I loved the article in the island newspaper all about healthy and trendy cooking alternatives. Such options reduce the environmental impact of your meal, and they often taste much better! Locally grown veggies and fruits travel a shorter distance to make it to your grill, meaning less fossil fuel is consumed overall. This summer, why not try meat and poultry from free-range or grass-fed animals, rather than factory farmed and sold at the Key West Publix? When you choose sustainably sourced spices and herbs from purveyors like frontier natural co-op, you're not only getting outstanding flavor, but you can be assured the seasonings have been produced using practices that are better for the environment, too. Firm tofu, Portobello mushrooms and even polenta are healthy and trendy alternatives to meat. Better yet, select meat from a local farmer, buy organic or go vegan or vegetarian. When purchasing produce, peek for local options. Seasonings are a great way to add flavor without fat to your grilled meats and vegetables. We are promoting the florida keys to be more into healthy and trendy cooking alternatives, which is good for everyone.