Baked potatoes with plant-based toppings for a plant based, gluten-free Super Bowl buffet copyright 2015 CookforGood.com
    January 23, 2015
    Super Bowl Party Food!

    Score big on flavor with a baked potato bar for your Super Bowl party. Let your guests load up baked white potatoes and sweet potatoes with robust toppings. Focus on umami-rich ingredients, ones that …

    chips, bean dip, salsa, and bell-pepper sticks make a healthy, plant-based snack for after sports copyright 2015 CookforGood.com
    January 22, 2015
    Healthy After-Sports Snacks for a Winning Athletic Program

    Feed your hungry young athletes nourishing, plant-powered snacks that welcome everyone and help them get ready for the next game. This Fiesta Bowl centers around gluten-free corn chips for scooping up…

    Whole fruit and fruit snacks lead to healthy profits at parents concession stands by cookforgood.com
    January 21, 2015
    Fruitful School Fund-Raising at your Parents’ Concession Stand

    Raise spirits and funds by using fruit's natural beauty and flavor at your school concession stand. Delicious treats made from vegetables, fruits, nuts, and whole grains are thrifty. Educate parents a…

    Quinoa salad with beet, cucumbers, and chickpeas from Fifty Weeks of Green copyright 2015 CookforGood.com
    January 20, 2015
    Guilt-Free Salad Buffet

    Put together an easy, fun lunch for any group with a plant-powered guilt-free salad buffet. No one needs to leave hungry because all the food avoids empty calories and dietary concerns. I've found a …

    Homemade trail mix using walnuts, raisins, and dairy-free chocolate chips for PTO snacks copyright 2015 Linda Watson CookforGood.com
    January 19, 2015
    Snacks for your PTO or PTA that welcome everyone

    Welcome all the parents who come to your next PTO or PTA meeting by providing healthy, plant-based snacks that avoid triggering food allergies and dietary restrictions. In math class, you might call…

    Beautiful plate of plant-based foods
    December 23, 2014
    Saving the World by Eating Plants Together

    Today, please  join Linda Watson for our second Guest Post in the series "One Thing I'd Change in 2015" -- DrGreene Team I'm dreaming of a world in which shared meals for groups and businesses welcom…

    Capture the Last Bits of Value in a Compost Bucket
    April 13, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Capture the Last Bits of Value in a Compost Bucket

    As an organic gardener, I've read more tributes to the healing power of compost than a person should in a lifetime. Compost heals the soil! It keeps valuable, soil-building material out of the landfil…

    Freeze Your Scraps for a Free Lunch
    April 12, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Freeze Your Scraps for a Free Lunch

    Are you throwing perfectly good food into the trash? Or worse yet, letting it molder in plastic tubs before you throw it way? In today's post on kitchen containers, learn to set up and use a Stoup con…

    Quick and Easy Asparagus Socca Recipe
    April 12, 2012
    Quick and Easy Asparagus Socca Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] If you love asparagus, enjoy stretching a few spears per person into a main dish. The creamy center of the socca completes the tender richness of the roasted, then baked asparagu…

    Healthy and Wholesome Quinoa Salad
    April 12, 2012
    Healthy and Wholesome Quinoa Salad Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This quick and portable quinoa salad has it all: complete protein, whole-grain goodness, orange and green vegetables, fruit, and a small amount of healthy oil. This mix means (mo…

    Start a Broth Jar to Collect Free Broth
    April 11, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Start a Broth Jar to Collect Free Broth

    Are you pouring valuable broth down the drain? Most cooks do, then pay eleven cents or more an ounce for broth from a factory! In today's post on kitchen containers, learn to set up and use a broth ja…

    Make Produce Spray for Just 10 Cents a Bottle
    April 10, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Make Produce Spray for Just 10 Cents a Bottle

    In this week of blog posts, learn about five key kitchen containers that will save time and money, making it easy to live the Wildly Affordable Organic Way. Yesterday, we used home-made ice packs to k…

    Strawberry Vinaigrette
    April 10, 2012
    Special Occasion Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This fresh spring variation on raspberry vinaigrette makes a low-fat, high-taste topping for salads. Let it elevate a salad into a special-occasion meal by serving it over Red Sa…

    Make a No-Cost Ice Pack to Keep Produce Safe and Fresh
    April 9, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Make a No-Cost Ice Pack to Keep Produce Safe and Fresh

    I love walking into a kitchen and seeing signs that people are cooking the Wildly Affordable Organic way. A food scale on the counter, measuring cups in the canisters, and plenty of pure ingredients f…

    Vegetarian Un-Baked Beans
    December 26, 2011
    Vegetarian Un-Baked Beans

    Most recipes for baked beans use pork for flavor and long slow cooking to thicken the sauce. After talking about the physics of baking with my Taster, who is an engineer as well as a patient man, I tr…

    High-Protein Desserts
    July 23, 2010
    High-Protein Desserts

    Oh, the glories of summer tomatoes, corn, peppers, and berries! Sometimes, I just want to eat a big salad for dinner. That's where high-protein desserts like today's recipe for Blueberry Clafoutis com…

    Improving Recipes
    July 22, 2010
    Improving Recipes

    I’ve been reworking recipes to make them more local this month, which got me thinking about ways to improve recipes in general. Get tips below and try the tasty example: Butterbean Hummus. When you …

    Freezing Peppers without Frustration
    July 21, 2010
    Freezing Peppers without Frustration

    Looking for a way to save money, eat well, and make a difference to your community? Cook real food from scratch and pick local, sustainable ingredients whenever possible. This month, I'm joining peopl…

    How Local Should We Go?
    July 20, 2010
    How Local Should We Go?

    How much local should we aim for? Barbara Kingsolver describes in her captivating book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle how her family went nearly 100% local for a year. Here in North Carolina, there's a mo…

    Zesty Beany Gazpacho Recipe
    July 19, 2010
    Zesty Beany Gazpacho Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] The flavor of tomatoes in traditional gazpacho are accented nicely accented by  (more…)…