Make a Difference:
Through what we eat

Plant Based Athlete Protein Ideas with Jessica Haidet

Hi everyone! My name is Jessica Haidet and I started as an intern at For Animals. For Earth. in June. I’m so excited to share my first blog post, especially because it is something I am so passionate about; getting enough protein on a plant-based diet. As a plant-based athlete, I have learned a lot…

Artisan Foods with Julie Rosenberg of Julie’s Beet

Julie Rosenberg from New York City talks to us in episode 11 about how her business, Julie’s Beet, inspires people to choose foods more consciously.  Julie’s marketplace carries unique artisan foods that most of us have never even heard of!  Items are made by small batch producers from all over the world. And Julie spends…

Caramelized Onion and Hummus Sandwich

One of my favorite recipes of all time.  This sandwich combines the decadence of slowly caramelized onion with tangy hummus, earthy garam masala and soft, fluffy bread.  I know the combination is a bit shocking.  But it’s really yummy!  This is gluten free if you choose gluten free bread.

Raised Garden Bed – Grow a Salad Bar with Brooke Freeman

How would you feel if you could go outside to your own raised garden bed and pick what you want to eat for dinner? To have the freedom of knowing where your food came from and how it was cared for?

Organic Foods & Nutrition to Improve Health with Brooke Freeman

Brooke from Natural Freedom Farm shares tips for improved health and nutrition.  Her overall philosophy is that by cooking with organic foods, grown in the earth, we will become more aware of our bodies, and of the earth and environment around us.  This extra energy and awareness changes our everyday lives.

Elderberry Syrup Recipe Immune Booster

How do we build a rock hard immune system?  Well… I don’t know!  But I do know that I feel a teensy bit more nervous each day that the news discusses the Coronavirus.  And the flu.  And the lack of masks. ;-) .  This elderberry syrup recipe is my go to right now.

Easy Vegan Curry Ramen

Ramen is tough to find vegetarian, because of the broth.  It’s usually made from a meat stock.  I will say vegan curry ramen is one wonderful thing I find about living in LA.  Most ramen restaurants have a vegan or vegetarian option.  But if you don’t have a vegan option near you,

Healthy Eating for Kids – 4 Ideas to Make it Easier

If you have never bribed a child with money or a new toy in order to get them to eat one measly little pea, you may not fully grasp what it is like to have a picky eater.  As a parent, we all want our children to eat healthy. 

Vegan Sloppy Joes – Lentil Sloppy Joes

Vegan Sloppy Joes!  Tell me you’re not doing cartwheels right now.  The flavor in this crockpot recipe from Make and Takes is right on.  Kids, adults, everyone who has visited my house and had this meal… loves it.

Fooducate App for Healthy Food

I dreamed of an app that would tell me if a food was healthy or not. And I found it! The Fooducate App grades foods and makes finding healthy food easy.

How Being Conscious of Earth Healed My Body

As you sit down to enjoy a delicious meal, do you ever contemplate how all of that food reached your plate? The sweat and tears from the farmers, who worked hard all year to produce a bountiful harvest

Edible Cookie Dough – Gluten Free Vegan

Edible cookie dough!  One of our favorite indulgences around this house.  If you’re on a vegan and gluten free diet, cookie dough kind of falls by the wayside.  At least it did for me.  But I don’t think it will any more

Disney Cruise Gluten Free and Vegan

Have you been debating a Disney cruise, but wondering if you’ll survive with your gluten free and vegan diet restrictions?  If you have Celiac Disease, eat vegan, or gluten free, or both, I think you’ll be blown away by the options.  And the personalized service.

Quinoa Cakes with Lemon Aioli Sauce

This quinoa cake recipe from Genius Kitchen is a true family pleaser (even for the little picky kids!).  At our house, everyone gobbles them up at an alarming rate. This recipe is large enough to eat for dinner and again for lunch throughout the week.

The Best Gluten Free Flour

Literally.  You guys, this gluten free flour changed everything for me.  When I first found out that I have Celiac Disease, I was a bit crushed.  Ok, let’s be real, I was a lot crushed.  It appeared that my future included no good bread, no cookies, no casseroles…

Healing Ayurvedic Moong Dal

I can’t tell you how excited I was when I came across this recipe from Real + Vibrant.  It’s an Indian dish that you can use if you’re feeling under the weather.  Or easily add this as a side dish to get a boost of protein, fiber and iron into your meal.