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Your proper produce storage guide

Even in non-pandemic circumstances, thoughtful produce storage is a great practice to get into. It prevents food waste, saves money, and hopefully helps you avoid the dreaded slimy lettuce or fuzzy berries chilling insidiously behind your condiments.

May 11, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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4 common baking substitutions to rely on

Let’s remove the outmoded understanding of baking as a practice reserved for rule-abiding perfectionists. Baking can be expressive and experimental.

April 15, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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What to stock your plant-based pantry with (vegan approved!)

Simple pantry staples can help you be prepared any time of the year.

March 15, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

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How to make a low waste shopping kit

Having your low waste / zero waste kit on your person will come in handy more often than you think.

March 9, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

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7 low waste swaps for plastic wrap

There are better low waste alternatives to using plastic wrap to keep your food fresh!

March 3, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

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New year, new low impact intentions

We’re back with our quarterly series from Moji Igun of Blue Daisi Consulting. Moji is taking us through easy to navigate steps for maintaining low waste habits.

January 9, 2020 | by Moji Igun

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Trash Talk – Forming low waste habits

Forming a new habit can be challenging. No matter what habit you are attempting to form, it will take consistent effort and willpower. Let’s talk systems.

October 11, 2019 | by Moji Igun

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8 things you can do with a (clean) dish towel

Dish towels don’t get enough respect. A clean, absorbent cloth is one of the best, most versatile tools in the kitchen and is totally underrated.

November 20, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

4 great ways to use strawberry tops

A little shared secret about strawberry tops – you can totally eat ‘em! They’ve got the same lovely strawberry flavor and the greens are packed with vitamins!

October 23, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

The Improvisational Kitchen

Improvisational cooking takes the seemingly random ingredients in your pantry / fridge and through resourcefulness, creativity, and trial + error transforms them into something edible.

October 11, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

5 easy swaps towards a low impact kitchen

Introducing manageable, low impact changes in the kitchen over time is much more effective than abrupt swaps that force you to quickly change your behavior.

September 8, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

How to start your sustainable storage collection

Finding a new life for a glass jar is a simple, small ritual that contributes to a low impact lifestyle and makes me feel less self conscious about the number of pickles I eat.

August 16, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee