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Late Summer Pasta with Cream Sauce

If you follow me on instagram, this recipe might look familiar. If you don’t, you’re missing out! Occasionally I share new recipes and videos on instagram-only but as I way for people to not fully miss out, I’ll be sharing these recipes occasionally on the site. This recipe is a solid summer staple, primarily because...

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Tomato Rice Pilaf with Chickpeas

This post is sponsored by Lundberg Family Farms. September is still for Tomatoes I always find it funny that in September, talk turns to fall and all the produce that comes with it. I too am ready for cooler weather but I’m not ready to give up tomatoes. I’ll still happily be cooking up a...

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Summer Veg Nachos with Black Beans

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BUSH’S® Beans. All opinions are 100% mine. Is there anything better than a plate full of crispy tortilla chips smothered in cheese? There is! It’s a plate with tortilla cheese, smothered in cheese then loaded with lots of vegetables and beans which luckily for...

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Vegetarian Tomato Recipes

If I ever had to describe what I thought summer tasted like, it would be a slice of fresh tomato with a solid sprinkle of salt on top. That is summer. I also tell people that if they ever wanted to know why eating in season is best, do a side by side with a...

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Real Food Scoop | No. 25

From Alaska to Siberia, Brazil to the Canary Islands: forests all over the world are burning.   The world’s attention is focused on the fires raging in the Amazon—nearly 10,000 fires in the last week alone—making way for livestock and agribusiness expansion. This year, deforestation and forest fires have spiked across Brazil in the wake... Read more »

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A Second Silent Spring?

By Anna Lappé   We hate to bring more anxiety-inducing news your way, but we are well on our way to a second silent spring. The culprit? Industrial agriculture or, more specifically, neonictinoids (also known as neonics), a widely-used class of insecticides.  An explosive new peer-reviewed study co-authored by our colleague Kendra Klein, PhD at... Read more »

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Who is Profiting from the Destruction of the Amazon?

As always, to get at the root cause of the problem (and start solving it), follow the money.   By Anna Lappé When I first moved to the San Francisco Bay Area a few years ago, Real Food Media shared offices in downtown Oakland with Amazon Watch, and I’ve served on the board of Rainforest... Read more »

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Follow the Money to the Amazon

Who is profiting from the development that led to these fires?   by Anna Lappé, The Atlantic    The scale of the crisis is unfathomable: the skies of Sao Paulo darkened with smoke from the Amazon aflame thousands of miles away. A terrifying climate double whammy is upon us: As the forest burns, the trees... Read more »

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Cherry Tomato Cream Sauce with Parmesan

This is a silly recipe but it’s delicious and therefore, I’m sharing it. I’m always tweaking my pasta sauce recipes and this one came out by accident one day when I was attempting to use burst tomatoes in another fashion. When that didn’t go according to plan, I landed here with the help of a...

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Bulgur Cucumber Salad with Basil and Chili Oil

This salad is what happens when you have just a small bit of grains leftover from dinner the night before. Cool, crisp cucumbers are paired with bulgur and an easy chili-oil. Easily multiply this recipe to feed more. I love it served with some corn fritters and hummus. The Cucumbers I love a good cucumber...

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Vegetarian Tomato Recipes

If I ever had to describe what I thought summer tasted like, it would be a slice of fresh tomato with a solid sprinkle of salt on top. That is summer. I also tell people that if they ever wanted to know why eating in season is best, do a side by side with a...

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Monsanto Spin Tactics Revealed

Things aren’t looking too hot for Monsanto (now Bayer).  The ongoing litigation against the company—18,000 cases and counting—has revealed some of the elaborate scheming and dealing Monsanto engaged in to discredit journalists and deceive the public over the years. Our 2015 Spinning Food report with Friends of the Earth and US Right to Know touched... Read more »

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Food and Climate Getting Front-Page Attention (Finally)

By Anna Lappé The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) came out this week with a new report on the intersections between food and climate. I published Diet for a Hot Planet nearly a decade ago to shout from the rooftops that if we are serious about the climate crisis we have to invest in... Read more »

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Chili Green Bean and Egg Spring Rolls

Post sponsored by Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs. See below for more details. What’s my favorite summer food? Anything portable as I feel like I’m always on the move! These spring rolls are packed with cooked green beans, herby noodles, and to bring it all together, fried egg. It’s a perfect on-the-go meal for me!...

