Plant Milks, the Search for the Perfect Café Latte, and My Recipe for Coconut Milk

I admit that one of my favorite daily indulgences during the past fifteen or so years has been my daily (or twice or, when under duress, thrice daily) café latte. And until very recently that has meant a non-fat cow’s milk latte. But a few months ago, Suzanna and I became vegans (with the onlyContinue reading “Plant Milks, the Search for the Perfect Café Latte, and My Recipe for Coconut Milk”

The cult of protein

Originally posted on Sunshine and Slaughter:
In the early 19th century in America, women couldn’t vote, slavery was legal, and blood-letting was a legitimate medical procedure. Around that time, scientists decided protein was the most important nutrient. We changed our thinking about the first three issues, but protein myths are still being perpetuated–and the meat, egg, and dairy…