• Why is Eggplant Good For You?

    By Dr. Mercola Eggplant is a popular part of Indian, Middle Eastern, and Chinese cuisines, but in the US the average American eats less than one pound per year. They are, perhaps, the least popular member of the Solanaceae family, which includes tomatoes, pepper, and potatoes, as well as some poisonous plants like Deadly Nightshade. For centuries, in fact, especially […]

    Why is Eggplant Good For You?
  • Nail polish, the most toxic cosmetic there is

    By Dr. Mercola Painting your nails may seem like an innocent part of your beauty routine, but inside those colorful bottles are some not-so-pretty secrets. Toxic chemicals are common in nail polish, and there’s often no way for you to know exactly what’s lurking inside. Some might argue that occasional application of nail polish is only going to expose you […]

    Nail polish, the most toxic cosmetic there is
  • Vegan Dinner Recipe: Chana Masala

    By cookieandkate.com “Chana masala is one of my favorite options at Indian buffets. It’s a hearty, saucy and spicy chickpea and tomato dish, just the type of meal I’m craving while there’s snow on the ground. I thoroughly enjoyed the 20 minutes I spent over the stove for this recipe. Wave after wave of deliciousness hit my nose—first, fried cumin, […]

    Vegan Dinner Recipe: Chana Masala
  • Vegan Recipe: Smoky Sweet Potato Burgers

    By HappyHerbivore.com I love a good bean burger, but sweet potato burgers are in a category of their own! These smoky-sweet but spicy burgers will dazzle anyone they’re served to, so if your friends tend to snub bean burgers and other meat replacements, try serving these at your party. They’re so beautiful guests can’t help to be intrigued … then […]

    Vegan Recipe: Smoky Sweet Potato Burgers
  • Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis

    Women who consume the most high-phytate foods (whole grains, beans, and nuts) appear to have better bone density. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/11/20/how-beans-help-our-bones/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

    Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis
  • Vegan Dessert Recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf

    This loaf From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook is dense, chocolaty, and moist, with undertones of pumpkin and autumnal spices laced throughout. I throw in some chocolate chips, and you may like to add other yummy things too, like pecans or walnuts. Ingredients ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon ground […]

    Vegan Dessert Recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf
  • GMO Soy and Breast Cancer

    The hormonal effects of the Roundup pesticide on GMO soy put into perspective. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

    GMO Soy and Breast Cancer
  • Boston’s The Red Lentil Announces Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

    Bring your friends and family for The Red Lentil’s 6th Annual Harvest Dinner, a 5-course, prix fixe vegan harvest dinner, complete with wine pairing. You will be able to choose one of two options for each course. This is a reservation-only event, so call (617) 972-9188 to book your reservation! The cost will be $70 with wine pairing. FIRST COURSE: […]

    Boston’s The Red Lentil Announces Vegan Thanksgiving Menu
  • Is Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Glyphosate Safe?

    Higher levels of pesticides on GMO soy is a concern since Monsanto’s Roundup has been shown to be to have adverse effects on human placental tissue. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

    Is Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Glyphosate Safe?
  • Vegan Recipe: Red Beans & Quinoa

    By Del Sroufe, from The Forks Over Knives Plan I’ve had a version of beans and rice on my dinner menu for as long as I can remember, mostly because it’s always tasty and filling, and I can make it as easy or as complicated as I want it to be. This version is definitely on the easier side of […]

    Vegan Recipe: Red Beans & Quinoa

Cooking & Recipes »

Vegan Dinner Recipe: Chana Masala

Vegan Dinner Recipe: Chana Masala

November 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Photo credit: CookieandKate.com By cookieandkate.com “Chana masala is one of my favorite options at Indian buffets. It’s a hearty, saucy and spicy chickpea and tomato...

Diet & Nutrition »

Why is Eggplant Good For You?

Why is Eggplant Good For You?

November 23, 2014 at 3:11 pm

By Dr. Mercola Eggplant is a popular part of Indian, Middle Eastern, and Chinese cuisines, but in the US the average American eats less than one pound per year. They are,...

Dining Out »

Boston’s The Red Lentil Announces Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

Boston’s The Red Lentil Announces Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

November 17, 2014 at 9:55 pm

Bring your friends and family for The Red Lentil’s 6th Annual Harvest Dinner, a 5-course, prix fixe vegan harvest dinner, complete with wine pairing. You will be able...

Health »

Nail polish, the most toxic cosmetic there is

Nail polish, the most toxic cosmetic there is

November 23, 2014 at 3:09 pm

By Dr. Mercola Painting your nails may seem like an innocent part of your beauty routine, but inside those colorful bottles are some not-so-pretty secrets. Toxic chemicals...

  • GMO Soy and Breast Cancer
    GMO Soy and Breast Cancer

    The hormonal effects of the Roundup pesticide on GMO soy put into perspective. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org...

    November 17, 2014 at 9:57 pm
  • Are GMOs Safe? The Case of BT Corn
    Are GMOs Safe? The Case of BT Corn

    So much of the information about genetically modified crops is wrong—on both sides of the debate. What does...

    November 11, 2014 at 1:53 pm
  • Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival
    Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival

    A new report on breast cancer survival favors plant-based eating, as presented by the World Cancer Research Fund...

    October 18, 2014 at 2:34 pm

Lifestyle »

The Diamond Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for Companion Animals

The Diamond Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for Companion Animals

October 16, 2014 at 11:12 am

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel will proudly host the Second Annual Diamond Ball, a gala evening of inspiration committed to saving lives. Held on Saturday, November 8, 2014,...

Wellness »

Gilchrist & Soames’ Zero% Collection for Eco-friendly Bathing

Gilchrist & Soames’ Zero% Collection for Eco-friendly Bathing

September 30, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Sometimes there is just nothing better than nothing! The Zero Percent Collection proves this with zero sulfates, zero parabens, zero phthalates, zero artificial colors and...

Travel »

Viceroy Zihuatanejo Creates Vegan & Vegetarian Menus

Viceroy Zihuatanejo Creates Vegan & Vegetarian Menus

August 28, 2014 at 8:42 pm

With the growing demand among travelers for vegetarian and vegan dining options, Viceroy Zihuatanejo has become the destination’s first hotel or resort to offer dedicated...