Food waste is bad in two big ways: it means throwing away perfectly good food in a world where many people don’t have enough to eat, AND it means basically ripping up your hard earned cash and throwing it in the garbage. This week, Registered Dietitian and Flavor Maven Hannah Jastram Aaberg gives us tips for making the most of the food we buy, from using every last bit of that bunch of herbs to a hilarious use for pickle juice. Never fear what’s hiding in your crisper again!
In honor of the upcoming Easter holiday, we’re talking about the incredible edible egg! One of nature’s best sources of protein, eggs are also low in calories, high in nutrients, and at the top of Joanna and Daphnie’s grocery lists. In this episode we talk about why eggs are so great, how to pick good ones, and how to cook them once you have them. Plus, Daphnie tells us how to make the Best Choice at Panera: The Land of Bread.
There are a lot of reasons people go vegetarian: they don’t believe in eating animals, they want to lose weight, they want to be like Alicia Silverstone, whatever. So, should you? Joanna and Daphnie talk about the difference between going vegetarian for moral reasons and doing it for health reasons, and Daphnie causes a ruckus with her strong feelings about the subject. Plus, Daphnie talks Joanna through her Excuse of the Week.