Life

Why you should eat more beans in 2016

2016 is the year of beans, according to the UN. Here’s why you should eat more.

How to make three days’ worth of packed lunches in an hour

Packing your own lunches saves money and can provide healthier fare than eating out. But how do you get organized and actually do it? Here’s a great time-saving method.

Ginger and red currant solstice scones

Relax and enjoy the winter solstice by baking festive vegan, gluten-free scones that reimagine the bounty of the summer solstice.

Harvesting from the freezer: cooking with frozen vegetables from your garden

Cooking with frozen vegetables is a bit of a lost art. Here are some great favourite ways to prepare them.

Soil: Don’t treat it like dirt

Soil keeps us alive and regulates the climate. Let’s give it the respect it deserves.

Facing the refugee and climate crisis at a train station in Austria

Instead of acting like a reluctant government official, I become more engaged, more aware. Too much caution in the face of this crisis could hurt innocent families.