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Vegan Entrées Perform Well in School Lunch Settings

Vegan Entrées Perform Well in School Lunch Settings

Vegan school lunch entrées have three times more fiber than meat-based entrées and are popular among students, according to a pilot study. Physicians Committee dietitians and researchers partnered with D.C. Central Kitchen to pilot six vegan entrées at a K-8 school in Washington, D.C. The entrées featured engaging names such as Veg Out Chili and Powered Up Pasta and met […]

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Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe: Zesty Cranberry Sauce

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe: Zesty Cranberry Sauce

This bright cranberry sauce makes a beautiful, antioxidant-packed addition to your dinner table. Ingredients, Makes 8 servings 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate 2 ripe pears, finely chopped 1 medium apple, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon grated orange peel 1/2 cup raw sugar or other sweetener, or to taste Directions Combine cranberries, orange juice […]

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Vegan Recipe: Lentil Artichoke Stew

Vegan Recipe: Lentil Artichoke Stew

This aromatic and tasty Middle Eastern dish is great served alone or over brown rice or pasta. Using fire-roasted tomatoes is not essential, but they will give the stew a delicious smoky flavor. Ingredients, Makes 6 servings 1/4 cup vegetable broth 1 onion, chopped 2 large garlic cloves, pressed or minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 cup […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sorbatto Berry & Banana Bowl

Vegan Recipe: Sorbatto Berry & Banana Bowl

A delicious plant-based frozen recipe made with farm grown blueberries, Sorbatto packs in all the health benefits from blueberries in their delicious and nutritious new sensational vegan ice cream. The taste of blueberries fills each bite full of a fluffy, smooth texture, adding rich source of blueberries into your day. This is a great new plant-based frozen dessert to add […]

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Mayor of Santa Fe, NM signs Vegan Awareness Month Proclamation
Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Lovers’ Banana Bread

Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Lovers’ Banana Bread

Indulge your sweet tooth with this healthy chocolate banana bread recipe! Ingredients, Makes 10 servings 2 cups whole-grain spelt flour 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1 tablespoon ground chia seeds 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup or 2 1/3 to 3 pureed overripe bananas 3/4 cup nondairy milk 1/3 […]

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15 Tips for Going Vegan

15 Tips for Going Vegan

So you’re a new vegan. Congrats! You’re doing something great for your body, the planet, and the animals. But changing your lifestyle is hard – especially getting started. Well, rest easy. Meg Donahue, co-founder of MamaSezz (https://www.mamasezz.com) and nutritionist is here to get you going with some of her best beginner’s tips for going vegan, from staying satisfied with plant-based […]

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Vegan Recipe: Punjabi Rajma

Vegan Recipe: Punjabi Rajma

This is a popular dish from the Northern state of Punjab, India. Rajma, the Hindi name for red kidney beans, is high in protein and a good source of fiber. It is traditionally served with chapatti, a traditional flatbread, but you can also serve with whole wheat tortillas or a bread of your choice. Ingredients, Makes 3 servings 1 1/2 cups […]

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Plant-Based Diet Alleviates Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Plant-Based Diet Alleviates Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

A plant-based diet comprised of fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes may alleviate painful symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a new review published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition. Researchers with the Physicians Committee reviewed clinical trials and observational studies and found strong and consistent evidence that a plant-based dietary pattern can reduce inflammation and improve symptoms associated […]

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Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Fajitas with Brown Rice

Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Fajitas with Brown Rice

This Indian-inspired dish takes Tex Mex fajitas to a whole new flavor profile. It is great served with rice, beans, chapatis, tortillas, and chutney. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 2 potatoes 1 red pepper 10 okra 10 mushrooms 1 medium eggplant 1 cup vegetable of your choice, such as squash or cauliflower 1 onion, sliced 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons […]

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