Summer-y Lentil Salad

Summer is for light, fresh, and vibrant food! But, that doesn't mean that summer-y foods can't be filling. For people who don't normally eat salads, their biggest complaint is that they don't feel satisfied. If you're one of these people, consider this recipe for you!

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Winter Turmeric-y Stew

A ireally turmeric-y + earthy soup and filled with yukon potatoes, carrots, lentils, and shallots. The little dark specks you see is one of my favorite medicinal herbs: nettle leaf! It would really balance out with some (sweet) cornbread, too.

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Film Review: What the Health

If your social media timeline is anything like mine, you’ve likely seen buzz about the latest documentary released on Netflix called What the Health. What the Health is directed and produced by filmmaker, Kip Andersen (co-producer of the documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret). The film follows Andersen in his search for the causality of chronic diseases, whether or not they can be reversed, and what the several health organizations have to say about it all. Overall, I rate the film 3.5/4 out of 5 stars. Read more to understand why.

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Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

Making your own dressings during the summer time is a great way to utilize the array of colorful and flavorful fruits and vegetables that are in season (it's also a great way to save some coin). Below is a dressing that would go great in a salad, on top of some grilled vegetables or on tacos. The key is a getting that creamy consistently, so make sure to follow the instructions for the cashews!

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Life After Compost

Like a lot of things, over time some people have taken the miracle out of composting. They've added expensive gadgets and complicated steps. But composting isn’t something that’s new. It is a visual representation of one of the most feared truths in this world: death is inescapable. Since the beginning of creation, living things have reached a point where they have died. This is true for both plants and animals. Flesh, muscle tissue, skin, root, and leave all st some point break down into the earth, into the soil. They give of themselves so the Earth may be nourished. And this process cycles again and again.

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