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New data finds climate-friendly, healthy meals within reach for public schools

BERKELEY, CALIF. – A new case study is the first of its kind to use life-cycle assessment data to show how meat and cheese reduction in school food is an effective strategy for both mitigating climate change and serving affordable, healthy meals. … [Read entire story...]

Tokyo Taters, “Chorizo” Soup, Pizza Chili, & more!

OMG do we have some new dinner ideas for you…Tokyo Taters (just you wait!)Deviled Pasta—“deviled eggs” meets pasta! MMM!!!Sriracha “Fish” TacosJoin Meal Mentor Today!Enjoy Greek-Style Tomato Stew (NEW), Eggplant Falafel Burgers, "Bacon" & "Egg" Slam … [Read entire story...]

Chocolate Mousse and Oreo Stuffed Puff Pastry Shells

My Chocolate Mousse and Oreo Stuffed Puff Pastry Shells are complex, with a delicious mix of textures and flavors: much like love is. There’s the soft and silky chocolate mousse, the flavorful crunch of the cookies, the crispy, flaky delicacy … [Read entire story...]

Read 100 Books in a Year, First 2017 Check-in (& Black History Month Books)

I 'resolved' to read 100 books in 2017. I've been keeping pace with reading 3 books a week, or phrased differently: reading a new book every 2 days. (I'll explain how I do this in a future blog post. My strategy is realistic—I don't sit down and … [Read entire story...]

Red Apple Beet Ginger Juice

The thing that makes this juice so eye-poppingly bright is beets.  They do have an earthy flavor to them, and a plain ol’ beet juice might not be that tasty to some, but there are two ways to sweeten it to make it a lot more palatable. The first way … [Read entire story...]

Immune Booster Juice

It’s cold and flu season and there’s no better way to treat and prevent them that eating lots of fresh fruits and veggies. Juices are perfect because as we remove the fiber when we make them, they’re more nutritious and just perfect for those people … [Read entire story...]

Blueberry Almond Butter Smoothie

  I have a smoothie for breakfast every single day, three quarters of the year...  during the winter, I eat oatmeal instead. Just today, I was having a discussion with my wife about protein. She suggested that my shake might be healthy, but … [Read entire story...]

Baked Gnocchi with Tomatoes, Mushrooms & Kale

This easy vegetarian baked gnocchi is bursting with juicy cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and kale, topped off with mozzarella, and baked to bubbly perfection.   Source: Oh My Veggies   … [Read entire story...]

If you eat out as a vegan, you have to do this

Here's something I've been doing lately. When I go somewhere (mall, airport, baseball stadium, etc) I create a contact in my phone and list all the food options I find so I can reference next time. I also do this with restaurants, add contact and … [Read entire story...]

Apple, Sauerkraut, & Vegan Cheese Quesadillas

This year we are increasing our intake of probiotic foods. Sauerkraut is one of the most famous and common probiotic foods. This makes a very tasty lunch or snack. It is a quick and easy lunch to make and quite filling as well. Yield: … [Read entire story...]

My experience being the only woman at an all-male business conference

This week I attended a business conference where I was the only woman. As soon as I realized this, I felt an immense pressure to "represent" my gender; a sense of responsibility to be the symbol of female entrepreneur achievement. and I think a lot … [Read entire story...]

Sweet Potato Chilaquiles, Kale Caesar “Bacon” Wraps, Chocolate Covered Strawberry Oatmeal, & more!

Valentine's Day favorites are here!Happy (almost) Valentine's Day!Whether you’re single or coupled up…This week’s meal plan will have you fallin’ in love with our recipes! Join Meal Mentor today!Get swept off your feet with Bolognese Soup (NEW), … [Read entire story...]