Today’s Solutions: November 28, 2021

Healthy Kitchens Week

It's Healthy Kitchens Week and we're bringing you solutions for sustainable cooking, energy efficient appliances, and green lifestyle hacks!

10 eco-friendly kitchen appliances to make your home greener

A healthy kitchen goes beyond just eating green. On top of an eco-friendly diet, having planet-friendly appliances in the heart of your home can go a long way in making your household more sustainable. Although repairing existing items is a great first choice, if you do have an appliance in need of Read More...

7 Eco-conscious ways to unclog your sink

Fixing a clogged sink is one of the most tedious household tasks. No one wants to put their hand into water that has the soggy remains of everyone’s dinner floating around in it, but that doesn’t mean we should turn to convenient chemicals to blast things down the pipes. Here are seven Read More...

15 healthy longer-lasting staples to keep in your kitchen

Whipping up an easy meal or snack that’s packed with nutrients usually requires a well-stocked kitchen. However, if you're trying to avoid food waste, then you are likely not stocking up on a lot of highly perishable items. That said, there are still several healthy, long-lasting staples for your Read More...

Don’t toss that! How to cook with nutritious food scraps

Earlier this week we shared the No-Waste Vegetable Cookbook which encourages home chefs to rethink how they use items like vegetable skins, seeds, and roots. Today, we’re elaborating on that idea with six types of kitchen scraps that can be repurposed into nutritious food sources.  Read More...

Keep your stovetop squeaky clean with this 3-ingredient DIY cleaner

Your stovetop is the real MVP in the kitchen, withstanding heat, grease, and grime every day. If you don’t show it some regular TLC, it won’t be a very pleasant or hygienic place to make your meals. Here are some tips on keeping your stovetop squeaky clean with homemade cleaners, so you can Read More...

This countertop device turns food scraps into compost

Composting is a great way to generate fresh food for your garden and keep scraps out of the landfill, but if you don’t have a yard or access to green waste pickup services, it can feel impossible to dispose of scraps sustainably. Fortunately, Vitamix has launched a gadget to help.  The new Read More...

5 Easy ways you can conserve more water

Water conservation is an important endeavor that we all play a role in. Some experts say that the world could face a 40 percent global water deficit in under a decade if humans continue to increase water consumption. Here are five small changes you can make in your day-to-day life to start saving Read More...

Three types of plants that will thrive in your kitchen

There’s nothing like a little indoor greenery to brighten up your home, especially if you live in an apartment where there’s no space for a garden. This spring, consider expanding your plant collection to your kitchen, which, just like any other room in your home, has its own microclimate Read More...

Electric future: Why we need to make all stoves gas-free

A third of Americans cook with natural gas in their homes and many, especially kitchen-savvy chefs, seek out these appliances over electric versions, but the health and environmental effects of gas raise the question: Why are we still using these cooktops? First and foremost, natural gas has Read More...

5 Healthy edible flowers to add to your culinary arsenal

Decorating your kitchen with springtime blooms invites vibrance and joy into your space after a long and cold winter, but flowers can play a more compelling role in the kitchen if you’re feeling experimental. Edible flowers add to the overall beauty of a dish, as well as fragrance, flavor, and Read More...