• Vegan Children’s Book Helping Parents Teach Children Compassionate Living

    We all want what is best for our children. We strive to give them the best food, the best education, and the best overall experiences growing up. We teach them to be honest, caring and respectful to those they interact with. We do our best to protect them from anything we feel might cause them pain or discomfort. Sometimes this […]

    Vegan Children’s Book Helping Parents Teach Children Compassionate Living
  • Plant Protein Best for Weight Management

    Plant protein as part of a vegan diet is best for weight management and insulin resistance, according to a study published in Nutrition and Diabetes. Researchers from the Physicians Committee, led by Hana Kahleova, M.D., compared a plant-based diet to a control diet in 75 overweight participants. Those who followed a plant-based diet had greater reduction in body fat and […]

    Plant Protein Best for Weight Management
  • Vegan Recipe: Delicious Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

    Recipe by Jennifer Zee @plantbasednhappy These raw pumpkin pie bites are refined sugar and gluten-free, making them one of the most delicious and healthiest snacks you will have during the holidays! I recommend making double and triple batches because they won’t last long. Serving size: 3 balls per serving Calories: 277 | Protein: 8g | Carbohydrates: 25.2g | Fat: 15g […]

    Vegan Recipe: Delicious Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites
  • Chickapea, the pasta you can feel good about

    Chickapea is a brand serving up delicious gluten-free pasta made of only two ingredients – organic chickpeas and organic red lentils. That’s it. Friends and family will be gathering around the dinner table this holiday season and we all know how good it feels to eat what you love. Now there’s no reason to sacrifice convenience or taste for your […]

    Chickapea, the pasta you can feel good about
  • The Plant Based Dog Food Revolution: With 50 Recipes

    Plant-based dog food is the latest revolution in caring for our tail- wagging friends. Eating organic, quality food has become a major priority in promoting healthy lifestyles of many humans, which begs the question?why don’t we apply this same practice to feeding our dogs? Commercial dog food is full of additives, fillers, and other processed ingredients which can have negative […]

    The Plant Based Dog Food Revolution: With 50 Recipes
  • 8 Healthy Food Trends for 2019

    For the 7th consecutive year, “The Fit Foodie” Mareya Ibrahim serves up the top 8 healthy food and beverage trends like a master chef. 1) ADAPTOGEN ADD-ONS Traditional herbs, roots and plants like holy basil, ginseng, maca, rhodiola, mushrooms and spirulina stabilize cortisol levels and bring balance to your system. Try Moodbeli’s Calming Adaptogen featuring ashwaganda and ginger, Amare’s GBX SuperFood spirulina-based gut balancing probiotic […]

    8 Healthy Food Trends for 2019
  • Vegan Recipe: Acai Cranberry Sauce

    Açaí Cranberry Sauce is a delicious twist on an old favorite! By adding Açaí to this recipe, you are pumping up your intake of antioxidants, health omegas and vital nutrients for a healthier and more delicious Thanksgiving. Ingredients 1 Sambazon Original Superfruit Pack 12 oz Fresh Cranberries Juice of ½ an orange ½ Tsp orange zest ½ Tsp ginger, grated […]

    Vegan Recipe: Acai Cranberry Sauce
  • Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

    I like to think of Gene Baur, Co-Founder and President of the Farm Sanctuary in New York State and the Los Angeles area, as the original.  While he isn’t the first animal activist, who else has funded their sanctuary by selling veggie dogs out of the back of their VW van at Grateful Dead concerts?  Classic! Gene is more than […]

    Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?
  • Interview with Amanda Rodgers, Pro Tennis Player and New Vegan

    Currently ranked in the top 500 in the world, professional tennis player Amanda Rodgers travels all over the world to play.  We talk to her about her experience after she went vegan this summer. How long have you been vegan and why did you go vegan? I became a vegan July 1st, so i am still fresh. I had been […]

    Interview with Amanda Rodgers, Pro Tennis Player and New Vegan
  • Enlightened Cottage for Serenity Seekers with Pets

