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The Conscious Kitchen free pdf Your everyday food choices can change the world--"and" make meals taste better than ever
For anyone who has read "The Omnivore's Dilemma "or seen" Food, Inc. "and longs to effect easy green changes when it comes to the food they buy, cook, and eat, "The Conscious Kitchen" is an invaluable resource filled with real world, practical solutions.
Alexandra Zissu walks readers through every kitchen-related decision with three criteria in mind: what's good for personal health, what's good for the planet, and what tastes great. Learn, among other things, how to:
- Keep pesticides, chemicals, and other harmful ingredients out of your diet
- Choose when to spend your dollars on organic fruit and when to buy conventionally grown
- Avoid plastic--including which kinds in particular and why
- Figure out what seafood is safe to eat "and" is sustainable
- Use COOL (country of origin labels) to your advantage
- Determine if a vegetable is genetically modified just from reading its PLU (price look up) code
- Decipher meat labels in the supermarket
- Cook using the least energy--good for the earth and your wallet
- Eat locally, even in winter
- Understand what "natural" and other marketing terms really mean
- Buy packaged foods wisely
Navigate farmers' markets, giant supermarkets, and every shop in between to find the freshest and healthiest local ecologically grown and produced meat, dairy, fruits, and vegetables--no matter where you live
With "The Conscious Kitchen" as your guide, you will never again stand in the market bewildered, wondering what to buy. You can feel confident you are making the best possible choices for you, your family, and our planet.

ALEXANDRA ZISSU writes about green living, food, and parenthood. She is the author of "The Conscious Kitchen, " coauthor of "The Complete Organic Pregnancy, " and contributes the "Ask an Organic Mom" column to The DailyGreen.com. Her stories have appeared in "The New York Times, The Green Guide, Cookie, Details, Bon Appetit, Self, " and "Health, "among other publications. She is also a public speaker and "greenproofer," an eco-lifestyle consultant. Visit her website, www.alexandrazissu.com.

About Alexandra Zissu

ALEXANDRA ZISSU writes about green living, food, and parenthood. She is the coauthor of "The Complete Organic Pregnancy," contributes the "Ask an Organic Mom" column to TheDailyGreen.com, and blogs for PlanetGreen.com. Her stories on food and environmental topics have appeared in the" New York Times," "Green Guide," "Plenty," "Cookie," "T: The New York Times Style Magazine, ""New York "magazine, "Details," "Bon Appetit," "Teen Vogue," "Self," and "Health, " among other publications. She is also a public speaker and "greenproofer," an eco-lifestyle consultant. Visit her website www.AlexandraZissu.com.

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Author : Alexandra Zissu
Publisher : Clarkson N Potter Publishers
Data Published : 15 August 2010
ISBN : 0307461408
EAN : 9780307461407
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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