Vegans Can Have Poached Eggs, Too — Try These Tofu Breakfast Bites

February 29, 2020 at 10:15AM Yes, vegans can have their poached eggs, too! These little tofu bites have a similar eggy flavor from the kala namak, an Indian salt that has a high sulfur content (also known as black salt, even though it’s pink!). If you don’t have an egg bite silicone accessory, you can … Continue reading Vegans Can Have Poached Eggs, Too — Try These Tofu Breakfast Bites

The trick to making perfectly crispy tofu starts in the freezer

May 01, 2019 at 11:43AM by CWC I like my tofu extra crispy. Unfortunately getting it to that point often means keeping a watchful eye on a frying pan. (Nobody likes burnt tofu.) But the trick to perfectly crispy tofu is as simple as popping it in the freezer first. When tofu freezes, the water … Continue reading The trick to making perfectly crispy tofu starts in the freezer

Is tofurky actually healthy?

November 07, 2018 at 03:56AM One of the most nostalgia-inducing and essential autumn smells is the waft of sweet potatoes, roasted Brussels, buttery pumpkin pie laced with cinnamon and cardamom, and turkey in the oven on Thanksgiving. But as more people adopt a plant-based or vegan lifestyle, that roasted-turkey-in-the-oven-smell is getting replaced by vegan-friendly options … Continue reading Is tofurky actually healthy?

Plant-based protein battle: Tempeh versus tofu

October 18, 2018 at 09:25AM While food innovation has gifted plant-based, vegan, and vegetarian eaters with an array of meat-like options (looking at you, “bleeding” burger patty), there’s no denying that when it comes to plant-based protein options, tempeh and tofu still reign supreme as the most popular substitutes. While both meatless options are essentially super-versatile soy, … Continue reading Plant-based protein battle: Tempeh versus tofu

This is exactly how much protein you need to stay strong after a workout

March 17, 2020 at 07:55PM by CWC Between bars, shakes, and jerky, it definitely seems like we’ve reached peak protein positivity. It’s a far cry from the days when women shied away from the nutrient, convinced it was only for bodybuilders who wanted to bulk up. Now, you’ll find a high-protein snack or food in … Continue reading This is exactly how much protein you need to stay strong after a workout

Why an RD says everyone should stock up on these affordable healthy foods

March 14, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC With over 1,600 COVID-19 cases nationwide, and cold and flu season in full swing, the CDC is encouraging social distancing. If you or anyone you live with gets sick, the last thing you want to do is go out and put the people in the grocery store at … Continue reading Why an RD says everyone should stock up on these affordable healthy foods

7 delicious, healthy ways to cook with shiitake mushrooms tonight

March 14, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC Pinterest is a treasure trove of healthy recipes (you know, when you’re not busy finding them on Well+Good). From weeknight-saving easy dinner recipes to advanced ideas, like cooking with adaptogens, it’s a goldmine of discovering new meals and ingredients to cook with. One that’s currently taking over: shiitake … Continue reading 7 delicious, healthy ways to cook with shiitake mushrooms tonight

No, a vegan diet isn’t *always* healthy—but these 7 dietitian-approved tips will make sure yours is

March 12, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC Once you go vegan, it feels like people instantly assumes that you’re just a healthy queen whose diet consists of kale smoothies and tempeh grain bowls 24/7. While I’d love to say yes, that’s all facts, I’m going to tell you a little secret. As amazing as that … Continue reading No, a vegan diet isn’t *always* healthy—but these 7 dietitian-approved tips will make sure yours is

A Neuroscientist On Gender Disparity In Brain Health & The Alzheimer’s Epidemic

March 10, 2020 at 10:05AM All over the world, women’s equality, which has come so far since the days of American suffragettes and Women’s Lib, is being re-evaluated in real time. Between #MeToo on the one hand and “lean in” on the other, between the increasing demand on women to contribute equally to the workforce … Continue reading A Neuroscientist On Gender Disparity In Brain Health & The Alzheimer’s Epidemic

8 vegan jerky recipes you can make using your air fryer

March 07, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC In the past few years, traditional beef jerky has gotten a major glow-up, revamped from the ultra processed sticks ubiquitous at gas stations and remade to be sourced from grass-fed meat and lower in sodium. The jerky space has also expanded to include new, vegan varieties. A run-down … Continue reading 8 vegan jerky recipes you can make using your air fryer

