Food & Nutrition

Tofurkey Is a Vegan Meat Substitute That's Supposedly Like Turkey—but Is It Actually Good for You?

With a sausage-stuffed bird at the center of the table, Thanksgiving dinner is like the Super Bowl of meat-eating holidays. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean vegetarians and vegans are limited to side dishes. To replace the star of the feast, there’s tofurkey, a meat-free option that ends up on many turkey day menus. But what exactly is in this weirdly […]

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The Health Benefits of Jackfruit, the Buzzy Vegan Meat Substitute That’s Popping Up Everywhere

Have you noticed the oversized, green, sea urchin-like fruit in your supermarket’s produce section? It’s called jackfruit, and it happens to be a dead ringer for meat. The buzzy vegan substitute is popping up in recipes for pulled “pork” sandwiches, tacos, chili, even sushi bowls. The tropical native has actually been used for centuries in Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and […]

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13 Vegan Breakfast Recipes That Are Seriously Delicious

A nutritious breakfast really does give you the energy and focus you need to start your day. But if you’ve gone vegan, it can be daunting to come up with morning meal ideas that provide enough protein and other crucial fuel sources. Luckily, our favorite food bloggers are here with their most mouth-watering options for people committed to a breakfast free of animal […]

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The Best Vegan Cookbooks

Vegan cuisine has taken off in a big way over the past couple of years, partly because of how restaurants like Stem + Glory in Cambridge have helped change perceptions of plant-based food. “Historically, plant-based foods and vegetarianism in this country has all been a bit bland and boring. So we’re working hard with flavour […]