Tag: Vegan

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 7: The Way to a Vegan’s Heart Is Through Her Stomach

Yes, he can cook, too.Photo: Maiysha Kai A wise commenter once said, “Girl, never go on a date hungry. Also, never decline date continuation suggestions after he’s seen your makeup drip and your hair swell up like Donna Summer!” 22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 1: Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? First date […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé: The Good, the Bad, and Can You Pay My Bills?

Photo: Maiysha Kai There’s a lot to love about eating healthier—but the cost isn’t one of them; a point that has been roundly driven home to me, as I’ve attempted to comply with 22 Days Nutrition, the plant-based eating plan designed by Beyoncé’s trainer and nutritionist, Marco Borges. For those of you who have wondered […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Days 4,5 & 6: The Good, the Bad, and Can You Pay My Bills?

Photo: Maiysha Kai There’s a lot to love about eating healthier—but the cost isn’t one of them; a point that has been roundly driven home to me, as I’ve attempted to comply with 22 Days Nutrition, the plant-based eating plan designed by Beyoncé’s trainer and nutritionist, Marco Borges. For those of you who have wondered […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 3: I Really Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter

You will pry this butter from my cold, dead hands…in fact, just bury it with me.Photo: Maiysha Kai Fun fact: I love toast. In the days that I attempted to lead a low-carb life, toast was what I missed the most—closely followed by grits, and sweet potatoes, and popcorn, and…wait. Maybe I just love vehicles […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 2: How to Swallow a Plateful of Opinions

Photo: iStock You know the old adage, “opinions are like assholes; everybody has one?” Well, apparently, the same holds true for diet plans—everyone is sure they have the answer and is insistent that theirs is the best one for you. So, after only two days of publicly sharing what could most accurately be described as […]

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22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 1: Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater?

Does this Thai make me look fat?Photo: iStock First date day, and I’ve already cheated—not that I’m a cheater, as I had to assure my date before my first day was done, but some experiences are just too irresistible to resist. In fact, this cheat felt so organic, I didn’t even notice until after the […]

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Sweet Dream or Beautiful Nightmare? In 22 Days, I’m Going to Find Out That Beyoncé’s Diet Is No Joke

Screenshot: Beyoncé (YouTube) I was kidding, I swear. At least, I was mostly kidding when I DM’d The Root’s Editor-in-Chief, Danielle Belton, and asked if the company would pay if I tried the new, Beyoncé-endorsed 22 Days Nutrition program. I even ended my message with the laughing/crying emoji—a clear tip-off that I was joking, right? […]

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Got 22 Days? Beyoncé and Her Trainer Have Your New Eating Plan

We all saw it—the grueling journey from postnatal (with twins!) ‘Yoncé to Homecoming cutoffs ‘Yoncé—and frankly, I, for one, instantly decided I didn’t have the stamina (seriously, the woman is damn near supernatural). But to hear it straight from the Queen’s mouth in the promo for her newest venture, 22 Days Nutrition, “getting the weight […]

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Jaden Smith Really Is an Icon Living: Debuts Free Vegan Food Truck for the Homeless in Los Angeles

Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) While Jaden Smith has enjoyed plenty of box office and Billboard success, it’s his benevolence and giving heart that his fans truly adore. According to the Hollywood Reporter, on Monday, the “Icon” rapper unveiled I Love You Restaurant, a vegan food truck that will provide free meals to the homeless […]

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We Tasted McDonald’s Mysterious Big Vegan ‘Fake Meat’ Burger And Have Some Thoughts

McDonald Vegans and plant-based folks rejoice! The “fake” meat revolution is upon us (fake because it’s plant product imitating animal product, not because it’s not real food). There have never been more options in more mainstream joints to get meat-free ideations of your favorite foods. Most major fast food chains have jumped on the plant-based […]

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Jaden Smith Brought A Truck Full Of Vegan Food To The Homeless On Skid Row

Getty Image Jaden Smith has long used his fame to be an activist for issues he is passionate about. Smith was once again able to put his activism into action by bringing healthy food to those experiencing homelessness. LA’s Skid Row contains one of the largest populations of people experiencing homelessness. Smith brought a team […]

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The Fake Burger Face-Off — Impossible Foods Vs. Beyond Meat

Carl There’s a great debate in the vegan burger community right now. Who makes the better faux-meat and, by extension, the best veggie burger — Impossible Foods or the Beyond Meat? Each plant-based patty has its acolytes. To figure out which is the best and which you should spend your hard earned cash on, we […]

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