Sustainable Meal Prep Containers

Meal prep. It’s a noun, a verb and describes what you have been meaning to do but aren’t yet.  A few common reasons people don’t meal prep:  You’re tired after work don’t have time You get tired of eating the same thing day after day It’s just easier to order food for delivery or carry…

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A New Old Way of Eating: Let’s Stop Dieting & Start Cooking

Healthy Relationship With Food How we relate to food matters. In the United States we have a notoriously fraught relationship with food. We’re afraid of it and susceptible to fear tactics waged by companies warning us to be afraid of certain ingredients and that suddenly a food that used to be healthy is now going…

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Honey Lemon Vinaigrette & How to Stock for Dressings

Making a few homemade salad dressings ahead of time is a great way to make it WAY more likely you’ll eat more salads. This recipe is a lovely, fresh and nutrition-packed dressing that will liven up your greens and get you in the dressing-making habit.  I’ve included a few tips for that below. I like…

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Local Bar with Mission and a Family Atmosphere

An Interview With Local 46 Owner, Niya Diehl Local 46 is a bar and restaurant in the Berkeley neighborhood of Denver at 46th and Tennyson.  They are a bar and recently opened up an outdoor grill on their patio! It is a family-friendly establishment and there is free bocce ball and ping pong available in…

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Let’s Get Started

(Originally posted February 2014) Hello Friends and Wonderful Supporters!   I am delighted, and a little giddy, to announce the official launch of The Empowered Kitchen!  🙂 Thank you all for your support thus far. It has meant so much and kept me going through these beginning stages.   The idea behind The Empowered Kitchen is to…

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