According to a new study, children believe humans and farm animals should be treated in the same ways, but they start to lose these beliefs as they become teenagers. The study notes that speciesism is learned in adolescence. The study, done by researches at Exeter University and Oxford University, asked people of different age groups: […]
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are just around the corner, and for the Feast of St. Patrick, you’ll need plenty of food. The menu for this holiday is often heavy on corned beef, but there are plenty of vegetable-forward dishes to make for everyone to enjoy.
Whether you’re not much of a home cook or you’ve been cheffing it up for years, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut on what to make. Not only that, but human diets today collectively take a huge toll on our environment. The pesticides and water used to grow food, the emissions required to transport it from fields across the world to your local grocery store … it all adds up to one major foodprint.
Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Christian season of Lent. This is a period of fasting and reflection, when believers often start a new discipline or give up something that is distracting them from their spiritual life. That makes it a perfect time to start a vegan practice, according to In Defense of […]
Across more than 1,700 public schools in New York City, a new initiative aims to give children more plant-based meals with the launch of Vegan Fridays. Over 1 million students in grades K-12 will have plant-based lunch options at school on Fridays. The initiative was started by newly elected NYC Mayor Eric Adams, the city’s […]
You may have tried — or even switched to — oat or almond milk for your coffee and maybe soy milk for your homemade vegan mac-and-cheese. Perhaps you’ve tasted more recent milk alternatives such as cashew, hemp, pea protein, and banana milks. Now, you might find a new plant-based milk competing for your attention: potato […]
Super Bowl LVI is coming up fast on February 13, and this annual event is often centered around the snacks. But most of the time, if you’re a vegan walking into a watch party, you’ll see tables full of meat- and cheese-laden snacks. Watching the big game doesn’t have to be a carnivorous affair, though. There are plenty of plant-based snacks and finger foods that everybody, vegan or not, will enjoy.
Whether you’ve been a strict vegan for years or you’re just testing the waters, it can be hard to come up with innovative meals that taste delicious without butter, cheese, or meat. You could certainly scroll through social media or search the depths of Google to find new recipes, but there’s something special about learning in a hands-on way. That’s where cooking classes come in.
Nature consists of chain reactions, many of them complex and far-reaching. In a recent study, published in the journal Nature Food, researchers found that if wealthier countries ate less meat and more vegetables, farmland could be rewilded, leaving it for native plants and trees to grow. And the carbon dioxide reduction from the atmosphere could be huge: 98.3 billion tons by the end of the century, BBC News reported.