You likely know some famous food holidays like Donut Day, Pizza Day, and Pie Day. Did you know that there’s also a day to celebrate hummus? May 13th is International Hummus Day, a day to celebrate an incredibly popular dip made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, and olive oil. If you love hummus, International Hummus Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate.
Earth Day was created to "drive transformative change for people and planet." And this year marks the 50th anniversary of recognizing + celebrating Earth Day, so it's one you definitely don't want to miss. While this year, Earth Day may look a little different in self-isolation, we can still exercise our responsibility to act for environmental health. While social distancing, we can reassess our current habits + develop new ones that are better for the planet. Here are our 5 “isolutions” to help you take action + celebrate Earth Day while practicing self-isolation.
Have you been thinking about cutting meat out of your diet? If so, you aren't alone. Food companies and restaurants are scrambling to provide more meatless dietary alternatives as vegan and vegetarian eating trends explode in popularity across the globe.
Employee wellness has become an important part of many companies' organizational policies. In recent years, more and more businesses have taken an interest in promoting healthy practices—such as nutritious eating and regular exercise—in their employees' lives. Providing a tasty and healthful workplace lunch, even on a weekly or biweekly basis, is just one excellent way to promote employee health and cultivate a healthy company culture.
We all know the experience of gathering with friends and family around a table of good food. It inspires meaningful connection, and encourages you to take time to pause and be present. Sifted’s cofounders, Kimberly and Jess know this too - and five years ago it was this universal experience that inspired them to reinvent the office lunch and start Sifted.
As companies look ahead to the coming decade, they will confront the complexity of a workforce that expects more from their employer than ever before. Workers are retiring later, spending less time on average working for a single employer, and come from an increasingly diverse population. Today's workers place a high value on workplace perks. Forward-thinking employers will work to create atmospheres that prioritize employee happiness by offering benefits and perks aimed at “win-win” solutions. Employees who feel valued will perform better, and the resulting corporate culture of an employee-focused workplace will benefit everyone.
Throughout history, the accomplishments of African Americans have been erased from the dominant cultural narrative and this extends to the culinary world too. This February, in honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting and learning about the influence that African Americans have had on the culinary arts, from the dishes they’ve created to the important role that African American owned restaurants played during the civil rights movement.
The holidays are here and we couldn’t be more excited! (I mean, what’s better than Thanksgiving dinner?) In honor of the season, we decided to ask our Sifted chefs for their favorite holiday recipes. Without further ado here is Chef Dylan’s recipe for Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes.