This post is sponsored by Pompeian, who you probably know for their delicious, high quality extra virgin olive oils and vinegars. My last blog post with them was about how to make a delicious and filling entree salad every time. Today we’re talking food scraps, and how to utilize them to make nutritious and tasty dishes + save money and help the environment! Don’t miss the recipes, photos, and video below!
About 50% of all produce goes to waste each year in the United States. Globally, the figure is around 30%––which is still way too high––but the United States is winning the waste game. In fact, most of the trash in American landfills is food waste. There are so many reasons for this, like the low cost of food, pickiness about how produce looks, and overly busy lifestyles. Luckily there are simple solutions to fix this problem, and it all begins with how we see waste, and taking responsibility over it. [Read more…]