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Plant-Based on a Budget: Delicious Vegan Recipes for Under $30 a Week

Plant-Based on a Budget: Delicious Vegan Recipes for Under $30 a Week

Eat vegan—for less!  Between low-paying jobs, car troubles, student loans, vet bills, and trying to pay down credit card debt, Toni Okamoto spent most of her early adult life living paycheck to paycheck. So when she became a vegan at age 20, she worried: How would she be able to afford that kind of lifestyle change? Then she discovered how […]

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Vegan Dessert Recipe: Mango Lime Sorbet

Vegan Dessert Recipe: Mango Lime Sorbet

This dessert is a silky-smooth sorbet inspired by the lush flavors of Thailand. Ingredients, Makes 6 Servings 2 cups pureed partially frozen mango 1/2 cup agave nectar Juice of 2 limes Directions This recipe works best if the mango is frozen, and then allowed to thaw for about 15 minutes. Once it has partially thawed, puree the mango along with […]

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5 Destinations for Yogis and Vegans

5 Destinations for Yogis and Vegans

It is not necessarily exclusive if you practice yoga that you are going to eat vegetarian or vegan, however these practices actually overlap and many yogis are vegans or vegetarians. The reason is that healthy food refreshes and replenishes all the vitamins and minerals your body and mind needs and uses. So, if you are a yogi who doesn’t eat […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

These seasoned sweet potatoes are the perfect nutritious snack or side dish to any meal. Ingredients, Makes 2-3 Servings 2 cups sweet potatoes, french-fry-size pieces Nonstick cooking spray 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon parsley, diced 1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 pinch ground cumin 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 […]

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Heavenly Vegan Dals & Curries

Heavenly Vegan Dals & Curries

Rakhee Yadav, born and raised in India, simplifies and reimagines the traditional plant-based recipes of her childhood to create incredible meals the whole family will love. Each recipe in Heavenly Vegan Dals & Curries is bursting with the robust authentic flavor of Indian cooking and packed with nutrient-rich ingredients to yield satisfying, healthy dinners that are easy to make. The […]

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Vegan Recipe: Balsamic Zucchini Sandwich

Vegan Recipe: Balsamic Zucchini Sandwich

This quick sandwich combines the flavors of fresh zucchini sautéed in balsamic vinegar with the creaminess of roasted red pepper and cannellini bean spread. Ingredients, Makes 2 Servings 2 zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/2″-thick strips 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 cup rinsed cannellini beans 1 large roasted red pepper 2 whole-wheat sandwich rolls 6 fresh basil […]

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Vegan Recipe: Pasta Salad

Vegan Recipe: Pasta Salad

This low-fat pasta dish is delicious hot or cold. It is prepared with water-packed artichokes (as opposed to oil-packed), which are available in most supermarkets. Ingredients, makes 8 Servings 2 cups dry bow tie (farfalle) pasta 6 sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 15-ounce can artichoke […]

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Vegan Diets Reduce the Risk for Chronic Disease

Vegan Diets Reduce the Risk for Chronic Disease

People following vegan diets are less likely to develop chronic diseases, compared with other dietary groups, according to a study funded by the NIH/National Cancer Institute. Researchers analyzed the diets of those following vegan, lacto-ovo-vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, pesco-vegetarian, and non-vegetarian eating patterns and tracked several health biomarkers. Based on those biomarkers, the vegan group had the lowest risk for cancer, heart […]

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Eating Plant-Based Saved Him from Heart Surgery

Eating Plant-Based Saved Him from Heart Surgery

In 2013 Paul Chatlin was diagnosed with heart disease. He was told by his doctor that, instead of undergoing surgery, he could cure his condition with a nutrition change. His change to a whole food, plant-based diet was incredibly successful and impacted his life far beyond his health. More information: https://www.hope-theproject.com  

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Tacos in Cabbage Cups

Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Tacos in Cabbage Cups

By Chef Katie Mae When I was first making sweet potato tacos, I put them in organic corn tortillas just as you would expect tacos to be served. It was just recently that I got the idea to use cabbage cups as the taco shell. They were so delicious that I joyfully ate four cabbage cup tacos! Prep: 10 minutes […]

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