ReGrained UpCyclist

  • Recipes for an Upcycled Summer: Corn Chowder, Chow Chow, and Panzanella

    Let's dig into some awesome recipes from our friend Chef Alison to help you upcycle your food at home this summer! Time to Eat Up!
  • How Moving Back Home With My Parents Inspired More Sustainable Habits

    Tried and true sustainability tricks I learned from my parents during the pandemic
  • Make More With Less This 4th of July

    As we gear up for a unique year of July 4th celebrations, let's look at how we make American the land of the Waste Free.
  • What Is Upcycled Food?

    Upcycled foods use ingredients that otherwise would not have gone to human consumption, are processed using verifiable supply chains, and have a positive impact on the environment.
  • If you want to stop climate change, you’ve got to stop wasting food!

    If we are to reach the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline by the year 2050, then food waste reduction is the climate change solution that, if scaled up, would have the largest emissions impact globally.
  • Shelter-In-Place Hack: DIY Upcycled Spa Water

    In the process of adjusting to a new normal within an unpredictable landscape it’s helpful to highlight the simple joys we can sprinkle into our daily routines. Making this easy, upcycled spa water is a small step we can all take to fight food waste AND stay-at-home stress. If your WFH regimen is feeling stale, read on for this refreshing recipe!
  • 5 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Upcycled

    The truth is upcycling is not a novel concept. For generations before us our ancestors found ways to maximize resources and invent new uses for common goods. In fact, it’s likely you’ve been eating upcycled for years without even knowing! Keep reading for a list of 5 common food items you may not have realized were upcycled.
  • Food Waste and 10 Easy Ways to Avoid It

    Reducing food waste largely boils down to creativity. ReGrained is the epitome of what can come from combining creativity with sustainability. Read on to uncover 10 tips for amazing and innovative ways can you upcycle at home!
  • Laying Less Food to Waste: 10 Facts To Know

    We’ve gathered the evidence below– If you’re still unconvinced, keep reading for some mind-blowing facts about food waste in the US. The following facts should be enough to convince anyone it’s time to kick waste to the wayside.
  • Eat Local: How and Why?

    We often think of eating “local” in terms of where our produce comes from, but where our shelved goods come from is also an important aspect of eating locally. 
  • Chef Alison’s 26 Tips to Reduce Your Food Waste

    I’ve compiled a list of tips that anyone can apply today. Pick one or two at a time, baby steps. Start perhaps with #17, #18, and #4 - or wherever you like, just start!
  • 6 Tips for an Earth-Friendly Picnic

    Spring has finally sprung! The combination of great weather and Earth Week warrants a picnic, wherever you are!