If vegetables had Coca-Cola’s ad agency, we’d all be addicted to them, too

October 04, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Every time I stroll through the cereal aisle at the grocery store I hear a familiar tune in my head: “Hearts, stars, and horseshoes, clovers and blue moons, unicorns, rainbows, and tasty red balloons!” It’s catchy, sure, but a new study published in the journal Psychological Science suggests … Continue reading If vegetables had Coca-Cola’s ad agency, we’d all be addicted to them, too

I spent a month eating only ‘ugly’ vegetables to help fight food waste

September 29, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC I’ve always considered myself a champion of the underdog. It’s the reason why I hate the Patriots even though I know exactly nothing about football, and why Jerry Gergich is my favorite character on Parks and Rec. And, most recently, it’s why I overturned my old way of … Continue reading I spent a month eating only ‘ugly’ vegetables to help fight food waste

7 simple dinner formulas to make vegetarian eating anything but boring

September 13, 2019 at 06:10PM by CWC After going vegetarian, it can tricky knowing what to eat, especially if you’re used to basing your meals around meat. When it’s gone, you’re left wondering what you should put on your plate instead. That’s why as you’re getting the hang of things, it’s always a good idea … Continue reading 7 simple dinner formulas to make vegetarian eating anything but boring

Put those mushy bananas on your counter to good use with this vegan banana bread recipe

September 04, 2019 at 09:45PM by CWC Here’s my one problem with bananas: Even though I love the idea of grabbing a banana as a snack, it’s nearly impossible for me to use up a whole bunch before they go bad. They just sit on the kitchen counter until they’re completely brown. Thankfully, that’s why … Continue reading Put those mushy bananas on your counter to good use with this vegan banana bread recipe

Here’s how the vegan mung bean egg alternative stacks up to the real deal, nutrition-wise

August 21, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Up until a year ago, the only reason I even knew mung beans existed was because they’re the stinky snack Creed sprouts in his desk drawer on The Office. Then Just Egg product released its product made from mung bean protein, and it promptly made all my vegan … Continue reading Here’s how the vegan mung bean egg alternative stacks up to the real deal, nutrition-wise

This new supplement is specifically made with vegans (and the vegan-ish) in mind

August 19, 2019 at 11:56AM by CWC When you can order a meatless Whopper or a Dunkin’ Donuts “sausage” breakfast sandwich from the drive-thru, you know that plant-based eating has officially gone the mainest of mainstream. But while the vegan-friendly-food industry is booming, the supplement sector is lagging behind on this front, and as a … Continue reading This new supplement is specifically made with vegans (and the vegan-ish) in mind

7 healthy vegetarian air fryer recipes that are ready in 20 minutes or less

August 17, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC As a vegetarian, there are some staples you know you’re going to have on hand: tofu, grab-and-go snacks full of protein for your gym bag, and a good bacon substitute. If you haven’t been using the air fryer to make all of the above (and more), your meal … Continue reading 7 healthy vegetarian air fryer recipes that are ready in 20 minutes or less

Here’s what a healthy, balanced plate looks like when you’re vegan

August 12, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC We called it: 2019 is truly the year of plant-based eating. The products have never been better, and given people’s growing awareness of the food industry’s outsized impact on climate change, many are finding that the time is right to make the switch (or gradually transition into) a … Continue reading Here’s what a healthy, balanced plate looks like when you’re vegan

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

10 super easy vegan recipes to try using your air fryer

August 03, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC If you own an air fryer—the kitchen tool of the moment that everyone from your neighbor to mother-in-law can’t stop talking about—and have spent any time Googling recipes, you know that the majority of them fall into two categories: healthier chips and crispy chicken. While it certainly does … Continue reading 10 super easy vegan recipes to try using your air fryer

Can fruits and veggies ever really be bad for you? Why one healthy eating expert says we need to chill

August 02, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Before I was immersed in the wellness world, I believed all fruits and vegetables were good for you, end of story. Oh, how I miss those simple times. Now that I’m a food writer and health coach, I hear from people on a regular basis about why they … Continue reading Can fruits and veggies ever really be bad for you? Why one healthy eating expert says we need to chill

Following a vegan Mediterranean diet is totally possible if you remember these 3 guidelines

July 23, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Hot take: The Mediterranean diet is basically Taylor Swift circa “You Belong With Me.” Trendy eating plans like keto are the short skirt-wearing cheer captains in this scenario, while the Med diet is definitely wearing t-shirts and sitting in the bleachers. It’s been here all along, and (this … Continue reading Following a vegan Mediterranean diet is totally possible if you remember these 3 guidelines