Inspired by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau’s Color Me Vegan, this recipe is brought to us by the color purple. A variation on her recipe, these blueberry bars pack on tons of antioxidants, fiber and omega 3s with the addition of the ground flaxseeds. Perfect by themselves, or with ice cream.
Who hasn’t heard the hackneyed phrase, “eat the rainbow”?
It’s nutritionists’ attempt at encouraging people to go beyond the cremes, beiges and browns of unremarkable animal flesh and encourage the consumption of foods that visually [...]
Sometimes, well most often, it is not the message itself but who delivers it that determines if it will be heard or taken seriously. Yes, there is definitely increase in chatter regarding food and health issues, especially as we are faced with the possibility of a declining life expectancy in the United States.
Everyone’s grandmother was right. Eat your veggies.
But when Mark Bittman, bestselling cookbook author, food critic for the New York Times and television personality makes statements like [...]
Quiche of Kugel? I can’t really tell but it doesn’t really matter as this recipe tastes heavenly coupled with a glass of wine. Using beans and tofu as a velvety base, the quinoa pearls are beautifully balanced with the custard, spinach and mushrooms. Serve with a light salad, your favorite gravy or sauce and pour yourself a generous glass of vino, just like Julia would.
Real men eat quiche, and real mean are vegan. Perhaps we eat quiche with the pinky [...]
Carbs have become evil in our society. They are the main cause of obesity, problems with the economy, the downfall of Enron, and of course, they are at the center of the ongoing healthcare debate. There are recent allegations that carbs were indeed responsible for causing Tiger Woods to have repeated faithfulness slips, caused Israel to ban the iPad as well as being directly [...]
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Quinoa was a sacred seed, not a grain, for the Inca’s. It is no wonder why this popular food is a major staple of South American cuisine. It is high in protein, 12-18 percent in fact, and contains a balance set of essential amino acids making it a complete protein.
They are all wrong. Seriously wrong.
It’s funny how foods become trendy. Hummus took off from 5 million 12 years ago to about 250 million in sales last year, veganism is the new macrobiotic, raw is esoterically and confusingly sexy (I think its the word raw), and tea has blown up exponentially among western drinkers.
Perhaps globalization, the internet, social media, the Food TV Network and blogs have sensationalized quinoa. Truthfully, I am surprised [...]