The era of putting bacon in everything and ordering an entrée on a platter the size of a bicycle tire is long gone. Wellness and eating healthy are on everyone’s mind these days, especially at this time of year. But what is healthy eating? Is it following the latest diet trends, eating more plant-based dishes, or being mindful of the environment? What should we be doing better in 2020? We looked into the rise of meat substitutes, the growing vegan restaurant scene, and talked to local experts—one who even said you shouldn’t feel bad about indulging in a California burrito—for answers.
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