Articles By: Christine Gray

Color Kitchen – Naturally vibrant food colors

Color Kitchen – Naturally vibrant food colors

Artificial dye-free, plant-based, vegan, gluten-free, and non-GMO. Founder Ashley Phelps has long suffered from food allergies and chemical additives in products. With a nutritionist mother, she grew up aware of what was in her foods and paid close attention to her diet and how it affected her mind and body. Eating healthy has always been a priority for Ashley, and […]

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Vegan Recipe: Peach Basil Salsa Burger

Vegan Recipe: Peach Basil Salsa Burger

Now that it’s almost back to school season, Hilary’s creates convenient and culinary foods that are perfect for after school snacks and easy but nutritious dinners. Shaking up the frozen food aisle, their product portfolio includes Frozen Veggie Burgers, Frozen Veggie Bites, new Frozen Veggie Breakfast Sausages and shelf-stable dressings. All products are vegan, certified gluten free, Non-GMO verified, certified […]

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Vegan Recipe: Potatoes and Spinach

Vegan Recipe: Potatoes and Spinach

Adapted from a recipe in The Forks Over Knives Plan Ingredients 2 large yukon gold potatoes, scrubbed and cut into small dice 1 (10-ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed 1 large yellow onion, diced 1 medium poblano pepper, seeded and diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 cup unsweetened, unflavored soy milk Sea salt and freshly ground black […]

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Hummus Chick Trio brings Spice Blends from 3 Exotic Locales

Hummus Chick Trio brings Spice Blends from 3 Exotic Locales

Hummus Chick Spice Trio Set brings spice blends from 3 Mediterranean cities known for their vibrant culture, rich history, and timeless recipes and makes a wonderful gift for anybody who enjoys food and travel. The set includes Marrakech, Provence, and Shiraz blends. The best spices a Moroccan merchant can offer, a French bouquet of wonderfully balanced herbs and lavender flowers, […]

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Do the Pros of Brown Rice Outweigh the Cons of Arsenic?

Do the Pros of Brown Rice Outweigh the Cons of Arsenic?

Are there unique benefits to brown rice that would justify keeping it in our diet despite the arsenic content? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Vegan Recipe: Spiced Sweet Potato Tacos

Vegan Recipe: Spiced Sweet Potato Tacos

By Darshana Thacker These are a favorite of my friend Judy Micklewright’s six-year-old daughter, Becky, who could not stop eating them the first time I served them to her. The potato wedges make it easier to keep the stuffing in the tacos. Ready In: 35 minutes From Forks Over Knives Family: Every Parent’s Guide to Raising Healthy, Happy Kids on […]

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Vegan Recipe: Tucson Spicy Lentil Tacos

Vegan Recipe: Tucson Spicy Lentil Tacos

By Dan Buettner Several years ago, my Mom, Dad, sister Jane, Colin Campbell, and I gave a one-day “Healthy You” seminar in Tucson, Arizona. The night before the event we were invited to Anne Minkus’s home to mingle with many of the plant-strong pillars of the community. We had an unforgettable weekend and dinner at Anne’s home, with these Spicy […]

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Humans Have Created Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic with No End in Sight

Humans Have Created Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic with No End in Sight

A new study reveals that humans have produced trillions of pounds of plastic since the early 1950s. Half the amount of plastic made since 1950 was manufactured in the last 13 years; the growth rate of the industry continues to increase each year, despite the enormous pollution and toxic problems associated with plastic. Another 26.5 trillion pounds are expected to […]

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Finding Paradise: Leilani Farm Sanctuary of Maui

Finding Paradise: Leilani Farm Sanctuary of Maui

Leilani Farm Sanctuary chronicles Laurelee Blanchard’s unique journey from corporate America to nonprofit animal rescue. Her story is inspiring, devastating, instructive, heroic, and unforgettable. The story—enhanced by stunning photographs—begins by taking readers on a tour of Laurelee’s life running a sanctuary for rescued farm animals such as goats, pigs, and chickens in Hawaii. It quickly rewinds the clock beginning with […]

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Vegan Recipe: Colorful Fried Rice

Vegan Recipe: Colorful Fried Rice

Use a variety of vegetables for color and flavor. Some examples are: carrots, broccoli, red peppers, green onions, celery, snow peas, bok choy, etc. Cut them into uniform sizes so they all cook in about the same length of time. Preparation Time:  15 minutes (need cooked rice) | Cooking Time:  15 minutes Ingredients, Serves 6 1/2 – 1 tsp garlic, […]

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