With so much of summer’s bounty making its way from the farms to your grocery basket this time of year, finding new ways to enjoy it is key. Read more!
Grill summer vegetables, fruits for easy seasonal flavor
Vegans who adhere to a plant-based lifestyle leave meat products off their plates, but thanks to an expansion in innovative, plant-based foods to meet the growing demand, the makings for a fully plant-based breakfast, including bacon-like “meat” and eggy-tasting “eggs,” is perfectly possible. Read more!
From Bakon to JUST Eggs, plant-based breakfast foods are the real deal
If you’ve recently switched to a plant-based diet, your focus on foods that come from plant sources and those that are minimally processed won’t make planning your next brunch as challenging as you might think. Read more!
Serve a Flavorful Brunch with Plant-Based Flair
Those who are looking to carve out a healthier lifestyle could consider the pescatarian diet. Pescatarians avoid meat and poultry, choosing instead to eat fish and seafood, along with the foods that vegetarians commonly eat – fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds, dairy and eggs. Read more!
Pescatarian diet makes catch of the day count
From panini to kebabs and salads to desserts, vegan grilling is a great way to celebrate the bounty of the summer season, sans meat. Learn more.
Vegan grilling tips and tricks
Herbs and spices have had a long history of flavoring and coloring food. Fresh green basil, for example, adds aroma, flavor and color to an otherwise plain slice of pizza. A sprinkling of fresh or dried rosemary does wonders for roasted potatoes. Learn more.
Herbs and Spices: Beyond Flavoring Our Food
What may be creamy, comforting indulgences for some is anything but comfortable for those with lactose intolerance. Dairy foods – no matter how tempting – may trigger digestive discomfort that can range from mild to severe. Learn more.
Getting the nutrition you need when you’re lactose intolerant
If you’ve considered cutting back on the amount of meat you eat, you’re not alone. For years, medical professionals have been urging us to consume more fruits and vegetables, and it’s clear that more and more people are giving it a go. Learn more
Going green: How plants can become the center of your plate
We all know protein is an important part of our diet, but when we think of protein-rich foods, most of us are likely to think of beef, chicken and other meats. Fortunately, there are a lot of other options. Get started.
What are healthy protein alternatives?
Plant-Based Local Maker Spotlights
Owners Kristin and Colin Franger have been experimenting with their own adventurous tastebuds in their home kitchen for years. In 2014, they took the leap to launch Blue Bus Cultured Foods, naming their business for their beloved 1973 Volkswagen bus, their faithful vehicle on numerous camping trips in their younger days. Find out more.
Blue Bus Cultured Foods – Bingen, WA
Toby's creates protein-rich tofu dips and spreads and delicious dressings, using organic, Non-GMO ingredients, sourced from local, independent farmers and food producers. Watch the video.
Toby's Family Foods – Eugene