The Squeeze Blog


ALL HAIL KALE

March 16, 2017 Jillian McLaren

I conducted a mini social experiment - I went up to strangers and asked them the first thing that came to their mind when I said the word "kale". It didn't take long before their answers became repetitive. The majority of of people responded with some variation or synonym of these three adjectives: healthy, green, and gross. Yes, kale is healthy. Yes, kale is typically green. No, kale is NOT gross. If paired and prepared properly, kale can be lip-smackingly delicious. And if you really can't get over the taste, toss it into a smoothie to mask the flavor, because you don't want to miss out on...


THE SQUEEZE LIFE, IN STORES MARCH 21

February 23, 2017 Jillian McLaren

Meal prepping can be time consuming, and owning your own juicer, blender and other kitchen appliances can be expensive, which is why The Squeeze has provided its customers with detox cleanses, superfoods, and prepared for you fresh live produce into raw gourmet meals. But for those who find comfort in purchasing their own raw ingredients and love to cook up a storm in their kitchen, The Squeeze now has something to offer you do-it-yourselfers. Karliin Brooks, founder of the Squeeze Juice, has published a new cookbook where she serves up over 100 juice and vegan food recipes—with a dose of...


NYC’S FIRST VEGAN BURGER BAR OPENS IN THE WEST VILLAGE

January 04, 2017 Karliin Squeeze

NYC’S Premier Juice Bar THE SQUEEZE™ Goes Solid with Burgers and Bowls Juice-maven Karliin Brooks has solidified her ranking as New York City’s Vegan Queen with…well…solids. City residents are already familiar with her beloved cold-pressed juices. With three brick-and-mortar locations and a food truck it’s fair to say The Squeeze™ has become something of an Empire City institution. Down in the West Village, however, Karliin Brooks is pressing more than just fruits and vegetables. With the opening of her fourth location at 108 MacDougal Street, The Squeeze is pressing patties. The world’s first vegan burger bar retains the namesake of...


The Unexpected Physical Benefits of Going Vegan

July 20, 2016 Karliin Squeeze

This upcoming August will mark the one-year anniversary of my decision to ditch my everyday diet and pledge to eat and adopt a completely vegan lifestyle. I’ve never felt healthier, and more connected to sustainability and active in environmentalism. To celebrate, I’ve compiled a list of the unexpected benefits that veganism has brought me. In this blog post, I’ve examined the purely physical benefits of veganism. (Read on next week for the social and spiritual aspects!) I knew going into veganism that it would positively impact my health, the environment and the ethical treatment of animals. What I didn’t know,...


Tips : Vegan Tips for Dining Out

July 15, 2016 Karliin Squeeze

It’s summertime and New York City is brimming with incredible restaurants, food trucks and stands. People are eating and cooking up delicious looking food left and right and the scents are flowing through the streets. With veganism on the rise, there are more vegetarian and vegan options in restaurants than ever before, however as we still make up only around 1% of the population, vegans aren’t always accommodated on the menu. Here are a few tips to taking advantage of New York’s booming food and restaurant scene while keeping your vegan agenda in check. Look Up Restaurants Beforehand- Yelp Yelp...