Cannabis-Infused Wine – What’s In Store For The Future?

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The pairing of wine and weed seems like a hip new fad that has grown out of the explosion in legalization around the US. Maybe you add a little cheese on the side, or even pair your herb with beer. But did you know that the process of actually infusing weed into wine has been practiced for thousands of years? Hua Tuo’s Anesthetic Liquor We don’t know exactly who decided this would be a great combo initially – it’s hard … MORE

Ron Finley, “Guerilla Urban Gardener”

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Ron Finley is a brilliant, inspiring, hands-on visionary who is unleashing the transformative power of “guerilla gardening” on the residents of South Central LA. In doing so, he is transforming communities, connecting kids with their food, and simultaneously practicing what he calls, “the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do.” Watch his celebrated TED talk here: Finley understands the connection between food and community “South Central LA, home of the drive-thru, and the drive-by,” … MORE

Russia, France Shun GMOs; U.S. Media Remains Silent

Victory! World’s Largest Nation Bans GMO Food Crops

Back in September, France followed in the steps of other European Union nations– Scotland, Germany, Latvia and Greece– and revealed an opt-out from growing GM crops. The nation asked the European Commission to exclude its nationwide territory from the release of 9 GM maize varieties currently authorized (1 GM Maize range– MON9810) or waiting for authorization by the EU. France had actually already prohibited cultivation of Monsanto’s GM maize, saying it had severe doubts that … MORE

Why You Should Stop Drinking Milk

Let’s keep in mind that humans are not designed to drink milk. We are the only animals that continue to drink milk after infancy. What’s even weirder is that we drink a different animal’s milk. Do we see cats drinking a goat’s milk? No. Kittens (and all other animals) only drink their own milk. We’ve been taught to drink milk because it’s healthy. Well, turns out it’s not so healthy after all. Here are four … MORE

8 Deliciously Healthy Recipes from EatingWell Magazine

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Celebrate summer’s bounty with new healthy recipes from EatingWell Magazine. Grill Polenta & Vegetables for a quick vegetarian dinner,  and make one-bowl Apricot-Strawberry Tart for a gorgeous crowd-pleasing dessert. Plus many more deliciously healthy recipes to inspire your summer meals. Grilled Polenta & Vegetables with Lemon-Caper Vinaigrette Apricot-Strawberry Tart Baby Kale Breakfast Salad with Quinoa & Strawberries Sugar Snap Pea Salad Coriander-&-Lemon-Crusted Salmon with Asparagus Salad & Poached Egg Grilled Romaine with Avocado-Lime Dressing Asparagus … MORE

The Best 30-Day Vegetarian Diet Plan

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Incorporating more vegetarian meals into your weekly routine is a great way to boost your health. Research shows that eating more plant-based foods and less meat increases your intake of key nutrients, such as dietary fiber, and reduces the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and even some cancers. Plus, going meatless has environmental benefits. The Environmental Working Group reports the effect of a family of four skipping a steak dinner once a week … MORE

Delicious Superfood Recipes

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Looking to eat more nutrient-rich superfoods? To get you started, we’ve curated recipes with foods that pack a powerful punch of health-promoting nutrients, like vitamin A in sweet potatoes, fiber in beans and lentils, vitamin E in nuts and seeds, and antioxidant flavanoids in tea—just to name a few. Superfoods don’t need to be exotic or expensive items—you’ll find many right in the aisles of your local grocery store. Here are a handful of delicious … MORE

Eight Low-Calorie Recipes from the March/April 2016 Issue of EatingWell Magazine

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Spring clean your diet with our best new low-calorie recipes. Get on the veggie noodle trend with spiralized Sweet Potato Carbonara with Spinach & Mushrooms. Celebrate fresh spring peas in Pea Shoot & Snap Pea Salad with Sunflower Seeds.  Step outside of the box with Shakshuka and Curried Shrimp Lettuce Wraps. Plus, Cuban-style Coffee Granita is a deliciously sweet dessert for only 100 calories. Sweet Potato Carbonara with Spinach & Mushrooms Pea Shoot & Snap … MORE

Six Mouthwatering Recipes From the March/April 2016 Issue of EatingWell Magazine

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Get a taste of spring with our new healthy recipes featuring the fresh flavors of the season. Make Tangerine & Roasted Beet Salad with Feta & Pistachios for a gorgeous side, shake up your own Matcha Green Tea Latte and celebrate spring vegetables with Gruyère, Asparagus & Pea Baked Pasta. Tangerine & Roasted Beet Salad with Feta & Pistachios Matcha Green Tea Latte Warm Fava Bean & Escarole Salad (Scafata) Gruyère, Asparagus & Pea Baked … MORE