| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Years ago I was diagnosed with endometriosis. Doctors recommended a complete hysterectomy. I begged the doctor to give me a month first to try homoeopathic therapy. He agreed. I changed to a complete vegetarian diet. The symptoms subsided. Two years...
| Oct 9, 2013
Mollie Katzen believes "vegetarian" should be used as an adjective rather than a noun.
"I like to avoid the labels that keep people in different camps," says the Berkeley, Calif.-based cookbook author, whose 1977 "Moosewood Cookbook" served as a Rosetta...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:57 AM
Men with early stage prostate cancer may live longer if they eat a diet rich in heart-healthy nuts, vegetable oils, seeds and avocados, researchers said.
Their analysis of 4,577 men found those who reported eating vegetable fats were less likely to...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Though many Mexican dishes revolve around meat, there are a wealth of vegetarian options, as Lorenza Muñoz explored in her article on Mexican vegetarian dishes for Food not too long ago. She wrote, "Indeed, Mexicans love their meat, and the cuisine is...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:57 AM
St. Swithin's Day? Tu B'Shvat? Around here, the most important holiday of the year is National Taco Day, declared by the most sacred of public relations consortiums to be an occasion where every man, woman and child in America may enjoy the taco of his or...
| Oct 5, 2013
Ever hear of a vegan strip club?
Well there is such an establishment in Portland, Ore., a city that is apparently noted for its abundance of ta-ta bars.
Casa Diablo is unique, though, because not only is the fare vegan, the fair (dancers)...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
These vegetarian enchiladas may linger in your memory long after you have enjoyed them. Savory yet slightly sweet, these squash-stuffed tortillas are just unusual enough to brighten up any meal. If you don't have time to make tomatillo salsa, buy ready-...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Colorado Boulevard is going on a diet. The section of the six-lane street that runs through Eagle Rock has begun a serious reducing regimen, with city transportation workers removing one motor vehicle lane in either direction, adding a landscaped median,...
| Aug 23, 2013
A bargain is always a thrill. It's why I am willing to poke through bins of ratty-looking stuff at a thrift store or paw the racks at the Salvation Army looking for hidden treasure.
It's still rousing to gaze at the $6.99 Manolo Blahniks that I found at...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The ongoing controversy of vegetarianism isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The pro-veggie side claims to have discovered the key to health and longevity. Meat-eaters say vegetarianism is for hippies, and they need to eat a steak. What is the truth?...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:49 PM
It wasn't that Kathleen Callahan couldn't lose weight.
"I've dieted myself up and down the scale gazillions of times," the 51-year-old nurse anesthetist says.
"I've done Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem and my own little starvation plans — you know,...