- Apr 30, 2019
A look back at the history of our greenhouse gases - CO2 over 800,000 years!
Spoiler… This blog post has no recipe. It is a short intermission from all food-focused entries to show a graph I think every human should be familiar with… (Image sourse UNC Charlotte MESAS: https://pages.uncc.edu/mesas/news/) I know many people would rather read recipes than look at graphs, but this one is critical that we all understand. The blue line shows the amount of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) (our most abundant greenhouse gas) in the earth’s atmosphere over the last …. 80
- Apr 23, 2019
Reduce Food Waste - More impact on reducing global warming than solar or hydro power!
Happy Earth Day! We have only one planet but 7 billions people who can protect it! Spring is a perfect time to start preparing for our summery gardens, either in the ground or in containers on our porches. If you've ever gardened before, you know that mis-formed fruits and vegetables are just part of the process. Check out this pile of potatoes from my garden last year. Here is one of my absolute favorites .... I had an awesome crop of purple potatoes and one of them came o
- Apr 8, 2019
Humanity-Saving (Beef Reducing) Lentil Taco Recipe
There is almost unanimous agreement that in order to realize a sustainable food future AND dramatically reduce atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases to limit the impacts of climate change for our kids and their kids, we’re going to have to eat a lot less beef. This does not mean a sad and flavorless food future, and it doesn’t mean we have to all turn vegan. Small changes can result in huge impacts and lentils are a great way to start – BUT you have to know a few t