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Sweet Corn Soup with Hazelnut-Dill Garnish

I don’t have much to write about this soup other than it’s one of my favorite simple recipes. It’s hard for me to go complicated with summer produce. Between the fresh taste of everything and the heat outside, everything stays minimal. In terms of the soup, if you can make sweet corn broth, I’d highly...

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Grilled Pear and Halloumi Skewers with Chili Sauce

This post is in partnership with California Pears. See below for more information. There’s nothing like lighting up the grill in summer, especially because there’s so many delightful fruits and vegetables to put over the fire. These skewers showcase the best. Salty, grillable cheese paired with fresh pears and a tangy marinade: you can’t go...

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Vegetarian Tomato Recipes

If I ever had to describe what I thought summer tasted like, it would be a slice of fresh tomato with a solid sprinkle of salt on top. That is summer. I also tell people that if they ever wanted to know why eating in season is best, do a side by side with a...

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Smoked Farro Plum Salad

This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. See below for more information. Is there anything better than a fresh salad during the hot summer months? No, at least not in my book. Even better is a salad that uses the delightful stone fruit. It’s a salad favorite of mine and when it’s an anchor...

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Real Food Scoop | No. 24

From Iowa to the world, Real Food Reads author Timothy Wise muses on the genesis of industrial agriculture in Eating Tomorrow.   In the beginning—1926—Agribusiness created corn, or so it proclaimed. It hadn’t, of course: 7,000 years earlier, the Mesoamerican gods had beaten them to it. What Agribusiness actually created thousands of years later was... Read more »

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Joint Statement: Defending Immigrant Workers Means Defending Us All

Joint Statement from Food Chain Workers Alliance, HEAL Food Alliance, Real Food Media, and other food, farm, and labor organizations.   ICE officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants on August 7, arresting 680 mostly Latin-American workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in over ten years. The raids happened just as Donald Trump... Read more »

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America’s Soil is 48 Times More Toxic Than A Quarter Century Ago. Blame Neonics.

A new study shows that the class of insecticides called neonicotinoids poses significant effects on insects, soil and water by Kendra Klein and Anna Lappé, The Guardian More than 50 years ago, Rachel Carson warned of a “silent spring”, the songs of robins and wood thrush silenced by toxic pesticides such as DDT. Today, there... Read more »

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Ginger Miso Green Beans

I’ve been sharing more recipes on instagram as a way of testing out what people might like to see as more permanent on the site. But, these green beans were actually more of my favorite. I love the ginger/miso/butter combination. I feel like I could eat it on so much. Add a touch of lemon...

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Sweet Corn Polenta with Baked Beans

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BUSH’S® Beans. All opinions are 100% mine. There’s a distinct smell to my Grandmother’s very blue kitchen that I remember: Baked Beans. Thinking back, I feel like nearly every time I went over to her house, she had a pot of beans on and...

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19 Vegetarian Lentil Recipes

When it comes to the cheap and easy plant-based bulk bin items, you can’t go wrong with lentils. These powerhouse protein legumes are always on hand at our house. I keep red, green, and either black or French on hand at any given time. Each lentil variety has a place in these lentil recipes. Vegetarian...

