May 23rd, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger
When we think about weight loss, we often think about restriction, suffering, giving up delicious food, eating lots of cabbage. But healthy weight loss doesn’t have to be awful. In fact, it’s one of the first side effects people report when switching to a vegan diet, besides all of the yummy foods they get to eat
April 30th, 2015 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Pressure cookers can do so much more than cook beans in a flash. Try these amazing pressure cooker recipes that your family will love!
January 9th, 2015 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Exciting Girl Scout Cookie news: Thin Mints are now vegan and the Girl Scouts have launched a new gluten-free toffee cookie, the Toffee-tastic
December 8th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
As part of a series of food memories, we have collected three Christmas dessert recipes that shout HOME! They come [&hellip
October 18th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
How a tragedy helped my daughter develop healthy eating habits early on.
When it was discovered at my daughter’s 3-month check-up that she was losing weight because I actually had a very low breast milk supply, I was about as devastated as I’d ever been in my life. “You have to add formula” the doctor insisted. I refused. We hired multiple lactation consultants and tried everything to get my body to make more milk. I was taking so much fenugreek that it sent my hormones into batshit crazy mode. I couldn’t sleep. I was feverish and sweating constantly. Crying all the time. And after six weeks of herbs, breast compressions, round the clock feeding and pumping, it still didn’t give me the boost I needed to properly feed my daughter. Already back at work (home-based), I was completely overwhelmed.
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
September 7th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
France is known for its food, and perhaps no chef is better known than French chef Alain Ducasse. He’s got the Michelin Stars to prove it—21 in total—more than any other chef currently alive. But he’s doing the almost unthinkable. Alain Ducasse is dropping much-loved French meat staples from the menu at his three-star restaurant at the luxury Plaza Athénée hotel
September 5th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
This wonderfully simple recipe for green beans comes from The Glorious Vegetables of Italy, written by Domenica Marchetti, a writer and cooking teacher who specializes in contemporary Italian home cooking
August 3rd, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post
When people ask me for advice on going vegan, the first thing I tell them is to look at the meals that they are already making regularly. Most of us tend to make the same things week after week. So I suggest starting there first. At my house, tacos, scrambles, pizza, and salad make regularly weekly appearances
July 31st, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
After news that 15,000 Detroit households recently had their water shut off caught national attention, brazen animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has offered to turn it back on. There’s just one small caveat: Detroit residents need to adopt a vegan diet