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Vegan Recipe: Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

Vegan Recipe: Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

This refreshing Super Summer Smoothie Bowl is big enough to share, and starts with a base of blended frozen cherries and frozen bananas, and finished with a colorful array of watermelon, cantaloupe, fresh bananas, and berries. Feel free to use any fruits you have on hand, because it’s as flexible as you are. Ingredients, Makes 1 to 2 servings 1 cup frozen cherries 2 frozen […]

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Vegan Dessert Recipe: Wicked Chocolate Pie

Vegan Dessert Recipe: Wicked Chocolate Pie

Ingredients like silken tofu, chocolate chips and raspberry sauce make this is a wickedly decadent dessert, only to be made and enjoyed on very special occasions! Preparation Time:  60 minutes Cooking Time:  60 minutes Chill: 2 hours Servings:  Makes 1 – 9 inch pie Ingredients Crust: 1/3 cup unsalted, roasted cashews 3 tbp Sucanat or brown sugar 3 tbsp prune puree […]

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Vegan Recipe: Garlic Hash Browns with Kale

Vegan Recipe: Garlic Hash Browns with Kale

Hash browns are a comfort food, and they don’t have to be heavily fried to be good. The added garlic makes them irresistible. Ready In: 25 minutes INGREDIENTS, Serves 2: 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, shredded ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 to 3 large kale leaves, shredded Pinch of salt Option: 2 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Easy Thai Noodles

Vegan Recipe: Easy Thai Noodles

I love Thai food but don’t go out to restaurants for it much anymore because it’s hard to avoid all the added fat. Here are some easy Thai noodles I make about once a week. This one has the great flavor without the fuss or the fat. Ready In: 30 minutes INGREDIENTS, Makes about 7 cups: 8 ounces brown rice noodles or […]

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Vegan Recipe: Burrito Bowl

Vegan Recipe: Burrito Bowl

This is our latest favorite meal, often enjoyed outside on our deck on a warm evening. I vary the beans, and also the veggies and salsa, so the meal is different every time I serve it. I serve this in 8-inch “pasta” bowls, so there is plenty of room for all of the ingredients, making it a no-cook, one-dish meal. […]

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Vegan Breakfast Recipe: Veggie Benedicts

Vegan Breakfast Recipe: Veggie Benedicts

Leave off the tomato for the “vegetable haters” and this could also become one of their favorites, or switch out the avocado for steamed spinach to make this a lower fat meal. Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 5 minutes Ingredients, Servings: 2-4 Sauce: 1 cup cashew milk (recipe in Miscellaneous section) 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp nutritional […]

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Healthy Gut from Eating Plants Prevents Chronic Diseases

Healthy Gut from Eating Plants Prevents Chronic Diseases

A diet high in fiber from plant-based foods can enhance the activity and composition of the gut microbiota. According to a recent article published in Practical Diabetology, a diet high in whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables can reduce inflammation and prevent obesity and diabetes by enhancing the growth of healthy bacteria. A diet high in fat and animal products […]

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Vegan French Toast Recipe

Vegan French Toast Recipe

By Heather McDougall My boys absolutely love this for breakfast. I make extra, so they can have it later for a snack just toasted and plain or with sliced bananas and peanut butter.  Prep Time:  5 minutes | Cooking Time:  10 minutes Ingredients, makes 6-8 slices 1 cup non-dairy milk 1/2 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon sugar […]

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Rip Esselstyn Launches Engine 2 Meal Planner

Rip Esselstyn Launches Engine 2 Meal Planner

The E2 Meal Planner helps simplify your week while bringing delicious, plant-strong recipes directly to you. Tell the meal planner what you like and don’t like — it will customize recommendations for you! Looking for Grandpa’s Eat Loaf or another one of your favorites? Customize your meal plan however you like – the E2 Meal Planner can do all the […]

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Vegan Recipe: Crock-pot Pizza Potatoes

Vegan Recipe: Crock-pot Pizza Potatoes

I saw this recipe on our bulletin board a couple of months ago and it sounded so interesting that I had to try it. We have made it several times in the past few months and enjoyed it very much. It is very easy to make and it cooks in the Crock-pot so it is easy to cook too! Prep: […]

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