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Vegan Recipe: Zippy Yams and Bok Choy

Vegan Recipe: Zippy Yams and Bok Choy

Chili paste, lemon, and garlic give a delightful zip to the nutrient-rich yams and bok choy, which is a great source of calcium and folate. If you can’t find vegan Worcestershire sauce, you can skip it, and the dish will still be packed with flavor. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 2 small yams, cut into bite-size chunks 1 onion, quartered and […]

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New Review Shows Vegan Diet Benefits Athletes

New Review Shows Vegan Diet Benefits Athletes

A vegan diet may offer a performance advantage to endurance athletes, according to a review published in the journal Nutrients. In response to the increased use of vegan diets by professional athletes, researchers highlighted some of the benefits of plant-based eating that may explain the athletic edge, including leaner body mass, reduced blood viscosity, reduced oxidative stress, and reduced inflammation. […]

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Vegan Recipe: Tex-Mex Pita Pizzas

Vegan Recipe: Tex-Mex Pita Pizzas

  When you have fresh pita bread on hand—or any other flatbread, for that matter—homemade pizza is just minutes away… Ingredients 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped bell pepper, any color 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon ground cumin 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels 6 6- to 7-inch whole […]

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Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Vegetable Stew

Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Vegetable Stew

  This stew is so warming and satisfying on a chilly day. True comfort food, yet so healthy for you! Ingredients 1/2 large yellow onion, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1 large celery stalk, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1.5 lb. purple, red, yellow fingerling potatoes, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 cup quinoa 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp dried […]

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Vegan Diet Reduces Inflammation More than AHA-Recommended Diet

Vegan Diet Reduces Inflammation More than AHA-Recommended Diet

A vegan diet works better than the American Heart Association-recommended diet for heart disease prevention, according to a study published by the American Heart Association (AHA). Researchers randomized 100 participants with coronary artery disease to either a vegan diet (no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, or fish) or an AHA-recommended diet (fewer servings of non-fish animal protein, more servings of fish, […]

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Vegan Recipe: McDougall’s Slow Cooker Chili

Vegan Recipe: McDougall’s Slow Cooker Chili

By Heather McDougall We serve this chili over either baked potatoes or steamed brown rice. Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 8 hours Ingredients, serves 6-8 2 cups dried chili beans 1 red onion, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 packet Simply Organic Vegetarian Chili Seasoning, or chili seasonings of your choice 15 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes 4 cups vegetable broth […]

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Engine 2 Meal Planner Black Friday Offer

Engine 2 Meal Planner Black Friday Offer

Rip Esselstyn and the Engine 2 team is offering the annual Engine 2 Meal Planner promotion this holiday weekend – Friday, Nov. 23 – Monday, Nov. 26. The Engine 2 Meal Planner regularly retails at $99 for the annual subscription or at $14 per month, and this year’s holiday promotion brings the annual cost down to $69. The Engine 2 […]

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Chef Alina Z’s Top Holiday Eating Tips & Alternatives

Chef Alina Z’s Top Holiday Eating Tips & Alternatives

December holidays have been known as “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” but did you know it is also the most fattening time of the year as well? The fact is that an average American gains a few pounds during the month of holiday parties, family gatherings and food gift galore. Because many holiday dishes are drenched with fattening […]

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Vegan Recipe: Delicious Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

Vegan Recipe: Delicious Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

Recipe by Jennifer Zee @plantbasednhappy These raw pumpkin pie bites are refined sugar and gluten-free, making them one of the most delicious and healthiest snacks you will have during the holidays! I recommend making double and triple batches because they won’t last long. Serving size: 3 balls per serving Calories: 277 | Protein: 8g | Carbohydrates: 25.2g | Fat: 15g […]

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Holiday Meal Planning & Recipes from Dr. McDougall

Holiday Meal Planning & Recipes from Dr. McDougall

This time of year, the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays frighten many people who eat a healthy diet. They wonder how to socialize with friends and how to prepare a meal in their home. These two days are supposed to be the largest feasts of the year. Yet in fact, both dinners are the healthiest, most vegetarian-like, most McDougall-like meals people […]

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