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Burger King Opens Its First 100% Vegetarian Location Called Vurger King

While the entire fast-food sector is shifting to offer vegan alternatives, Burger King remains at the forefront of the movement. The fast-food giant just announced that Burger King Spain will host a completely vegetarian storefront for one month in Madrid. The company spent years of plant-based de…

Homemade Vegan Pumpkin Ricotta Tortelloni

This vegan pumpkin ricotta tortelloni is the perfect shareable dish for the fall season and can be carried through the holidays. Each bite of pasta is stuffed with creamy pumpkin ricotta, boiled to perfection, and drizzled with a simple vegan butter sage sauce. The good news? The stuffed pasta can…

Obsessed With Healthy Eating? Read This

When does healthy eating cross the line into behavior that is unhealthy? While eating a predominantly plant-based diet is considered healthy and promotes physical and mental wellbeing and longevity, some people develop such an extreme focus on clean eating, it can cause distress, affect their healt…

How Much Healthy Fat Should You Eat? Less Than You Think. An Expert Explains

Fat has been the dietary villain for decades. Starting in the 1940s, studies found a connection between high-fat diets and elevated cholesterol levels, which can lead to coronary blockages and heart disease. By the ’60s, a low-fat diet was recommended by physicians, and the government, health medi…

Good News: JUST Egg Receives Approval to Be Sold in Europe

San Francisco-based Eat Just announced that it will officially be launching its plant-based egg product across Europe. The food tech company’s key ingredient – mung bean protein – just received approval from the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Panel on nutrition. The regulatory ap…

Why You Should Be Eating More Quinoa For Healthy Weight Loss

The more you learn about quinoa, the more you realize there's every good reason to add this whole grain to your diet. Not only is it a complete source of plant-based protein, but it can also help stabilize blood sugar, a key benefit when the goal is weight loss or maintaining a healthy weight.  …

Here Are PETA’s Top Vegan Food Products of 2021

Over the last year, companies and consumers have responded directly to rising concerns regarding sustainability, the environment, animal agriculture, and plant-based nutrition. To celebrate the plant-based innovations seen in 2021, PETA UK just announced this year’s Vegan Food Awards. The awards…

Billie Eilish Just Revealed Her First Perfume and It’s 100% Vegan

From fashion to cosmetics, Billie Eilish is advocating for sustainable, plant-based options across the entire market. The Grammy-award winning singer just announced that she will be releasing her very first perfume line. While several celebrities have sponsored fragrances over recent years, the sin…

What to Eat If You Lose Your Smell and Taste Due to COVID

Losing your sense of smell or taste after COVID is not only distressing, it could also lead to further health problems, especially if it causes you to change your diet. Although there are no proven treatments to bring back your taste or smell, and research into this symptom of COVID is still in it…

Vegan Minestrone Soup

If we had to choose just one soup to enjoy for the rest of our life, it would be this Vegan Minestrone Soup, hands down. Loaded with veggies, beans, and pasta, this soup has got everything you need for a hearty and healthy meal that won't weigh you down. This minestrone soup is highly nutritious…

The 7 Best Healthier-for-You Vegan Puffed Snacks

Looking for the perfect satiating, crunchy snack? While normally you might turn to a bag of chips or crackers, why not expand your snacking repertoire with some puffs. These days, there’s a seemingly endless array of tasty vegan puffs on the shelves, and online. We've weeded through the masses to…

San Francisco Greek Chain Adds Vegan Lamb Made By Local Startup to Menu

San Francisco’s beloved Greek chain Souvla will change its menu for the first time since opening in 2014 to add a brand new plant-based lamb-style protein. Souvla announced that it will begin offering the vegan lamb at all four locations around the San Francisco Bay area on October 20. Recognizing…

Vegan Carnitas Made with Jackfruit

Turning meat-centric meals into a vegan masterpiece is one creative accomplishment and in this recipe, we use jackfruit to mimic "little meats," the meaning of carnitas. This traditional Mexican dish originated in the state of Michoacán and is usually made by slow-cooking pork until tenderized an…

