Sure, a plant-based diet can make us healthier, but do you know how much of an impact it can have on the planet? Check out this infographic to learn more.
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Deliciously sweet and deeply nourishing holiday cookies can be yours with these four favorite holiday cookie recipes! Gluten-free, vegan, healthful awesome recipes for you and yours this holiday season!
FIRST, let me say that we here at the Green Divas strive to promote a healthy, low-stress holiday season that involves buying less, making more (DIY), and buying local. But when you do buy a gift, please try to make sure it is sustainably-made, thoughtful and of course that it promotes a healthier, greener lifestyle!
Awhile ago I wrote about the joy of my first homemade fermentation experiments with Water Kefir. Here is a thorough step-by-step process for how to make your own homemade (vegan) water kefir for your fizzy drinking pleasure. Why might you want to drink kefir? Well, it’s loaded with probiotics and healthy acids. It’s bubbly and […]
Are you ready to go meatless for a whole month? The Girls Gone Green, Julie Watkins is encouraging people to get healthy and take the No Meat March challenge during the month of March. March is National Nutrition Month and what better way to celebrate than by participating in a community-supported initiative developed to help […]
Wintertime is the perfect time to get yourself into the kitchen. Making homemade soup is a great introduction to home cooking- and it makes your kitchen nice and warm too! All the soups listed below are virtually fool-proof (assuming you can boil water), and made using simple pantry ingredients, whole grains, beans, and earthy winter […]
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How many of us don’t have time for a healthy breakfast? Probably too many! This Berry Baked Oatmeal is one of the easiest ways to have a delicious, warm meal in the morning (it makes a great little snack too!). This is a little bit sweet, a lot of wholesome, and totally easy to bake! […]
I don’t know about you, but all this news about arsenic in rice is a bummer for this gluten-free green diva! I LOVE rice, and it is the basis of most of the grain alternatives I’ve turned to to avoid gluten – ugh. Now, I realize that not ALL rice is laden with arsenic, but this is […]
I was scheduled to be on a TV morning show called Ebru Today Monday morning the week of the meatless media poo-storm (ironic it was a Monday, never thought of that). I picked my topic a couple of weeks prior and planned to talk about the importance of understanding how our food impacts the environment.
As some of you may know, I’m back to my vegan roots and have been kicking the cheese habit – again (15 days, but who’s counting?). Whether you are a vegan, vegan wannabe, vegetarian or are an omnivore and love delicious food, you might appreciate the power of the mighty cashew and it’s amazing versatility.
Over the years, I’ve wandered in and out of various states of vegan and vegetarian and even had a few years as an omnivore (but only ate very carefully chosen responsibly raised meats). My downfall has always been cheese. Do they have a 12-step program for cheese – just cheese? I need it.
Looking for beef replacements after the Californian dairy cow tested positive for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy(BSE), often called Mad Cow Disease? BSE is transmitted to humans as variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) causing neurological dysfunction including memory loss, motor dysfunction and eventually, death. While cases in the U.S are rare, the disease has an incubation of up to 40 years. Instead of risking further exposure, low as the risk may be, why not find alternatives for beef while enjoying added health benefits. Here are some beef replacements sure to please even the pickiest palates and avoid the Mad Cow Blues.
Mouthwatering vegan chocolate truffles add a personal touch to your Valentine’s Day gift.
5 delectable vegan holiday pies to tantalize your tongue
Vegan-friendly materials are those which do not take advantage of animals in any way. It turns out that many of these materials not only respect animals, they also make some gorgeous blankets which are also lovely to the touch as well. Here are a few vegan-friendly blankets for gift giving that your vegan loved ones will appreciate, as well as, anyone with a penchant for curling up in comfort.