It’s a goal for many of us to reduce or stop using sugar in our beverages and food, processed or not. Sweetening our foods with natural alternatives, like dates and unprocessed stevia, is inexpensive and much healthier. Learn about this alternative for your hot beverages!
Juicing recipes are quick and easy to follow: just throw all of these ingredients in your juicer and you’re ready to go! You can prep everything in advance to make your juicing even more efficient. Super green juice: an energizing juice perfect for breakfast This green juice is amazingly healthy, and is energizing – so […]
It was really a toss up to write an article or a recipe for this one! Making chia powder (also known as ground chia seed, or chia flour) with a high-speed blender is incredibly easy, and saves you having to buy two different ingredients at the store (chia seeds and ground chia seeds). Remember to […]
Liquid stevia extract is an incredibly easy and healthy sweetener to make at home. Homemade stevia sweetener is economical too – buying the processed version can get a bit costly if you tend to use it regularly. However, you can buy the leaves online (or grow your own), and process it yourself quite easily with […]
The beneficial component of turmeric is curcurmin, however taking turmeric as a whole food (as opposed to a supplemental pill) can be a chore for some. Many people don’t like the taste of golden paste, so in this post I show you how to prepare whole food turmeric golden paste into pill format that makes […]
Learning different ways to prepare tofu will help you understand the possibilities of this ingredient, and as such add more variety to your meals. Tofu is something many people eating a standard American diet may have not encountered, or prepared, in their own kitchens. And if you eat it straight out of the package, it […]
It’s no secret I post a ton of sauces, dressings and dips on this site. I think they are so, so important for starting out and maintaining a whole food plant based diet. Why? They add variety and excitement to a plate. It’s where the flavor can come from. It means you can prep a […]
This article is focused on helping you choose safe and suitable cookware for using on the stovetop. If you frequent the oil-free plant-based communities, there are often many suggestions on what to use. Many plant-based community members mention using ceramic cookware, but some of it is not safe – what type should you get? And […]
I am working on two new recipes that use a garlic “cream” sauce made with cauliflower. I wanted to quickly cook the entire 8 cups we got off one head of cauliflower. So I wanted to steam the batch in the Instant Pot: and boy is it quick and easy. Don’t need to stand over […]
There are several ways to replace oil or fat in your vegan baking. There are many recipes online, like the ones on this site, that already provide a substitute for oil. But what about when the recipe calls for oil? There are many things you can try, but do remember that (with baking at least), […]
You can have the main components of your Thanksgiving dinner delivered to your door – and no turkeys will be harmed in the process! The Herbivorous Butcher in Minnesota will ship their plant-based meats, cheeses and butter to your door in time for the holiday. Click the title to read more about what this includes and how much it will set you back.
Are you just getting started on a vegan diet? Want to go plant-based but don’t know where to start? Here are a few tips to get you going on your new lifestyle. It’s easier than what you might think!