Category: Food & Nutrition

The Curious History of Pumpkins (+ Recipes!)

A few years ago, we published The Curious History of Vegetables—one part folklore, one part anthropology, and 100% love letter to the secret life of food. In a global deep-dive into our relationships with veggies, Wolf Storl explores the complex, multilayered meanings we’ve ascribed to everything from the elusive artichoke to the humble potato. Since the …continue

Pecan Pie and Whipped “Cream”

Recipe from The New Seaweed Cookbook, Second Edition by Crystal June Maderia This pie is a particularly nourishing treat in the autumn months. Delight in the extravagance! Pecan Pie 1 pre-baked, gluten-free pie crust 1 tablespoon agar flakes ½ cup non-dairy milk ¼ cup maple syrup ½ cup brown rice syrup ½ tablespoon fresh ginger …continue

Tofurkey and Pumfurkey

A newbie to the world of vegan cooking, I was admittedly a little bit (okay, really) intimidated by the holy grail of vegetarian Thanksgiving: the To-furkey. But I needn’t have been! The recipe below is easy to follow and, as author Crystal June Maderia points out, is a great one to cook with kids. This particular …continue

Spiritual Spring Cleaning: Detox 101

Spring cleaning is all about getting into those dark, musty corners of your life and clearing them out. Whether that means you’re straightening up your home, office, or garden, doing some emotional clean up, or cleansing your body, we encourage you to dig in and start setting intentions and building up practices that will fortify you throughout the year. Trying a detox, …continue

Recipe Monday: Raw Tomato Soup

Stay warm and well eating this comforting raw soup. Raw foods meals can—and do—make a great defense against sickness and chill in the icy months as nutrient-dense meals and by including the simple yet crucial ingredient of…hot water! No boiling is necessary, keeping much-needed nutrient intact.  Blended with the ideal measurements of fresh veggies and spices, …continue

Winter Foraging Guide

Though the fall harvest has come and gone, you can still find plenty of edible fruits, vegetables, and fungi, even in the winter months. No matter where you are, there are delicious foods for foraging. This weekend, get in touch with your primordial hunting and gathering instincts; I promise it’ll be a lot more fun …continue