The Yogi’s Guide to (Getting Closer to) a Zero-Waste Kitchen

The Yogi’s Guide To (Getting Closer To) A Zero-Waste Kitchen

Still throwing away food despite your best intentions? Chefs and dietitians share their tips and recipes to help you get closer to a zero-waste kitchen and bring new life to those leftovers, food scraps, and stems.

There ought to be a specific word to describe the feeling of throwing out perfectly good food that still has prana, or life force—you know, the leftover rice from Indian takeout, the broccoli stalks your kid won’t eat, those egg yolks when the recipe only called for whites. It’s a combination of regret, guilt, and ultimately surrender, because really, what are you going to do with a handful of veggie stems?