If you believe that you will help the environment by purchasing only
local ingredients then go for it. Shop at farmers markets and in the local
My philosophy is to use whatever I have to cook with to its fullest extent
and to not buy over packaged goods if I can avoid it. Sometimes I’ll cook
without meat or I’ll just make veggie juices. Eating less is always a good
way of cutting back, clearing out and getting in touch with those with
less and even our spiritual side.
So without preaching here are a few ideas to get you going on a culinary
journey that will be satisfying and responsible to brothers and sisters
and all forms of life that we share our planet with.
Get your purchasing right can only be done with a plan and you must be
disciplined in carrying it out.
So draw up a menu for a couple of weeks and find some recipes so you
can compile your shopping list. Then go to the shops with blink-ers on.
Make yourself immune to in-store marketing and only put into your
basket the things that appear on your list.
Garlicky White Bean & Kale Stew
Bake Quinoa Risotto
Spinach Crêpes with Chickpea, Apple & Tahini
Mild Fish Curry
Cauliflower Steaks with Tahini Dressing
Green Pizza with Cauliflower Base
Sweet Potato Salad with Fish
Pea, Mint & Coconut Soup
Moroccan Vegetable Tagine
Sticky Nut Bars