With the updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans due out later this year, Michele Simon has been working to ensure that the guidelines are based on science, not meat and sugar lobby pressure. She recently spoke with me about what the guidelines might ultimately say about meat consumption and what consumers can do to be part of the process.
Many restaurants and chefs have looked to broaden their reach by offering vegetarian and vegan tasting menus.
Picky. It's not a word that Stacey Ornstein usually uses, but it's one that makes her plate too full.
In 1970, there was shock of learning that we smart Homo sapiens were actively shrinking our food supply by feeding a third of the world's grain to livestock that return to us only a small fraction of what they eat. We are creating scarcity from plenty.
The South has a long tradition of using cheap cuts of meat often cured and smoked to season dishes. A couple of ham hocks will flavor a big pot of bea...
It's important to understand that there is a fundamental difference between [Vegans and Vegetarians] when looking at it from the broadest of strokes.
The practice of giving daily has changed my life. In 2012, I co-founded The Pollination Project which makes daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Here are the extraordinary people we supported this week.
Being vegan myself, I think it can only benefit others to at least ponder what life would be like on a diet filled with fewer animal products.
Freezer food prep is the way to go.
Two years ago The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world.
In a fast-food world where the burger reigns supreme and drive-thru menus tout vegetable sides inexplicably containing pork fat, options are, well, limited.
This potato quinoa salad is a great way to detox your body without feeling deprived.
I used to cringe when my friend asked the waiter for her salad dressing on the side. Now that request, by itself, would be music to my ears.
While all water conservation is good, not all water conservation is equal. If you make a few smarter choices, you really shouldn't feel guilty about the things listed below -- provided you don't over-indulge.
I now declare that I am going vegan about twice a month, usually after being disturbed by the mistreatment of yet another animal in the mainstream dairy industry. And then I'm at a restaurant and spy a cheese plate on the menu and it even includes Gruyere. Oh Gruyere, you are my weakness.