Articles By: Christine Gray

Gratitude Brings Upscale Plant Based Dining to Beverly Hills

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 […]

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New Cookbook: Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Recipes

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. […]

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

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 […]

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Vegan Breakfast Recipe: Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

Vegan Breakfast Recipe: Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

No matter what part of the day it is, pancakes are always a great option for an amazing meal! They’re done in a matter of minutes, quite affordable and you don’t need any special culinary skills to make a batch of these. And if they’re healthy, nutritious and in accordance with your lifestyle – that’s even better! Since millions of […]

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Vegan Dessert Recipe: Strawberry Orange Mango Popsicles

Vegan Dessert Recipe: Strawberry Orange Mango Popsicles

With summer just around the corner, here is a fun, nutritious popsicle recipe that’s great for all ages. (With no added sugar, preservatives or additives!) Ingredients Orange Mango Layer 3/4 Cup Natalie’s Orange Mango Juice 1 1/2 Cup Frozen Mango Chunks 1/4 Cup Canned Coconut Milk (light or full-fat) Strawberry Layer 1 Cup Frozen Strawberries 1/2 Cup Canned Coconut Milk […]

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Sweet, Savory, and Free: Plant-Based Recipes without Any of the Top 8 Food Allergens

Sweet, Savory, and Free: Plant-Based Recipes without Any of the Top 8 Food Allergens

Eat Sweet, Savory, and Free with Debbie Adler’s Mouthwatering Plant-Based Recipes, Free of the Top 8 Allergens In 2013, Debbie Adler’s Sweet Debbie’s Organic Treats: Allergy-Free and Vegan Recipes From the Famous Los Angeles Bakery proved that cooking for those with allergies and food sensitivities doesn’t mean giving up dessert. Now Sweet Debbie goes savory with more than 100 plant-based […]

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Vegan Recipe: Spicy Spinach ‘n Kale Quiche

Vegan Recipe: Spicy Spinach ‘n Kale Quiche

By Debbie Adler No one will miss the crust on this exquisite, easy-to-make quiche. All you need to do is take one bite to experience the fullness of flavors and the pudding-like consistency. I couldn’t decide whether to make it spinach or kale, so I went with both and really love the combo. It’s like supersized micronutrients in a happier […]

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Vegan Recipe: Asian Fusion Noodle Kugel

Vegan Recipe: Asian Fusion Noodle Kugel

By Debbie Adler It’s written in ancient texts that Jews originally from New York have to dine on Asian cuisine at least once a week, and it should be Sunday. At least this was the custom at my house. So I thought how fun it would be to add Asian accents to a traditional Jewish comfort food that my mother […]

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Vegan Dessert Recipe: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Vegan Dessert Recipe: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

How retro is this? No vintage themed party or fair would be complete without one of these as a centrepiece. Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 40 minutes Ingredients, Serves: 8-10 1/4 cup agave nectar 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 pineapple, cut into chunks or rings, or 1 can unsweetened pineapple 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 2 1/4 tsp […]

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Domes Noruz Chania in Greece Spearheads the Med Veg Trend

Domes Noruz Chania in Greece Spearheads the Med Veg Trend

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 colorful cuisine than Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection, who have cleverly harnessed the Grecian culinary way of life into a totally delightful, nutrient-rich ‘Eat Good, Feel Good’ package. The menus within […]

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