Why processed food isn’t always a ‘bad’ thing

March 05, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC If avocados wear a health halo, processed foods definitely sport devil’s horns in many healthy eaters’ eyes. Many experts in the wellness world (including doctors, dietitians, and healthy food bloggers) advise cutting out processed foods completely, deeming them all as unhealthy. Whole foods are best is the message … Continue reading Why processed food isn’t always a ‘bad’ thing

7 savory pancake recipes that work for any meal of the day

February 29, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC There’s something so nostalgically delicious about a pancake. I love eating a little round cake that was made just for me. I’m a huge proponent of breakfast for dinner, and a few good savory pancake recipes might make that experience even better. Like savory crêpes, savory pancakes take … Continue reading 7 savory pancake recipes that work for any meal of the day

This Bright & Airy City Apartment Welcomes Elements Of Nature Inside

February 28, 2020 at 08:00AM   Health coach Robyn Youkilis is mom to 4-year-old Navy, the author of two bestselling books on gut health, and a city dweller in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn—and it’s safe to say she’s mastered the art of apartment living. She’s set about appointing her home with a considered mix of vintage … Continue reading This Bright & Airy City Apartment Welcomes Elements Of Nature Inside

Sure, eating less meat is trendy, but is it actually healthy?

February 21, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC It started with the comeback of the Mediterranean diet. After being named the best diet of 2019 by U.S. News and World Reports, healthy eaters started searching for more ways to minimize meat consumption, getting their protein from other sources, like seafood and legumes. And while we’re only … Continue reading Sure, eating less meat is trendy, but is it actually healthy?

The key to enjoying a plant-based diet is embracing food inclusion, not restriction

February 19, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC Back in the late 2000s—way before everyone was obsessed with oat milk and Beyond burgers—a facialist recommended that I cut back on my dairy and meat consumption for the sake of my skin. At the time, I felt like she was sentencing me to foodie prison. How could … Continue reading The key to enjoying a plant-based diet is embracing food inclusion, not restriction

Find your new go-to easy, healthy sauce based on your favorite flavor profile

February 13, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC There’s a reason why a tub of Ranch dressing or green goddess dressing sits at the heart of every party’s crudité platter. And can you even imagine the horror of serving stir-fry that wasn’t topped with soy or peanut sauce? The right sauce completely transforms a dish, whether … Continue reading Find your new go-to easy, healthy sauce based on your favorite flavor profile

8 healthy and delicious high-protein breakfast recipes *without* eggs

February 13, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Many high-protein breakfasts require cracking an egg or two. But there are many healthy high-protein vegan breakfast recipes that will load you up on the essential nutrient without having to rely on animal products. It might come as a surprise, but plant are an excellent source of protein. … Continue reading 8 healthy and delicious high-protein breakfast recipes *without* eggs

The $50, dietitian-approved grocery list that opens the door for so. many. healthy meals

February 07, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC Walking into the grocery store without a plan of attack (also known as a “shopping list”) is a calculated risk. With so many shiny-new products hitting the shelves every single week, breaking the bank at Trader Joe’s or your supermarket of choice has become as easy as snatching … Continue reading The $50, dietitian-approved grocery list that opens the door for so. many. healthy meals

8 easy high-protein plant-based meals you can make in your Instant Pot

February 07, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC When trying to focus on plant-based eating, getting enough protein is often a top concern. Sure, you’ve probably heard that foods like tofu, beans, and chickpeas are good sources of the nutrient, but the advice often stops there. What’s less clear is how to cook with them in … Continue reading 8 easy high-protein plant-based meals you can make in your Instant Pot

Trader Joe’s new vegan chicken-less seasoning goes with *everything*

February 06, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC Vegans might not eat chicken, but—surprise!—some of us still love the taste of chicken seasonings. It doesn’t matter whether it’s nostalgic chicken noodle soup, perfectly-crispy tenders, or chicken and veggie skewers… it’s all delicious and easy to make plant-based. And with a new seasoning blend from Trader Joe’s, … Continue reading Trader Joe’s new vegan chicken-less seasoning goes with *everything*

10 easy-to-digest foods to eat when your gut is feeling out of sorts

February 06, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC Benjamin Franklin once said that we can only expect two things from life: death and taxes. Well, there’s actually a third thing that the Founding Father neglected to add to the list, and that is digestive issues. (Sorry, Ben, but you know it’s true.) Whether it’s an upset … Continue reading 10 easy-to-digest foods to eat when your gut is feeling out of sorts