Most Fridays I point you outside of Mother Nature Network to news and blog posts that might make some good weekend reading. Today, I’m keeping it in the family and pointing you to other pieces on MNN that I think will interest you. While I’m the food blogger here, I’m not the only one who writes about food. Here are some pieces from the past couple of weeks that appeared on MNN that you might have missed.
- Chef discusses how to overcome skepticism about meatless meals - Sarah Matheny speaks about making tasty meals, getting enough protein without eating meat and why a vegetarian lifestyle is accessible to everyone.
- Infographic: Locavorism vs. Globalism - Are you torn between local lettuce and foreign fennel? Can't decide on farm-to-table or plane-to-plate? Let MNN clear the air with this beginner's guide to what being a "locavore" or "globavore" really means.
- Kids’ packed lunches too warm to be safe - Study: Kids' lunches should include lots of ice packs, and be stored in a fridge at school if possible.
- 5 simple ways to cook vegetables - Thinking of shifting toward a plant-based diet but don't know where to start? Take heart. At the root of every recipe is a basic cooking technique.
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