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Chia Pudding with Strawberries Just a little bit of maple syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon make this simple chia pudding recipe totally delicious. Sliced fresh strawberries add bright color and flavor, but just about any fresh fruit would work well with this dessert. Photo by Jackie Sobon.

Wild Earth Develops Clean-Meat Pet Food New biotechnology company Wild Earth hopes to become the first to offer lab-grown protein for cats and dogs. Wild Earth has been developing their flagship product with the main ingredient being a fungus named Koji. Lab-Grown Meat To Debut In Restaurants By 2020.

Vegan Food Delivery Service Launches In South London A vegan food delivery service called 'beet.', which launched at the beginning of March has quickly gained popularity in the homes of South London. The food delivery service was set up by Natalia Fellows from her kitchen in South Norwood and says business has been booming since deliveries begun.

If Calcium Supplements Aren't Safe, What About Calcium in Food? In 12 short years, government panels have gone from suggesting widespread calcium supplementation may be necessary to protect our bones to "do not supplement." What happened? I explore this in my Are Calcium Supplements Safe? video. It all started with a 2008 study in New Zealand.

Zac Efron Says He's Been Enjoying A Vegan Diet Zac Efron has admitted that incorporating a vegan diet into his daily life has completely changed him. The 30-year-old Hollywood actor is well known for his High School Musical days and even more so for his chiseled looks, witty personality and sleek style.

10 Awesome and Unexpected Ways to Use a Can of Coconut Milk Here are 10 unique ways to use canned coconut milk with recipes from the Food Monster App that will wow your guests and engage your palate. Coconut Sour Cream/One Green Planet.

Get Your Greens: 15 Bitter, Salty, and Savory Dishes! Add some extra greens to all your favorite meals for some more nutrients and delicious flavors. Whether you prefer bitter, salty, or savory dishes, we've found a variety of recipes featuring healthy greens! And, if these are not your greens or you simply just want more to choose from, the Food Monster App is always there for you when you need it!

San Francisco Votes To BAN The Sale Of Fur San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to ban the sale of fur, becoming the largest US city to approve the prohibition. The ban will take effect from the 1st January 2019, and applies to apparel and accessories featuring real fur, including coats, key chains and gloves.

TGI Fridays Launch New Vegan Options Across The UK American chain TGI Fridays has launched new vegan options at restaurants across the UK. The new vegan menu features 5 items including vegetable fajitas.

5 Tweaks You Can Make to Your Diet to Help Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder As such, tweaking your diet to incorporate more of the vitamins and minerals essential to brain health can go a long way in warding off your seasonal blues. Note: If you think you might be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, please seek out the advice of your physician or any other medical professional for proper treatment.

Are Your Kitchen Tools Toxic? Hidden Chemicals in Your Cookware and Safer Alternatives But not to worry, there are certain hazards to look out for as well as some safer options to consider if you're feeling the need to make a switch. Put on your oven mitts because this new cookware is coming in HOT. Your Best Digs/Flickr.

15 Comforting and Creamy Chowders to Fill Your Cravings We have gathered 15 creamy chowder recipes for inspiration from the Food Monster App! Have you ever though about mixing corn and coconut? Well, here is your chance. This soup is both fun, creamy, and so yummy! The Coconut Corn Chowder by The Whole Foods Diet can easily become your new favorite if you give it a shot.

Innocent Drinks Launches Three Vegan Milks Innocent drinks, best known for their smoothies, has announced that they will be launching three plant-based milks with minimal ingredients. The new milks will be oat, almond and hazelnut, and will come in resealable, recyclable plastic bottles, as an alternative to cartons that most milk comes in.

Virgin Trains Launch Hot Vegan Breakfast British train company Virgin Trains has launched a cooked vegan breakfast on trains that service the west coast of the United Kingdom. The breakfast will be available in "onboard cars" and includes a hot pot that features mushrooms, hash browns, spinach, coriander, and baked beans.

Cheesy Potato, Tofu Ricotta, and More Dairy-Free Ravioli Recipes to Try! Making your own ravioli may sound like a challenging task, but this Pesto and Tofu Ricotta Ravioli makes it simple. This enticing ravioli recipe uses a pesto that incorporates spinach for a unique flavor but still keeps it traditional with basil and garlic.

How to Treat Fainting Syncope, otherwise known as fainting, is the sudden, brief loss of consciousness caused by diminished blood flow to our brain. About one in five people experience this at least once, and about one in ten may have repeated episodes of syncope, causing millions of emergency room visits and hospitalizations.

Peppers 101: Your Guide to a Spicy Kitchen Staple Here's a guide to 10 different peppers ranked from least to most spicy, as well as some tasty recipes that incorporate them in a variety of creative ways. You'll be a smokin' hot pepper expert in no time!

15 Unexpected Uses for Your Sheet Pan Have sheet pan lying around in your kitchen. Now's your chance to cook a variety of savory meals using this handy kitchen tool. We've gathered some versatile recipes from the Food Monster App that you can try cooking using your sheet pan! Browse the list now to pick your next weeknight dinner.

Why Setting Intentions Sets You Up for Success So hit play and learn why setting intentions will set you up for success… In this video, you'll learn:. Before we wrap, let's do a quick review. Step one: set an intention. Step two: take big, brave steps toward your best life. Watch out, world!

Kraft Heinz To Focus Investments On Plant-Based Startups Kraft Heinz has announced an incubator program called Springboard Brands that will focus on investments in plant-based brands. Incubator participants will receive $50,000, expert and advice from Kraft Heinz and networking opportunities. Canada Set To Invest $150 Million In Plant-Based Foods.

6 Beautiful Indoor Plants You Can Eat Feed your body, mind, and soul with brilliantly colored flowers, aromatic herbs, and sweet and savory fruits and vegetables from your own indoor garden! Josch13/Pixabay. Hibiscus is an elegant flower with a sweet, tart, and pungent flavor reminiscent of cranberry.

14 Delicious Ways to Eat and Drink Roses There's no denying the delicate beauty and the joy that roses can bring. Simply put by French poet, Jean Richepin "one may live without bread, not without roses." After all, roses are a universal symbol to some very powerful elements such as love, beauty, and sympathy.

How to Put a Unique Spin on Vegan Oatmeal Cookie Recipes! To help you celebrate National Oatmeal Cookie Day, we decided to share some of our more unique dessert recipes that feature oatmeal cookie flavors, textures, and tastes. Using the Food Monster App, we compiled a variety of ways for you to put a spin on your typical vegan oatmeal cookie recipes!

Let's Get Messy With These Sloppy Joe Recipes! #NationalSloppyJoeDay These Sloppy Joes With Simple Slaw made with veggie crumbles, but it has all the flavor of the traditional sandwich - and not to mention the classic sloppiness! These sandwiches are taken to the next level when topped with a mound of crunchy coleslaw.

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