Barbara Stone

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The Best Four-Ingredient Punches to Ring in the New Year

The ease of making a punch for a party is made that much easier by not having to go to a dozen different stores, searching for multiple varieties of …

How Going Vegan Changed My Life: Three Real-Life Stories for World Vegan Month

I'm too busy. It's cold out. I won't meet my article deadline. I say these things to myself when I don't feel like going to the gym. Yep: we humans are great at creating excuses when we don't want to do something. Below, meet three women who had their own excuses for not changing their diets... …

Gluten-free Vegan Dinner Ideas

01 of 09<p>Vegetable Curries<p>I love Thai curries! Made with store-bought curry paste, they can be a simple and easy way to get lots of fresh vegetables …

Exploring the Benefits of a Paleo Vegan Diet: Is it Possible?

Two of the hottest dietary choices today seem to be a vegan diet or a Paleo diet. As we learn the detrimental effects of factory farming, dairy, and …

Nutrition

10 Super Simple Tips To Help Ease You Into Vegan Eating Habits

So you’re thinking of going Vegan? Pretty bold choice, my friend. If you’re like me, and just woke up one day and decided it was a good day to become …

Eat carbs, lose weight – lessons from a vegan diet

"One advantage of a vegan diet for weight loss is that it can be very filling – this is partly because it's very high in fibre but also because foods …

Why I Am a Pegan -- or Paleo-Vegan, Part One

As a doctor, it is my job to figure out the best way to keep my patients healthy. From my perspective, food is medicine, perhaps the most powerful drug on the planet with the power to cause or cure most disease. If food is more than just calories, if food is information that controls every aspect …

10 Tricks and Tips to Steal From Raw, Vegan "Cooking"

Kelp noodles, cashew cheese, and pistachio-hemp granola: these aren't the typical offerings at the New York City Wine & Food Festival. However, veganism and raw food are <i>hotter</i> than ever, which is why the festival put on Fresh and Raw: A Vegan Dinner last night. Hosted by Matthew Kenney, Daphne …

Vegan Dining in Paris

After ‘sans gluten’ found a place in the Parisian lexicon last year thanks to Helmut Newcake and more recently Noglu, vegan is the next buzzword to …

Vegans Say Goodbye to Meat... and Misconceptions

I used to love bacon.<p>Fried crispy on the griddle, dripping with that salty, greasy fat, served with anything from a stack of pancakes to a baked potato. Delicious on sandwiches, cheeseburgers and in omelettes. Heck, bacon even tasted good with chocolate.<p>Yep, I loved bacon. We had a good …

The Lusty Vegan : A New Cookbook for Vegans & the People Who Date Them

<i>The Lusty Vegan</i> is a new book aiming to bridge the gustatory and sexual divides between vegans and omnivores. Billing itself not just as a cookbook but also "a relationship manifesto for vegans and the people who love them," <i>The Lusty Vegan</i> was authored by Ayinde Howell, a lifelong vegan and …

40+ Lifestyle Essentials From A Vegan Chef

We’re always on the hunt for women who have turned what they love most into their daily bread-and-butter. When we learned that Jenné Claiborne had …

32 Vegan Lunches You Can Take to Work

Whether you follow the "vegan before 6 p.m." routine, you're taking a Beyoncé-like vegan challenge, or you're animal-free through and through, it seems like more and more of us have tried a vegan diet. While going vegan may take a bit more thought and effort than an unrestricted diet, with a little …

‘Veganuary’ Encourages People to Try Going Vegan for the Month of January

Move over, Movember. A couple of British vegans want to make Veganuary the next big socially conscious monthlong event.<p>Matthew Glover and Jane Land, …

21 Essential Vegan Baking Tips

<i>Vegan baking is an art of its own – what’s one to do without the butter, milk and eggs?</i><p>Vegan baked goods are just as delicious as their traditional …

What Being a Vegan Runner Means to Me

It takes only one word, really: this lifestyle, to me, is a <i>practice</i>.<p>I use the word in the way it's commonly employed in the context of meditation, yoga, philosophy, or even religion -- where "practice" means an activity done for its own sake, something that is not at first pleasurable (and in fact …

HOW TO: Make delicious vegan potato and zucchini latkes

Hungry? These vegan potato and zucchini latkes are just the thing to hit the spot. While the greasy fried version is a Hanukkah tradition, this …

Healthy Vegan Cookies and Milk Combos Santa Will Love

Have you heard the news about Santa Claus? No? Well, word on the snow-covered streets is that Old Saint Nick hasn’t been so jolly about his health …

Dessert

GSK to axe U.S. jobs as part of $1.6 billion cost cuts: sources

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline will this week inform U.S. staff of hundreds of job cuts in its biggest market as the drugmaker starts implementing a major cost-saving program, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.<p>A British Airways airplane flies past a signage for pharmaceutical …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

Central America

7 Best Waterfalls in South America

01 of 07<p>Probably the most famous of all of the waterfalls in South America, and certainly the most visited. Iguazu Falls lie on the border between …

Chile becomes the first South American country to tax carbon | Reuters

SAO PAULO, Sept 26 (Reuters) - President Michelle Bachelet of Chile enacted new environmental tax legislation on Friday making the country the first in South America to tax carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.<p>Part of a broad tax reform, Chile’s carbon tax will target the power sector, particularly …

Chile to streamline mine permit process | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Chile’s mining minister said she is working to streamline the increasingly cumbersome mine permit process in a bid to support an industry that is crucial for the country’s economic growth.<p>A view of the foundry during a normal work day at the Chuquicamata open pit copper mine in …

To the ends of the earth: Tierra del Fuego, Chile

The voyage to Cape Horn, the southern tip of Chile, isn’t as risky as in Darwin’s day, but the sub-polar wonders and ghosts of natives make a potent …

South America

Cite this Article

You know you're in Chile when you see a pot of sizzling empanadas.<p>(Photo: empanadas cooking image by robert lerich from Fotolia.com )<p>Chilean food reflects the countries cultural contrasts. This diversity is represented in Chilean cuisine, with its multiple influences from the people who have made …

South America

Student Protests in Chile

For the past several months, students, teachers, and their supporters in Chile have been staging chaotic demonstrations against their government. Their goal is to transform the country's education system. In particular, they're seeking a referendum to significantly increase the funding and quality …

5 Reasons to Go to Valparaiso, Chile

Gritty-yet-groovy, Valparaiso, Chile—set just 90 minutes from Santiago—may very well be South America’s most underrated destination. From …