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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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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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Vegan Recipe: Baked Acorn Squash with Pistachios, Pears & Fresh Herbs

Vegan Recipe: Baked Acorn Squash with Pistachios, Pears & Fresh Herbs

This recipe from Spork Foods is packed with pistachios, this comfort food will fill you up without weighing you down. Not only is this a great dinner idea, it’s also a healthy lunch option for the next day! Ingredients, Serves 4-6 2 acorn squash 2 teaspoons neutral tasting oil 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon finely ground black pepper Filling […]

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The Plant-based Plan Launches Website

The Plant-based Plan Launches Website

The Plant-based Plan is the brainchild of Scottish-born Donny McFarlane. He now lives in the Southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, but his plant-based journey began 4 years before in Melbourne, Australia. While living there with a vegan family he made the switch to plant-based living for the first time, and will never forget the startling and immediate changes in health […]

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Vegan Dessert Recipe: Raw Lime Cheesecake

Vegan Dessert Recipe: Raw Lime Cheesecake

My favorite dessert is raw cheesecake and following recipe became one of the favourites of my friends. Sweet and tangy, the texture made of avocado fruit, coconut and lime juice is amazingly tasty and healthy with perfectly balanced nutrients. Country: French Polynesia Preparation time: 25 minutes, plus 1 hour freezing and 2 hours chilling Cooking Time: none Makes: 1 (9-inch/23 […]

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