Monday, November 18, 2013
The holidays are more than a couple days—it’s a season and there are many other occasions beyond the celebrations when getting together for a casual meal is the perfect thing. Maybe you have houseguests, kids home from college, or are hosting an after-ice skating gathering—a simmering pot of chili is just what you need.
Chili has always been an ideal dish for casual entertaining, perfect for leaving on a low burner while family and friends help themselves. But these days every host is familiar with the difficulties of cooking for a crowd: half your guests demand meat, but the rest? Vegetarians, vegans, gluten allergies, Paleo diets—it’s a complicated world.
by Bea James, senior manager of organic, natural and sustainable programs
Thursday, September 26, 2013
When I first heard the term flexitarian, I thought someone was inviting me to do a new form of yoga. Nope, not at all. As a matter of fact, the only thing I had to flex was my mind by opening it to this relatively new concept.
A flexitarian is someone that’s a vegetarian and a carnivore, but not at the same meal.