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Raising a Vegetarian Kid in Non-Vegetarian Home

Raising a Vegetarian Kid in Non-Vegetarian Home

Last week, I posted a story about a little boy, no more than a toddler, who had both broken and warmed the hearts of adults everywhere, vegetarian or not, by explaining why he didn’t want to eat animals. But what do you do if you’re an omnivore family or parent with a vegetarian kid? This […]

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New Study Shows That Vegetarians Live Longer

New Study Shows That Vegetarians Live Longer

I’ve written many blog posts over the last few years about studies that show that people on a vegetarian diet live longer and suffer from fewer health problems during their lives than people who eat meat. But there’s a new study out that presents even more evidence that vegetarians live longer and it’s getting a […]

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A Toddler with a Vegetarian Heart Breaks Ours

A Toddler with a Vegetarian Heart Breaks Ours

Unless you’ve been on a vacation from the internet this past week, you’ve probably heard about the new viral video of a toddler discovering that animals die when we eat them and explaining to his mother that he prefers his animals “standing up and happy.” There’s a great post on Treehugger.com this week about it, […]

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A Blog for Vegetarian – Carnivore Couples

A Blog for Vegetarian – Carnivore Couples

I love finding vegetarian food blogs and websites that offer a little something different to readers. I found just that type of blog earlier this week when I ran across KitchenTreaty.com. KitchenTreaty is a wonderfully upbeat and witty blog by a couple who may not see eye-to-eye on diet, but they have found a wonderful […]

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6 Awesome Vegetarian Grilling Recipes for Summer

6 Awesome Vegetarian Grilling Recipes for Summer

This is only my opinion, of course, but I’m absolutely certain that summer is THE season for vegetarians. It seems like almost everything is ripening in summer and it’s so much easier to get locally grown, super-fresh produce at the peak of it’s flavor. One of the great American summer pastimes is grilling and if […]

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3 Common Vegetarian Diet Mistakes and How Not to Make Them

3 Common Vegetarian Diet Mistakes and How Not to Make Them

I’ve posted before about the some of the common diet mistakes and pitfalls that vegetarians face. Eating a vegetarian diet doesn’t necessarily equate to eating a healthy diet and we all need to be mindful of how we’re feeding our bodies. This week on HuffingtonPost.com’s Healthy Living page, Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.and manager of […]

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The Vegetarian Lifestyle Gets a New Image

The Vegetarian Lifestyle Gets a New Image

I became a vegetarian long after the days when all vegetarians were considered “hippies” but before vegetarianism was popularized by movie stars and celebrity chefs. I remember how unhip it was to be a vegetarian not too long ago. But vegetarians have a new image and so does the vegetarian diet. In a great new […]

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4 Great Options for Vegetarian Fast Food

4 Great Options for Vegetarian Fast Food

Yes, apparently there are some! Anyone who has been a vegetarian for more than a few months has probably ended up at a drive-thru somewhere hoping to find some kind of decent vegetarian fast food meal. It’s not an easy task. But according to a post this week on the Mother Nature Network website, it […]

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The Vegetarian Butcher and His Favorite Plant-Based “Meat”

The Vegetarian Butcher and His Favorite Plant-Based “Meat”

I guess this day was meant to come and I suppose we’d be surprised if it had come anywhere other than to New York City, where all trends and exciting happenings take place. In a new article on the New York Times’ dining pages this week, food writer Melissa Clark introduces us to the vegetarian […]

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The 5 Best Superfoods of April – All of Them Vegetarian!

The 5 Best Superfoods of April – All of Them Vegetarian!

I love April. It means the great produce of spring is starting to hit the markets or be ready to harvest (even if just a little) from our own gardens. Meredith Melnick of Huffington Post’s Healthy Living, has a great sideshow highlighting the best superfoods of April and it’s a mouthwatering sight. All of these […]

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