Hot dogs are unusual culinary wonders that have captured many people’s hearts and appetites. In fact, in celebration of Independence Day on July Fourth, Americans will eat a whopping 150 million hot dogs. However, underlying their tastiness is the fact of the detrimental … [Read more...] about 5 fun meat-free alternatives to put between those hotdog buns
The Optimist Daily is a big fan of alternative meat company Impossible Foods and we love to write about its progress as it continues to grow. We celebrated when the company obtained its FDA approval so it could sell its plant-based meat in grocery stores, and also when it … [Read more...] about Schools across the US will soon serve Impossible Foods plant-based meat
When you need to whip up a last-minute lunch for your kids, deli meats can seem like a savior. Just slap a slice of ham on bread, add some cheese, mustard, and lettuce, and you’re good to go. But for all the convenience that comes with deli meats, there are downsides for the … [Read more...] about 10 tasty alternatives to deli meats for your sandwiches
When it comes to food, in Western societies insects don’t necessarily bear the most savory connotations. But in Europe, such perceptions may soon become a thing of the past as the EU’s Food Safety Authority is expected to make insects a common dish choice on restaurant menus. … [Read more...] about Insects to become a common food item on European menus
By 2050 there will be an estimated 10 billion humans living on this planet. Beyond that being a lot of mouths to feed, those folks will be, on average, wealthier than today's population, with a taste for the foods found in regions like the US and Western Europe. But we simply … [Read more...] about Will crickets be a main feature on menus in 2050?