Once again the holidays have crept up. For most of us, it’s a special time—that perfect combination of stress and, well, pass the box of wine. Between traveling, family drama (there’s always drama, right?), and getting all the food onto the table, it’s enough to make us question what being thankful really means. Then of course, there’s the token vegan sitting at the table while everyone else discusses how juicy and tender the breast meat is.
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Vegan meat startup Beyond Meat has an unexpected new executive on its board of directors—former McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson.
“Forks Over Knives,” the influential 2011 film that inspired a food revolution, eventually led to its own “Forks Over Knives” diet plan–a plant-based, whole foods approach to nutrition. And now, the organization has launched its own meal delivery service called Forks Fresh Meals.
It’s not exactly the kind of meal most vegetarians dream about, but it’s a valuable step in culinary equality for the meatless nonetheless: Taco Bell has just announced a certified vegetarian menu.
Los Angeles is home to the Vegan Beer and Food Festival, a Vegan Street Fair, and as counterintuitive as it may seem, the popular Vegan Oktoberfest, which runs next weekend, October 3-4. Now in its second year, Vegan Oktoberfest has vegans and non-vegans alike counting the days until the festival’s doors open.
Driscoll’s strawberries – from California’s largest strawberry grower – has made a very important decision for the organic berry industry.
Okay, so as every parent knows, kids are pure evil. I’ve watched my daughter torture cherry tomatoes like they were on trial for war crimes. (Just mine? Really?) But here’s proof that it’s not just your kid (or mine) who’s the devil incarnate: They’re throwing away perfectly good-for-them fruits and vegetables. Duh, you’re thinking, right? That’s not news. What kid doesn’t scoff at Brussels sprouts? But mommies and daddies, now we have actual SCIENCE to back us up. Pass the wine.
Comfort foods get their generalized nickname for obvious reasons; we reach for certain foods, namely those carb-heavy foods like sweets, fried foods, breads, and pasta, when we’re feeling stressed, depressed, or even under the weather. We may also reach for them when we’re feeling especially good, comforting ourselves through the jitteriness of a budding new romance, a new job, a long overdue vacation. But that word “carbs” often comes to mean only those unhealthy indulgences, not taking into account healthy carbs like fruit and whole grains.
Whole Foods Market can use all the image help it can get right now. After a slamming investigation in New York City that found widespread overcharging on prepackaged foods, the chain is eagerly shifting focus to 365 by Whole Foods Market, it’s lower-price concept store opening next year.
French farmers may conjure imagery of the purest food, of quaintness, quietude, and lolling about in rolling bucolic hills on the French countryside. But in a big move against multinational agricultural trade agreements, French farmers are stepping off their land and taking to the streets.
In a landslide, the House of Representatives voted 275 to 150 this week in favor of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, also known as the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act.
The Forks Over Knives Diet is all the rage right now. Here’s what you need to know about getting started and sticking with it.
Whether you’re looking to cut the carbs or just mix things up on the menu, this vegan cauliflower pizza crust recipe is just the thing!