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July 13, 2018

Ever opened a can of chickpeas and just dumped the starchy leftover liquid down the drain? Well, turns out this thick, viscous liquid is a near-perfect plant-based substitute for eggs.

A little history

Way, way back… in 2015 a guy named Goose and his 45,000 person Facebook group agreed on the term ‘a...

July 4, 2018

Happy July 4th! It's time to celebrate America's Independence with food, fireworks and allergy-freedom!

In honor of the birth of America we've got a list of facts about American independence and ten awesome backyard barbecue worthy dishes to kick off the summer festivities.

Awesome Facts About the His...

June 30, 2018

Looking for a farmers' market in DC and not sure where to start? This enormous year-round market is perfect for every market shopper from the curious to the dedicated.

In our second installment of Farmers' Market Highlights we're focusing on Dupont Circle's FRESHFARM Market, smack in the heart of the...

May 17, 2018

We've decided to highlight farmers' markets near our area to give an idea of some of the items that are sold and what you can keep an eye out for. Some farmers' markets are larger than others and some have a wider array of food stuffs (and allergy-friendly items) than others, just like small markets...

May 10, 2018

So you've decided to help your local economy and eat more fresh food by shopping at a local farmers' market. But how do you find a local farmers' market and what do you buy there?

What Is A Farmers' Market?

First and foremost it's important to know what a farmers' market actually is. Simply put it's a...

May 8, 2018

Mother's Day is in less than a week (that's this coming Sunday May 13!) and if you haven't figured out what to do for your mom yet, here are some last minute suggestions.

Aside from flowers, a spa day and more sleep, we've come up with five ideas (strictly food-related, of course) for those mom's dea...

April 26, 2018

Ever wondered how to get more greens into your diet but couldn't figure out how to make breakfast veg-friendly? Usually when you mention breakfast the tradition

March 26, 2018

Passover 2018 starts this coming Friday night, March 30th at sundown. Wish you knew more about Passover and how to make it allergy-friendly? Here are some pointers.

What is Pesach?

Pesach, the Hebrew word for Passover, is the holiday that celebrates the Jews' liberation from slavery in Egypt and their...

March 18, 2018

We're going to answer the question every plant-based eater receives when they break the news of their dietary choice to their friends - 'but how will you get enough protein?'

Protein the Word

The word protein comes from the Greek 'proteios' which means 'of prime importance' which easily explains how w...

March 12, 2018

Saint Patrick's Day is coming up and in honor of it's widespread observance we've got a list of twelve interesting facts about the holiday and a list of five of our favorite traditional Irish dishes, adaptable to allergy-friendliness, to celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2018. 

Twelve Great Facts About St....

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