15 Meaty Plant-Based Recipes for the Holidays

15 Meaty Plant-Based Recipes for the Holidays

15 Meaty Plant-Based Recipes for the Holidays

Music in the air, festive decorations are up, and calorie counting becomes irrelevant. You’re too busy running to your next potluck to worry about such things. But what will you bring? You want to wow your friends with your amazing cooking skills, and show that plant-based meals can be delicious, as well as satisfying, to everyone’s taste buds. So, we dove into our awesome Food Monster App and found a variety of meatless, vegan entrées to enjoy this holiday seasons. 1. Lentil Loaf With Celery Root Mash

If you’re looking to quench your cravings for meatloaf or […]

Why Is A Gluten-Free Diet Different From Other Diets?

Why Is A Gluten-Free Diet Different From Other Diets?

Why Is A Gluten-Free Diet Different From Other Diets?

A diet free of gluten is one of very few diets that are actually prescribed by doctors – what are the myths and facts?

Director Peter Green of the Celiac Disease Center, based in Columbia University, decided to come forward to confront the various myths surrounding following a gluten-free (GF) diet.

Green, as well as staff at the CDC, are unsure as to why a GF-diet has suddenly become the diet of choice among thousands of Americans, going on to say that diets like paleo, vegan, organic-exclusive, low carbohydrate and others do not actually have medical legitimacy as the GF-diet […]

A Vegan Diet Could Do Wonders for Your Skin—Here’s Why

A Vegan Diet Could Do Wonders for Your Skin—Here’s Why

A Vegan Diet Could Do Wonders for Your Skin—Here’s Why

I practice preventive and proactive medicine—I think it’s important to grab the bull by its horns and take control of your health, rather than sitting around waiting for problems to occur. Exactly What to Expect When You Become Vegan One of the best ways for you to do this is to pay attention to what you eat—food can be the safest form of medicine or the slowest form of poison—and one of the best ways you can determine how your body reacts to your food choices is how your skin looks.

Personally, I’m a huge believer in a plant-based diet, […]

Lily Vanilli's vegan Christmas trifle recipe

Lily Vanilli’s vegan Christmas trifle recipe

Lily Vanilli\'s vegan Christmas trifle recipe

Trifle is one of the most popular Christmas desserts, but is usually out of bounds for vegans or anyone following a dairy-free diet. Until now. Lily Vanilli has created a recipe for a delicious, fruity trifle, that everyone can enjoy, and it only takes 45 minutes to prepare. Enjoy!

Serves 10-15 in a 30cm x 30cm trifle bowl

Preparation time: 45minutes Ingredients: 1 x 415g can Del Monte® Fruit Cocktail in Juice (well drained) 1 x 415g can Del Monte® Peach Slices in Juice (well drained) Elderflower liqueur Handful of fresh cherries (stalks on) 100g raw/vegan chocolate, chopped Edible gold […]

Caramelized Red Onions Polenta Bites (vegan, gluten free)

Caramelized Red Onions Polenta Bites (vegan, gluten free)

Caramelized Red Onions Polenta Bites (vegan, gluten free)

These easy polenta bites topped with caramelized red onions, sun-dried tomatoes and pine nuts make a lovely and original “mise en bouche” for a fancy menu. They are also naturally vegan and gluten free. It’s Day #1 of my Vegan Christmas Menu and I’m really excited about it. As you know, I don’t call myself vegan, even though our diet is mostlty plant-based in our house, and as much as possible vegan. David recently watched the Netflix show “What the Health” and is even more tempted to go vegan. Have you watched that show? I watched it with a […]