    Mark Barone and Marina Dervan run an arts-based charity, An Act of Dog, Museum of Compassion in Corrales, New Mexico, and also have a beautiful vacation cottage that welcomes pets and supports their charity. PBS filmed them for 4 years and recently aired a documentary about their work for change. This is an elegant, rustic cottage on a 2.5 acre, park-like […]

    Enlightened Cottage for Serenity Seekers with Pets

Cooking & Recipes »

Vegan Recipe: Delicious Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

Vegan Recipe: Delicious Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

November 15, 2018 at 7:53 pm

Recipe by Jennifer Zee @plantbasednhappy These raw pumpkin pie bites are refined sugar and gluten-free, making them one of the most delicious and healthiest snacks you will...

Diet & Nutrition »

Plant Protein Best for Weight Management

Plant Protein Best for Weight Management

November 17, 2018 at 5:26 pm

Plant protein as part of a vegan diet is best for weight management and insulin resistance, according to a study published in Nutrition and Diabetes. Researchers from the...

  • Best Brain Foods: Berries & Nuts Put to the Test
    Best Brain Foods: Berries & Nuts Put to the Test

    Randomized controlled studies put nuts, berries, and grape juice to the test for cognitive function. More information:...

    November 7, 2018 at 4:50 pm
  • Do Raisins Cause Cavities?
    Do Raisins Cause Cavities?

    Dried fruit has long been thought to contribute to tooth decay, but what does the science say? Read full article:...

    October 16, 2018 at 3:21 pm
  • Bean Pastas and Lentil Sprouts
    Bean Pastas and Lentil Sprouts

    Do the benefits of beans, and lentils, and chickpeas remain when they’re powdered? Also, how to use temperature...

    September 26, 2018 at 3:20 pm

Dining Out »

Hartbreakers, All Vegan Restaurant Opens in Brooklyn

Hartbreakers, All Vegan Restaurant Opens in Brooklyn

October 31, 2018 at 8:11 pm

High Five Food + Drink, the creator of Brooklyn-based hits Champs Diner and Screamer’s Pizzeria announced Wednesday the grand opening of its latest all-vegan offering,...

Health »

Plant Protein Best for Weight Management

Plant Protein Best for Weight Management

November 17, 2018 at 5:26 pm

Plant protein as part of a vegan diet is best for weight management and insulin resistance, according to a study published in Nutrition and Diabetes. Researchers from the...

  • Best Brain Foods: Berries & Nuts Put to the Test
    Best Brain Foods: Berries & Nuts Put to the Test

    Randomized controlled studies put nuts, berries, and grape juice to the test for cognitive function. More information:...

    November 7, 2018 at 4:50 pm
  • Do Raisins Cause Cavities?
    Do Raisins Cause Cavities?

    Dried fruit has long been thought to contribute to tooth decay, but what does the science say? Read full article:...

    October 16, 2018 at 3:21 pm
  • Bean Pastas and Lentil Sprouts
    Bean Pastas and Lentil Sprouts

    Do the benefits of beans, and lentils, and chickpeas remain when they’re powdered? Also, how to use temperature...

    September 26, 2018 at 3:20 pm

Lifestyle »

The Plant Based Dog Food Revolution: With 50 Recipes

The Plant Based Dog Food Revolution: With 50 Recipes

November 15, 2018 at 7:21 pm

Plant-based dog food is the latest revolution in caring for our tail- wagging friends. Eating organic, quality food has become a major priority in promoting healthy lifestyles...

Wellness »

Embrace the Power of Plant-based Living at Puente Romano in Spain

Embrace the Power of Plant-based Living at Puente Romano in Spain

February 22, 2018 at 11:22 am

Spain’s exclusive Six Senses Spa, nestled within the luxurious Puente Romano, Marbella, has introduced a new program of plant-based therapies and treatments co-created...

Travel »

Enlightened Cottage for Serenity Seekers with Pets

Enlightened Cottage for Serenity Seekers with Pets

November 12, 2018 at 9:01 pm

Mark Barone and Marina Dervan run an arts-based charity, An Act of Dog, Museum of Compassion in Corrales, New Mexico, and also have a beautiful vacation cottage that welcomes...