No matter where you stand on the food choice continuum - from omnivore to healthy vegan - we can all agree on one thing: everyone needs to simply get more vegetables, fruits, and whole plant foods on our plates. We need the fiber, and we fare far better against disease with the increase in antioxidants. We create more resilient bodies and brains with the phytonutrition - nutrients abundant in plants - that a diet richer in plant foods provides.Read More
Christmas celebrations are just around the corner now and everyone is looking forward to having a cozy, fun and delicious family get-together. Unfortunately, there are usually a lot of meat-laden dishes being served, alongside heavy creamy desserts.
Since healthy eating should be viewed as a lifestyle, rather than a diet, these events are no exceptions when it comes to planning out your meals. There are actually many kinds of dishes that are easily made from whole, plant-based foods!Read More
I did not embark on my plant based eating journey until a few years ago. At that time, my boys were 10 and 13. I didn’t have the luxury of being able to mold them from very young ages into perfect little plant eaters. It was instead a process that we still work at, but I have to admit that it is going better than I could have ever expected and we're getting closer to being a plant based family each day.Read More
Surprisingly enough, the time of year has come around again that we call the merry season.
Hectically running from store to store in desperate need of finding the perfect gifts for our loved ones can result in exhaustion and low-quality, over-expensive, or sold out items.
Because we know how tricky the act of gift giving can be, we carefully handpicked our favorite goodies that are great for the environment, people, and the animals!Read More
The holidays are always a tricky time when you're on some type of special diet. No matter if you're eating low carb, low fat, gluten free or vegan - it's a challenge to navigate the family gatherings and get something on the dinner table that you can enjoy. In order to help you out with that, we compiled a list of the 22 best vegan thanksgiving recipes that you need to try this year.
So, even though we always emphasize keeping your meals simple and your ingredients whole, we understand that it's a different situation during the holidays. There are people to be impressed, awesome food to be shared and minds to be changed about plant-based eating.