Pecan Milk Is Here, and This Alternative Milk Helps Support Local Farmers

A new plant-based milk brand called THIS PKN just debuted this month to take on the ever-expanding alternative milk market. THIS PKN’s product differs from most nut-based milk companies because its product is designed to taste just like its base: Nuts, unlike other alternative milks which try t…

Jack in the Box Tests Plant-Based Patties For Every Burger on the Menu

Jack in the Box just announced that it will join the ranks of fast-food restaurants offering plant-based substitutes. The national fast-food chain revealed that it will partner with Impossible Foods to begin offering an Impossible Burger as an option for all of its menu’s signature burgers. The ch…

The Connection Between Sleep, Diet and Alcohol, According to New Study

When you don't get a good night's sleep, chances are the next day you eat junk. But it may be that you didn't get a good night's sleep because you ate junk. A new study out of Finland links the quality of your sleep with your diet and alcohol consumption. Specifically, eating badly and drinking (o…

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Granola

Granola adds some sweet flavor and texture to your favorite breakfasts and desserts like pastries, yogurts, cookies, and ice cream. For that reason, we have the perfect Vegan Pumpkin Spice Granola recipe to enjoy this fall and during the comfort-eating seasons. This recipe is made with oats, pecans…

USDA Invests in the First US Cell-Based Protein Research Facility

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) just invested in the cell-based meat industry for the first time: The government organization announced that it will award $10 million to Tufts University over the next five years to launch the National Insitute for Cellular Agriculture – the Un…

Taco Bell is Testing Vegan Meat at Nearly 100 US Locations

For decades, Taco Bell has led the fast-food market in plant-based offerings when most establishments offered few-to-zero vegan options. The international fast-food giant is continuing its reign by diversifying its plant-based portfolio. Taco Bell just announced that it will begin testing its new v…

Is it Normal to Lose Your Period on a Plant-Based Diet? An Expert Answers

When you switch to a plant-based diet or any new way of eating, it's not normal to lose your period. Going plant-based for your health can impact your body in unexpected ways, most of them positive, such as lowering your markers for major lifestyle diseases, but losing your period is neither healthy…

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Muffins

If you can't get enough of pumpkin recipes, just wait until you try these muffins made without dairy or eggs. This healthier-for-you recipe contains fewer calories than traditional muffin recipes because they're made with oats, almond milk, whole wheat flour, pumpkin spice blend, raisins, walnuts, c…

To Boost Productivity and Focus, Just Add This Ritual to Your Day

If you're looking to boost your productivity, focus, and brainpower, it may be simpler than you think. A mental break and a cup of coffee may just be the perfect marriage, according to studies that explain how the two can help boost productivity, and here's why.Taking a break from work in order to…

Bake Your Way Happy With Sticky Fingers’ At-Home Vegan Baking Kits

Doron Petersan didn't set out to create an empire, or change the way we bake. It just happened. Her vegan bakery, Sticky Fingers, based in Washington, D.C., is now the go-to destination for custom treats and baking kits that ship all over the country, and the Momtrepreneur is about to expand, again…

Miyoko’s Creamery Just Developed Its First Vegan Ice Cream: Where to Buy It

Miyoko Schinner's vegan empire continues to expand into new food categories, industries, and retailers every year. Most recently, her vegan cheese brand Miyoko’s Creamery partnered with Seattle-based ice cream brand Frankie & Jo’s to develop Miyoko’s Butter Toffee & Chocolate ice cream flavor…

McDonald’s McPlant Burger Is Landing in the US: Here’s Where to Get It

America’s most anticipated meatless burger is finally debuting across the United States. McDonald’s just announced that its first plant-based burger – the McPlant – will become available at select restaurants on November 3. Even though McDonald’s tested and launched the burger abroad, thi…

