The 5 most common mistakes people make when they try to eat plant-based, according to a dietitian

December 13, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC We called it: 2019 really has been the year where plant-based eating has taken off. Whether people are considering it for health or environmental reasons, it seems like there has never been more innovative products or more interest in making the switch to a plant-forward diet than right. … Continue reading The 5 most common mistakes people make when they try to eat plant-based, according to a dietitian

Reebok is launching a plant-based running shoe, and I can’t wait

December 03, 2019 at 05:34PM by CWC Words I did not expect to type today: plant-based running shoe. And yet, Reebok just announced the arrival of their Forever Floatride GLOW, which you guessed it, comes from plant-based matter. Sure, when you tell your mom that you want “plant-based running shoes,” she might tease you about … Continue reading Reebok is launching a plant-based running shoe, and I can’t wait

6 plant-based Thanksgiving main dishes so your vegetarian guests can eat more than sides

November 22, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC If you or someone you’re thankful for eats a  plant-based diet, you’re all too familiar with the conundrum of having to stick to side dishes during Thanksgiving when the only entrée option is something like, oh, I don’t know… turkey. After all, sides are more likely to be … Continue reading 6 plant-based Thanksgiving main dishes so your vegetarian guests can eat more than sides

6 easy ways to keep your indoor plants alive during the dark days of winter

November 21, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC Baby, it’s cold outside, and since your indoor plants can’t exactly slip on a sweater—or strip down to their skivvies if you can’t control the heat in your apartment—the change in season means attending to them with a little extra care. This is somewhat counterintuitive, at least to … Continue reading 6 easy ways to keep your indoor plants alive during the dark days of winter

How to give your plant-based Thanksgiving the one thing it’s been missing

November 19, 2019 at 09:29PM by CWC For some of us, a plant-based Thanksgiving is always better than a traditional Thanksgiving. If you ask me, turkey is highly overrated. When you take it out of the equation, there’s so much more room on your plate for all the side dishes smothered in brown gravy. To … Continue reading How to give your plant-based Thanksgiving the one thing it’s been missing

Sorry, your houseplants aren’t cleaning the air in your home

November 13, 2019 at 10:03PM by CWC So you’ve turned your apartment into a greenhouse? That’s cool. If you love the jungle aesthetic and revel in living the life of a plant mom, more power to you. If you’re relying on houseplants that clean the air to remove pollutants, however, don’t hold your breath. Research … Continue reading Sorry, your houseplants aren’t cleaning the air in your home

As plant-based eating continues to take off, Mexican cuisine returns to its vegan roots

November 11, 2019 at 07:46PM by CWC As we know it in the U.S., Mexican food typically involves lots of meat and cheese—enchiladas stuffed with beef, chicken tinga tacos, nachos topped with sour cream and cheese. Delicious? Absolutely. But not necessarily the first type of cuisine many would think of when considering a plant-based diet. … Continue reading As plant-based eating continues to take off, Mexican cuisine returns to its vegan roots

Can’t get your hands on cauliflower gnocchi? Try its tasty cousin: plantain gnocchi

November 11, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Gnocchi is definitely the It food of the moment. I mean, there are entire Instagram accounts dedicated to Trader Joe’s beloved cauliflower-based option alone. But if you can’t get your hands on it (it still seems like it’s selling out every other day!) there’s a solution: Make some … Continue reading Can’t get your hands on cauliflower gnocchi? Try its tasty cousin: plantain gnocchi

Ahiflower oil is yet another plant-based answer to fish oil—but it’s not perfect

November 09, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Sussing out the differences between all of the supplements that are on the market is an undertaking, to say the least. Not only are hundreds of options on the market (as anyone who has wandered the vitamin aisle at Whole Foods knows), but there is also a host … Continue reading Ahiflower oil is yet another plant-based answer to fish oil—but it’s not perfect

Plant-based eaters can’t seem to agree on their stance on honey—so the Well+Good vegans weighed in

October 25, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC If you need proof that veggie-forward eating is on the rise, you don’t have to look very far—a quick Google search for “plant-based diet” will return hundreds of millions (!) of results. People tout the eating plan for being good for your health and the environment, but the … Continue reading Plant-based eaters can’t seem to agree on their stance on honey—so the Well+Good vegans weighed in

There are more vegan and plant-based products than ever—but don’t assume they’re all healthy

October 24, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC From lentil- and chickpea-pastas and cauliflower-based everything to alternative milks (so. many. alt. milks.), it’s clear that plant-based eating is more than just a trend; it’s here for good. After a long-held belief that meat should be the focus of their meals, Americans are leaning in to the … Continue reading There are more vegan and plant-based products than ever—but don’t assume they’re all healthy

What breast cancer survivors should know about the FDA’s proposed breast implant warnings

October 23, 2019 at 09:14PM by CWC On Wednesday, the FDA asked manufacturers and medical professionals to better inform women about the potential hazards of breast implants. The federal agency has approved saline and silicone gel implants for augmenting breast size, breast cancer reconstruction, correcting developmental defects, and to “improve: the result of a previous … Continue reading What breast cancer survivors should know about the FDA’s proposed breast implant warnings