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Want to Feel Your Oats?

When you think about your favorite whole grains, do oats come to mind? Typically relegated to the breakfast table (and there’s nothing wrong with that!), oats are actually versatile in […]

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Making Friends with Fermented Foods

  By Chef Sara Fermented foods may seem like a health fad, but humans have been intentionally fermenting foods since at least 7000 BC - so I think it's safe [...]

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Love Yourself with Heart-Healthy Foods

Another life lost too young, Luke Perry's tragic death several days after a stroke reminds us that heart health is so very important. According to the American Heart Association (AHA) and [...]

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“Dear Chef Linda”…Giving Up Cheese

We get questions and comments from our readers about cooking, vegan substitutions, nutrition, and about the lifestyle changes and challenges that are part of the compassionate journey. Because April is […]

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Ask the Chef: Vegan Iron Sources

"Dear Chef Linda, everyone's always concerned about getting enough protein on a vegan diet. I don't hear much about other important minerals, like iron, for example. I'm confident that I'm [...]

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A Quick Lesson on Protein

A Quick Lesson on Protein If you're vegan – or even thinking about going vegan, you've no doubt encountered "the question". You know, the one about protein, as in, where [...]

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Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

We all know that a healthy, sustainable vegan diet includes lots of fresh produce, but when dangerous pesticide residues remain on many crops, they turn healthy into harmful. An apple a day, bathed [...]

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Get the Scoop on Vegan Vitamins

By Holly Kalyn, Editorial Intern for Compassionate Cuisine It’s National Nutrition Month, which means there’s no better time to evaluate our nutritional needs and make sure we’re keeping our bodies […]

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Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle

by Holly Kalyn, Editorial Intern for Compassionate Cuisine Whether you’re a seasoned vegan looking to step up your health game or you’re just flirting with the idea of going vegan, […]

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Resolve to Get Your Vitamin B12

If you are vegan or thinking about it, you’ve probably heard about the importance of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is an essential water-soluble vitamin that is commonly found in a […]