Browsing the "Vegetarian + Vegan" Category

Vegan Food: It’s Not About Deprivation

July 18th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

There's a widespread misconception that vegan food has to be healthy and that veganism is the gateway to an eating disorder. Let's talk about it!


7 Toddler Recipes for Picky Eaters (+4 tips!)

July 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Got a kid at home that has decided veggies are for suckers? Check out these sneaky toddler recipes for picky eaters, plus some tips on getting through the picky eating phase


Blogger ‘The Blonde Vegan’ Gets the Vegan Diet Really, Really Wrong

July 3rd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Blogger Jordan Younger, best known as the “Blonde Vegan” recently confessed to her 70,000 followers that she’s given up on her vegan diet because of a battle with orotherexia—an eating disorder described as an obsession with eating only healthy foods. She's now just "The Blonde Veggie."


Finding Vegan Restaurant Food Wherever You Go

June 18th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Vegan restaurant food might seem elusive, but it doesn't have to be! Arm yourself with the right questions and requests and you can eat vegan pretty much anywhere


Is Coca-Cola Vegan?

June 16th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

The Coca-Cola Company claims that the “vast majority” of their drinks are vegan. Is it true? Is Coca-Cola Vegan? While [&hellip


Top News from the Food Front: Safety Fails, GMO Nopes, Vegan Wins

June 14th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

Check your kitchen! Multiple food recalls attempt to keep mad cow disease and salmonella off your plate (and out of your smoothies). Industry behemoths sue Vermont over their groundbreaking GMO labeling law, as the USSC comes down on the side of accountability in cola labeling. Meanwhile Harvard researchers link red meat consumption to breast cancer (anyone see a trend, here?) as vegan wins multiply like happy prolific little spring bunnies. Read on, food news junkies -- feed your brain, with all the best stories from around the Food-O-Sphere!


Not as Hard as You Think: Veganism is My ‘Easy Button’ for Healthy Eating

June 12th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

'I just could never do it!' my friend said. 'Just, gosh, the constant vigilance -- I could never be vegan, it'd be way too hard for me!' Then she told me all about the new Weight Watcher's plan she's on now, since the gluten-free diet failed to perform as promised. Points, lists, calories, meetings, portion measurements -- all designed to counteract the chronic obesity spiking her risks for diabetes, stroke, cancer, heart disease, and early mortality resulting from standard American food habits. As I listened, I had the feeling I always have in conversations like this: seriously?! Veganism is just SO MUCH EASIER than all'a that!


Top News from the Food Front: Veggie Kids, Printed Food, White Bread Health Risk

May 31st, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

Did you see those great new vegan cooking sites that just launched? Did you hear about the secret for getting kids to ask for seconds on their veggies? And oh my goodness, what about that 3-D printed food for nursing home patients?! In other news, a science group files a complaint against the USDA over antibiotic resistant salmonella, and Idaho's ag-gag foolishness faces well-deserved constitutional challenges. Read on, for all the week's tastiest food news -- in one convenient package!



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