, and dates. A zero-waste recipe you might not be able to share!

Nocino + Oat Milk Winter Cocktail with Preserved Cherries

Nocino is a local spirit from Portland’s own Stone Barn Brandyworks. This was my first introduction to…

non traditional vegan potato leek soup

Vegan Leek Greens + Potato Soup

This recipe results in a lovely shade of green. Most potato and leek soup is white,…

Tastiest Toasted Squash Seeds

Cooking and eating the leftover seeds from any squash is a wonderful way to close the…

finished Thanksgiving salad overhead with all ingredients mixed together

Cauliflower and Winter Squash Salad

You can use whatever winter squash you have on hand. I used delicata squash from a…

Beet Stem Spread

Beet to Stem Spread

A good tip when preparing any part of the beet (root, stem, or greens) is to…

bruised apples illustration

Apple Scrap Vinegar

I’ve read recipes of other fruit scraps turning out great results, like pineapple, but we haven’t…

finished fruit leather rolls

Favorite Fruit Leather

At the Farmer’s Market, $5 lighter and 30 pounds heavier, I left with a box of…

Vegetable Stock from Scratch

Soup stock is another great way to use up the tail ends of your vegetable scraps….

red onion quick pickles

Red Onion Quick Pickles

These red onion quick pickles pack a whole lot of flavor, use just a few ingredients you probably have on hand, and are ready in no time!

blackberry cheesecake bars

Creamy Blackberry Vegan Cheesecake Bars

A creamy, dreamy vegan blackberry cheesecake bar recipe to use up that berry bounty!

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Best Baba Ganoush

An easy, seasonal spread making use of all those delicious eggplants in your crisper and a creamy, homemade tahini!

Lemon Cucumber + Heirloom Tomato Salad

Lemon Cucumber + Heirloom Tomato Salad

A flavorful summer favorite featuring lemon pepper cucumbers and heirloom tomatoes. Bright, refreshing, and so simple!

Dark Chocolate Nutty Banana Peel Muffins

Make the most of your produce with these delicious, nutty banana peel vegan muffins. Dark chocolate is a great accent to these maple syrup sweetened treats. They won’t last long!

Herb Scraps Chimichurri

This recipe is great for using up other herbs you don’t know what to do with…

Rhubarb Dark Chocolate Vegan Brownies

A delicious, low sugar, vegan dessert to make use of all of your excess rhubarb (and dark chocolate!)

spring salad ingredients

Easy Radish Greens Spring Salad

Proper radish green storage: Separate radishes from stems. I just break them apart with my hands….

carrot top dip with carrots (peels on!)

Carrot Top + Kale Dip

This might be the new hummus! Use up those carrot tops and any wilty kale you might have (stems included) for a creamy, delicious spread that’s good on just about anything.

homemade, package-free matzo

Sea Salt Crispy Flatbread (Matzo)

Easy and delicious homemade, package-free matzo (aka crispy sea salt flatbread) using just 4 ingredients you probably have on hand. So good you might just eat it year-round!

purple cabbage, carrot, apple, brussels sprout slaw with tahini dressing

Winter Slaw with Creamy Tahini Dressing

A winter slaw salad is a great vehicle for tahini dressing and delicious all on its…

buddha bowl with mix of winter vegetables, brown rice, and black beans

Use-It-Up Roasted Buddha Bowl

You can really get creative with the vegetables you use here, which is why this is…