According to a recent article in The Economist, interest in veganism is surging, with concerns about health and climate being the prime motivators for the trend.
As a pumpkin fanatic, I have both succeeded and failed at carving and keeping these winter squash in their prime through the end of October. Here are some tips to help your epic carving outlast the Day of the Dead.
While intermittent fasting might not be a miracle solution when it comes to weight loss, that doesn’t mean it might not still have other health benefits.
The revised Vegetariana is a hand-illustrated sampler of literary quotations, folk wisdom and culinary lore, along with 170 easy vegan recipes. It may not have the lush color photos that are now a must in cookbooks, but the lovingly crafted pages, historical journeys, and literary wisdom aim to inspire new readers to make compassionate choices, in and out of the kitchen.
We’re all feeling the effects of inflation right now and it’s certainly noticeable at the grocery store. Grocery prices are up about 12% from last year. However, there are ways to help spend less on groceries and still put nutritious meals on the table.
Rastafarians (“Rastas” for short) have been promoting vegan lifestyles for nearly a century. And their veganism is part of a broader belief in Black sovereignty, health, and ecological harmony.
Reducing your intake of refined sugar can be tough, but given how incredibly harmful sugar can be, it’s definitely worth the effort. Fortunately, quite a few sweeteners found in nature are actually healthy.
Now in its 12th year, NEVF is one of the largest vegetarian festivals, with more than 100 veg-friendly food and product vendors, non-profits, and presenters. Come by the Spirit of Change booth and say hello! 💗
Perhaps you have heard the terms “nutritionist” and “dietitian” and are confused by what they mean. The differences between dietitians and nutritionists focus mainly on what they do and the education required.
The latest evidence suggests that food also “talks” to our genome, which is the genetic blueprint that directs the way the body functions.
In today’s food-obsessed culture we’re inundated with people talking about the benefits of going vegan, eating gluten-free, removing sugar from our diets and more. While all these choices might be excellent health options, oftentimes they’re presented in the form of “guilt marketing.”
In the past decade, scientists have detected microplastic in the bodies of fish and shellfish; in packaged meats, processed foods, beer, sea salt, soft drinks, tap water, and bottled water. If you regularly drink water from plastic bottles, you’re likely ingesting even more plastic than the average consumer.
In the kitchen, beets are one of those poor veggies that everyone judges. They come covered in dirt and have a hairy tail. They stain your fingers and have a long cooking time. Yet beets are high in the compound betaine, a mind relaxant that helps treat some forms of depression.