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 […]
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 […]
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I made the complete switch to a whole food plant based diet about a year ago, however I wasn’t specifically low fat until this weekend. We eat entirely plant based, relatively whole food, and not too much fat except special treats… but I can’t say I counted fat grams for many of the whole foods […]
Spring rolls are a perfect, easy plant-based lunch. They are inexpensive, vegetable forward, and also don’t take a long time to make. Simply wet a rice paper wrapper in some warm water, add your vegetables, and roll it up. Dip it in any number of sauces, and enjoy. Another reason I love spring rolls is […]
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 […]
Question synopsis: The following question is edited for length. Every time I read about someone who had lost a lot of weight, they always lost weight on some sort of high-protein, low(er) carb diet. So it seems like those kinds of diets are a lot more effective than vegetarian/vegan diets when it comes to weight loss. […]
Both diets do not include animal products (if a “whole food plant based diet” includes animal products, it’s an 80/20 or 90/10 version – 80% plants, 20% animal product calculated by calories – OR – 80% whole food and 20% processed. Depends on the individual. Some may not call a diet that includes a fraction […]
On a plant-based diet, salads are key. And while this may seem cliche and a bit boring (did someone say rabbit food!?), it definitely doesn’t have to be. By having a bunch of healthy homemade salad dressing recipes on hand and a stocked fridge full of vibrant vegetables, you can vary your salad day by […]
This delicious tahini spread can be used in sandwiches and pitas, or for dipping vegetables. It’s incredibly versatile and delicious. The main flavors are lemon and garlic, along with the nutty taste of tahini. I came across this spread when I just started eating a plant-based diet. I purchased it at the store and fell […]
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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 […]