To Improve Your Mood This Season, Try Baking, Studies Say
Breaking news: One way to quell anxiety around the holidays is as easy as buying a box of cake mix and a pint of frosting, and start baking. Several recent studies suggest rituals such as baking are calming and can help adults boost their mood, stay present, reduce anxiety and even help cope with grief. The key is to find...
Everything You Need to Know About Weight Loss on a Plant-Based Diet
With 60 percent of Americans wanting to get healthier and 51 percent aiming to lose weight this year, according to a survey, the question is: Which diet is best to both lose weight and get healthy? When considering foods that help you lose weight, science now tells us a plant-based diet works best for weight loss compared to other diets, including the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. Studies show
Which is Healthier: Beer or Wine? The Answer May Surprise You
Beer has never had a reputation for being a healthy drink, and the joke goes that a six-pack is part of the dad bod starter pack. Contrary to popular belief, there are major health benefits of beer – so move over, wine. Two facts that could ...
Your Guide to a Last Minute Vegan Thanksgiving Feast
Picture this: All of a sudden, your niece calls ahead of the holiday to remind you that she's vegan, and the Thanksgiving dish you've been planning to bring to the family gathering no longer slides. Luckily, there are many last-minute products shops, deliveries, and pick-up services that offer an array of vegan and plant-based sides, mains, desserts, and more to complete a full-on turkeyless Thank
Holiday Gift Guide 2021: The 33 Best Gifts for Vegan, Eco-Minded Loved Ones
Holiday shopping for anyone on your list has never been easier with our gift guide to all things plant-based, sustainable, eco-friendly, and downright chic. Whether you're shopping for your niece who appreciates a gift that gives back to the planet or your best friend who's vegan and only owns faux leather and is the best dresser you know, this list will help check off your holiday to-dos and make
Chef Eddie Garza’s Mexican Chocolate Dessert Tamales
Even if your celebration is small this year, with tasty plant-based meals like these, your Thanksgiving will be a fiesta. Chef Eddie Garza cooks for many well-known vegan stars like Harley Quinn Smith, Kate Mara, Daisy Fuentes, and Richard Marx, so we had to reach out and ask which recipes are beloved by him and his celebrity clients. This Thanksgiving-inspired r...
Matthew Kenney’s Pumpkins Roasted in Almond Oil and Makrut Lime Leaf
Celebrity chef Matthew Kenney's Thanksgiving feast must be a presentation of clean, upscale plant-based indulgences, just like the dishes in his 40+ world-famous plant-based restaurants across the globe and with an ever-growing presence in the Middle East...
Bettina Campolucci Bordi’s Swedish Nonmeatballz, Carrot Mash, Gravy, and Nan’s Quick Pickle
Unconventional Thanksgiving recipes are where it's at...after all, a plant-based feast isn't all that traditional in the first place. Bettina Campolucci Bordi, of the famous Bettina's Kitchen, is Danish and only celebrates the holiday when she's with her American friends. Bettina’s favor...
Chef Guy Vaknin’s Butternut Squash Soup
Guy Vaknin, who put plant-based sushi on the map, continues to innovate and elevate vegetable preparation and presentation. If you've eaten at Beyond Sushi, you understand, if not, the description of one of his best rolls says it all: Black rice, pickled cabbage, mango, hickory-smoked jackfruit, baby arugula, and mint topped with tomato guajillo sauce. Guy...
Tal Ronnen’s Roasted Parsnips From Crossroads Kitchen Cookbook
As a full-time foodie, I could not resist connecting with the chef at one of my favorite Los Angels restaurants, Crossroads Kitchen. Tal Ronnen who is the executive chef at the celebrity-go-to restaurant knew exactly what he was cooking up for Thanksgiving and replied, "These are really yummy,' and sent over an exclusive Crossroads Kitchen cookbook recipe, Roasted Baby Parsnips with Sherry Ma