The Jew & the Carrot: A Blog about Jews, Food & Sustainability
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When making Kosher-for-Passover dishes like Shakshuka, keep animal welfare in mind.
I’m not sure there is anything more comforting than a bowl of hot soup on a cold day. Lentil soup is a healthy, waist-friendly meal with an amazingly satisfying taste.
People choose not to eat meat for a number of reasons — among them health, the environment and animal rights and welfare. If you are trying to become healthier, go meatless on Mondays. This salad recipe makes a great meatless lunch or side dish. Adding more salads and vegetables to an already healthy diet is a wonderful way to increase our own health and the health of our planet.
In 2015, some 50 years after concerns were first raised about a possible link between trans fats and heart attacks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary source of trans fats in processed foods, are no longer “generally recognized as safe” in human food. This action is expected to prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks annually. Multiply that by 50 years.