There is a lot of confusion about what a plant based diet is, and what food it includes. People ask: is a “plant based diet” primarily plants and some animal proteins, or all plants. There isn’t a centralized page or official organization to find a definition; therefore, we have to look to where and how […]
Many restaurants are adopting vegan options on their menu, which is a great thing for those following a plant-based diet and/or vegan lifestyle. While it matters how these products are prepared, does it matter if they share the same grill when it comes to the vegan label? The news is full of articles about complaints […]
If you struggle to peel garlic, you are not alone. I use many cloves of garlic in my meals. And I also grow over 800 bulbs of it yearly, so I have a lot of garlic to deal with! (Although, I have replanted a lot of that garlic so far). The garlic I grow has […]
The notion that you cannot obtain omega 3 fatty acids on vegan diet is simply false. This is supported by well established and accepted scientific literature that will be linked for your review below. Why is this even a question? Celebrity Miley Cyrus claimed that she was abandoning a veganism (or more likely a plant-based […]
In this series of articles, I am going to answer questions I find online regarding being new to being vegan or 100% plant based way of eating. If you have your own questions that you would like answered as part of this series, please feel free to contact the website with your questions, or post […]
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Starting a new diet based on health can be daunting. Not only do you need to adjust what you cook, but your monthly expenses also change as a result of a different grocery list. Many people think that starting a plant based diet is expensive, and therefore unrealistic considering their budget. However, it is certainly […]
Are you having a difficult time transitioning to a plant based diet? Here are a couple of tips to help you get on track with your transition to eating more fruit and vegetables.
Discover a few new documentaries that are coming out this year on plant-based diet and living. Click the title to read more…
Are you worried that you will be too tired for exercise on a plant-based diet? Click the title to read more about how energy is not an issue when eating plants.
It’s usually quite difficult to eat out when following a plant-based diet. But what about when you are following a whole foods plant based diet, without oil. Maybe no salt. What about when you decide to eat low fat too? It might seem impossible at this point, but it isn’t necessarily. It certainly isn’t easy […]
This presentation by Dr. John McDougall MD was about the relationship between fat and type 2 diabetes (T2D). He discusses both the dangers of conventional western treatments for T2D, and how a low-fat plant-based diet can be both preventative and a cure for those with the T2D condition. A video of this presentation is embedded […]
Apple Butter is a useful alternative to applesauce. It is tasty on its own, but is a valuable ingredient in low fat and oil free vegan baking, plant-based dessert recipes, and more. How is it different? Apple Butter is typically further reduced when you are cooking it, so it is a more intense and rich […]
Nutritional Yeast has a curious name, but is a common staple in the vegan pantry. Read about how this nutritious ingredient is used in recipes, and how it’s a healthful addition to your cupboard.