The varieties of latke in today's food scene are as numerous as the people who eat them with variations inspired by the Jewish Diaspora (traditional Sephardic influences) and more recently, the emergence of the Brooklyn food culture blending tradition with contemporary interpretations.
When I started taking science courses a couple of years ago, I began with astronomy. We learned that our universe started with a bang, a sound vibration that expanded and continues to expand to this day.
Change comes as people realize they can have delicious, satisfying food that does not contain meat, eggs, or dairy. It's the texture and seasonings people enjoy, not the animal ingredients. For those who crave meat and cheese, there are myriad plant-based meats and cheeses that are incredibly good. Seriously.
The holidays can be rough for those of us who care about animals that are not traditionally thought of as pets. Thanks to my little turkey rescue tradition, Thanksgiving is a time when I get to share with the world how delightful turkeys can be if they are given a chance.
With Thanksgiving approaching, I wanted to give some of my best holiday tips so that you can feel joyous about the holiday and celebrate what Thanksgiving means to you while still doing what feels good for your body. Here are five tips for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving:
While home cooks care a lot about ease and convenience in the kitchen, today they also want more from their food. Whole vegetable cooking allows for just that. No need to waste time peeling beets and no money wasted throwing their greens away. Nowadays, it's wash, cook, eat... and enjoy.
Starting about a year ago, here and there, I start to hear mentions of a blossoming vegetarian restaurant network in China, called Rain Flower Hut (Yu Hua Zhai 雨花斋).
The 2015 Portland VegFest brought healthy eaters from across the region to the Oregon Convention Center. The two-day event hosted industry leaders ...
Delicious food has played an unforgettable role in my travel memories. As a vegetarian eating in "regular" restaurants around the world, menu research is paramount in finding the best meals -- so if you are searching for the perfect restaurants in your travels, look no further!
Are you expecting vegetarian guests at this year's Thanksgiving dinner? Here's how to prepare a Thanksgiving meal both omnivores and vegetarians wi...
It's not winter until you've served up a batch of chili. That's why we have not just one but THREE slow-cooker chili recipes to try on The Chic Site. Try them all, I guarantee you won't be disappointed.
Do you feel frustrated with your eating or your body? Ever wish that you could just snap your fingers and get rid of extra pudge in your belly, or wiggle in your thighs?
The World Health Organization (WHO)'s recent findings, connecting red and processed meat with cancer, reverberated throughout the world, but they're h...
I don't see a clear difference between slaughtering a pig and cutting down a seven-story tree. Between netting the wild salmon I eat for dinner and harvesting my breakfast oats.
The holidays are fast approaching and many of us will be tempted to overindulge in holiday treats and cheer. Instead of facing a weight gain by the ...