From 2001 to 2004, I was a strict vegetarian. I didn’t eat eggs, dairy, fish, poultry, meat, or any animal-derived product (except for honey – for reasons I’ll explain later). I wasn’t on a fundamentalist meat-is-murder bent, I was just tired of being sick all the time.
The I Can Do It! conference supports you on your journey of personal growth and enlightenment, whether you stay for the entire weekend or just a single workshop. You'll delight in the interactive sessions as well as the personal book-signings with the authors. Let your soul get the nourishment it needs at the I Can Do It! conference and live your spirit! This is the conference that will change your life! Never before has there been such an assortment of seminar selections and experts in their fields in one setting. If it's enlightenment, awareness, and inspiration you want for your mind, body, and spirit, you've come to the right place!
In less than a decade, Bed-Stuy has welcomed and sustained three farmer's markets, a community supported agriculture project, and an increase in community garden participation. Even pantries are offering organic, locally grown food in their emergency food packages.
So how does a twentysomething manage to spend two years in NYC eating in without committing social suicide? By discovering some of NYC’s underground supper clubs, dumpster diving and urban foraging, amateur cook-offs, and the best no-knead bread, that’s how.
The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook takes you from market to table, with sections on choosing health-supportive and organic ingredients, tips on selecting the best cookware and equipment, stocking your kitchen with staples, canning and preserving, and, recognizing that key ingredients may be missing from your pantry, provides a simple substitutions list.
Pickling is the best way to enjoy your favorite fruits and veggies all year round. Since 2004, Rick Field has been sharing his love of homestyle pickling with NYC residents.
Pickling never goes out of season.
Rick’s Picks Spicy Bean Salad
1 c. chopped Rick’s Picks Mean Beans
3 c. beans, rinsed and drained: chickpeas, red kidney beans, black beans on or a combination
1/2 c. chopped parlsey
1/2 red onion, chopped
Put above ingredients in a large bowl. Make a vinaigrette with 2 T. Mean Beans brine, 4 T. olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Toss vinaigrette with ingredients until well combined. It’s delicious on its own or add cheese and bread for a quick meal. Enjoy!
You can find Rick’s Picks products at NYC Farmer’s Markets and through their online store.
recipe from RicksPicksNYC.com