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Podcast #51: Good Fats, Bad Fats & High Fat Diets

February 4, 2019

In an effort to lose weight, it’s easy to be tempted by various fad diets. The difference between good fats and bad fats can get confusing. In today’s podcast, we explore the myths and truths about fat and low carb diets. TOPICS INCLUDED: Fat and cholesterol Saturated Fat Unsaturated Fat Trans Fat Polyunsaturated Fat The…

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Indian Lentil Soup with Sweet Potatoes, Turmeric & Ginger

January 29, 2019

What I love the most about this Indian Lentil Soup are the bright and vibrant flavors. And no one would ever guess that you whipped this meal up in 35 minutes. This recipe is also an inexpensive dish if you already have the spices. If not, don’t be afraid to buy them. The combination of…

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Vegan Beer Battered Cauliflower Tacos – Crispy Crunchy Roasted

January 14, 2019

Welcome to Ordinary Vegan’s first new recipe of 2019 – Roasted Vegan Beer Battered Cauliflower Tacos! So happy you are joining me in this new year because I am very excited about the plant-based possibilities of the future. Here’s why! Plant-based food continues to be the number one food trend, and more people than ever…

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Podcast #50: What is Joy & How Joy Can Improve Your Health

January 13, 2019

Positive emotions have been linked with better health, longer life and a greater sense of well being. If you are reading this, then you already are seeking to live a healthier lifestyle,  and a healthy lifestyle brings longevity.  We talk so much about living longer but do we ask ourselves enough “why do we want…

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins – No Oil, No Dairy and Gluten-Free

December 17, 2018

  These healthy pumpkin muffins are not only moist and delicious, but also oil, flour, dairy, and gluten free. A perfect prep-ahead breakfast or fall snack. In place of flour, I used oats. Did you know oats are among the healthiest grains on earth? Oats contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fibers help lower…

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Podcast #49: Allergy Causes, Allergy Symptoms & Prevention

Each year, over 50 million Americans experience various types of allergies. Many of these allergic conditions are on the rise.  In medicine, the hygiene hypothesis states a lack of early childhood exposure to germs suppresses the natural development of the immune system.  In other words, living conditions in much of the world might be too…

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Cauliflower Wellington with Mushroom Duxelles & Dijon

December 16, 2018

This healthy and delicious Cauliflower Wellington is a preparation of a whole cauliflower coated with a mushroom duxelles and Dijon, and then wrapped in puff pastry and baked. Preparation is really quite easy especially compared to the original vegan Wellington that I have posted for the past couple of years. The only changes I would…

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Memory Boosting Foods & Recipes To Improve Cognitive Function

November 29, 2018

Consuming memory boosting foods not only improves our ability to remember, it also diminishes our likelihood of developing dementia. And the latest food studies are proving why. For example, in July 2018, new research was released by an international team of scientists from Quebec. They studied 215 people, age 60 to 70 years old. It was…

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