In the spirit of setting a good example for my children, my colleagues and promoting healthier options, here are a few ideas to keep in mind when thinking about what you want to be feeding yourself and your children during the trick-or-treating season:
The first thing you see is the pink poodle prancing like a princess. Her Liberace collar dances in the sunlight, nearly blotting out her pipsqueak escort, a Pomeranian promenading in a mohawk.
Say you wanted to create tasty vegetarian Halloween snacks that looked exactly like chopped-up human fingers: Well, voilà. I got this idea while touring the Hodo Soy Beanery in Oakland, California last week.
Grocery Manufactures Association was recently sued for not disclosing the donors behind GMA's $7 million-plus donation to stop I-522, which would require genetically-engineered foods to be labeled. The judge threw out that case on a technicality. But then, Big Food's arrogance got the best of them.
Dear Silicon Valley Foodists: I double dare you!
As a city that leads the country in AIDS cases per capita and also has one of the highest cancer mortality rates in the country, it is crucial for those living with critical illness to have access to healthy food options.
In this recipe, the garlic and ginger shine through, but the overall taste is not spicy.
The succulent fennel-roasted apples make every bite of this autumn salad a true celebration of fall's bounty.
Pasta e fagioli, at least the way I like to make it, is more like a soup, or stew.
As a visit to any of the nation's best vegetarian restaurants will affirm, there's never been a better time to eat your veggies.
Just the right amount of spice and a touch of fresh cilantro make this chili super tasty, and the recipe happens to be vegan and gluten free!
In the final weeks leading up to Election Day, the debate over measure I-522 in Washington State is getting even uglier.
Civil Eats hosts the storytellers who've stepped in to fill the media gap - the nonprofit experts, the hungry new food journalists, the clear-eyed social entrepreneurs - who are in most cases the same people who are also trying to improve our food system.
We are on the verge of forcing insidiously powerful corporations to disclose what kinds of toxic experiments they are conducting on our land and people. And this is just the very tip of what is happening on Kauai, and what is increasingly happening around the world.
Served with a flavorful cilantro-lime Aioli, these sweet potato fries are incredibly delicious and as healthy as anything fried could ever be.
Nanny never wrote down recipes. And it wouldn't have mattered if she did; I didn't pay attention to what went into her meals -- it was the delicious end result that was my only concern. So now I've tried my best to recreate her simple, Calabrese dishes.