Oil’s Many Hiding Places: 8 Foods to Look Out For

By Henry Vander Hill In my last post, I wrote about my case for cutting oil out of my diet. In short oil is a processed food, almost all fat, and virtually devoid of nutritional value. Unfortunately, added oil found all over the place in grocery stores, restaurants, and recipes. Food companies and restaurants, even … Continue reading Oil’s Many Hiding Places: 8 Foods to Look Out For

Healthy Plant Food is Affordable! (Podcast Ep. 4)

Back at it with podcast episode 4! We know you've been eagerly awaiting another crazy episode from your favorite Hungry Siblings... Well maybe not eagerly... Anyway, here it is! This week, we're talking about how to afford a healthy diet. It's not that hard! Tips, tricks, fun banter, and more in this week's episode of the … Continue reading Healthy Plant Food is Affordable! (Podcast Ep. 4)

Why “No Oil”? For Your Consideration…

Recently I've been trying really hard to cut out most of/all the added oil in my diet. It's been extremely challenging, but I'm going to make it happen. I think it's worth it. In this post I'm going to try to explain why I'm so emphatic about cutting out oil. Processed sugar is one of … Continue reading Why “No Oil”? For Your Consideration…

How to “Listen To Your Body” in the Fast Food Era

I really believe that breaking nutrition guidance down to its "simplest terms and most convenient definitions" (to quote Anthony Michael Hall's letter to Mr. Vernon from The Breakfast Club). The reason for this being that complicating health claims is part of big ag's strategy in getting us to buy their food. When nutritional advice gets to … Continue reading How to “Listen To Your Body” in the Fast Food Era

The Hungry Siblings Podcast: Episode 1 (What is Your Relationship to Food?)

INTRODUCING... The Hungry Siblings Podcast!! Madi and I have been working on this for quite some time and we are very happy to finally publish the first episode. Music by bensound.com Production and Editing by Henry Vander Hill Logo by Henry Vander Hill (Photos by William D. Walker)

Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About Food?

This video was floating around on my facebook feed this week. It talks about how people act more strongly on survival instinct and emotion rather than fact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S74C-XF9kYY This video uses politics as an example of this phenomenon. We've all been at those gatherings where some political topic comes up and it's the most awkward social … Continue reading Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About Food?

Sugar’s Many Hiding Places: 8 Foods to Look Out For

The Facts About Sugar Everyone knows soda, donuts, and ice cream are unhealthy because of (among other things) added sugar. A 12-oz Coke, for example, contains 39 grams of sugar, and virtually no other nutrients. Added sugar is often referred to as "empty calories," or calories devoid of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Consuming too many … Continue reading Sugar’s Many Hiding Places: 8 Foods to Look Out For

4 Plant-Based Toast Recipes

Madison is an amazing cook. I am a marvelously average cook. What can a marvelously average cook contribute to a food blog? Well, I'm really good at slicing bread and putting stuff on it! Everyone loves toast, right? It's the best thing since... well. Okay, no more *crumb*-y jokes. Here are my top 4 ways to put stuff on … Continue reading 4 Plant-Based Toast Recipes

Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr, M.D.

What's happening, food-eating people? I hope you're having an awesome day. On this blog, we try to focus on evidence-based nutrition. Plant-based nutrition is slowly making its way into the medical world as a form of treatment for diet-related diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. The efficacy of a plant-based diet is based on the … Continue reading Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr, M.D.

Plant-Based Mini Workshop THIS WEEKEND!

This is a quick announcement for Madison-area folks! There is a plant-based mini workshop THIS SATURDAY, March 11th, taught by our friend Carola Breckbill! Email info@stoughtonyoga.com to register. I highly recommend this event whether you are new or old to plant-based. Come check it out! Whole Foods Plant-Based Lifestyle Saturday, March 11th 1pm-2:30pm Stoughton Yoga … Continue reading Plant-Based Mini Workshop THIS WEEKEND!