Get chef-y. Save the planet.

Chefs and home cooks are separated into their two respective camps.

Chefs design recipes that can be prepared on a large scale with flair, while cooking at home is more about getting a simple meal on the table before everyone gets hangry.

Recreating a meal you had in a restaurant…

One bowl. 7 ingredients. Zero fuss.

I pride myself on being a fuss-free cook and baker. While I may enjoy watching shaking hands meticulously crafting tart cages on The Great British Baking Show, that sort of hassle is something I would never spend my time doing.

I’d much rather be eating.

Especially when there’s less than…

Harness the power of odds and ends of nuts, seeds, and dried fruit.

If you haven’t heard of bliss balls, they’re a no-bake snack also sometimes called energy balls or energy bites. Flavors range from safe and simple chocolate peanut butter to tempting and elaborate raspberry lemon verbena. …

Save time and money while cranking out high-quality content.

The number one complaint I hear about content marketing, including social media marketing, is that it takes a lot of time. This is true, which is why it’s essential to streamline your workflow.

Whether you’re managing your personal social media, business’ social media, or have a roster of clients, your…

Not my recipe, just spreading the good word 🍦

It always surprises me when I meet a plant-based eater who hasn’t heard of “nice cream.” And when I do, it's my cue to let them in on this incredible vegan recipe, which couldn’t be easier to make.

The last time it happened was with my friend Sarah. We were…

A scroll through hospitals across the U.S.

CAUTION: The social media posts shared this article are graphic, disturbing, and what every American needs to know right now. Consider this your trigger warning.

COVID-19 unit nurse Lauren Leander made headline news when she stood with her peers in a silent protest…

They should earn you money, time and respect.

Do deadlines make you sweat?

Have you ever been caught like a deer in the headlights when a client asked “when can you have this ready?”

Do you procrastinate around them like they’re an achy tooth that needs pulling without novocaine?

If the answer to any one of these is…

And how they help me make money writing.

When I was just starting out as a copywriter, I thought I had everything I needed. This included my MacBook, some legal pads, business cards that I’ve used exactly twice, and a whole lot of motivation to take my success into my own hands.

Oh, sweet, naive Nessa.

It wasn’t…

An SOP to help your business survive a public health crisis.

There are times when silence is golden. This isn’t one of them.

Whether you know it or not, your community is watching your business as their world gets turned upside-down from the COVID-19 pandemic. Some brick-and-mortar businesses are going above and beyond to serve their customers virtually. …

No more excuses.

I’ve learned in my first six months in business that being an entrepreneur has some serious upsides. You get to set your own schedule and call the shots. You have power over every aspect of your business.

With that power comes responsibility.

This isn’t really news, but it is, apparently, something us humans need to…

Jenessa Stark

Sustainable storyteller and ethical eater. 🌍 Content marketing for green businesses.

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