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Climate Crisis Got You Feeling Down? There’s Hope in Our Food System and Our Communities

By Tiffani Patton  It is easy to feel overwhelmed and hopeless when thinking about the climate crisis. Just this year I’ve learned about the chilling possibility of: an insect apocalypse, a sky without clouds, and a mass species extinction. This is a pretty bleak picture of the future, yeah? Yet, there’s hope!  Tackling the global... Read more »

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Celebrating Farmers (and the Eaters Who Love Them) with the PCC Farmland Trust

by Anna Lappé One of my very favorite parts of the work I do is speaking to people all around the country and getting reenergized by the activism I see everywhere I go. Seriously, everywhere. I have to admit, though, as I got up to speak at the PCC Farmland Trust event last night, my... Read more »

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Bees, Bugs, and Our Future

by Anna Lappé, Earth Island Journal Forty percent of insect species are critically endangered. And while many beneficial insects are struggling, some problematic pest species are thriving.   When Robin Fisher was 24 years old and living in California, she got the phone call no one wants: Her mother had died suddenly; her family wanted... Read more »

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Victory in Hawaii!

by Anna Lappé We’re popping the virtual champagne today! Friends and colleagues in Hawaii are rejoicing in a big win: Superintendent of Hawaii schools just announced that herb­icides are to be banned in all of the state’s public schools. The decision comes in the wake of community organizing and leadership from elected officials in the... Read more »

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Narrative Change: What It Means and Why It Matters

by Anna Lappé What does “narrative change” mean? And, what does it have to do with creating the world we want? Over here in the Real Food Media hive, these are some of the questions that keep us up at night. And it’s why we love the opportunity to dive deep into just these conversations... Read more »

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The Gospel According to Agribusiness

From Iowa to the world, Eating Tomorrow author Timothy Wise muses on the genesis of industrial agriculture.  In the beginning—1926—Agribusiness created corn, or so it proclaimed. It hadn’t, of course: 7,000 years earlier, the Mesoamerican gods had beaten them to it. What Agribusiness actually created thousands of years later was hybrid corn, and it declared... Read more »

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The idea behind the diet is to replace two daily meals with jars of homemade pureed baby food or store bought jars. The third meal of the day is to remain low calorie and small. The daily calorie restrictions are said to be 600 calories or less. The diet is not meant to be on for months at a time, rather 7 days maximum. The purpose is to rid your body of toxins and cravings of unhealthy foods.

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  • 30+ Quick and Easy Last Minute Dinner Ideas

    Relax! You can’t be a master chef every night of the week. These 30 last minute dinner ideas will help you get a home-cooked meal on the dinner table without advance prep or planning. Print all the ideas on our cute calendar printable! Wait. It’s 6pm and you haven’t started dinner?? WHAT?! Just kidding. It happens […]

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  • Instant Pot Split Pea Soup

    This incredibly easy and flavorful soup requires only 3 main ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time! Hearty Instant Pot Split Pea Soup is magically full of deep flavors and creamy textures. Top it with cubes of ham for a comforting and nourishing cool-weather meal. Three basic ingredients. Ten minutes of prep time. That’s all […]

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  • Sweet and Salty Butternut Squash Fries Recipe

    Crisp and tender butternut squash fries are super healthy for kids and simple to make! Turn this fall favorite veggie into the ultimate baked fry (and don’t forget the ketchup!) Move over sweet potatoes, there’s a new orange fry in town! Kids who flip for french fries will love these crispy and tender sticks hot […]

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  • Muffin Tin Meatloaf

    Adorable Muffin Tin Meatloaf makes a fun and nutritious family dinner! “Baby” meatloaves offer the classic flavor and protein-rich nutrition of the full-sized version, but they cook WAY quicker. So you can put meatloaf on the menu on a busy weeknight. (Tuck leftovers into lunchboxes, too!) Thanks to Heinz Ketchup for sponsoring this post, and […]

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  • Healthy Homemade Pizza

    Give Friday pizza night a healthy makeover with our recipe for whole wheat dough, simply-seasoned sauce, and loads of fresh toppings you can customize for your picky eaters. Our tips and tricks teach you how to be a homemade pizza pro! Make way for pizza! It’s the meal that almost everyone of every age loves […]

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