Alisyn’s Meatless Monday Obsession: Peanut Butter!

Peanut butter! Dietary leanings: Pescetarian! And trying to eat as seasonally as I can. But I crave peanut butter year-round. Ingredient: Fresh ground peanut butter Known health benefits: (from The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth) Peanuts rank about as high as strawberries in antioxidants. Also, researchers at Purdue University found that “including peanuts in the diet significantly increased magnesium, folate, copper, vitamin E, and arginine... Read More

My Meatless Obsession: Ch-ch-ch Chia

Despite last week’s clash over another meatless menu, we have no plans to give up on Meatless Mondays. Eating less meat is a proven boon for both health and the environment (not to mention your looks). But we do think it’s time to mix it up from the menus. Introducing a new series: My Meatless Obsession. What plant-based food are you in love with these days? Is it almond milk, sunflower seeds, or the carrots showing up in your CSA? How... Read More

My MM: Chloe’s Meatless Monday Menu

Meet today’s vegan chef, Chloe: She loves carrots (sometimes pickled), and her vegan diet skews largely Japanese-Korean. I don’t know about you, but after reading this, I’m definitely inspired to eat something super-healthy with chopsticks today. Like many asian-leaning and vegan diets, Chloe’s seems to feature a fair amount of soy though. Which soy camp do you fit into? Name: Chloe Hometown: San Francisco My Dietary Leanings:... Read More

Alicia Silverstone Chats With No More Dirty Looks

It all started when Alicia Silverstone told Woody Harrelson she wanted to take a bath with his kids. Wait, what? When Alicia announced this to a roomful of writers at a recent event in LA, I nearly spat up my vegan cappuccino. But as the story unfolded, it made a little more sense. Alicia, who is friends with clean-boy Harrelson, had his kids over at the house and wanted to give them a bath. Harrelson, however, said no way. He didn’t want his... Read More

My MM: Kari’s Meatless Monday Menu

Oh man, Kari! Not only is this gal a vegan but she’s also a personal trainer who packs in swimming, metabolic training, and Muay Thai kickboxing in one day. How’s that for some Monday morning inspiration? Her menu sounds both super healthy and super delicious—especially that shake (and the chocolate covered coconut). Anyone else make a great morning shake they want to share? Name: Kari Hometown: Mystic, CT My dietary leanings: I’ve... Read More

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