• Package-Free Salad Dressing

    Salad dressing is commonly sold in packaging at the grocery store, but here’s the secret: it is shockingly easy to make at home, and so much cheaper than purchasing it in the store. Making your own salad dressing eliminates the purchasing of packaging, plus, when you make it at home you have complete control over the ingredients. Full story…
    (Posted by Allegra Curiel on Aug 30, 2018)
  • Package-Free Hummus

    I would generally purchase hummus weekly at the grocery store in a plastic tub without thinking much about what would happen to that plastic tub once I was done with it. Luckily for me (and for you!), I recently discovered it’s super easy to make from scratch. Full story…
    (Posted by Allegra Curiel on Aug 27, 2018)
  • Plastic-Free DIY Produce Bags

    I decided to make my own cloth produce bags. Here's how... Full story…
    (Posted by Allegra Curiel on Aug 23, 2018)
  • Food Waste Prevention Recipe: Soy Marinated Crispy Tofu Bowl with Garlic Kale and Brown Rice

    Last week we celebrated California’s first annual Food Waste Prevention Week. As CalRecycle’s Executive Fellow and a former restaurant cook, I have been sharing strategies and ideas to reduce food waste at home! Full story…
    (Posted by Allegra Curiel on Mar 12, 2018)
  • Fall in Love with Your Freezer

    CalRecycle is celebrating California Food Waste Prevention Week to raise public awareness about the economic, environmental, and social impacts of unused food. Full story…
    (Posted by Allegra Curiel on Mar 8, 2018)
  • Food Waste Prevention Tip: Plan Healthy Meals

    CalRecycle has partnered with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California and other state agencies to celebrate March 5-9, 2018, as California’s first Food Waste Prevention Week. Full story…
    (Posted by Allegra Curiel on Mar 5, 2018)