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Elmhurst Ditches Dairy, Launches Plant-Based Milk Instead

Elmhurst Ditches Dairy, Launches Plant-Based Milk Instead

Cow milk sales in the United States have fallen by 50% in the last 5 years. And now a dairy in Queens, New York, has stopped producing cow’s milk altogether, and will produce simple, raw, plant-based milks instead. Elmhurst Dairy in Queens, New York has ceased it’s dairy operation after 90 years citing decreased customer demand. Since it was incorporated […]

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Plant-Based Diet Best for Heart Disease and Obesity

Plant-Based Diet Best for Heart Disease and Obesity

A whole-food, plant-based diet is best for reducing weight and cholesterol, according to a study published this week in Nutrition & Diabetes. Researchers tracked weight and cholesterol levels for 65 overweight participants who also had at least one other metabolic condition (e.g., heart disease, type 2 diabetes) and randomized half into a low-fat, vegan dietary intervention group with no calorie […]

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Vegan Recipe: Irish White Bean and Cabbage Stew

Vegan Recipe: Irish White Bean and Cabbage Stew

By Susan Voisin I created this recipe from basic ingredients (cabbage, potatoes, carrots) and seasonings (parsley, thyme, rosemary) that can be found in the simple, hearty dishes of Irish home cooking. With barley and white beans, too, it’s a healthy, filling meal all on its own. INGREDIENTS, Makes 6 large servings 1 large onion, chopped 3 ribs celery, chopped 2 […]

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Healthy Green St. Patrick’s Day Stir Fry Recipe

Healthy Green St. Patrick’s Day Stir Fry Recipe

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day coming up, it’s time to get your green on (courtesy of Terra’s Kitchen) ! Ingredients: 1 cup sugar snap peas 1 cup broccoli 1 cup spinach, packed tightly 4 baby bok choy, quartered 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon ginger, minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce, low sodium 2 tablespoons sesame oil ½ cup scallions […]

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Woman who adopted plant-based diet, saw MS symptoms fade

Woman who adopted plant-based diet, saw MS symptoms fade

An internist who changed her career and turned around her health after discovering the peer-reviewed power of a plant-based diet, Dr. Saray Stancic will be in Maine next month to deliver the keynote address at the annual Maine Nutrition Council conference. Her speech will focus on her personal journey and the shift she says needs to happen in health care. […]

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Vegan Recipe: Lentil and Rice Loaf

Vegan Recipe: Lentil and Rice Loaf

By Cathy Fisher, StraightUpFood.com This flavorful lentil loaf is perfect for anytime you want a hearty main dish. It can be made with fresh or dried herbs. Make two loaves while you’re at it and freeze one for leftovers. This is delicious topped with Creamy Mushroom Gravy! Ingredients, Makes 1 standard loaf 1-3/4 cups water 1/2 cup brown-green lentils 1/2 […]

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Vegan Chocoholic: Cakes, Cookies, Pies, Desserts & Quick Sweet Snacks

Vegan Chocoholic: Cakes, Cookies, Pies, Desserts & Quick Sweet Snacks

Vegan Chocoholic offers easy, uncomplicated recipes for delicious desserts, pies, and cookies and shows how chocolate can be used in a multitude of dishes. Author, Philip Hochuli is considered the rising star of the vegan cooking scene in Switzerland. He gives cooking classes, makes cookery shows, advises restaurants and has a strong presence in print media, radio and TV. He […]

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Tom Brady & Purple Carrot Partner to Offer Plant-Based Meals for Peak Performance

Tom Brady & Purple Carrot Partner to Offer Plant-Based Meals for Peak Performance

Tom Brady and his team at TB12 have announced that they have partnered with Purple Carrot, the plant-based meal kit company, to launch TB12 Performance Meals: a meal subscription service that will include fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and simple step-by-step guidance to help active individuals cook many of the same delicious meals Brady will be eating. In addition to weekly meal […]

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Vegan Recipe: Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Vegan Recipe: Tofu Lettuce Wraps

By Vicki Brett-Gach, a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach These flavorful lettuce wraps transform plain tofu into delicious – whether served as a light meal, or an adorable appetizer. The tofu mixture is very easy to prepare, and can be ready in just a few minutes. Leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch are pretty outstanding, too. For extra color and variety, mix and […]

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Plant-Based Meals Reduce School District’s Costs and Carbon Footprint

Plant-Based Meals Reduce School District’s Costs and Carbon Footprint

Serving fewer animal products saved Oakland Unified School District in California money and reduced its carbon footprint, according to a case study reported by Friends of the Earth. The school district replaced meat, poultry, and cheese with plant-based foods in an effort to reduce its environmental impact and overall costs. The authors also analyzed purchasing records and greenhouse gas emissions […]

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