Friday, April 03, 2009

Making More Packing Less

I'm challenging myself to choose 5 foods that I eat/drink that I can make myself to reduce packaging.

The winners are:

Veggie Burgers
Yogurt
Sprouts
Bread
Hummus

Ever since I found out that NYC doesn't recycle plastic containers, like the ones hummus and sprouts come in, I have felt awful about buying them and throwing these packages away. I think that the yogurt will be the biggest challenge.



2 comments:

Bella Babylon said...

For veggie burgers, I get a bunch
of different canned beans wash em and throw them in a bowl, with sauteed Bell Peppers, onions, and anything else lying around the fridge. Toss in yellow corn, the most important ingredient. Mix all together and coat with 2 eggs, 1/2 cup ground or whole flax seeds, 2 cups of whole wheat flour. Mix until everything is coated. Then I take plastic wrap and squish everything down into the bottom of the bowl and place in the freezer until the mix cools enough to handle. Mold into patties and freeze. Usually i'll make about a dozen all at once, then I freeze the patties in tinfoil. They will keep for up to 2 months.

SP said...

My mommy makes her own yogurt, I can make her tell you how