The Conscious Kitchen

The Conscious Kitchen Your Everyday Food Choices Can Change The World And Make Meals Taste Better Than Ever For Anyone Who Has Read The Omnivore S Dilemma Or SeenFood, Inc And Longs To Effect Easy Green Changes When It Comes To The Food They Buy, Cook, And Eat, The Conscious Kitchen Is An Invaluable Resource Filled With Real World, Practical Solutions Alexandra Zissu Walks Readers Through Every Kitchen Related Decision With Three Criteria In Mind What S Good For Personal Health, What S Good For The Planet, And What Tastes Great Learn, Among Other Things, How To Keep Pesticides, Chemicals, And Other Harmful Ingredients Out Of Your Diet Choose When To Spend Your Dollars On Organic Fruit And When To Buy Conventionally Grown Avoid Plastic Including Which Kinds In Particular And Why Figure Out What Seafood Is Safe To Eat And Is Sustainable Use COOL Country Of Origin Labels To Your Advantage Determine If A Vegetable Is Genetically Modified Just From Reading Its PLU Price Look Up Code Decipher Meat Labels In The Supermarket Cook Using The Least Energy Good For The Earth And Your Wallet Eat Locally, Even In Winter Understand What Natural And Other Marketing Terms Really Mean Buy Packaged Foods Wisely Navigate Farmers Markets, Giant Supermarkets, And Every Shop In Between To Find The Freshest And Healthiest Local Ecologically Grown And Produced Meat, Dairy, Fruits, And Vegetables No Matter Where You Live With The Conscious Kitchen As Your Guide, You Will Never Again Stand In The Market Bewildered, Wondering What To Buy You Can Feel Confident You Are Making The Best Possible Choices For You, Your Family, And Our Planet ALEXANDRA ZISSU Writes About Green Living, Food, And Parenthood She Is The Author Of The Conscious Kitchen, Coauthor Of The Complete Organic Pregnancy, And Contributes The Ask An Organic Mom Column To The DailyGreen.com Her Stories Have Appeared In The New York Times, The Green Guide, Cookie, Details, Bon App Tit, Self, And Health, Among Other Publications She Is Also A Public Speaker And Greenproofer, An Eco Lifestyle Consultant Visit Her Website, Www.alexandrazissu.com. Lots of helpful advise and recipes from Emeril Lagasse, Barbara Kingsolver, Dan Barber, and others I found it very informative Not enough of us know that our salad greens and chickens are being dunked in chlorine baths to disinfect them, that bottled water is actually overpriced tap water shipped around the country in questionable plastic containers that taint their contents and overwhelm our landfills, that dinner might contain genetically modified food, that vegetables have been sprayed with probable carcinogens and possibly even chemical pesticides currently banned in the United States but still used in countries we Not enough of us know that our salad greens and chickens are being dunked in chl
This is a very enlightening book Also a little frightening to me It gives great ideas on what foods to eat only organic and which things are ok if not organic It explains why non organic foods are bad for you and sometimes I think ignorance is bliss It is interesting that canned tuna is healthier than fresh because it is from smaller species w lower levels of mercury This book has made me think about and becomeaware of where my food comes from, how it is grown and how it is packa This is
Very helpful reference for sorting out all those confusing, competing priorities and labels organic, humane, grass fed, free range, fair trade, hormone free, local, etc to make decisions that might actually matter when grocery shopping and cooking What do locavores eat in the middle of winter in northern states Is it really worth buying organic veggies shipped across the country or around the world What do all those claims mean on food packaging It never occurred to me that maybe bananas d Very helpful reference for sorting out all those confusing, competing priorities and labels organic, humane, grass fed, free range, fair trade, hormone free, local, etc to make decisions that might actually matter when grocery shopping and cooking What do loca
What a treat that I found this book at the Harvard Bookstore in the used section, though I would have paid full price This is truly a staple for any person wanting to living sustainably, especially in the realm of food and drink and kitchenware appliances I have been conscious about such things forthan a decade now, but this book still had much information in it that I was not even aware of And, thankfully, it was written in a concise, straightforward, non preachy way though the auth What a treat that I found this book at the Harvard Bookstore in the used section, though I would have paid full price This is truly a staple for any person wanting to living sustainably, especially in the realm of food and drink and kitchenware appliances I have been conscious about such things forthan a decade now, but this book still had much informatio
I was so excited to read this book since on the cover it said it included advice and recipes from Michael Pollan and Barbara Kingsolver , but I was disappointed overall Although there is some good advice on various issues with eating consciously, the tone of the book is a little pushy about everything It is very important for me to eat humanely raised, organic food, but I appreciate books that don t try to cram that down your throat For a lot of people converting from conventional I was so excited to read this book since on the cover it said it included advice and recipes from Michael Pollan and Barbara Kingsolver , but I was disappointed overall Although there is some good advice on various issues with eating consciously, the tone of the book is a little pushy about everything It is very important for me to eat humanely raised, organic food, but I appreciate books that don t try t
Such a great book I was really happy to find another person who was so interested in ALL the different areas in which greening can happen in our life Diet is important, but what we use to cook with and eat on also have a profoun
Very interesting book, nothing new in terms of information but presented in a different way Thought it was funny that on the same page the author goes on about how bad bananas are in terms of their carbon footprint, a s
Instead of focusing on problems the way many food and sustainability books, which I still think is a wonderful to educate ourselves on the issues of these two, this simply advises you on what you can do to live asustainable
Even though I ve read a lot of books on this topic, this was still informative and a quick read It has a lot of basic information, definitions and reasons behind things I ve heard Like, why should I avoid plastic in cooking What does USDA Organic actually mean It also has a lot of great webs

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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • The Conscious Kitchen
  • Alexandra Zissu
  • English
  • 06 December 2017
  • 0307461408