DIY Blender

So there I was thinking I wish I had a convenient way to make smoothies before work that didn’t require a ton of washing to come home toโ€ฆ and then I learned this. YOU CAN USE A MASON JAR IN PLACE OF THE CONTAINER THAT THE BLENDER COMES WITH. MIND. BLOWN. All you have to do is attach the mason…
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Coconut Butter

Coconut butter. This might be one of the easiest things to make, ever. It is creamy, rich, and sweet and only takes about 5 minutes to make. All you needโ€ฆ -A few cups of Organic shredded coconut (I buy mine in bulk and it is SO inexpensive) -A food processor -A jar with a lid โ€ฆ That’s it! To make…
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Why I Let my Fridge go Bare

I recently read an NRDC report that said 40 percent of food in the United States is wasted. That is more than 20 pounds of food per person every month adding up to over $165 billion each year. HOLY $#*^. I could get SO MANY JARS WITH THAT MONEY!!!!! So where does all of this food end up? Almost all…
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Storing Leftovers Without Waste

I am sitting on my couch feeling good. The kind of good that only comes after you have consumed Thanksgiving leftovers with more voracity than Thanksgiving dinner itself. I am soooo happpyyyyyy. Okay, anyway. Leftovers. My family always has leftovers and we all fight one another to take them home. But, if not prepared, leftovers can be synonymous with copious…
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Zero Waste Coffee

I love coffee. I drink it every day and have since I was about 15 years old. It was my saving grace in college and kept me sentient during many a sleepless night. Unfortunately, my addictionย love, for coffee used to come with a high price tag, both for me and for the environment. I used to buy my coffee every…
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Zero Waste Pasta Recipe

On my way to a friend’s wedding, I stopped at the 4th Street Food Co-op to buy some bulk Organic olive oil (so far the only place in the city where I can find it), and ended up leaving with a free squash. A squash the size and girth of a bowling ball. AKA the most awkward thing try and…
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