How bad can plastic straws really be?
In recent years, the use of plastic straws and other single use plastics have been under scrutiny as more and more evidence is shown of the destruction these items cause our oceans, animals, humans and planet overall. Many countries and several states in our own country are leading the way in banning these plastics. According to Dan Simons, DC restaurateur and co-owner of The Farmers Restaurant Group, “Plastic straws”, Simons says, “are a scourge. Instead of biodegrading, they break down into “microplastics” that settle into our seafood and ocean. Because they’re so small, microplastics are difficult to remove from marine ecosystems…. they just break down into tiny little plastics that the sea life eat and then humans eat… all of a sudden people are like wow, what can I do?” Read the entire article at https://www.washingtonian.com/2018/07/05/should-dc-restaurants-ban-straws-founding-farmers-owner-says-yes/
At Fine Fettle, we now sell paper, stainless steel and multi-use plastic straws. We are proud to offer options that are good for us, our community and our planet.
Plastic Straw Alternatives
Come in and check out our new selection of stainless steel, paper and silicone straws.
We are proud to offer options that are good for us, good for our community and good for our planet.
Almond Butter Cookies
½ C smooth almond butter
½ C coconut oil (melted)
2/3 C maple syrup
2 tsp vanilla
Mix these together.
In separate bowl, mix:
2 C almond flour
½ C coconut flour
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp sea salt
Preheat oven to 350. Mix wet and dry ingredients together and place in fridge for 10 min. Roll into balls and flatten on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 12-14 min or until light brown.