Better than wood cellulose vegan almond “parm”

A few months ago it came out that some cheese manufacturers weren't putting any actual Parmesan cheese in their grated Parmesan cheese. They were using wood cellulose, however, and other cheaper cheeses, and creating a product that no one really likes. Now, this doesn't affect me, or hopefully you, because we don't eat animal products. But … Continue reading Better than wood cellulose vegan almond “parm”

How to make easy paper bag popcorn

Forget your hot air poppers, Jiffy Pops, high-fat toxic microwave popcorn, and special pots for stove top popping. You can make no added fat popcorn in the microwave with nothing more than a paper lunch bag. The bag can be reused quite a few times, then composted when it finally deteriorates too far.

Well, I don’t eat that much meat anyway, and other conversation enders

Have you ever had a conversation about whole food plant-based eating and the health benefits with someone who has a serious chronic health issue? By which I mean anyone in middle age or older, pretty much. DIY Plant-Based Cardiology for Women They’ll usually start off with something like “Well, it’s obviously easy for you, but … Continue reading Well, I don’t eat that much meat anyway, and other conversation enders

Don’t believe me about the benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet: why you should be your own nutrition scientist

I’m not a scientist. Aside from watching David Attenborough on tv, I have done no formal study of life sciences since high school. I’m a gardener and I admit I would be hard pressed to correctly label a flower. Pistils, stamens, I always get them confused. That doesn’t mean I don’t do science in my … Continue reading Don’t believe me about the benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet: why you should be your own nutrition scientist