Good Talk

Good Talk

This month we hear from T.K. Pillan, one of the visionaries and creators of The Veggie Grill. Read about his story, his transition into veganism and how this remarkable restaurant was born. If you live in California and have yet to try it out, get on it.
We Dare You

We Dare You

This month’s dare is to drop that BPA and become a proud owner of a reusable water bottle! Find out the sources of BPA, the dangers and how you can avoid it.
Tip du Jour

Tip du Jour

Tips to make healthful decisions. Suggestions on what to eat, food facts and more.
At The Root

At The Root

We get down to the root of it all with a featured food item. Find out where it came from, the benefits, the uses, the controversies and more!
Dine & Dish

Dine & Dish

We’re rating the hip and hot restaurants around LA to let you know who’s veg friendly and who’s not. We’ll explore the vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, and test their tastiness. It’s time to be proud of your dietary restrictions and get a good meal!
Latest entries
Power Oatmeal

Power Oatmeal

Oats with the Most Going Beyond Breakfast Lately I’ve been told to eat more warming foods to balance my chi, as prescribed by eastern medicine practices. I have been drinking shakes in the morning because it was a tasty way to get ALL of the supplements I’m currently attempting to take on a daily basis....
Red-O

Red-O

Mexican Los Angeles, CA Red-O WHAT WE ATE: Classic Guacamole freshly made, chunky, with warm chips & salsa Roasted Garlic Mushroom Cazuela with shitake, oyster, cremini & portobello mushrooms, carmelized onions, garlic mojo, spinach and black beans (sin queso) McGrath Farm Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas with a roasted tomatillo sauce, fresh-made corn tortillas and black beans...
Tempeh Tacos

Tempeh Tacos

Trader Joe’s Tempeh Tacos An Easy, Cheap, Delicious Meal in 20 Minutes We wanted to share quickly a meal we did last night that turned out to be incredibly tasty. We did taco night, but instead of meat (of course), we bought some Trader Joe’s tempeh and sautéed it. The TJ’s tempeh is cheap and one packet...
Kay N' Daves

Kay N’ Daves

Mexican Brentwood, CA Kay N’ Daves WHAT I ATE: Black Bean Tacos with corn tortillas, tomatillo sauce, spanish white rice & a mixed green salad I was fortunate enough to get some time with my buddy Brad Wollack a couple weeks ago.  If you don’t know the name, Brad is one of the head writers...
Daikon Radish

Daikon Radish

“Long White Icicle” Medicine from the Earth Daikon, in Japanese, means literally ‘large root’. The most common variety is white and shaped like a carrot. You can find it in a lot of asian foods as pickles, mixed into ponzu as a dipping sauce and even grated on top of tempura. It is considered to...
La Conversation

La Conversation

French Café Los Angeles, CA La Conversation Today was one of our dip into the 10% days where I ate gluten and Carl was vegetarian. WHAT WE ATE: Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice Eggless Burrito spinach, mushrooms, grilled onions, avocado and basil Dante’s Breakfast Special scrambled eggs, pumpkin pancakes, roasted potatoes and fruit On Sunday we...
Dave's Gourmet Korean Food

Dave’s Gourmet Korean Food

A Vegan and Gluten-Free Gem At Your Local Farmers Market Cindy and I have a new favorite spot at our farmers market, and these guys should be at your local farmers market too!  Dave’s Gourmet Korean Food is absolutely delicious, healthy and most importantly, vegan and gluten-free. Honestly, even if you’re not vegan or gluten-free...
Kitchen Sink Veggie Burger

Kitchen Sink Veggie Burger

Skip the Frozen Section Use up Your Scraps After Carl’s real burger indulgence, we decided to take a crack at making our own veggie burgers. We looked up several recipes and got the general idea. There are a few key ingredients that serve as a base, and then you’re free to add in whatever your...
Hamburger Heaven?

Hamburger Heaven?

Salt’s Cure – West Hollywood, CA “Veganish”, I suppose. I’ve been telling Cindy for weeks now that I’ve been craving a hamburger. Her advice? Listen to your body and have one. So I did. Before you start calling me a hypocrite hear me out please. I became vegan about seven months ago (cold turkey) for...
Finding Balance

Finding Balance

Acid v. Alkaline Our pH and What it Means We’ve probably heard of pH (potential of hydrogen) in our grade school science class where we tested various solutions to  measure their acidity or alkalinity, or perhaps even in deodorant commercials. Does “pH balanced for a man” ring any bells? pH levels are measured on a scale...
Health Effects of Soda

Health Effects of Soda

What Happens in Your Body The Play-by-Play It is argued by many professionals in the health community that soda is probably one of the top five worst things to have in your diet. Americans drink about 20 ounces of soda a day, more than any other country, and as no surprise, we are one of...
Lose the Meat, Win the Battle

Lose the Meat, Win the Battle

Does cancer run in your family? And if so, does it worry you sometimes? Perhaps try cutting a little bit of meat out of your diet. The World Health Organization has determined that in Western society, approximately 30% of cancers are diet related. In particular, studies show that those who eat less meat were far less likely to develop...