Mooooooving On from Beef and Dairy

Animal agriculture is responsible for eighteen percent of greenhouse gas emissions, more than the combined exhaust from all transportation. Cattle is responsible for roughly fifty percent of those emissions. (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). For years, people have turned a blind eye towards the environmental and health problems surrounding the beef and…

What’s Up With the Mother Grain? Your Quinoa Questions Answered

Quinoa is a delicious edible seed that is eaten and cooked as a grain, nicknamed the “Mother Grain.” It is extremely nutritious and high in protein and amino acids, the reason why people consider it a “super food.” I have to admit that I am huge fan. As a vegetarian, its a great source of…

What’s Going On In the Dominican Republic?

Disclaimer: I am not from the Dominican Republic or Haiti. I am not in either country. I am drawing on information from the news and media. Sources can be found at the end of this article. Last week, the Dominican Republic (D.R.) government put into effect the “Plan Nacional de Regularizacion de Extranjeros” (National Regulatory…

Me(at) & You

I grew up as a meat eater. My dad was always very kin on making me a ‘cultured’ eater, on having me try everything and having no fear of food. And, what a wonderful skill he gave me. I tried it all, from lobsters and escargots, to veil and pork. When I turned 19, I became…