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Crafting Mini Burgers With Wisconsin Cheese

I have been in contact with Wisconsin Cheese for quite a while. Earlier this summer, they told me about the launch of Cheeseburgers Across America. The Cheese & Burger Society presented ten flavor-packed cheeseburger recipes, each named after a US city, featuring selected Wisconsin cheeses. More recently, they offered to send me some of their...

Chow Down, Eat Like Your Life Depends On It

A while back, I received an email from Julia Grayer telling me about her most recent documentary, Chow Down, which she co-wrote, directed and produced along with Gage Johnson. Chow Down follows the journey of three individuals to eliminate their chronic diseases through a plant-based diet. They were tired of undergoing surgical procedures, taking medicines,...

NYC Veggie Pride Parade 2011 Highlights

Last Sunday May 15th, I stopped by the 4th Annual NYC Veggie Pride Parade as they arrived at Union Square Park for the post parade rally and activities. It was a gloomy and rainy day but the weather did not stop the parade participants from expressing their vegetarian/vegan pride. On the veggie stage, organizer Pamela...

NYC Veggie Pride Parade Takes Place Sunday, May 15

The 4th Annual NYC Veggie Pride Parade will take place in Greenwich Village/Union Square on Sunday, May 15, 2011. The Veggie Pride Parade is about standing up for the vegetarian and vegan lifestyles, and raising awareness about animal cruelty and factory farming issues. Parade participants dress up in veggie-themed costumes to express their pride in...

‘Forks Over Knives’ Documentary Premieres May 6

Forks Over Knives premieres today, May 6 in New York (and Los Angeles) and will be opening in select theaters this month throughout the U.S. Forks Over Knives “examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the so-called “diseases of affluence” that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our...

Jake Shields: UFC 129 Fighter Is Also A Vegetarian

This past Saturday, I went over to the Blind Pig bar to watch UFC 129. When you think about an MMA fighter’s diet, what comes to mind is probably lots of high protein foods to build muscles and strength – like chicken and red meat. Interestingly, I found out that the title match challenger Jake...