Spice Up Your Health: Sage

by Sheetal Parikh, MS, RDN, LDN History Sage is a herb from the mint family that has a sweet as well as the savory flavor. Botanically known as Salvia officinalis, it is native to the Mediterranean region. In earlier times used for its medicinal value, the most popular use of sage these days is at Thanksgiving meals….

Homemade Magical Elixir Detox

by Cynthia Davis When you look up “Elixir” on the Webster app, the definition is “A magical or medicinal potion”, so it’s pretty apropos that I call my juice concoction “the special elixir”. I consider it the shot of plant-based medicine my family needs daily to clean out the toxins, reduce inflammation and send potent…

Gobble Gobble with Plants!

by Miriam Hahn There are so many delicious plant-based options for holiday entertaining! Gone are the days of laying on the couch after a holiday meal too tired to enjoy the rest of the day. It is so much more fun to feel vibrant and alive after our meal of thanks and enjoy the rest…

Consumer Perception of ‘Vegan’ and ‘Plant-Based’ Labels in Europe

This year will be remembered as one in which we all faced significant challenges and opportunities, but despite the turbulence, the vegan food and drink industry in the UK has continued to thrive. Each month we have welcomed positive news stories for the vegan-sphere; in March it was reported that online searches for ‘vegan food…

Say Cheese!

by Miriam Hahn As a plant-based wellness coach the first thing many people say when we discuss plant-based eating is “Oh, I could never give up cheese”. Cheese seems to be the one thing that holds people back from switching over to powering your body with plants for optimum health.  It has actually never been…

Puris: The Brand with the Pulse on the Industry

by Ben Davis You may have only heard of Puris before if you are deeply ingrained in the plant-based marketplace and supply chain. This article’s intention is to change that, as we re-introduce a company that’s evolving its image while staying true to its full-circle mission of turning seeds into delicious foods for hungry consumers….

Think Outside the Lunchbox with Shape Up Us

by Jyl Steinback Moving the global diet toward a healthy plant-based regimen is best done with an aim toward young children and through our school system. That’s the reason Shape Up Us has developed a plant-based curriculum, designed to fight America’s toughest health problems: childhood obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.  Did you know that: 16%…

Plant-Based Brands! Oatly

by Sarabeth Davis In Plant Based Brands! we trace the success of popular vegan brands. When choosing which brand of non-dairy milk to buy on a given week, or which exciting plant-based product to try, we’re looking for 5 key things: Look, Experience, Flavor, Origin, and Purpose.  This edition’s brand is Oatly. Start by feasting…

Quorn: Putting Meat-Free on School Menus

Abigail Stevens, Marketing and Content Manager for PBWE Europe The past few weeks have seen national discussions around the availability of free school meals sweep the UK and dominate news headlines. This November is National School Meals Week, and we decided to look at how one company is working to support schools to introduce healthier…

Marvelous Matcha!

by Miriam Hahn As the weather cools down I often reach for a warm cup of matcha! You may know that matcha is a form of green tea, but it is special because it’s the only form of green tea in which the entire leaf is consumed (as opposed to brewed tea bags which you…