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Coming Out As A Conscientious Omnivore

Pranidhi Varshney | Posted 10.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pranidhi Varshney

I'm a yogi, and after 15 years of a vegetarian diet, I've started to eat meat. Whew. It feels good to say that. Over the last several months, I've emb...

Meatless Monday: Anna Thomas' Revolutionary Idea -- "Vegan, Vegetarian, Omnivore"

Ellen Kanner | Posted 04.18.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

April 18, 1775 began what was to become the American Revolution. More than 230 years later, Anna Thomas may be the voice of a social revolution with ...

Is It Possible For A Vegan To Be In A Healthy Relationship With An Omnivore?

Angélique Preux | Posted 03.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Angélique Preux

Being vegan certainly doesn't make my life simple. Every day, I have to do research and make choices, but a lifestyle based on compassion for animals is clearly the right one for me. I have chosen a complicated path, but my conscience is clear.

I'm a Yogi, and I Eat Meat

Susan Fauman | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Susan Fauman

The truth is that I (and many practitioners who choose to eat meat -- including, incidentally, the Dalai Lama) do grapple with this question. I try to make my choice consciously. Do I really need that right now? How much do I actually need? Can I replace it with something else?

50 Shades Of Dumplings

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 05.07.2016 | Taste
Stephanie Kordan

The pink coil of the shrimp on top of shumai is utter foreplay to my mouth.

Let Food Be Thy Pleasure: How to Stop the Struggle Around Food

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.10.2015 | Taste
Miriam Ava

Food is nourishment. Food is medicine. Food is pleasure. Drop the dogma around food. Paleo, vegan, low-carb, high-protein, gluten-free, vegetarian, o...

The 14 Dumbest Things Meat Eaters Have To Deal With

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

How does that joke go? "How can you tell if someone is a vegan/vegetarian? Don't worry, they'll tell you." Of course, not all vegetarians fit the pret...

To Be or Not to Be Vegan - the Omnivore's Other Dilemma

David Mager | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
David Mager

We are omnivores. That's how we're built. There is no dilemma if we are true to ourselves and, at the same time, full of gratitude for all the life forms on this planet, with special gratitude for the edible ones

Meatless Monday: Ivy Manning -- Mixed Marriage, Adaptable Feast

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.13.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

She grew up in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, where a meal meant "the three-point landing -- a huge hunk of meat and two little piles of something vegetable-ish." She moved to Portland for culinary school but kept her Sheboygan mindset. Food meant "midwest fare -- always meatcentric," she says.

Ethics of Eating Meat

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Paul Schwennesen

Asking whether eating meat is "ethical" is like asking whether having sex is ethical. Biological imperatives do not pander to such arbitrary distinctions.

Dung Beetles' Poop Preferences Revealed

Posted 04.15.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/13/2012 03:56 PM EDT on LiveScience Dung beetles prefer the smelliest poop they can fin...

Eating, an Act of Diplomacy

Ann Gentry | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home
Ann Gentry

We all want to eat well, and that means we all care about how food gets to our plate. That's the starting point for diplomacy in the kitchen and at the table.

To Meat Or Not To Meat

Laura Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura Silverman

In exchange (ultimately for their lives), they received protection from predators, assistance in bearing young and even rudimentary health care. What would become of our domesticated animals if we were to stop eating them?

French Food Fights Back

The Wall Street Journal | KATY MCLAUGHLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A pair of young French food organizations are taking on a battle of honor--and sales. Their goal: to restore French cuisine's lost dominance on the gl...

Meat Or No Meat: Tell Us What You Think And Why

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There are books on both sides of the issue, but we would like to see point and counterpoint side by side. We would also like to debunk some myths.

Om Scampi: A Top Yogi Comes Out of the Meat-Eating Closet

Sadie Nardini | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadie Nardini

Many top teachers actually think that unless you live according to a vegetarian and therefore, more "cruelty-free" existence, the gates of yogi heaven here on earth remain firmly closed to you.