Vegans, rejoice! Heart Beet Kitchen, a new grab-and-go and sit-down vegan and gluten-free cafe in the Westmont, New Jersey, is having its grand opening this Saturday, April 2nd. And let me tell you: This spot is about to be a favorite for fitness lovers. Read more »
It happens: You leave work, head to happy hour with your work crew, down a cocktail or two and, soon enough, find yourself elbow-deep in a plate of nachos — extra cheese. But if you’ve become the kind of person who completely avoids happy hour for fear of totally derailing your healthy-eating plans, we’ve got good news: You don’t have to. Really!
We’ve tracked down a handful of spots around Philly that sling cheap grub during happy hour that won’t leave you crying “What have I doooooone?” as you stumble to the El come 7 p.m. Check them out below. Read more »
P.S. & Co. is getting in on the dinner game in a big way: A few weeks ago, they debuted their BYOB Pizza Fridays, and this week they’re adding to that with three more days of themed dinners each week, including Ramen and Dumplings Wednesdays (a little clunky, I know — but yum!), Taco Thursdays, and Burgers and Shakes Saturdays. As always, all of the food involved in the dinners will be organic, gluten-free and vegan. And a bonus: The menus will be kid-friendly. Read more »
For all of our gluten-free friends who often find themselves standing in bottle shops, staring at a bazillion hard ciders — their de facto drink of choice in a beer shop — wondering “What the heck is the difference?” the guys over at Foobooz have you covered. They tried over 30 local ciders and nailed down the best ciders for every taste, from the ciders that will please the craft beer lovers of the worlds to the health conscious to those who just want something to pair with their cheese. You can check out their options for the health conscious below, then hop over here to see the rest of ’em. (Just note: If you have celiac, they did not check to see if all of the ciders were gluten-free, most ciders just naturally are.) Read more »
What’s better on a gloomy Friday evening than a piping hot slice of pizza? Nothing. The answer is nothing. And the folks at P.S. & Co., are making that very easy to find for the vegan, gluten-free folks of the world: Starting tonight, the all-organic, vegan, gluten-free Rittenhouse eatery will be hosting BYOB Pizza Fridays from 4 to 8 p.m., offering a slew of pizzas along with cold-pressed juice mixers. Read more »
• It has come to my attention (thanks for keeping me hip, Pinterest) that people are trading in their store-bought baguettes for something called cloud bread, a make-at-home, grain-free bread replacement made with eggs and cream cheese, among other ingredients. It sounds … weird. But if the hype is to be believed, it makes a worthy low-carb bread substitute for folks following grain-free diets. [Women’s Health] Read more »
Lentils: The word doesn’t exactly inspire excited belly rubs or jumps for joy — and they don’t photograph very well, either (see evidence above). And due to the not-so-pretty, not-so-drool-worthy nature of the legume, I used to think lentils were solely designed to be had as a mushy meal by infants and senior citizens. But three years ago, when I was in a culinary-experimentation phase, I tried making an Indian-inspired lentil recipe — Red Lentil Spinach Masala, to be exact — and ever since that day, I’ve kept my pantry stocked with the ingredients for the recipe at all times. It is the equivalent of hot chocolate on a cold winter day and it tastes so freakin’ good — plus it’s healthy! Read more »
Hat tip the Passyunk Post for today’s little nugget of deliciousness. They’ve got details on a new burrito joint headed to South Philly that’ll cater to gluten-free and vegan diners, with one particularly intriguing menu item: avocado fries.
We’ll wait while you wipe up the drool from your keyboard … Read more »
A life without pie is no life at all — especially during the holidays. So, we’ve found 20 recipes to satisfy the pie-needs of everyone from Paleo-devotees to veggie-loving vegans. Read, bake (or don’t, in the case of the raw pies), and enjoy!
We all love our Herr’s potato chips, but if you stick to a gluten-free diet, you’re going to want to step away from the Sour Cream and Onion chips now: As this press release put out by the company states, the Pennsylvania-based Herr Foods Inc. has recalled certain bags of its Herr’s Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chips after accidentally labeling the bags as gluten-free. Read more »