It always seemed preposterous to me that we have to continuously fight to maintain our reproductive rights, but now the government has decided they are going to determine what we eat, as well.
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I recently became a raw vegan, and over the past six months I have received tons of emails from people interested in learning more about my raw vegan life.
I have been on many diets -- probably every diet ever created -- but being raw is different. It feels like a way of life, not a means to an end.
My daughter had what she thought was a sure-fire deal for me -- accompany her her to a raw food restaurant where she would get $40 off the bill thanks...
Like models representing everyday women and men - picture perfect, slender, toned + tall bodies - so is the image of food in contemporary media. It's...
What I eat: raw fruits, veggies, nuts and seeds (mostly organic) and a small amount of cold pressed olive oil, Bragg's vinegar and almond milk!
Families can't always whip up a from-scratch meal every night. What kinds of canned, boxed or bagged items do you have in your pantry? And can you live without them?
My entire life I have been searching for truth. Over the years, I have found myself in some pretty dramatic situations searching for it.
Purslane is reported to have been one of Mahatma Gandhi's favorite foods and also consumed by Thoreau while residing at Walden Pond. It is pleasant, cool, and moist, with a sour flavor.
When hiking without shoes, each step is a new sensation. The sudden jolt of a sharp rock sends chills up my spine. But in the next step, I am greeted by a soothing cool stone and then a warm patch of dried leaves.
This past Wednesday, the FBI in conjunction with the FDA raided Rawsome, a private membership food-buying club.
Going raw, to me, is mostly about using raw foods as a tool to feel great, without depriving or punishing yourself.
Moby was there with his co-editor Miyun Park speaking about food safety issues and how annoying he used to be as a militant vegan.
Not a day goes by when I don't eat cooked food or animal products. And not a day goes by when I don't practice yoga. Both feel better with company.
Sarma Melngailis is a serious businesswoman who wants to bring her brand of "accessible, high-quality," oven-free eating to the masses via a series of...
When living foods suddenly enter your stagnant, waste-impacted intestine, you may feel like you've swallowed a bunch of expanding jumping beans!
The raw food movement has been around for yearsm but recently, it has morphed into something much more accessible, refined and sophisticated.
Ok, so I'm not a card-carying, raw vegan hippy, yet sometimes I wonder what life would have been like if for the last forty years I had been.
I decided it was the time to find out how hard it would be to loosen/lessen my addiction to animal based foods--and for several weeks I did.
Move over Betty Crocker and Aunt Jamaima! Here comes Ani's Ready Mixes!
It's clear I know what the right food choices are, but I'll have to buckle for a Reese's Peanut Cup and the prime rib at the Post House every once in a while.
Many people aren't familiar with raw foods or why they are important. Raw foods are simply foods from the earth that haven't been processed or heated above 118 degrees.
Try Ani's recipes for the fastest and most delicious Fresh Marinara Sauce and Tahini Lemon Dressing.
Whether you are a beginner or a lifelong raw devotee, if you're not seeing the benefits that the raw world promises, it is time to practice the beauty of simplicity.
I wanted to avoid fighting for parking and spending too much cash on common gifts available everywhere. Instead, I spent my time in my kitchen making edible gifts this year.
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