I was chatting with my cousin about some health and weight problems she was having and I was stunned to discover that she almost never cooks vegetables for her family dinner. Too much trouble she said. I suggested that not only should she add
What catches sweat at the gym, is trendy under a blazer, keeps you warm in winter, and can sum up your personality in 5 seconds flat? The good 'ol t-shirt. With messages like "Praise seitan" and "There is no Planet B," these tees
I'm wondering how many of you made resolutions to eat a healthier diet this year. And how many of you are actually doing it, one week into the new year? For those of you who are taking your first steps toward becoming vegetarian, you may have resolved
We all know the scenario where you come home from work tired and the kids are hungry and fractious. You reach for the phone and order their favourite pizza or Chinese food. But there are compelling reasons to forgo the telephone and make those things
The Burger Lounge, which opened in 2006, now has 3 locations across San Diego offering organic and healthy burger alternatives for one of the healthiest, if not greenest, of cities. Created by Dean Loring and Mike Gilligan,
From now until the New Year, I'll be running a series of some of the most popular posts from our forums from the past year. These include most viewed topics, most replies, the most heated discussions, and just some of my favorites.
I admit to being very confused about mock meat. I don't understand why anyone who has decided not to eat meat would want to eat something that is shaped like meat, or made to approximate the taste and texture of it. When I see
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I would love input on this topic. I have been vegan for 3 years now. I am on a limited budget, so I don't spend much money on cheese/meat substitutes, and I don't buy vitamins. Most of my produce comes from local,
Although fresh, delicious produce is easy to come by in Turkey, kebab culture still dominates. But options for vegetarians -- or anyone who's had their fill of grilled meat -- are increasing, especially in Istanbul.
A number of people have commented on earlier posts over the past few weeks about not knowing exactly how to go about being a vegetarian. You've made the ethical decision not to eat meat, but then practical issues come to
After Election Day yielded a brand new (allegedly) environmentally progressive president-elect, the green-mined media and blogosphere predictably spawned a deluge of To-Do and Should-Do lists for the new head of state-to-be.
Hands down, the number one response I get from people when I mention that my children are both vegetarian is "but how do they get enough protein?" Getting your daily requirement of protein is actually pretty easy. In fact, if
We are quickly approaching party season and people are starting to think about their events. Personally, I love giving dinner parties and twenty or more people is no problem for me at all. I realize that I'm a bit unusual in