Chipotle’s Scarecrow.

Chipotle’s Scarecrow.

I know I have been MIA but I’m back now, and I have so much to say! First, THIS: As one that appreciates a well made short film, I was close to tears watching those poor large-eyed cows. And with my background in marketing I give Chipotle a round of applause. What a campaign. “Cultivate … Continue reading

Rebuilding the Foodshed

Rebuilding the Foodshed

Happy Spring! After enjoying the sun the past couple of days I started to read a book my friend gave me for my birthday two weeks ago. She was excited to give it to me because the author was hosting a discussion followed by a book signing at the local bookstore from which she purchased … Continue reading

College and Earth Week

College and Earth Week

Last week, I talked about Millennials and how this particular generation could be the first generation of change for our food system. Yesterday being Earth Day, I thought it best to share in some Earth Day festivities, which are becoming more and more popular as our generation sees the importance in ‘greening up’ our earth. … Continue reading

Millennials: The generation of change?

Millennials: The generation of change?

There is a growing demand for sustainable food. Terms such as organic, local, natural, hormone-free, and free trade are buzz words in food advertising. Some of these terms may not necessarily mean these items are what you think they are. “Natural” is a term used by marketers to portray ideas about organic and local foods … Continue reading

More healthful school lunches… Maybe?

More healthful school lunches… Maybe?

After reading this friend’s Facebook status about what she has seen in a dietetics field, I wondered what exactly the USDA was doing to help our youngest generation eat wisely. This article from the Huffington Post describes the USDA’s reaction to criticism’s given by school cafeteria’s across the nation. Schools said putting limits on meat … Continue reading

Over consumption at El Gato

Over consumption at El Gato

Every week, a local restaurant, El Gato Cantina, hosts $5 margarita night. This restaurant usually attracts a large crowd because of their large margarita variety and delicious, authentic Mexican food. Coming home after enjoying a night at El Gato, I found myself unsatisfying-ly full and not feeling that well. Why was that? Over consumption, that’s … Continue reading

Easter literate.

Easter literate.

Happy Easter and Passover to those who celebrate! I ended up celebrating a little of both this year! For whatever reasons you all may have for celebrating during this time of year, I would like to discuss my first ‘literate’ Easter. Meaning, my first Easter thinking about the practices (including eating!) I partake in and … Continue reading

The Life Changing Loaf of Bread

The Life Changing Loaf of Bread

I’ve been hearing a lot about this Life Changing Loaf of Bread. I figured it was time to try it out. This bread was SO EASY to make. You mix all your ingredients right into the pan, and then you let the bread sit. This was great because you can mix it in the morning … Continue reading