Hidden sugar and why my dad doesn’t want you to eat it .

Growing up, my dad set a no sugar in the first 3 ingredients on any food label rule. Why did he set this rule? Ask me at 10 years old and the response is “He’s a MONSTER!” I know now that he was just looking out for my health. People love sugar. I. Love. Sugar. …

Is my vegetarian diet giving me enough protein or what?

So, you’ve decided to go vegetarian or maybe even vegan...gasp! Now you're wondering what to eat instead of meat to get enough protein. I tend to flux between vegan and vegetarian so I just consider myself as always somewhere on the veg spectrum. When I say “vegetarian” I’m referring to anything on said spectrum. When …

Enough is Enough! Where is the protein for us vegetarians?

Enough is enough! I’ve stood by silently through the cauliflower “steak” and the portobello “burger” trends but this is just too much. This is an absolute outrage! Jackfruit, while nutritionally fine, is not meat. Cauliflower is not meat. Mushrooms are not meat. And that’s okay! Great even! What isn’t great, is the notion that these items …