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Get on the sushi boat

Quick vegan meal for the family? Look no further than sushi, if by quick meal you mean 30+ minutes of excruciatingly painful why-are-my-kids-so-ham-fisted fuck-my-kitchen’s-a-mess kid-friendly bonding time while you’re…

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The Only Low Waste Gift Inspo You'll Ever Need

Forget the last minute frenzied trip to Marshall’s hoping for a gift giving gold medal win. This is how you think outside the box. It’s greener here. And more awesome. I promise.

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A wildly offensive rant? No way!!

This week I was asked to give a small talk about modern sustainability. Here’s the friendly, sit-and-read-on-your-phone Sunday morning version of my talk. It’s a great summary of what we do and why we do it.

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A Moment for Change

Total cataclysmic environmental collapse, you say? To me it felt like The Moment I’ve Been Waiting For, when countries rally, people band together, and real actual change begins. It was our moment for a generation, if we act. And then just like that, it’s no longer news…

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The Minimalist Guide to a Zero Waste Kitchen

Paring down what you have, plus a few simple swaps, is a great beginning for a zero waste minimalist kitchen. We don’t suggest buying new if you still have perfectly serviceable items in your home. But when it’s time to replace, look for modern plastic-free quality items that you really love. Here’s a few things to…

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Chocolate Granola

The first time I made this it didn’t make it past the 30 minute mark. Hot out of the oven, blowing furiously, hopping pieces from one hand to the other, we gobbled up the whole batch in a matter of minutes. This isn’t store-in-a-pretty-jar-on-the-shelf sort of granola: this is eat-right-off-the-pan-and-make-no-apologies sort of granola. I mean it has…

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Four Boy Approved Vegan Fried Rice

Everything just tastes better with panda chopsticks. 🐼 But this fried rice needs no help: a go-to four-boy-approved clear-their-plates everyone-asks-for-more meal we have on the regular around here. When we make rice, I make a double batch just so we can have this…

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In bed with 1 billion elephants...

We have fallen so far off the zero-waste bandwagon that we’re three towns back, laying in the middle of the road, trying to remember if we were ever even on the bandwagon in the first place. The advent of baby #4 has kicked us so hard in the ass that we’ve been focusing solely on the basics: oxygen, water, food, chocolate, and sleep. Everything else can…

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