Rain or shine, a Monday morning like this one sometimes calls for a little inspiration from around the web. Here at the Smart Lunches offices, we’ve cozied up with mugs of coffee and tea to share a few of our favorite links from the past few days:
Meet Jessica: a food-lover, fellow-blogger, and Boston native who documents her experiences living a gluten-free lifestyle in the blog Gluten Free Boston Girl (www.glutenfreebostongirl.com). We love Jessica’s restaurant guides, gluten-free deals, and great stash of recipes (especially her Gluten-free Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce and her Chocolate Black Bean Brownies). Today, we’re lucky to have Jessica here on the Smart Lunches… Continue reading Smart Lunches interviews Jessica of Gluten Free Boston Girl
Dear Smart Lunches community — Thanks to your great encouragement with the business we’re building, I was invited to talk about “fixing school lunch” at TEDx Northeastern University in January.
In this insightful TED talk, Chef Ann Cooper discusses the importance of healthy school lunches and the growing dietary problems of our nation’s youth. Dubbed the “Renegade Lunch Lady”, Ann Cooper has dedicated more than a decade of her life to raising awareness about the need for sustainable and nutritious meals in our nation’s schools. … Continue reading Ann Cooper’s TED Talk: Reinventing the school lunch
In a passionate and powerful speech, 2010 TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver discusses the current dietary epidemic facing the US and the rest of the world. Increases in the rate of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other lifestyle diseases point to an unsettling conclusion about the state our nation’s health. Poor nutrition and diet… Continue reading Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize Speech: Teach every child about food