Category: Green Eats

As the whole world is becoming more eco-conscious, the world of food is too. We will keep you up to date with the trends and changes that are helping improve the balance between delicious and sustainable.

29+ Times Restaurants Went Too Far and Served Their Food in Questionable Ways

With so many restaurants to compete with, it seems as though many eateries across the globe are trying to stand out from the crowd. They’re getting creative with their food and even more creative with their presentation, and this sometimes leaves customers questioning their decision to leave the house. Yep, these pictures show how over-the-top, impractical, and downright bizarre these restaurants are becoming – so maybe a grilled cheese at home will be on the menu tonight.

We’re Going to Assume That You’ve Never Seen Fruits and Veggies Quite Like This Before

There’s a high chance that you’ve experienced pareidolia countless times over the years. Yep, pareidolia is the tendency to see familiar patterns or objects in completely unrelated things – and it’s never been cooler to see things that aren’t actually there. And while most people have seen familiar patterns in the clouds and recognizable images on their burnt toast, it seems as though fruits and vegetables are often the quirkiest subjects of them all. From peppers that look like dinosaurs to yams that have witch-like fingers, these fruits and veggies have truly become something else.

Cooking Up Controversy: The Rise of Star Chef Giada De Laurentiis

Food Network goddess Giada De Laurentiis is celebrated for her expertise in Italian cuisine. With a growing list of shows like Everyday Italian, Giada Entertains and Giada at Home, all TV hours seem to include her smile and skill. She’s built a net worth of around $30 million. But behind the camera, does she really lead that picture-perfect life? Truthfully, a few scandals have confused the public in recent years. This chef does try to focus on her signature dishes. But the tabloids have tried to tarnish more than just her silverware, and questions need answers. In love and business, Giada has done more than most. It’s time to take a look at the cook, starting now!

These Vintage Restaurant Chains May No Longer Exist but You Probably Haven’t Forgotten About Them

Oh, how we long for the good ol’ days! The days when retro fast-food joints and iconic restaurants could be found in every town, city, and state. And when our families would gather together for a delicious meal in an eatery with character and charm. Thankfully, we’re here to hit you right in the feels with these nostalgic restaurants of decades past. These retro restaurants may not be around any longer, but we have no doubt about the fact that you’ll still remember them.

All the Revealing Reasons as to Why These Celebs Took on a Vegetarian Lifestyle

Trends may come and go, but being healthy never goes out of style. Like anyone else living a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, celebrities each have their reasons for living a meat-free way of life. Whether it’s based on issues involving animal cruelty, health matters, or just a personal choice – everyone these days is incorporating a more plant-based diet into their lives. And these celebrities have all hopped on board the bandwagon.

How Volcanic Fungi From Yellowstone National Park Could Be the Answer to the Vegan Protein Problem

When you talk to non-vegans about a vegan diet, one of the comments they often come back with is: “But how do you get your protein if you don’t eat meat?” While it’s certainly true that meat provides healthy protein for the body to digest and use, animal products aren’t the only answer when it comes to these essential human nutrients. There are so many natural foods out there that contain protein, and one company has found that volcanic fungus could be the answer we’re all looking for.

Beyond Meat: a Look at the World’s Most Revolutionary Vegan Meat Company

In the past decade, Beyond Meat has been making huge gains in the food industry. Their meatless meat products are delicious and they’re compatible with a sustainable future. Whereas many other vegan meat products are made from soy, Beyond Meat uses mostly peas and beans. Not only are their products tasty, but they even feel like meat. Are they healthy? Get your Beyond Meat answers here.

The Sustainable School in Bangladesh That Was Hand-Built by the Students

Bangladesh happens to be at the forefront of both sustainable living and progressive education. A school in the rural village of Rudrapur is an example of a sustainable building that’s sensitive to its natural environment. Called the METI Handmade School, it’s exactly as its name claims; a school built by the hands of the Dinajpur district locals. It’s been so successful, that it even received an Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2007 for its ecologically friendly methods, aesthetic beauty, and harmonious cooperation between the people involved.