Plant-based eating is more popular than ever as more people catch on to the health benefits that come with ditching meat. In 2020, sales of plant-based food topped $7 billion, according to stats from the Plant-Based Food Association.
With this shift in eating habits comes more and more innovative vegan and vegetarian restaurants to try. Exploring new restaurants will give you a tasty view into what’s next in the world of plant-based food. It’s not all tofu and tempeh!
If you’re planning a healthy road trip or building out your ultimate vegan restaurant bucket list, you might be curious
The chief weakness of ready-made meals is that they’re low on fresh veggies, which is not surprising given that rice and couscous maintain their consistency for days; the same cannot be said for lettuce and eggplant.
Freshly is out to change that with a new line of plant-based meals, geared toward keeping pace with produce-heavy meal kits from services such as Purple Carrot and Hungryroot; the homepage of the latter displays “fresh produce” like broccoli, spinach, and seven-veggie stir-fry (though most of those ingredients are shipped fresh, not in ready-made meals). All of these services are competing for the roughly
It’s a pandemic pivot fairy tale in Wicker Park for Rodolfo Cuadros, the owner and chef of Amaru, a popular Latin restaurant that opened in 2019 in neighboring Bucktown. As COVID-19 suspended indoor dining, Cuadros and other restaurant owners last year searched for new ways to generate more money. He would partially convert Amaru into a ghost kitchen for a new restaurant, Bloom Vegetarian Kitchen, cooking up a meat-free menu with global flavors.
“Our goal was to encourage families to try different and healthier foods,” Cuadros says.
Bloom became a pandemic hit and catered to folks with allergies. As meat
People who enjoy a plant-based diet like vegetarians and vegans or take fish as their only source of meat are considerably less likely to contract severe Covid-19, a new study has found.
According to the findings published in The BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health, which examined data from healthcare workers across six countries including the UK, people who follow a plant-based diet are 73 per cent less likely to be hit by coronavirus while self-declared pescatarians were 59 per cent less likely to become ill than those who eat red and white meat.
Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets appeared to be
Whether you’re fully vegetarian or just trying to add more meat-free options to your recipe rotation, these will help.
Whether you’re entirely vegetarian or you just want to introduce some meat-free options into your recipe rotation, we’ve got you covered with these plant-based meals — all of which are high in protein. 🌱