We’ve heard about celebrity supplement and smoothie companies (Halle Berry, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston), their wine and liquor labels (Sarah Jessica Parker, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez) and zero-proof libation brands (Blake Lively, Katy Perry). But did you know there are a number of A-listers peddling tea?
And it makes sense if you consider the simple facts. For starters, tea ticks a lot of wellness boxes, a highly buzzy and ever-growing sector at the moment. “Some health benefits [of tea] include a boost to your metabolism, support for digestive health, and strengthening of your immune system,” says...
EP 108 - From Clif Bars to wine + honey The future of sustainability in Napa Valley with Clif Family
“A big part of what we do has to do with the engagement with our community and how that translates to people who live and work here.”
Did you know that renowned Clif family also produces wine? Nested in Napa Valley, the Clif family is working to create a healthier, more sustainable world through the enjoyment of wine, food and connection. We get into how the Clif family is really changing the wine and food experience and how regenerative agriculture is the future of sustainability.
LISTEN AND WATCH THE FULL EPISODE 108 HERE:
01:28 Sustainable Food Summit – How Mareya and Linzi met
05:06 ‘’We're a business that thinks like a tree’’
10:21 Linzi explains the procedure from farm to product
16:51 How Clif Farms overcome issue with water usage
20:39 How Clif Farms started producing honey
EP 107 - Lettuce Not Waste - Tips for Keeping Produce out of Landfills
“Our waste is eating us Alive is the number one contributor to greenhouse gas emissions is the food that should be nourishing our bodies. It begs the obvious shouldn't we do something about it? Really do something about it.”
“Now with Eat Cleaner, you have a way of enjoying that food and helping it last up to five times longer just by taking a few minutes to wash it – the impact on your wallet will be substantial.”
The episode discusses the alarming amount of food waste in the US and the resulting environmental impacts, including greenhouse gas emissions and methane emissions from landfills. It emphasizes the need to take action to reduce food waste and highlights the role of a company called Eat Cleaner in removing harmful residue and keeping produce out of landfills. The episode also mentions the movement towards rescuing imperfect or "ugly"...
Industry Expert & Trend Watcher Chef Mareya
Shares Her ‘Cool 10 Trends’ in Sustainability for Earth Month
New products, services and habit shifts can help prevent the number one cause of methane emissions
According to the USDA, around 40% of all food produced in the US is thrown out, translating to over 133 billion pounds and over $161 billion worth of loss. Food waste is the single most common material landfilled and incinerated in the U.S. and the largest contributor of methane emissions. Food waste is burning up the planet.
Chef Mareya, Mareya Ibrahim, is a 28+ year veteran of the food industry and trend watcher shares her ‘Cool 10 Trends’ on what’s next in America’s sustainable food scene and how we can reverse climate change with every bite.
What’s COOL in Sustainable Food:
- 2 (14-ounce) cans unsweetened full-fat coconut milk
- 4 cups sliced fresh or frozen strawberries
- 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds scraped out (see Note)
- 2 frozen bananas, peel left on (see page 99)
- 1 teaspoon granulated stevia
- Unsweetened shredded coconut
- Cacao nibs
- Crushed walnuts
1) Refrigerate the cans of coconut milk overnight. Open each can and scoop only the thick, white coconut cream into a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment; discard the watery liquid left in the can or refrigerate it for another use (it's good for smoothies!). Whip the coconut cream using a handheld mixer or the stand...
1. In a small bowl or jar with a lid, combine all the ingredients and whisk or shake to incorporate. Store in an airtight container (or the jar) in the refrigerator until ready to use, up to 10 days.
Here’s a fun recipe you can make for your Easter Sunday Brunch!
I call them Avocado Angel Eggs and they’ve got yummy avocado in them. Give ’em a try!
But before you do, I’ve got one quick avocado health fact for you:
12 cage free or organic hard boiled eggs, peeled and cooled
2 ripe avocados, cut in half, pit scooped out
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 Tablespoon Italian flat parsley, minced
2 tablespoons green onions, minced (reserve 1 teaspoon green part for garnish)
2 Julienned pieces of nitrate and nitrite-free prosciutto (optional)...