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Emily Thomas

One Man's Trash Is Another Man's 6-Course Dinner | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.22.2014 | Home

Welcome to "Salvage Supperclub," where you eat expired food in an actual dumpster. The folks behind the aptly named dining club, held this summer i...

Meatless Monday: The Doctor Is In

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.07.2014 | Home
Ellen Kanner

"Eating is complicated," says Dr. Annemarie Colbin. Or maybe it's just us. Colbin, founder and chairman emeritus of Natural Gourmet Institute underst...

Meatless Monday: (Vegan) Chocolate Makes Everything Better, and Other Sweet Truths from Fran Costigan

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Ellen Kanner

More than 150 pounds of chocolate, 100 pounds of cocoa powder and 20 years of sweet experience went into "Vegan Chocolate," the new and already bestselling cookbook by pastry goddess Fran Costigan.

Meatless Monday: Bryant Terry -- An Inspired Vegan Brings It Back To The Table

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Ellen Kanner

Bryant Terry, food justice activist, eco-chef and host of the web show Urban Organic, wants you to come to the table. With his new book The Inspired Vegan, he lures you there with tortillas with Swiss chard, currants and spicy guacamole, savory grits with sauteed broad beans, roasted fennel and thyme, tofu with peanuts roasted in chili oil, and other recipes that deliver big pleasure in plant-based ways.

Meatless Monday: Shut Up and Say Thank You

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.21.2012 | Home
Ellen Kanner

Thanksgiving needn't be elaborate. Homemade polenta takes a little time to make and it's a perfect pairing with bold broccoli rabe.

Meatless Monday: Smart (Vegan) Cookie

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home
Ellen Kanner

Fran Costigan, author of More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts, remembers the dark days, when vegan sweets were "dry and brown and tasteless."

Healing Yourself with Delicious Food: Q&A with Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D.

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Pooja R. Mottl

Western medicine usually prescribes a pill or other laboratory made medication to help cure. Yet the idea that food and dietcan help the body heal itself is a concept thousands of years old.