Formerly relegated to specialty grocers and health food stores, vegan milk varieties are now standard options. We’ll walk through the 5 most common vegan milks and 10 less common types you should try.
These vegan soup recipes include staples like chicken noodle, matzo ball, and Italian wedding soup, but also really unique takes on other classics, like my pumpkin & adzuki bean chili and a cream of mushroom soup with chanterelles instead of button mushrooms.
This billboard about how to fight drought with diet appeared in my neighborhood and brightened my day!
Could heart disease be as infrequent as malaria in the future? In this video, Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with doctors, researchers, and individuals about how eating a plant-based diet can make you ‘heart attack proof’ and help prevent heart disease.
A new study looks at meal kit services and finds a ton of issues with how safe the foods are when they arrive at your door – and the results are damning.
Summer road trips are a lot better with kid-friendly snacks. Luckily, The China Study Family Cookbook by Del Sroufe is loaded with portable snacks and other simple recipe ideas to keep the hanger away.
Revitalize your traditions with healthy food for Memorial Day.
Germany led the world last year in vegan food launches. This is a significant step toward more people eating vegan food in Germany and around the world.
Whether you’re allergic to tomatoes, don’t like them, or want to reduce your intake of nightshades, these vegan pasta sauces without tomatoes are for you!
What do vegans use instead of eggs? It varies, depending on what the eggs do in your recipe. Here are some common egg replacers for various situations.
Palm oil is found in everything from vegan butter to shampoo, and it has devastating consequences for people and planet. Learn why palm oil is a problem, and find out which companies are making commitments to more sustainable palm oil production.
Is it possible to get adequate vitamin D on a vegan diet?
Elmhurst Dairy closed in late 2016, but they’ve rebranded and are now serving up plant-based milks that are better for people and planet!
A new study, published inthe Journal of the American Medical Association looked at whether supplementing with calcium and vitamin D reduces cancer risk.
Cooking from scratch is healthier for us and produces less waste. Robyn shares a peek at her journey preparing from-scratch food for herself and her family.
Spring is so close, I can taste it, and that means Brussels sprouts are in season now! Try some of these delicious ways to cook Brussels sprouts.
MeatLess, by Kristie Middleton, is a wonderful resource for everybody who is interested in eating more plants.
Spring is almost here, and that means broccoli season! Try some of these delicious ways to cook broccoli, my favorite vegetable of all time.
A new study found that Americans following a gluten free diet had higher levels of arsenic in their urine and mercury in their blood.
We are headed to Envision Festival next week! This festival brings together permaculture, herbal healing, yoga, improve and arts, and electronic music on the beaches of Uvita, Costa Rica. Here are some tips about the food situation!
We are on the heels of peak leek season! Here’s how to prepare leeks properly for cooking, plus some delicious, vegan leek recipes.
Vegan Burg is redefining fast food with awesomely delicious and totally wholesome plant-based burgers, sides, and desserts.
There is a common misconception out there that vegans can’t have chocolate, and that is so untrue! Check out these vegan Valentine’s day chocolate options. We have some that you can make and some that you can buy.
Here are some common food additives to avoid, plus tips on how to make grocery shopping easier.
Finding healthier snacks for kids can be tough, especially during a picky phase. I’m a bit believer in options, so here are lots of ideas for your healthy snack arsenal!
The Vita-Clay Multicooker is my new favorite kitchen tool, helping me make stews, soups, broth and even vegan yogurt easily and healthfully!
These are my favorite vegan cookbooks, plus a couple of suggestions from my co-editor, Andrea Bertoli!
Many of us make grandiose but vague New Year’s resolutions to ‘get healthy,’ but the solution to a healthier you starts with small, simple changes that add up to a healthier, happier you!
With increasing numbers of antibiotic-resistant bacterias found this year, we’ve reached what some are calling the end of antibiotics– and this is directly related to industrial animal agriculture.
Going vegan doesn’t have to mean giving up your gain goals.
Sandor Ellix Katz just published a revised, updated version of his Wild Fermentation book, bringing his knowledge and bright energy to a new generation
Want to raise some money for an organization that you love? Here’s how to plan a bake sale fundraiser, so your event will be a success!
I’m headed to the Green Festival in Portland this weekend, and I can barely contain my excitement! Learn about which vegan food products I’m most excited about and get details about how you can attend for FREE!
Holidays are for sharing food and love, and if you’re a gift giver, this is the list to help you give BOTH food and love. Here we present our Eat Drink Better guide to gifts for people who love to cook!
Tofu is a great plant-based protein and we want you to love it! In this post we’ll cover the basics of how to cook tofu: choosing the right tofu, prepping it well, and other tips for making it delicious!
Meet some fellow animal advocates and learn how to talk about factory farming on December 9th and 10th!
We love the holidays, because it gives us a chance to share all our favorite food items with friends and family!
Here are four awesome vegan Thanksgiving recipes from my new cookbook, Gettin Saucy! You can make the most of your Thanksgiving meal with vegan mashed potatoes, two excellent gravies, and one beautiful salad.
For most of the parents, sleep is a luxury. If your kid is the unicorn that sleeps until 10am, this healthy toddler breakfast box trick is not for you.
Join the Important Media team at the San Francisco Green Festival this weekend! Check out which companies our writer Andrea B. is most excited about this year!
Pre-measured meal kits are gaining popularity. But are these meal kits really the miraculous cook-at-home solution that we need?
The scariest thing about Halloween might not be zombies or vampires. Let’s take a look at the shocking amount of Halloween pumpkin waste and how we can prevent this yearly horrorshow.
For the second time this year, the USDA is buying up excess dairy. How did we get such an abundance of dairy, and why are our tax dollars being used for this AGAIN?
A new study found that calcium supplements may actually damage our hearts, while dietary calcium protects heart health. Here’s how and why to eat your calcium for heart health.
Add a little variety to a class party or trick-or-treat night, with healthy Halloween treats that are still homemade, super fun, and SUPER special.
Vegan stereotypes do us all a disservice. You can be a healthy vegan or a junk food vegan, or somewhere in the middle. It takes all kinds.
Fran Costigan, renowned vegan pastry chef, is offering a new online Vegan Desserts course to teach over 85 recipes and essential dessert techniques.
A paper from the German Nutrition Society opposing vegan diets is getting a lot of coverage. Let’s have some real talk about how to be a healthy vegan.
Celebrate Guacamole Day with homemade guac! These guacamole recipes run the gamut from the traditional to the elaborate, so choose your own guac adventure.
We got to experience TY KU premium sake at a fun sake tasting at Wanderlust Squaw Valley. I have always loved sake, but I had no idea this ancient beverage could be so modern, so delightful… and perfect for healthy cocktails!