Game Day Food Ideas!

by Miriam Hahn Although it is tempting to sit around with friends, drinking and eating all sorts of delicious yet unhealthy foods, it is so much more fun to make amazing appetizers that are plant-based and also incredibly tasty that keep you light on your feet! The easiest way to plan your game day feast…

The Resilient Raw Material: Wheat

Versatile, sustainable and crisis-proof From farm to fork: the global corona pandemic has not only affected supply chains but also encouraged consumers to focus more on sustainability and the health benefits of foodstuffs. The raw material wheat is an indispensable nutritional component that promises added value for functional and sustainable food applications. The Plant Based…

Vegan Wines are Making A Splash

by Priya Rao We’ve all heard that 2019 was the ‘year of the vegan’. We may soon be declaring an upcoming year to be the ‘year of vegan wines’.  Consumer demand has been on the rise for vegan-friendly wines as more people become aware of the fact that wine in not inherently vegan. Yet, while…

Could Veganism Be the Future Normal?

by Abigail Stevens If this global pandemic has made one thing certain, it is the complete lack of certainty around what we expect the future to hold. Politicians around the world have succumbed to the realisation that we will not be going ‘back to normal’. Many businesses have nobly used this time to pause and…

The Ease and Joy of Planting Garlic

by Cynthia Davis As a plant-based cook in my home I cannot make a meal without including garlic! It’s the most important vegetable I use to create flavor in so many sauces, marinades and dressings. Just filling the kitchen with the smell of garlic cooking in the pan is enough to lift my spirits. This…

What is a Buddha Bowl?

by Miriam Hahn If you spend any time scrolling food blogger feeds on Instagram or Facebook, you know that a popular food trend is Buddha Bowls!  What are they, and why the hype? Buddha bowls are a delicious meal balanced with protein, fat and fiber making them super filling and satisfying, along with packing in…

CPG Marketing Lessons: Launching a Disruptive Brand

by Chris Mahoney I recently led the development and launch of a disruptive brand in the health and wellness food and beverage space for the first time in my career. It was a very rewarding experience. As I think about what made this launch so successful, I want to share the 5 most important lessons…

Whole Roasted Eggplant with Herbed Tahini Sauce

by Harrison Gessow This recipe is inspired by a legendary dish at Lil’ Frankie’s in the Lower East Side, NYC. They roast a whole eggplant in a pizza oven and dress it simply with high-quality olive oil and black salt. We don’t have a pizza oven, fancy olive oil, or black salt, and chances are…

You Feta Believe It! (REVIEW)

by Ben Davis Our friends at Follow Your Heart have been pioneering the cheese alternative space for 5 decades now, and I must say they have outdone themselves with this new product: Dairy-Free Feta Crumbles. This feta is the real deal. It’s sharp and tangy. It’s moist and crumbly. Most importantly, it is filling an…