Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

I get it. Making every. single. meal from scratch is impossible. With full time jobs, parenting, and all our extra-curricular activities, it’s not easy to make every meal a homemade masterpiece. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

Principles of Eating Green- Brown Bag It

Fast food restaurants have it made in the shade in today’s era. And it’s not even just fast food. Convenience stores, grocery stores, food trucks, and coffee shops are mega money makers into today’s society.  Continue reading Principles of Eating Green- Brown Bag It

Principles of Eating Green: Homemade is Better than Store-bought

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been sharing some of my important Eating Green tips. It’s been very helpful for me to write out the ins and outs, and the hows and whys for each principle, and seeing how they play off each other. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Homemade is Better than Store-bought

Principles of Eating Green: Shop the perimeter of the grocery store

Many principles of Eating Green play off each other. Such is the way of Principle #7- Shop the perimeter of the grocery store. This pairs perfectly with the 3rd principle- eat whole, unprocessed foods. It also pairs well with 8, 10, and 12, which we’ll talk about soon. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Shop the perimeter of the grocery store

Principles of Eating Green: Eat only seafood from the Seafood Watch card

There is something about the ocean which pulls at my heartstring like nothing else on earth. As a child, I was drawn to the sea and all the creatures who call it home. At a very early age, I became a marine life warrior. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat only seafood from the Seafood Watch card

Principles of Eating Green: Eat animal welfare approved, free range, slow growing meat

Whenever I talk about Eating Green, a large portion of my audience assumes I refer to a vegetarian diet. When I start talking about eating meat, I get shocked looks, and even some people look appalled. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat animal welfare approved, free range, slow growing meat

Principles of Eating Green: Think Global, Eat Local

I really don’t know if these new principles I’m writing out are going to be my final word on the subject. The idea of ZooFit is it is ever-growing, ever-evolving. I’ve been looking at my eating habits for a long time. I have found these principles to be in line with the dual aspects of healthy eating and conservation. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Think Global, Eat Local

Principles of Eating Green: Eat Whole, Unprocessed Foods, Part 2

Yesterday I started a short and brief explanation of the third Eating Green principle. It was so short, I decided to extend it to a second blog post. Okay, fine, I went on a ridiculous tangent about Bamboo’s mischievous ways and the scary world of palm oil. But that’s out of my system, and I’m ready to really get into the nitty gritty of eating right for you and the planet. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat Whole, Unprocessed Foods, Part 2

Principles of Eating Green: Eat Whole, Unprocessed Foods

When we are eating green, we aren’t just eating for our own health, we are eating for the planet. The principles I have been working on developing are key to eating green because they meld the idea of healthy nutrition with conservation.  Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat Whole, Unprocessed Foods