Seriously? Jello consumption is tied to wealth inequity?
Last night I cooked dinner for myself. For some, cooking is a necessity. If they don’t cook, the family does not eat. For others, it’s a thing they do because they always have, or somebody has to do it and they do a pretty darn good job of it. In this age of fast food, […]
As I grow older I find myself asking many of the same questions I did as a young child. Why? Many of the answers I get as an adult sound similar to those I got as a child. “Because I’m the mommy/daddy/responsible adult in charge and I said so, that’s why.” I find myself asking […]
A recent survey conducted by Texas A&M University asked consumers how important animal welfare was to them when buying meat. A total of 69% of recipients said that animal welfare is at least somewhat important, 22% said it was very important and 11% said it was extremely important. Consumers respond when groups such as […]
It’s no secret to any of you that we can help animals by curtailing the number of them we eat. And when it comes to snack foods, you want something that’s healthy as well. When I have a sweet tooth, a favorite treat is a Larabar. But I couldn’t find my favorite flavor, Cherry Pie, […]
Bread. The staff of life. It’s a food humans have been eating for centuries. A simple food, right? Flour. Yeast. Water. Salt. But wait! Do you know what is in that processed bread you’re buying? Some ingredients might surprise you. Most bread purchased in the US includes sugar. And if it’s cane sugar, it was […]
Ice cream. Oh we love the stuff! New Zealanders consume the most per year with each person enjoying an average of 28 liters ( a little over 7 gallons) per year. The US is right behind them, consuming an average of 21 liters (around 5 1/2 gallons) per year (source: Business Insider). Even animal lovers […]
I mentioned I was going to start talking about vegan and vegetarian foods. But first, I want to start off by saying I’m not a vegan. I’m not a vegetarian. I’m also not a meat-eater. No labels, please. What I am is someone who is making conscious choices about each meal I eat. I don’t choose […]