Is it possible to consume animal protein and still lay claim to a modicum of concern for animal welfare? I don't propose to answer that question, merely to explore the opportunities in our current social construct to make the attempt.
Vegetarian restaurants are on the rise, and they are becoming more creative and playful by the day.
Let's start to respect one another's choices regarding food. Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo, diabetic, celiac disease, heart-healthy, Crohn's ...
Those snackable bright green soybeans are a staple in my home.
Notice the values that have driven you in the past and be aware of what you most value now. There are a vast number of reasons and rewards for adhering to a plant-based approach, but it's most important that the choice personally resonates for you.
The fast-paced nature of college can be stressful, but being vegan doesn't have to be part of that stress! It will be okay if you can't maintain a strict vegan diet at all times; slipups happen, life happens.
Yoga isn't just about pretzel shapes and handstands, it's about recognizing and nourishing the light that resides within.
Of course it's hard to change habits. Habits start out as tiny threads, and each time you repeat the habit, you add a new thread. Eventually, you've got not a thread but a cable, and it's very hard to break.
Eating well doesn't have to be an exercise in self denial. In fact, preparing and eating flavorful, satisfying food that just happens to be good for you will do more than just make you look and feel better.
Back in the day, we used to breeze past cauliflower in the grocery aisle. Fast-forward to 2015, and our love for the versatile veggie couldn't be stronger. From spicy and roasted whole to whipped into a velvety soup, here are seven of the best cauliflower recipes guaranteed to make you fall in love, too.
Enjoy, and avoid the dread of holiday bloat, with these easy guilt-free tips below: 1) Exercise the morning before your feast and walk afterwards: ...
It is time for us to examine our fundamental views about animal ethics, to look at ourselves in the mirror and ask, "Are we really less barbaric than 'those people' who kill dolphins or eat dogs?"
A cornbread that's everything you want it to be.
With new Senate leadership in place, legislative immigration reform is more uncertain, and President Obama's recent attempt to address aspects of it by executive order is not only understandable but a needed helping hand.
It's easy to scrape the seeds and pulp directly into the compost bin, but during this traditional season of plenty, there are many ways to put every inch of your squash to good (and delicious) use!
Think of food politics as an increasingly complex, layered and controversial arena where people make decisions about food production based not just on the food itself but its impact on the environment, health, the treatment of animals, working conditions and more.