Sustainable Foods

Making sustainable food choices for your diet is not only good for your health but also for the health of the planet and future generations. Choosing local and organic foods is a great way to start. Learn how you can live a more sustainable life here.

Cassava Flour

Cassava Flour – Alternative Gluten Free Flour

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Food , Sustainable Foods
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Published January 29, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019
Cassava flour may just be the best gluten-free flour out there. Cassava a tuberous plant, native to South America, has been used for thousands of years as a staple food source and today is being researched as a food security crop due to its resilience to climate change, high yield and low cost of production (Maziya-Dixon, […]

Vegan Cheese Board

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published January 1, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019

Vegan cheese has come a long way, not only is it delicious, but some varieties are also beneficial for gut health. When made with rejuvelac a fermented liquid made from sprouted grains, the vegan cheese becomes cultured with healthy bacteria that benefit gut health.  Vegan cheese is a great and tasty alternative from conventional soft […]

Sustainable Halibut – Ideal for Dinner

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published July 15, 2017
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Updated August 21, 2018

Sea Bass, tuna, swordfish and halibut, for the most part, all have a very similar fishing management plan. However, when looking into population sizes, fishing rates, habitat impacts and bycatch, halibut would be the most appropriate to recommend serving for dinner (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 2011). Because halibut is such a valuable and profitable fish […]

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