No-Sugar Gluten-Free Vegan Granola
Mar28

No-Sugar Gluten-Free Vegan Granola

Shop-bought granola has two problems: too sweet and too expensive! It is actually very easy to make granola. You can tailor it to your tastes – and save money too. Ingredients 2 cups rolled oats 3 tablespoons slivered almonds 3 tablespoons pumpkin seeds 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Method...

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Sustainable food systems: Mark Bittman lecture
Mar22

Sustainable food systems: Mark Bittman lecture

’40 to 80% of products in the supermarket should be classified as poison not food’ said Mark Bittman in his Wallace Stegner lecture yesterday evening. Mark Bittman is a renowned food writer and cookery book author who shared his insights on the future of our food system – with not a little politics thrown in! Food System as an Interconnected Web Mark Bittman sees the current food system as an interconnected web that is...

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Innovations in Food and Agriculture at FoodIT: Solution Harvest
Jul13

Innovations in Food and Agriculture at FoodIT: Solution Harvest

Yesterday, Green Eatz attended Food IT: Solution Harvest, organized by The Mixing Bowl. There were attendees from all over the world, from New Zealand, Australia, Finland and Italy, but I claim the prize for the shortest distance traveled – just 2 miles from my home to the event location at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View! The Mixing Bowl connects innovators in food, agriculture and information technology and Food IT:...

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Visiting the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley
Jun29

Visiting the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley

Introduction The food activist Alice Waters was instrumental in creating the educational concept of involving children in growing and cooking food. The pilot project for her vision began at the Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley twenty years ago. Known as the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, Green Eatz visited the site for a guided tour of the project garden and kitchen classroom, with the opportunity to ask questions. Visiting...

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Fast food at the Sochi Olympics
Feb20

Fast food at the Sochi Olympics

Fast food and Olympic Athletes don’t go together – or do they? Once again, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola are Worldwide Olympic partners at the Sochi Winter Games. One of the main aims of the Russian Olympics is ‘the promotion of a healthy lifestyle’. Yes, let’s have a burger, fries and a coke to help us get fit and healthy! But is the Sochi Olympics sponsorship back-firing on McDonald’s and Coca-Cola? ‘We Are Social’ reports that...

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