6 vegan charcuterie boards sure to impress at your next party

December 07, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC If you head to the snack table the second you get to a party, you’re not alone. I mean, who doesn’t prefer a plateful of food over awkward convos? While bowls of tortilla chips are great, you know you’ve hit the jackpot when you spot a charcuterie board. … Continue reading 6 vegan charcuterie boards sure to impress at your next party

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

Give your digestive system a boost before the holidays with this soothing vegan broth

November 20, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Sip on this tea, er, broth to keep your digestive system running smoothly all party season long. There are a lot of holiday foods that, while delicious, aren’t exactly a friend to the digestive system. (Looking at you, baked mac-and-cheese.) But if you’re looking for something super soothing … Continue reading Give your digestive system a boost before the holidays with this soothing vegan broth

How a skin-care regimen rich in veggies will do your complexion right

November 13, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC “Eat your vegetables” is one of those mom-isms that nearly everyone heard at one point or another when they were growing up. “Slather that vegetable for skin benefits” was likely not as common a refrain at the dinner table, but it may as well have been. We all … Continue reading How a skin-care regimen rich in veggies will do your complexion right

The scientifically-proven reaction you need to bring out natural sweetness of vegetables

November 11, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC When vegetables are prepared correctly, they can make your tastebuds sing. Using a scientific approach to cooking can help you succeed more often than you fail. And, when it comes to how to make vegetables taste good, one trick in particular stands above the rest. Valerie Duffy, PhD, … Continue reading The scientifically-proven reaction you need to bring out natural sweetness of vegetables

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

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

7 delicious vegetarian slow cooker recipes that practically do the cooking for you

October 21, 2019 at 09:15PM by CWC Having a slow cooker is basically like having a private chef. You do the prepping in the morning by putting all the ingredients into the Crock-Pot or Instant Pot, and when you return home after work, there’s a healthy and delicious meal waiting for you—one you hardly remember … Continue reading 7 delicious vegetarian slow cooker recipes that practically do the cooking for you

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