Monthly Archive:: May 2018

Grilled Balsamic Lamb Kabobs: Healthy Summer Eating

There’s nothing that says healthy summer grilling like a rack of kabobs. And this lamb and veggie version is a stunning example that’s quick and easy to make for a weeknight meal, or for a cookout with the neighbors. These are super simple to make. Simply cube up some lamb meat (or buy stew meat

Whole Foods’ Mandatory GMO Labeling Rule on Pause

iStock/ablokhin It’s been five years since Whole Foods Market announced that it would implement stringent mandatory labeling on products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) sold in its stores by 2018. Many industry experts questioned the retailer’s promise, some even doubted that it would happen at all. The doubters may have been right. In an email

Vegan Nachos Recipe with Sweet Potatoes and Tofu Cream

An easy way to satisfy your nacho cravings without the guilt is by whipping up a batch of this healthy vegan nachos recipe with sweet potatoes and a homemade tofu sour cream. You don’t have to deprive yourself every time indulgent cravings spike. By substituting tortilla chips with nutrient-packed sweet potatoes, you can have an

What is Halal – Halal Meat

With Ramadan — the month-long Muslim fasting holiday that runs from May 15, to June 14 — that began last week, now is an opportune time to learn about the halal designation for meat, an important concept and belief associated with food for this religious community. The Definition of Halal The most logical place to

Best Ways to Store Leftover Tofu

The trickiest thing about recipes that don’t call for a whole block of tofu is using up the leftovers before they go bad. The key to making it last, however, is the way it’s stored. There are two methods that work with all varieties of tofu, and the best one to use all depends on

The 38 Best Expert-Approved Natural Sunscreens for 2018

There are certain items that improve over the years. Smart phones. Vegan cheese. SLS-free shampoo. All better than they used to be. Natural sunscreen falls into this category too, keeping up with conventional sunscreens in performance, only safer and more effective. Get ready to get excited about this year’s crop of protection. Many of the

Best Ice Cream Makers Amazon Sale 2018

Who are we kidding? Ice cream is a year-round treat. It’s just that it tastes even better during the summer — especially when it’s homemade! Whether you have a hand-me-down machine that could stand to be replaced or you’re new to the churn-your-own process, we’ve got some good news: Three of our favorite ice cream