The Delicious Delicata!

by Miriam Hahn If you have been wondering what the heck this new-found beauty is sitting next to the butternut squash, let me introduce you to Delicata Squash! I love delicata squash for so many reasons. It’s a great source of fiber, potassium, magnesium, manganese, and vitamins B and C. But beyond the health benefits it is…

GLOBAL 12 BILLION MISSION: Certified Master Chef James Corwell

The Plant Based World had the pleasure of connecting with James Beard Certified Master Chef, James Corwell, for LIVE Webinar/Q+A in preparation for his keynote address at the United Nations PRME Event on Global Sustainability. The PRME virtual conference is set to take place this October 26-29. REGISTER NOW! Check out the full, nearly hour-long…

Get to Know Dot Foods: Opportunity for Brands

You have likely seen their trucks on interstates all across the country, but do you know what Dot Foods does? We had the pleasure of connecting with Rodd Willis, Director of Natural and Specialty at Dot Foods, to learn a bit more about the unique and important role that this redistribution business plays in the…

Decoding the Female Founder Report: Opportunity for Investors

by Ben Davis In the first moments of connecting with Jennifer Stojkovic, founder of Vegan Women Summit (VWS), I was faced with a mind-boggling statistic: only 3% of global capital investments go towards female entrepreneurs, and only a measly 1% go towards women of color. In an effort to not get hung up on this…

Spice Up Your Health: Cumin

by Sheetal Parikh, MS, RDN, LDN I am excited to starting the journey of our spice learning series with the most famous spice, CUMIN which is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to a territory including the Middle East and stretching east to India. Cumin was a significant spice for the Minoans in ancient Crete. The ancient Greeks kept cumin at the dining…

From Almond Milk to Bean Burger

by Cynthia Davis I never was a big cookbook person. Don’t get me wrong, there are amazing cookbooks for plant-based recipes out there that are must haves like The First Mess by Laura Wright and Eat for the Planet by Nil Zacharias and Gene Stone. The First Mess is my reference for making plant-based milks…

School Food eSummit and Gala: Opportunity for Plant-Based Brands

by Ben Davis This coming October 24-28, the Coalition for Healthy School Food will be hosting it’s virtual Green Apple eSummit and Gala. The event will focus on educating parents, teachers, principles and school administrators on the importance of healthy school food, particularly, plant-based options. The event is currently accepting sponsors, which offers a massive…

Changing Habits: Enduring the Discomfort

by Besa Martini Our habits did not come to be all at once; they were built day by day and year by year. Have you ever found yourself opening the refrigerator without thinking or even being hungry, yet you still picked up something to eat?  Seventy percent of our daily activity is done automatically without…

Pumpkin Power!

by Miriam Hahn Yes, it is here! Pumpkin season. Let’s take advantage of the season and get cooking. Did you know that pumpkin is loaded with antioxidants, is great for your skin and is jam packed with fiber? There are so many great plant-based ways to use it! Below are recipes for breakfast, lunch and…