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Vanilla Cardamom Roasted Squash Seeds

Vanilla Cardamom Roasted Squash Seeds

It’s early November and still roasting pumpkin seeds here! I saw the last remnants of pie pumpkins available at New Seasons this last weekend. Which is by far my favorite grocery store in the PNW. So of course I bought them even though that was 

Plant-Based Zero Waste Pumpkin Muffins

Plant-Based Zero Waste Pumpkin Muffins

Fall is just starting again, Halloween is coming soon, and pumpkins are back in full force. Yay! And I have been roasting pumpkins like crazy to stock up on some homemade pumpkin puree. And with all this puree, I thought I would start with something 

How to Make Bone Broth Low Waste

How to Make Bone Broth Low Waste

“Indeed, stock is everything in cooking. Without it, nothing can be done.” Escoffier from his Guide Culinaire Broths…broths are the backbone (no pun intended) of so many dishes. I use it in everything. I use it when cooking quinoa, rice, or even oatmeal to give 

Zero Waste Vegan Carrot Top Pesto

Zero Waste Vegan Carrot Top Pesto

Are you looking for new ways to enjoy those classic dishes? Or would like to stretch your budget making more with less using zero waste cooking? Carrot greens a.k.a. carrot tops are a highly nutrient dense and completely edible part of the carrot plant and 

Beet Hummus With Roasted Garlic

Beet Hummus With Roasted Garlic

Who said healthy food had to be boring? Well whoever said it was wrong. Look at the creamy, silky, and smooth texture and that vivid bright pink color! And the taste…this beet hummus is so delicious and incredibly healthy. It is earthy and nutty with 

Balsamic Strawberry & Basil Smoothie

Balsamic Strawberry & Basil Smoothie

Do you love strawberries and basil? Then you have to give this balsamic strawberry and basil smoothie a try! Strawberries are back in season! And fresh basil is too! I’ve been looking forward to this summer so much. The farmer’s market is open and the 

Perfect Zero Waste Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect Zero Waste Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love chocolate chip cookies! And really who doesn’t? They are the iconic classic cookie. And for how much I love my tried and true recipe, it isn’t vegan or zero waste. So I’ve spent the last month taking that old recipe and altering it 

Simple and Easy Beeswax Dipping Chocolate

Simple and Easy Beeswax Dipping Chocolate

Did you know that there is an alternative to using baker’s wax or shortening for dipping chocolate? Beeswax! According to Wikipedia, beeswax is completely edible and considered safe to use in food in most countries around the world. It hardens quickly without the need to 

Easy 30-Minute Zero-Waste Vegan Muffins

Easy 30-Minute Zero-Waste Vegan Muffins

Don’t have a lot of time but want to keep your sweet craving environmentally conscientious? How do some easy 30-minute vegan muffins with chocolate chips sound? Ever since having a kid, I always feel like there isn’t enough time in my day. And lately I’ve 

How to Make Beeswax Candles at Home

How to Make Beeswax Candles at Home

What a crazy last couple of months! I have been trying for a month to carve out some time to write about how to make beeswax candles at home. But good luck having any kind of time to yourself when you are the primary caretaker