The UpCyclist ReGrained's Upcycled Food Blog

  • 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!
  • 5 Ways To Waste Less Food This Earth Week

    The first issue we’d like to highlight for Earth Day is an issue very close to our hearts: Food Waste.
  • From Pumpkin Guts to Glory: Squashing Food Waste This Halloween

    1.91 billion pounds of Halloween pumpkins are grown every year in the U.S., and while they’re perfectly ok to eat, most end up in the trash. We owe it to our planet and ourselves to spend at least as much time upcycling our pumpkins as we do picking them out at the patch. So, here are some tricks and treats to ensure you aren’t haunted by food waste this Halloween...
  • ReGrained’s Guide to Waste-Free Rotisserie Chicken

    Here are some tips for using every bit of your rotisserie chicken (or any other whole bird) from the food-waste experts at ReGrained.
  • The Tip of the Top: A Home Cook’s Guide to Whole-Vegetable Cooking

    Have you ever wondered what to do with the leafy greens protruding from your root vegetables? I must admit, I used to throw them away; I wasn’t sure if they were edible, much less how to prepare them. 
  • Cooking with SCRAPS: An Interview with Chef Joel Gamoran

    Source: Scraps Food waste isn’t just a social/environmental woe, solving it can be fun! FYI has partnered with Sur la Table to create SCRAPS, a ne...