Browsing the "Eat" Category

Are we eating too much protein?

October 22nd, 2014 | by Scott Cooney

A growing body of science seems to indicate that not only is there such a thing as too much protein, but that the health effects are showing up everywhere - from cancer to heart disease to diabetes to obesity and much more


Are the ‘Thug Kitchen’ Authors Racists?

October 17th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

A good epithet can go a long f*cking way to make a damn important point. And there’s no argument that choosing to adopt a healthy, plant-based diet is an imperative discussion these days, worthy of harsh language, particularly as it’s intricately linked to the impending global warming issues, our myriad health crises and the evolution of our human ethics and values. Enter the new Thug Kitchen plant-based cookbook “Eat Like You Give A F*ck”,  garnering a lot of attention and controversy


Developing a Taste for Animal Rights: For Our Health, for Our Planet, for Our Future

October 16th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

It’s Blog Action Day, and while I generally cringe at putting my name next to anything promoted as a “blog”, this is a worthy cause as the theme is “inequality.” As someone who has been a vegan and animal rights activist for more than 20 years, writing about inequality in our food system is a no-brainer. It’s an important topic to discuss. From the food deserts, to the high price for healthy food, to the tons of it going into the trash while millions go hungry. But no issue is more pressing and more ignored than eating animals


Food Memories: Black Walnut Torte and a Wedding

October 15th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

This food memory and Black Walnut Torte recipe comes from Peter and Laura Zeranski who are the authors of Polish cuisine cookbooks. From their book, Polish Classic Desserts, this amazing Black (Walnut) Torte was inspired by the wedding of Peter's parents, right after World War


Food Memories: Summer Grilling

October 13th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

Have you ever had a memory inextricably linked to a type of food or a specific meal? When I think back on my childhood, I am often drawn to those moments of family lore that involve food


Is the Secret to Sustaining a Vegetarian Diet Eating Plant…Blood?

October 8th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

You know how the saying goes: you can lead a meat-eater to a millet-kale burger, but he will run away screaming “I need bacon!” Or something like that. But the vegetarian diet might be getting a little “meaty” help from a most unlikely (and kind of spooky) place: plant blood



Back to Top ↑