A little good news — about good foods

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A little good news — about ‘shrooms

I've always loved mushrooms and couldn't understand why other didn't. No matter how they are cooked, they alway made me happy. According to this, it may have been more than the taste that has kept me coming back for more. Funny thing is, now that I know more of the health benefits of mushrooms, I … Continue reading A little good news — about ‘shrooms

A little good news — from Mother Nature

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/floating-gardens-are-a-way-to-keep-farming-despite-climate-change-ohio/ I think the lesson to learn here is observing what's already available in nature to work with the climate crisis. In Kimmerer's amazing book "Braiding Sweetgrass", I learned a much deeper appreciation for how Mother Nature teaches us. She gives us all we need to make all our food and shelter needs get met. … Continue reading A little good news — from Mother Nature

A little good news — now that’s a win-win situation we can all sink our teeth into

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/too-good-to-go-food-waste-app-lets-you-save-restaurant-food/ One of my first jobs while I was in college was working in the kitchen at a posh restaurant as a dishwasher. Aside from the mountain of food not eaten by the patrons and the waste produced during preparation (eg: not-so-perfect lettuce leaves), there was the end of shift purge of now-day-old-foods: breads, fruits, … Continue reading A little good news — now that’s a win-win situation we can all sink our teeth into

Adventures In Veggieland

A special thank you to all our guinea pigs... I mean former meat-lovers... Umm, Err, Friends, I mean... who courageously accepted our invitation to a meatless feast. Sawsan & I have been bragging and babbling on enthusiastically for weeks about how much our food options have exploded since embracing a more vegetarian lifestyle. I Guess … Continue reading Adventures In Veggieland

These Are The People In My Neighbourhood – Introducing Dustin Dao

Dustin is the living proof of a person who puts his heart into everything he is passionate about! I’ve had the great pleasure of being at Dustin’s restaurant one evening when it was quiet and we could talk to both him and his wife. My sister-in-law asked Dustin to play the piano for us and … Continue reading These Are The People In My Neighbourhood – Introducing Dustin Dao