Ordinary Vegan Podcast #66: A Discussion with Colleen Patrick Goudreau

November 24, 2019

  Every November, we commemorate World Vegan Month. What better way to celebrate than welcoming long-time animal advocate, author, and all-around inspiring vegan, Colleen Patrick Goudreau. Not only that, she is an acclaimed speaker, and her award-winning podcast, Food for Thought, has been changing hearts and minds for over 14 years.  Colleen is also a recognized…

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Vegan Lentil Loaf for A Gluten-Free Holiday Dinner

November 14, 2019

To my dismay, I had a few vegan lentil loaf flops before I made this one. But I am happy to say; this loaf has the cozy, robust, holiday flavors I was searching for all week. This vegan lentil loaf recipe isn’t difficult to prepare, but it does take some time doing all that chopping…

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Podcast #64: Fat Burning Foods To Help Lose Weight

September 30, 2019

In Podcast #63 “How Not To Diet”, Dr. Greger discussed fat burning foods to help lose weight. Today’s podcast is a follow-up to a few of the foods he mentioned. First, we discuss which foods contribute to weight loss and why it works. For example, there are certain foods that increase energy expenditure. Meaning, they have…

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Vegan Sweet Potato Burger with Chickpeas & Spinach

September 25, 2019

Before we discuss my favorite new recipe, vegan sweet potato burger, I want to talk about the key ingredient; sweet potatoes. If you are an active member of our health and wellness community, you have probably heard me speak of the health benefits of sweet potatoes a few times. But it is worth repeating because…

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Vegan Dumplings with High Protein Chickpea Flour Atop Vegetable Soup

September 17, 2019

One of the secrets to a successful vegan diet is consuming satiating meals like these rich homemade vegan dumplings over soup. Cozy, hearty, comfort food! What makes these vegan dumplings extra special is that they are made with chickpea flour. Unlike all-purpose flour, chickpea flour is high in protein, fiber, and micronutrients, while being low…

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Podcast #62: Anti-Inflammatory Food To Fight Inflammation

September 16, 2019

  Today’s podcast explores the root of all disease, chronic inflammation. Also, the anti-inflammatory food that can help reduce and fight inflammation. Inflammation is part of the body’s response to infection and tissue damage, and it is crucial to the healing process. But over the last 15 years, studies show that when chronic inflammation lingers,…

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Podcast #60: Legumes List, Health Benefits & Recipes

August 18, 2019

On today’s podcast we focus on the healthiest beans you can eat from my legumes list. Legumes provide a magnitude of essential nutrients that can help you live a longer and healthier life. And science proves that beans contribute to longevity because they cool down systemic inflammation. Inflammation contributes to many long-term diseases including cardiovascular…

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