We talk a lot about eating vegan around here, but what does “vegan” actually mean?
An avocado option would really turn a veggie sub into a more filling sandwich, but I was wary, since fast food joints love additives that often include animal ingredients. When I got home from my trip, I checked it out on Subway’s website, and lo and behold: the avocado is just….avocado! Here’s a screenshot from their ingredients list (pdf):
Wait…vegan cocktails? Sure, your regular gin and tonic is going to be vegan, but around the holidays, things tend to get a little bit more elaborate and you’d be surprised at how many hoilday libations feature milk and even eggs. Don’t you fret, though! There are easy peasy ways to veganize even the most fancy pants holiday beverage.
This nut-free vegan crema recipe uses silken tofu instead of cashews or vegan yogurt.
There’s a lot wrong with our food system, but things are beginning to get better. Here’s some recent food news that you can feel good about!
Food labeling can be helpful, but it can also be incredibly deceptive. Here’s how to cut through the packaging BS and find truly healthy food.
After learning about our broken food system, it’s often easier to make smarter food decisions, which can then connect to other areas and build a more sustainable lifestyle.
Here’s the number one problem with processed food: it’s so processed that we can’t really identify its origins. Especially when we’re talking about processed meat, which is pretty darn gnarly. Photographer Peter Augustus just changed all that.
I’ve been on a pancake kick lately: on those rare and wonderful lazy weekend mornings, nothing beats a leisurely midmorning brunch. This pancake recipe makes all of my family’s brunchers happy, especially served alongside fresh hot cocoa (or mimosas, depending on age and work schedule)!
I love road trips! But I don’t love fast food, gas-station junk, or being hungry. Traveling through our fast-food nation can be challenging for real-food whole-food vegan-food enthusiasts; but with a bit of forethought and planning, eating well on the road can be quick, easy, and delicious!
Sleepovers, play-dates, or newly vegan family habits can pose challenges for cooks with young children. Or maybe you’re not vegan (yet!), but would like to find ways to get more healthy vegetable-based foods into your favorite itty-bitty human. This recipe packs a great nutritional punch without the animal junk, in a tasty noodly kid-friendly package!
It is known that moderate consumption of red wine has a blood pressure lowering effect and, therefore, can decrease cardiovascular risk. But, is it the alcohol or the polyphenols that are the cause? [ … ]
Good news! Not only is October Vegetarian Awareness Month, it’s also National Chili Month. What a perfect opportunity to explore vegan chili recipes! This one’s ideal for busy weeknights, or when you’re just too hungry to wait for dinner. Enjoy!