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Dr. Neal Barnard’s Slow Cooker Whole Grain Porridge

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Slow Cooker Whole Grain Porridge

Dr. Neal Barnard’s book Breaking the Food Seduction includes dozens of delicious gourmet “addiction-free” recipes, including the following. Find more Breaking the Food Seduction recipes on NutritionMD.org. Slow Cooker Whole Grain Porridge Makes about 4 servings Wake up to hot, whole grain porridge by preparing it the night before and letting it simmer in your slow cooker while you sleep. […]

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Dr. Neal Barnard’s Diet & Nutrition Tips

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Diet & Nutrition Tips

Neal D. Barnard, M.D., is a world-renowned nutrition researcher, author, and health advocate. As an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Barnard conducts studies on the role of nutrition in diabetes, obesity, and cancer, among other health issues. His most recent clinical trial, funded by the National Institutes of Health, established the […]

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Vegan Lifestyle Not Fraught with Challenges as New York Times Article Suggests

Vegan Lifestyle Not Fraught with Challenges as New York Times Article Suggests

A recent article appearing on New York Times website presents the plant-based lifestyle as one ”fraught with physical, social and economic challenges,” as if there are road blocks at every turn. In my lifestyle, I only identify with one of these challenges, but even that is more akin to swatting away a fly than reaching a dead end. I am […]

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5 Ways Being Vegan Saves The Planet

5 Ways Being Vegan Saves The Planet

Want to do something for Earth Day? Ditch the meat and find out how your diet affects the environment. Hey vegans: Go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for improving the world. Seriously, you’re saving lives with every forkful of food you eat. In addition to sparing animals from slaughter and cutting back on your chances of […]

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Rip Esselstyn’s Vegan Sandwich Wrap

Rip Esselstyn’s Vegan Sandwich Wrap

Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet calls this recipe “The Almighty Healthy Sandwich Wrap” Ingredients, Makes 2 wraps 1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, seeded and chopped 4 ounces sliced mushrooms 1/2 can of corn, rinsed and drained 8 ounces roasted red bell pepper hummus 2 large whole grain wraps 1/2 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 […]

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Marilu Henner’s Ginger-Jalapeño Slaw

Marilu Henner’s Ginger-Jalapeño Slaw

Ingredients to Serve 6: 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons peeled and grated fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced 1 pound cabbage, thinly sliced (about 6 cups) 1/2 pound red cabbage, thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 3 medium carrots, finely shredded (about 1-1/2 cups) 2 green onions, thinly […]

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Vegan En Vogue: Billionaires & Beauties Celebrate the Virtues of Veganism

Vegan En Vogue: Billionaires & Beauties Celebrate the Virtues of Veganism

  Billionaires and beauties mixed, mingled and mused about the health benefits of a vegan diet at the star-studded book launch party for Kathy Freston’s The Lean: A Revolutionary (and Simple!) 30 Day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss this week.  Wendi Murdoch and Arianna Huffington hosted the party at the Murdoch’s stunning loft in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood on Thursday evening. Billionaire Mort Zuckerman discussed his vegan […]

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African Yam Stew recipe from Vegan Yum Yum

African Yam Stew recipe from Vegan Yum Yum

This delicious, exotic and healthy recipe is from Vegan Yum Yum by Lauren Ulm. Ingredients: ½ t cumin seeds ½ t peppercorns ½ t coriander seeds ½ t red pepper flakes ½ t mustard seeds 2 whole cloves 1-2 T olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 yam peeled and cut into ½ inch chunks 1 bunch of kale thinly shredded […]

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5 Easy Ways to Go Vegan (with Skinny Bitch author, Kim Barnouin)

5 Easy Ways to Go Vegan (with Skinny Bitch author, Kim Barnouin)

If you’ve ever wanted to take the plunge and attempt a vegan diet, Kim Barnouin’s Skinny Bitch: Book of Vegan Swaps offers a no-nonsense guide to taking the baby steps needed to change your ways from drab diet to fab plant-based eating in no time at all. As Kim puts it, “what you need, my friend, is someone who can show […]

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Veganism Is My Health Insurance

Veganism Is My Health Insurance

Going to the doctor is hardly an option for me. It hasn’t been since I left my last full-time job — and the health insurance it offered — about a year and a half ago, when I decided to pursue my writing career. As a freelancer, I’m lucky to enjoy a steady stream of work and a lot of creative […]

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