Shop once, eat five times with this delicious, plant-based dinner menu

October 17, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC Plant-based eating has never been a bigger deal—but given that animal products are totally off the table, food options can feel kind of limited to newbies. There’s only so many times a person can eat lentils and broccoli, amirite? That’s where meal planning, combined with a little creativity, … Continue reading Shop once, eat five times with this delicious, plant-based dinner menu

‘Blended meat’ products aim to reconcile our love of animal protein with a need to eat more plants

October 09, 2019 at 01:05PM by CWC There’s absolutely no denying the popularity of alternative meat products. (Looking at you, Impossible and Beyond lovers.) What is surprising is how popular they are with carnivores, who make up the vast majority of the people buying these foods. Yet despite growing interest in plant-based eating for health … Continue reading ‘Blended meat’ products aim to reconcile our love of animal protein with a need to eat more plants

Beyond Meat is determined to make plant-based eating accessible, one alt-burger at a time

October 07, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC When it comes to Beyond Meat—the company that, along with Impossible Burger, made plant-based meat palatable even to carnivores—the public at large seems to love it. Their sales more than doubled in 2019, with shares jumping 21 percent. The majority of people buying the product aren’t even vegetarian, … Continue reading Beyond Meat is determined to make plant-based eating accessible, one alt-burger at a time

Checks+Balanced: How a post-grad living in Nashville budgets for a plant-based diet

October 04, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Chances are, you talk with your friends about that embarrassing thing that happened to you at yoga and the ins and outs of sex. But for some reason, money talk remains off limits. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you ever … Continue reading Checks+Balanced: How a post-grad living in Nashville budgets for a plant-based diet

Not sure how to navigate the world of plant-rich skin care? Start with these 5 ingredients

October 03, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Cleaning up your beauty routine can quickly become centered on all the things you’re supposed to avoid (good bye, phthalates parabens, triclosan, etc, etc). But what about the good stuff? What are the ingredients you’re actually supposed to look for? In an effort to give the process a … Continue reading Not sure how to navigate the world of plant-rich skin care? Start with these 5 ingredients

The rules for eating a plant-based burger are the same as eating a regular beef burger

September 21, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Not to brag, but we totally predicted 2019 would be the year of alt-meats. Not only do I live within spitting’s distance of innumerable joints slinging Beyond and Impossible Burgers here in vegan-friendly Los Angeles, but I have also spotted them on multiple menus in my Texas hometown, … Continue reading The rules for eating a plant-based burger are the same as eating a regular beef burger

Here’s exactly what to do if your plant’s leaves turn yellow, according to professional plant moms

September 15, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC Whether you’re a bonafide plant lady or a known succulent killer, you know that caring for your plant babies is not an easy feat. You can do all the right things—feed them water, put them near a window, incorporate them into your self-care routine, give them names and … Continue reading Here’s exactly what to do if your plant’s leaves turn yellow, according to professional plant moms

15 gifts for every plant lover in your life, from your work wife to your woo-woo BFF

September 09, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC We all know someone who’s, like, the ultimate plant lady. Her home features gorgeous greenery in every room. Her desk at work has the cutest mini succulent next to her monitor. When other people whip out their phones showing people pictures of their kids or cats, she shares … Continue reading 15 gifts for every plant lover in your life, from your work wife to your woo-woo BFF

The plant-powered food that fuels a dance cardio instructor every day

September 03, 2019 at 05:30PM by CWC When it comes to healthy eating, DanceBody trainer Sam Ostwald doesn’t count calories. She doesn’t log her macros or mentally calculate her carbs. In fact, she doesn’t track anything. “I eat when I’m hungry and definitely treat myself when I’m craving it,” she says, the embodiment of an … Continue reading The plant-powered food that fuels a dance cardio instructor every day

We tried a meal delivery service that caters to keto and plant-based diets—here’s what happened

September 02, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC As fun as it is to embrace the spontaneity of summer (AKA grabbing an ice cream cone and calling it lunch), there’s something reassuring about settling back into a routine come fall—when it’s not too hot to turn on the oven and you can actually get excited about … Continue reading We tried a meal delivery service that caters to keto and plant-based diets—here’s what happened

Here’s exactly how to care for your new snake plant, according to someone with a green thumb

August 17, 2019 at 02:01AM by CWC My plant obsession has gotten a little out of control over the past couple years. Greenery graces every corner of my apartment—on shelves, in big planters on the floor, on my dresser. I’ve got an urban jungle, and I love it. But even with all the different species … Continue reading Here’s exactly how to care for your new snake plant, according to someone with a green thumb

Meet the plant-based protein that will help you sleep better tonight

August 14, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Pesto can be the perfect bedtime eat when you add just one secret ingredient: spirulina. Get the recipe here.  We love a good bedtime snack, especially when it’s full of nutrients that can promote sleep. In our newest episode of Plant Based, herbalist and holistic health practitioner Rachelle Robinett … Continue reading Meet the plant-based protein that will help you sleep better tonight

The plant-based eats that keep this SLT instructor strong enough for a day’s worth of classes

August 09, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC SLT instructor Amy Paulin has experienced first-hand the transformative potential of healthy eating. “My whole life I’ve always struggled with anxiety, and tried so many different things to help manage it,” she says, adding that it always seemed to come back. “About a year ago, I started researching … Continue reading The plant-based eats that keep this SLT instructor strong enough for a day’s worth of classes

Plant-based eating is trendy for good reason—here’s what it takes to go vegan

August 06, 2019 at 11:51AM by CWC Ask someone five years ago about whether they’d consider going vegan, and you likely would have been answered with an eye-roll or a grimace. Now, people are gladly adding oat milk to their coffee and trying Beyond Meat when it hits their grocery store, and even traditional companies … Continue reading Plant-based eating is trendy for good reason—here’s what it takes to go vegan

How a novice herbalist uses plant medicine in her daily routine

July 28, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Want to learn more about the power of plant medicine? Watch the video here. Sometimes grounding ourselves to feel like real humans (rather than an “airy, fragmented all-over-the-place” version of ourselves) requires more than a few deep breaths. For Sara Elise, owner of woman-led and collaboratively run Brooklyn-based … Continue reading How a novice herbalist uses plant medicine in her daily routine