Trader Joe's zhoug sauce next to vegan pesto on shelf

What Is Zhoug Sauce? A Spicy Dairy Free Pesto Substitute

It’s hard to find premade pesto that’s made without cheese. Even here in LA, just two vegan brands are regularly seen at Whole Foods and similar stores; Bear Pond Farm and Basiltops. The latter is a locally available brand from San Diego, the form...
coffee makes me poop novelty mugs

Why Does Coffee Make Me Poop?

Recently there has been uproar in the news that coffee causes cancer, legally speaking. Due to the acrylamide, which is created during roasting, places like Sta...
Navitas organic gelatinized maca

What Is Gelatinized Maca and Is It Better Than Raw?

Maca is a Peruvian root vegetable in the same family as broccoli. When taken raw, it can cause upset stomach, cramping, and gas. To avoid this, many supplements use gelatinized maca powder; which means it's been boiled to remove starch and make it ea...