Tag: food waste

Tips for Freezing Food to Make Meal Prep Easier

Tips for Freezing Food to Make Meal Prep Easier

      Author: Holly Heximer, RD   Keeping your freezer full of food can help you save money, reduce waste and eat well, even on your busiest days. I’ll pull lunch-sized portions out of the freezer on days I’m too busy to prep or…

12 Ways to Use Up Fresh Herbs

    Author: Holly Heximer, RD   Have you ever purchased a bundle of herbs for a recipe that calls for a quarter cup, only to be left with 3 cups of fresh herbs that you have no use for? You’re not alone!   Despite…

Does Reducing Waste Mean Sacrificing Convenience?

Does Reducing Waste Mean Sacrificing Convenience?

      As a dietitian, I’m passionate about making healthy eating as simple and stress-free as possible, but I’ve also recently become aware of the amount of food and food-related waste that my household produces. I’ve been making a conscious effort to be more…

10 Ways to Use Food Scraps and Reduce Waste

10 Ways to Use Food Scraps and Reduce Waste

    Most of us make an effort to minimize our weekly food waste as much as possible. Between proper meal planning and reinventing leftovers, reducing waste is not only good for the environment, but it can help you save money and eat better too.…

5 Catch-All Meals that Reduce Food Waste

5 Catch-All Meals that Reduce Food Waste

      My number one tip to help reduce produce waste in your household – plan a catch-all meal at the end of the week to use up any scraps or veggies you have left. Continue reading for 5 Catch-All Meals that Reduce Food…

10 Healthy Recipes Using Leftover Quinoa

10 Healthy Recipes Using Leftover Quinoa

  Love quinoa as much as we do? We’ve brought together 10 Healthy Recipes Using Leftover Quinoa to use up your leftovers.   Quinoa is a staple around my home. As a whole grain, quinoa is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, and also contains…

Healthy Weeknight Recipes Using Cauliflower

Healthy Weeknight Recipes Using Cauliflower

    Cauliflower is absolutely everywhere these days. You can’t scroll through a food blog or Instagram feed without seeing a recipe for a cauli-crust pizza, cauliflower ‘rice’, or buffalo cauliflower ‘wings’! While it may be touted for its low-carb status, there’s whole lot more…

5 Ways to Use Watermelon Rinds

5 Ways to Use Watermelon Rinds

        Looking for some new tips to reduce your summer food waste? We’ve got 5 ways to use watermelon rinds. Continue reading to learn how to use the most unpopular part of a watermelon.    Author: Hayley Harris, RD   Did you…

Quick and Healthy Recipes Using Spinach

Quick and Healthy Recipes Using Spinach

Rather than letting spinach go to waste, or choosing not to bring it home to begin with, here are my favourite quick and healthy recipes using spinach.

Quick and Healthy Recipes Using Cabbage

Quick and Healthy Recipes Using Cabbage

      See if you can relate: you purchase a head of cabbage to make slaw for your fish tacos (yum!) with every intention of repurposing the rest of it over the next couple of weeks. You use a small amount to top your…