Jennifer Lopez, the 44-year-old pop superstar is reportedly launching a line of vegan supplements. The news comes after Lopez went on a 22-day vegan diet in order to lose weight for her upcoming “AKA” album launch.
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Doesn’t it seem like every foodie website is saying we’ll all be eating insects soon enough? I’m here to tell you that you do not have to eat bugs. Ever.
It only took a little more than a month for Big Food’s front group, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, to file a lawsuit against the state of Vermont over its recently passed GMO labeling law.
Long-time vegans would say it’s about time. And the wait is almost over for a store that only sells vegan food. That’s right. A vegan supermarket is coming to the U.S. But not until 2016.
Yelp, the popular restaurant review (and other services) website, may be helpful in more ways than just showing you where to grab a delicious dinner. If you’ve ever scrolled through those reviews thinking that people were being dramatic when they claimed the food made them sick, you may want to take heed. Turns out the site may indirectly serve as a map to foodborne illness outbreaks.
Should you avoid gluten, a protein found in certain grains? Many people do, even if they’re not officially suffering from a gluten sensitivity or from celiac disease, a serious autoimmune disease that affects about one percent of the population. Gluten has become a pariah—blamed for a number of health issues that may not have scientific backing (such as weight gain, skin conditions and decreased cognitive function).
It seems we can’t go a week anymore without seeing another scary food recall on the news. Last week it was hummus and 1.8 million pounds of beef. This week’s food recall is walnuts…not one recall, not two, but three walnut recalls.
Hopefully you don’t eat as much fast food as you used to. Maybe you’ve given it up entirely. If anything, you’ve probably given up the really heinous stuff, you know, like Arby’s. Which is probably why the Georgia-based fast food chain is live-streaming a 13-hour commercial today showing nothing more than a brisket being smoked in its entirety. Brisket, in case you’re not in the know, is a big, dead chunk of a cow.
“Straight from the Earth: Irresistible Vegan Recipes for Everyone” is a mouthwatering cookbook created by mother and daughter: Myra Goodman and Marea Goodman (Chronicle Books, March 4). You may recognize them from Earthbound Farms; Myra is the co-founder of the mega-produce company. The Goodman’s love for yummy organic and convenient vegetables doesn’t just stop with delivering fresh produce to grocery stores across the country. As they show in this perfect summery sauté recipe, they take their cooking just as seriously, too.
Eat Drink Better’s own Becky Striepe has launched a fantastically cool tool for vegans: it’s a custom Google search tool she’s dubbed “The Great Vegan Search Engine.” We were all pretty impressed and thought you might want to check it out too. I got the deets from Becky on the project. Here’s how you can benefit, too.
The simple and delicious Turkish red lentil-bulgur wheat mercimek kofte dish is the inspiration behind this veggie burger recipe. Here, I substitute farro for the bulgur and bake the patties so they take on more of a veggie burger feel.
Just as the White House has released its massive climate change report, a new study out of Harvard’s School of Public Health finds that rising global temperatures are also going to make our food less nutritious.
Dr. Cow makes the finest, grandest, most addictive vegan cheese on Earth. And now the company has opened a flagship store in the BK.