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32 min ago | Serious Eats
I was standing in front of the ordering counter at Pal's Takeaway , over on 24th and Hampshire in San Francisco's Mission District, and had decided to undertake a bit of impromptu taste-test while waiting for my sandwich to be made. That morning I'd been at the offices of Hampton Creek , an alternative food startup which, with over $23M in funding, is quite possibly the best-funded vegan food startup in the world.
1 hr ago | UPI
Switzerland's public health office is warning the country's vegans that their dietary choices "can cause serious harm" to young children. The public health office issued a statement directed at the country's estimated 80,000 vegans -- those who abstain from consuming meat or any other animal products -- warning that a vegan diet can lead to a vitamin B12 deficiency in young children.
5 hrs ago | Denver Westword
When Tiffin's opened on Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder three years ago, the fast-casual restaurant was completely vegetarian. Over time, the menu has grown from a focus on the street food of southern India, adding more familiar -- at least to Front Range palates -- curries, kabobs and biryanis.
Traditionally, the USDA had used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy commodities. Children consumed animal fat and sugary drinks to the point one-third of them have become overweight or obese.
If it says it's organic, gluten-free, vegan, kale-infused, protein-rich and goji-laced, it's got to be good for you, right? These buzzwords line grocery store shelves these days, and, yes, some of these products are good for you. But some are less so, says Cheryl Harris , an Alexandria-based dietitian.
BEWARE CONNOISSEURS! A new discovery may change the way America eats! Love your broccoli? Savor your home-grown tomatoes? Would give your eye-teeth for a blueberry pie? This discovery could create sweeping protests and black markets like marijuana has never seen! PLANTS FEEL PAIN! That's right, PLANTS FEEL PAIN! Science has discovered, that a relative of the cabbage plant was proven to be sensitive and react to an insect chewing on it by increasing its "chemical defenses." Silly, you say? How silly do you think the Humane Treatment and Endangered Species congregation takes this new opportunity? Selected species of fungi, coral and insects have already been declared endangered.
But a lot has changed since then. On Aug. 30, Solano, a 31-year-old Beaverton mom, opened La Vida Veggie , a Latin-inspired cafe that specializes in organic, raw, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.
Ramen is a delight. It's the perfect bowl of somethin' somethin' to warm up your bones on chillier days.
Couvillon: An education about eggs The incredible edible egg. Why does this food often receive such a bad rap? Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/life/2014/09/15/couvillon-education-eggs/15698477/ Eggs are high in sulfur, an essential nutrient, and one of the richest sources of the B-vitamin, choline, which helps lower inflammation, promotes normal cell activity, liver function and helps transport nutrients throughout the body.
Feeling full and knowing you have a wonderful home-cooked meal that won't leave you feeling hungry soon after eating turns into a great choice for dinner. This recipe is prepared like chili but also eats like a stew .
Those who want to try a vegetarian dish with some zing should consider the following recipe for spiced vegetable stir-fry courtesy of Hugo Arnold's "The Wagamama Cookbook" . Drain the soaked wakame and roughly chop.
The Himalayan Yak nestled in the heart of Queens is very much a hidden gem. Fusing cuisines from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India, I have never been disappointed with the food coming out of the kitchen.
Sydney loves a food trend. We all adore tucking into the must-eat dish, snack or ingredient of the moment.
Peta, the people for the ethical treatment of animals, will be covering the back of London busses with this image from October. It The bus seems to almost tip over but, look closely, and you'll see it's just an optical illusion.
The meat industry has a serious case of the Mondays. A growing number of school districts, including ones in Los Angeles, San Diego and Miami, are committing to keep meat off the menu for one day a week to combat childhood obesity.
Culinary nutritionist Marni Wasserman demonstrates how to make her vegan Banana Chocolate Chip Bread, which can also be made as muffins. Spelt, a whole grain and species of wheat, is the base of the bread and maple syrup is used as a natural sweetener.
Our version of Meatless Monday is for vegetarian foodies with discriminating palates and features recipes that elevate the "dining at home" experience. A weekly feast for your eyes, Mondays won't be the same once you get a hold of these savory and seasonal dishes with distinct and intense flavors.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:10 am
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