Soup Time! Classic Lentil Recipe

by Miriam Hahn Coming off of a holiday week full of food planning and preparation, I like to get back to basics with quick and easy recipes. My favorite basic is this classic lentil soup. It really packs in the nutrients and can be eaten alone or paired with a salad or sandwich. Lentils are…

Add a Zolt to Your Day!

In this second edition of LIVE product tastings we sit down with Douglas Siegel, founder of Zolt. These powdered, hemp derived, drink mixes are reminiscent of the gatorade powder we used to “hydrate” with back in the day… just replace the artificial flavor and sugar rush with adaptogens and the energizing and calming balance of…

Scholarship Giveaway! T. Colin Campbell Center Launches Micro-Grant Program

by Ben Davis If you’ve taken a step into your plant-based journey, chances are you have heard of Dr. T. Colin Campbell. Dr. Campbell is the author of the groundbreaking China Study and founder of the T. Colin Campbell Center For Nutrition Studies. He is also prominently featured in renowned documentaries like Forks Over Knives,…

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…

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…

Building Blocks for a Sustainable Vegeconomy

by Star Simmons During the last few years, the plant-based sector of our economy has experienced exponential growth. While the advantages of adopting a plant-based diet are nothing new to the millions of vegans who have long-since embraced a cruelty-free lifestyle, there has been a steep learning curve for veg-curious consumers who are intrigued by…

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…

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…