What to Eat to Prevent, Treat and Reduce Symptoms of UTIs

Everyone in America who thought urinary tract infections are a women's problem just learned a valuable lesson from former President Bill Clinton. Hospitalized with a serious UTI that had spread to his bloodstream, Clinton ended up in the University of California Irvine Medical Center,  requiring a…

Celebrate National Mushroom Day With These 3 Recipes

Today, October 15, is National Mushroom Day, and before you run to the kitchen to make a mushroom stroganoff for dinner, learn more about the health benefits of these powerful fungi.Mushrooms are full of vital minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and powerful, immune-boosting compounds that help fight…

The First-Ever Vegan Bleu Cheese Crumbles Are Launching Soon

Follow Your Heart is not slowing down its vegan product innovation after 50 years in the business. The company just announced three new-to-the-market products including a brand new Bleu Cheese Style Dairy Free Crumbles. Follow Your Heart’s new product marks the first time this style of cheese wi…

We’re Turning Two. Thanks to You for Helping Grow The Beet!

Two years ago, on October 17th, 2019, we turned on the lights to a website that was dedicated to helping anyone and everyone eat more plant-based. With little fanfare other than opening a bottle of champaign that had been chilling in the office fridge for some future occasion, The Beet was born.Goin…

Treeline Launches Vegan Goat Cheese, Along With 5 Other Cashew Cheeses

The vegan cheese world is growing at an unprecedented rate as companies are steadily releasing dairy-free cheese products in new varieties. Plant-based cheese brand Treeline just announced a new selection of cashew-based cheeses that include shreds, slices, spreads, and an all-new, highly-anticip…

5 Reasons You Should Be Eating Sorghum. First: It’s Packed With Protein

Looking for a little more protein with your grains? Look no further than sorghum, which may be the most healthy, protein-packed, fiber-filled, and overlooked grain in America. For anyone seeking to avoid wheat, get more nutrients from their meals, and power up the protein, sorghum is the answer.With…

Watch the Game At LA’s All-Vegan Sports Bar

Sports, like food, can bring people together. That's the idea behind Jason Eisner's fun plant-based sports bar, Put Me In Coach, located in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. While you don't have to be vegan to love it, you can eat anything you like at this place and know that it's comp…

Vegan Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine alfredo is a classic loved by many, but at the same time isn’t the healthiest as it's traditionally made with heavy cream, butter, and flour. It’s a good thing that this vegan Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo is just as good as the classic, but a lot lighter and way more nutritious!Instead…

Le Cordon Bleu Announces New Plant-Based Pastry Course

This week, one of the world’s most renowned culinary schools, Le Cordon Bleu, announced that it will start offering a plant-based Patisserie certificate. The school course will teach students the inner-working of pastry arts without any animal product, giving cooks practice creating traditionall…

Vegan Fashion Week Returns to Los Angeles

Vegan fashion week has returned to Los Angeles, marking this year the second time that the event has been held, and revitalizing the founder's hopes to establish LA as the vegan fashion capital for the global movement toward a kinder, gentler fashion industry. VFW made its debut in 2019, but du…

Chef AJ Shares Her Favorite Recipe: Why I Love This Cauliflower Bisque

I absolutely love living in the desert, but the last thing I want when it’s in the triple digits outside is hot soup. That's why I am so thankful for fall and the cooler weather when I can make easy one-pot, no-fuss meals in the Instant Pot. Please don’t be afraid of pressure cooking, it’s the…

How Much Iron Do You Need? Study Links Deficiency To Heart Disease

Getting enough iron isn't just a matter of boosting your energy reserves, it could save your life. According to a new study, 10 percent of new heart disease cases that show up in later middle age (as opposed to old age) could be prevented simply by correcting iron deficiency. But how much iron do…

The 7 Best Vegan Candies to Buy This Halloween

It's October and as the days get shorter and the leaves start to turn, there are some things we look forward to this season, like wearing our favorite sweaters, and having an excuse to eat as much candy as we like. Halloween! Every year brings a new sense of healthy mischief and the potential for f…

