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How to Make a Plant-Based Meal (Savory)

How to Make a Plant-Based Meal (Savory)

Here is a general framework I use to make a simple, balanced and delicious savory whole food plant-based meal:  1. Choose Non-Starchy Vegetables Examples include: broccoli, cabbage (cruciferous veggies) bell pepper, zucchini, spinach (green leafy veggies).These...

Non-Diet Approach to Plant Based Eating: All Foods Fit

Non-Diet Approach to Plant Based Eating: All Foods Fit

The intentions behind plant-based eating can include reasons beyond the priority of health, such as personal ethics and values towards the effects of food choices on animal welfare and environment, which allows for all food needs and preferences and differentiates it from “diets”.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Plant Based Alternatives To Fish

Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Plant Based Alternatives To Fish

Fishing is suggested to be unsustainable and environmentally damaging and along with other reasons that some people have for not consuming seafood or other animal-based sources, alternatives need to be addressed. Plant-based omega 3 fat sources are a solution, but are they as efficient in supplying what we need?
Plant-Based Snack Bars When On The Run

Plant-Based Snack Bars When On The Run

We are encouraged to make our own meals and snacks at home, but let's face the truth: sometimes we get really busy. In a pinch, snack bars are a quick way to satisfy hunger between meals or as part of a meal.