• Vegan Recipe: Velvety Mac & Cheese

    This scrumptious recipe uses garlic and butternut squash to get the “cheesy” effect. As one reader said: “I served it for dinner without telling anyone the ingredients and it was a huge hit!” View full recipe: https://www.forksoverknives.com/recipes/velvety-macaroni/

    Vegan Recipe: Velvety Mac & Cheese
  • Kris Carr: How to live a Crazy, Sexy life

    Kris Carr has got to be one of the most inspiring people on the planet. Her 2003 diagnosis with incurable stage IV cancer fueled her passion to understand the real sources of health and vitality. She launched the Crazy Sexy Cancer movement and wound up igniting a global wellness revolution. Millions of people, from soccer moms to Oprah Winfrey, look […]

    Kris Carr: How to live a Crazy, Sexy life
  • New Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant, The Grub Factory, Opens in Baltimore

    There aren’t many places in Baltimore where you can order a vegan cheesesteak, but now there’s one more. The Grub Factory, a Black-owned vegan restaurant, officially opened its doors on Sunday, May 14 at 1201 North Charles Street. With affordable hearty selections of pancakes, french toast, and breakfast sandwiches, the restaurant offers what Baltimore’s food scene has been missing: a vegan […]

    New Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant, The Grub Factory, Opens in Baltimore
  • High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis

    A fiber-rich diet lowers the risk for knee osteoarthritis, according to findings published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Researchers reviewed and compared x-ray evidence and arthritic symptom reports with fiber intake and lifestyle data from Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) and the Framingham Offspring cohort study. Those who consumed the highest amounts of fiber from the OAI and Framingham studies […]

    High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis
  • Kal’ish Debuts Vegan Soft Serve for Memorial Day

    Chicago’s newest vegan hot spot, Kal’ish, is debuting a new vegan soft-serve icecream this Memorial Day weekend, and will be the only place in Chicago serving it! Not your average vegan restaurant, Kal’ish offers fast food favorites, like cheese fries and more, in plant-based form. The new dessert – made from coconut cream by Mami’s Foods – will add to an already exciting menu that aims to […]

    Kal’ish Debuts Vegan Soft Serve for Memorial Day
  • Substituting Beans for Beef Beneficial for Environment

    Swapping beans for beef would help the United States reach targeted greenhouse gas emission reductions, according to a report published in Climatic Change. Researchers compared simulated net emissions of legume production, subtracted those from average beef production rates, and used U.S. reduction goals for 2020 as a reference. Based on the results, legume substitution could account for 46 to 74 […]

    Substituting Beans for Beef Beneficial for Environment
  • Vegan Recipe: Quinoa, Beans, Greens & Veggies with Caesar dressing

    Here’s a tasty recipe to try this weekend! Caesar dressing with quinoa, beans, greens, and veggies. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: DRESSING: ½ cup shelled hemp hearts ¼ cup water, more as needed for thinning 3-4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (optional) 3 cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon salt-free ground mustard (or Dijon mustard) […]

    Vegan Recipe: Quinoa, Beans, Greens & Veggies with Caesar dressing
  • Gratitude Brings Upscale Plant Based Dining to Beverly Hills

    Gratitude, Café Gratitude’s upscale sister restaurant – which has become a favorite within the Newport Beach dining scene since opening in 2016, will open its doors in Beverly Hills on May 24th. Similar to the original Newport Beach location, Gratitude Beverly Hills will offer guests an elevated dining experience, while sharing the same philosophies and approach to the ingredient-focused menu […]

    Gratitude Brings Upscale Plant Based Dining to Beverly Hills
  • New Cookbook: Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Recipes

    Using the Power of Plant Foods to Heal and Prevent Arthritis, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Chronic Pain Inflammation is the immune system’s defense mechanism in action. While acute inflammation is a desirable response to injuries and infections, chronic inflammation can lead to serious health problems. This cookbook presents an anti-inflammatory diet that incorporates health-protective foods into delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes. […]

    New Cookbook: Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Recipes
  • Plant-Stock at the Esselstyn Family Farm August 18-20, Claverack, NY

    This summer, treat yourself to a weekend like no other. Join like-minded plant-based lifestyle enthusiasts including members of the Esselstyn family—Rip, Jane and Dr. Esselstyn himself—in serene and beautiful Claverack, New York for the 6th annual Plant-Stock. Featuring speakers John Mackey (CEO of Whole Foods), Dr. Neal Barnard (author of Power Foods for the Brain), and Eric Adams (Brooklyn Borough […]

    Plant-Stock at the Esselstyn Family Farm August 18-20, Claverack, NY

Cooking & Recipes »

Vegan Recipe: Velvety Mac & Cheese

Vegan Recipe: Velvety Mac & Cheese

May 28, 2017 at 3:57 pm

This scrumptious recipe uses garlic and butternut squash to get the “cheesy” effect. As one reader said: “I served it for dinner without telling anyone...

Diet & Nutrition »

High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis

High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis

May 25, 2017 at 7:57 pm

A fiber-rich diet lowers the risk for knee osteoarthritis, according to findings published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Researchers reviewed and compared x-ray...

Dining Out »

New Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant, The Grub Factory, Opens in Baltimore

New Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant, The Grub Factory, Opens in Baltimore

May 26, 2017 at 8:29 pm

There aren’t many places in Baltimore where you can order a vegan cheesesteak, but now there’s one more. The Grub Factory, a Black-owned vegan restaurant, officially...

Health »

Kris Carr: How to live a Crazy, Sexy life

Kris Carr: How to live a Crazy, Sexy life

May 28, 2017 at 11:26 am

Kris Carr has got to be one of the most inspiring people on the planet. Her 2003 diagnosis with incurable stage IV cancer fueled her passion to understand the real sources...

Lifestyle »

Kris Carr: How to live a Crazy, Sexy life

Kris Carr: How to live a Crazy, Sexy life

May 28, 2017 at 11:26 am

Kris Carr has got to be one of the most inspiring people on the planet. Her 2003 diagnosis with incurable stage IV cancer fueled her passion to understand the real sources...

Wellness »

How Much Should You Exercise?

How Much Should You Exercise?

April 28, 2017 at 3:28 pm

Physical fitness authorities seem to have fallen into the same trap as the nutrition authorities—recommending what they think may be achievable, rather than simply informing...

Travel »

Domes Noruz Chania in Greece Spearheads the Med Veg Trend

Domes Noruz Chania in Greece Spearheads the Med Veg Trend

May 16, 2017 at 12:01 pm

Dubbed by nutritionists as the healthiest food in the world, the Cretan diet is leading the charge in well-being today. There is nowhere better to experience the fresh and...