Trader Joe’s Adds Vegan Feta Cheese to Dairy-Free Offerings

Trader Joe’s has heard the customer call for more plant-based cheese options and continues to deliver. The national grocery store chain just announced the release of its Vegan Feta Cheese Alternative. The new plant-based alternative is made with a blend of potato protein, potato starch, and coc…

Vegan and Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Celebrate fall with this autumn-inspired sweet potato gnocchi made vegan and gluten-free. You'll love this gnocchi for its comforting pillow-like texture and savory-yet-sweet flavor.The gnocchi is coated in a delicious garlic sage sauce, perfect for anyone who loves a comforting dish. Traditionally…

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Loaf

Pumpkin spice loaf with a cup of coffee to start your day is arguably one of the best things about fall and we have the perfect vegan and gluten-free recipe.For breakfast or dessert, bake this Pumpkin Spice Bread and fill your kitchen with a festive aroma to treat yourself to a warm, zesty, pumpkin…

Cadbury Launches Vegan Chocolate Bar and Apologizes It’s Taken So Long

Following big names like Hershey’s and Nestle, British confectionery giant Cadbury just announced its first-ever plant-based chocolate bar. The multinational company revealed its brand new Cadbury Plant Bars which will feature two flavors: Salted Caramel and Smooth Chocolate.The plant-based bars a…

It’s Never Too Late to Get Active to Live Longer, Heart Study Finds

It's never too late to start exercising to reduce your risk of death from heart disease and other causes, according to a new study that shows that taking up activity – even in your 60s – reduces your risk of dying prematurely by 45 percent. Among more than 30,000 patients with heart disease, t…

Daikon Thai Rolls by Russell James aka ‘The Raw Chef’

Recently The Beet's health editor Louisa Richards spoke to Russell James who's known as 'The Raw Chef' about how he cured his acne and learned the power of food as medicine when he changed his diet and lifestyle, including his career path. James shared his expert tips on how to eat more raw foods a…

Add These Foods to Your Diet to Alleviate Migraine Symptoms

If you have ever experienced a migraine, you know how debilitating it can be. You’d do anything to prevent one or to get rid of it when it strikes. Migraines are not just headaches. The Mayo Clinic categorizes migraines as a severe type of headache that lasts longer than an average headache, l…

Eat According to Your Biological Clock to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

Nutrition isn’t one size fits all: The macro and micronutrients you may need are likely completely different from your sibling, spouse, and coworkers. We often focus on what we're eating and how much, but there’s a third aspect that often gets overlooked.The newest science in weight loss ma…

This Vegan Market, Deli, and Coffee Shop Is the Best-Kept Secret in LA

It’s a genius concept: A local market, deli, and coffee shop that sells your plant-based favorite necessities, all in one place. Order your coffee and pastries, then peruse the gourmet ready-made dishes or grab a frozen meal to take home for dinner. You can stock up on pre-packaged snacks and…

Whole Foods Introducing Vegan Grilled Chicken Made by Lightlife

Lightlife is a company on the move. First, it challenged the big two plant-based burger makers to make cleaner meat, taking out ads in major newspapers to point out that its paddies have fewer additives. Then it released an ad campaign narrated by Awkafina to encourage plant-based eating. Now the…

Lorna Maseko’s Roasted Butternut Squash Seasoned in Garam Masala With Naan

Lorna Maseko, an award-winning international celebrity chef most recognized in her home country of South Africa is on a mission to empower and inspire South African women with her love for culinary arts.Many of the meals she cooks are influenced by her roots and people from all over the world love…

Ashton Kutcher Invests in Cultivated Meat Company

Ashton Kutcher and talent manager Guy Oseary just announced that they are investing in cultivated meat company MeaTech 3D to develop meat alternatives for the masses. The food tech company has become one of the first movers in the rapidly growing cultivated meat industry, but the celebrity endors…


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