While it's no real surprise that the U.S. gets the gold as the #1 trash-producing country in the world, at 1,609 pounds per person per year, it's hard to get one's arms around the idea that three-quarters of what's dumped, is organic garbage, food waste by any other name, that could be composted.
Preparation is everything, whether it's for entering a meeting or meeting your daily caloric intake. How odd that for many of us, we'd more readily prepare for business relationships than the relationship that we have with food.
Tonight I am going to follow a new recipe, which calls for all sorts of winter vegetables like turnip, rutabaga, potatoes, carrots, apples, and onion, so it's great for any one trying to eat locally and with the seasons. It's incredibly easy and ready to eat in 45 minutes.
It's the first day of the Week of Eating In challenge, and I'm taking it easy like Sunday morning. Only it's Monday. I was really craving an egg and cheese for some reason, but what I got instead was ten times better.
Eating in is not only better for the environment and your pocket book, it's also proven to be good for your waistline. To help you stay on track this week, here are a few delicious, healthy and easy recipes.