Tortilla Chips, Plant-based Diet & Mom

The Food & Dining section in today’s Press Herald an interview with Scott Rehart from Montecito Roadhouse, a tortilla chip company located in Portland that got its start as a food stall in the old Portland Public Market,

Rehart uses his own blend of corn oils, which is one of the secrets to his tortilla chips. The chips are manufactured in a 1,500-square-foot space on Industrial Way in Portland. It’s a tight squeeze for Rehart and his three employees (two full time and one part-time).

“We have people falling all over each other trying to get chips out,” he said. “I can sell all the chips I can make.

an article about Dr. John Herzog and his support for the health benefits of eating a plant-based diet. “Starting today, he’ll deliver a series of free luncheon talks every Wednesday in May. The programs take place from noon to 1 p.m. at Little Lads Bakery in downtown Portland.”

“I see the tipping point,” Herzog said. “People are waking up.”

And when the tipping point is reached, Herzog predicts it will not only change how we eat, it will change the practice of medicine.

“The doctors of the future will prescribe food rather than medicine,” he said.

There’s also a collection of food themed gift ideas for Mother’s Day.

One comment on “Tortilla Chips, Plant-based Diet & Mom

  1. The Doctors of the past have perscribed food as medicine for centuries. These last two or so generations were just side-tracked by Big Food.

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