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Video: Underground Chickens

VideoAre you hiding chickens at home? In many cities in the US and Canada, backyard chickens are illegal. The Perennial Plate takes a close up look at some of the outlaws hiding them.

8 Substitutions for the Most Common Kitchen Ingredients

Easy substitutions for a plant-based lifestyle.  One of the nasty pitfalls of becoming vegan or pursuing a more plant-based, healthy lifestyle is the allure of vegan or low-calorie products. These packaged goods mock the “real” thing with often not so forgiving preservatives, colorants, and other additives. That’s why one of […]

Sunday Brunch: Triple Cheese And Spinach Strata

We know what you’ll be making for brunch today.  When you’ve spent all week with mornings of yogurt, granola, and flax seeds, the weekend calls for a decadent brunch, particularly in winter. There’s nothing quite like spending a slow Sunday morning enjoying a substantial dish with friends. Thanks to Honest […]

California: Good Eggs, After All

From 2015, all eggs in California will be sunny side up – at least for the chickens. State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new law that makes California a cage-free state for chickens by 2015. The bill, which was backed by the Humane Society of the United States, will […]

Sunday Recipe: Egg Sandwich Pizza

Rethinking breakfast, one egg at a time. Pizza for breakfast. We’ve all been there, but this time it doesn’t involve you shamelessly munching on the cold leftovers from last night’s dinner. Instead, it’s a fried egg, cheese and tomatoes served over a whole-grain toasted bagel. The whole-grain bagel provides you […]

Free Range Only: Putting Our Eggs in One Basket

At last, an endangered species that deserves to be – the battery hen. Free range eggs may be significantly more expensive, but that’s not stopping shoppers plucking them from the shelves while turning their noses up at caged hen eggs. This is yet another example of how ethical consumerism rules […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Egg Nests With Fresh Mint and Honey

Would you pay 42 cents for this 1977 version of egg nests? A 42 cent lunch would be nice! However, I’m not quite sure I’d even fork over that amount, measly it may be, for the above egg nest featured in a March 1977 publication of Homemakers. From the looks […]

Sunday Brunch: Triple Cheese And Spinach Strata

We know what you’ll be making for brunch today.  When you’ve spent all week with mornings of yogurt, granola, and flax seeds, the weekend calls for a decadent brunch, particularly in winter. There’s nothing quite like spending a slow Sunday morning enjoying a substantial dish with friends. Thanks to Honest […]

Gluten-Free Herbed Egg Crepe Recipe

As soon as I saw the photo for thin omelets in Yotam Ottolenghi’s book, “Plenty”, I was certain they would make a great replacement for crepes. The ones I came up with here are so thin, they resemble crepes, but use no flour, and are wonderfully delicate. You can fill […]

Free Range Only: Putting Our Eggs in One Basket

At last, an endangered species that deserves to be – the battery hen. Free range eggs may be significantly more expensive, but that’s not stopping shoppers plucking them from the shelves while turning their noses up at caged hen eggs. This is yet another example of how ethical consumerism rules […]

The Truth About Egg Yolks and Your Health

There is so much taboo surrounding the consumption of egg yolks and your health. Eggs have a history of being shunned for fear of salmonella poisoning. Today, egg yolks are the poster child for cholesterol.  With one egg yolk containing 448 milligrams of cholesterol (well above the average recommendation of […]

8 Substitutions for the Most Common Kitchen Ingredients

Easy substitutions for a plant-based lifestyle.  One of the nasty pitfalls of becoming vegan or pursuing a more plant-based, healthy lifestyle is the allure of vegan or low-calorie products. These packaged goods mock the “real” thing with often not so forgiving preservatives, colorants, and other additives. That’s why one of […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Egg Nests With Fresh Mint and Honey

Would you pay 42 cents for this 1977 version of egg nests? A 42 cent lunch would be nice! However, I’m not quite sure I’d even fork over that amount, measly it may be, for the above egg nest featured in a March 1977 publication of Homemakers. From the looks […]

Link Love: Edible Beauty Products + Plant-Based Eggs?!

A round-up of what we’re reading right now. Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson raises women’s hackles by blaming women’s bodies for the shortcomings of his company’s yoga pants. [Via Christian Science Monitor] Nutrient-dense fruits and veggies aren’t only good for eating. Learn about nine foods that are powering your beauty products. […]

California: Good Eggs, After All

From 2015, all eggs in California will be sunny side up – at least for the chickens. State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new law that makes California a cage-free state for chickens by 2015. The bill, which was backed by the Humane Society of the United States, will […]

Eating Healthy: 7 Meat and Poultry Food Labels to Look for

When perusing the aisles of the grocery store, it’s easy to get confused. Labels scream out at you, claiming that the products they grace are the best of the best, the crème de la crème, listing a slew of guarantees such as “cage-free eggs”, “organic chicken”, “grass-fed beef”, and “pasture […]

Bad Eggs: Why the Salmonella Outbreak Was Preventable

The worst thing about the current outbreak of salmonella in the United States is all the people who are getting sick. The second worst thing is that it was entirely preventable. The New York Times reports that federal regulators rejected the idea of mandating egg farmers to vaccinate their hens […]

Free Range Only: Putting Our Eggs in One Basket

At last, an endangered species that deserves to be – the battery hen. Free range eggs may be significantly more expensive, but that’s not stopping shoppers plucking them from the shelves while turning their noses up at caged hen eggs. This is yet another example of how ethical consumerism rules […]

Link Love: Edible Beauty Products + Plant-Based Eggs?!

A round-up of what we’re reading right now. Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson raises women’s hackles by blaming women’s bodies for the shortcomings of his company’s yoga pants. [Via Christian Science Monitor] Nutrient-dense fruits and veggies aren’t only good for eating. Learn about nine foods that are powering your beauty products. […]

California: Good Eggs, After All

From 2015, all eggs in California will be sunny side up – at least for the chickens. State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new law that makes California a cage-free state for chickens by 2015. The bill, which was backed by the Humane Society of the United States, will […]

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Whole-Egg (The Way it Should Be) Broccoli Frittata Recipe

It’s a perfect breakfast, lunch or even dinner.This whole-egg broccoli frittata recipe is light, but filling, and just in time for spring. When it comes to eggs, I would never just eat the egg white. Unless your overdoing it – and trust yourself, you know when you are overdoing it […]

Link Love: Edible Beauty Products + Plant-Based Eggs?!

A round-up of what we’re reading right now. Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson raises women’s hackles by blaming women’s bodies for the shortcomings of his company’s yoga pants. [Via Christian Science Monitor] Nutrient-dense fruits and veggies aren’t only good for eating. Learn about nine foods that are powering your beauty products. […]

Eating Healthy: 7 Meat and Poultry Food Labels to Look for

When perusing the aisles of the grocery store, it’s easy to get confused. Labels scream out at you, claiming that the products they grace are the best of the best, the crème de la crème, listing a slew of guarantees such as “cage-free eggs”, “organic chicken”, “grass-fed beef”, and “pasture […]

The Truth About Egg Yolks and Your Health

There is so much taboo surrounding the consumption of egg yolks and your health. Eggs have a history of being shunned for fear of salmonella poisoning. Today, egg yolks are the poster child for cholesterol.  With one egg yolk containing 448 milligrams of cholesterol (well above the average recommendation of […]

Herbed Egg Crepes Recipe with Ricotta and Spring Salad

You can play around with different fillings in this irresistible egg crepes recipe: Prosciutto or smoked salmon are good additions to the ricotta, or replace the ricotta with sautéed mushrooms or greens, or shredded Gruyère. I discovered packages of mixed baby kale at the grocery store the last time I […]

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