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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nutritional Breakdown: Pizza’s Healthier Half Takes Center Stage

Slice the calories, fat, and sodium with a cauliflower-based alternative Pizza very well may be the world’s favorite food, but it can really bust your diet. The more mainstream it has become, the further it has diverged from the use of authentic, high-quality ingredients as well as the larger the […]

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 […]

Ignite Your Brainpower with the 20 Smartest Foods on Earth

Simply put, your brain likes to eat. And it likes powerful fuel: quality fats, antioxidants, and small, steady amounts of the best carbs. On a deadline? Need to rally? Avoid the soda, vending machine snacks and tempting Starbucks pastries and go for these powerful brain boosters instead. The path to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Egg Dishes to Make Before You Die

You can do better than just scrambled.  The other morning I pulled down the egg carton and went to grab a couple to make for breakfast. Stuck to one of the brown eggs was a small feather; a morning reminder of where these food staples come from. At least I […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Social Media Activism Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies

Social media activism can be done anywhere.

You might not think that a social media platform would be the place where women go to reclaim their bodies. But that’s just what the following women did.

Mashable recently published a great article detailing the stories of three women who harnessed the power of social media activism to claim their identity by discussing their bodies. Each woman’s story is incredibly moving but totally different:

6 Recycling Benefits That Put Your Lame Excuses to Shame

Recycling benefits everything and everyone. Here, 6 common myths to throw away. Like, right now. Maybe you started off with a passionate mission to recycle and do your part for the environment, but it’s since fallen by the wayside with an apathetic “thud.” Or maybe you’re one of the many […]

Trust Your Gut: Using Intuition for Good Health

Always trust your gut. It knows what your head hasn’t figured out yet. ~Unknown We are programmed, here in the West, to run to our physician whenever we aren’t feeling well. Of course, there are times this is warranted. But many times our gut is trying to tell us something. […]

Jemima Kirke Shares Her Abortion Story [Video]

Jemima Kirke, of HBO’s “Girls” recently shared her abortion story with the Center for Reproductive Rights. Kirke’s story is similar to many women’s abortion stories as it was very difficult for her to afford the procedure. As she said: It wasn’t totally unavailable, and that’s the tricky part — there […]

Big Tobacco Sues FDA Over Labeling Requirements

Does big tobacco have a legal leg to stand on with labeling requirements? On Tuesday, big tobacco filed suit against FDA over tobacco product labeling, claiming that the agency had overstepped its authority. The lawsuit is in response to a guidance issued in March which requires that tobacco companies submit […]

A Little Bit of ’70s Home Decor that Goes a Long Way

70s home decor, wallpaper

In the past few months, we’ve reported quite frequently that the 70s are back in a big way. While we’ve given you plenty of tips to master personal 70s inspired looks, we’ve yet to give you some fab 70s inspired ideas for the home. Well, that time has come, readers.

The Real Reason Men Who Clean the House Have Less Sex

Science says men who clean the house have less sex. Here’s why science can suck it. Back in the day—okay, 2013—a study came out that said men who do more chores around the house have less sex than husbands who don’t clean the house as much. (Can I meet the […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]