Vegan Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe – Cholesterol Free

May 17, 2021

This bright and creamy vegan egg salad is just as good as the real thing! Made with tofu, turmeric, vegan mayo, and mustard, it’s healthy and simple to prepare. Tofu replaces the eggs, so it’s packed with lots of plant-powered protein, but low in calories. Tofu also contains many nutrients like manganese and calcium. Manganese…

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Podcast #96: Vegan Swaps & Recipes for Animal Products

February 23, 2021

Are you thinking of adding more plants to your diet in 2021?  Today’s podcast shares some easy vegan swaps to ease the transition. Finding substitutions for animal products is perhaps the most difficult part of vegan cooking. But it can also be the healthiest thing you can do. For example, when you switch one tablespoon…

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Podcast #95: Alcohol and Cancer Risk – Should You Be Concerned?

February 9, 2021

In today’s podcast, Dr. Noelle LoConte discusses the relationship between alcohol and cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, alcohol use is one of the most preventable risk factors for cancer. They further state that alcohol use accounts for about 6% of all cancers and 4% of all cancer deaths.  For many cancers, the more…

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Velvety Red Lentil Soup with Cherry Tomatoes & Shredded Coconut

January 22, 2021

This velvety red lentil soup defies expectations of what lentil soup can be. It is packed with flavor from the ginger, shredded coconut, tomatoes, and the fragrant, warming Indian spices. If you have never used this lentil before, red lentils are a quick-cooking legume with a mild, subtle sweet flavor.  Cooking red lentils is easy,…

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Podcast #94: Arsenic In Rice – Should You Be Concerned?

January 21, 2021

The questions about arsenic in rice have been floating around for many years. Mainly because studies have detected high levels of arsenic in rice. So should you eat rice? Unfortunately, there is no easy answer, but today I present all the evidence so you can make an informed decision. Podcast #94 will answer all the…

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Vegan Bourguignon with Portobello Mushrooms over Cashew Cream Polenta

November 5, 2020

This vegan bourguignon is a vegetarian variation of the classic dish beef bourguignon. The word bourguignon (pronounced boor-gee-nyawn) refers to a recipe prepared in the style of the French region of Bourgogne. Bourguignon is a stew of slowly simmered ingredients in a hearty red wine along with pearl onions and carrots. In this vegan version,…

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Podcast #88: Simple Soup Enhancing Tips To Liven Up Your Vegan Soups

October 14, 2020

Several studies that have tested the effects of consuming soup on a regular basis found that routinely eating soup can reduce energy intake, enhance satiety, and promote weight loss. Vegan soups are especially satiating because high fiber vegetables are high volume foods. This is called energy density. Energy density is the number of calories in…

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Podcast #87: Why Environmentalists Don’t Vote with Nathaniel Stinnett

September 28, 2020

In the 2016 US Presidential election, over 10 million people who listed the environment their top priority didn’t vote. You might be asking, how can you be an environmentalist and not vote? Today, Nathaniel Stinnett provides the answers. Nathaniel Stinnett is the Founder & Executive Director of the Environmental Voter Project, a non-partisan nonprofit that…

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Oil-Free Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing Made With Cauliflower

September 14, 2020

  Today’s recipe, oil-free vegan Caesar salad dressing, has a nice creamy consistency and clean tart taste. Traditionally a Caesar salad dressing uses anchovies, parmesan, and garlic, of course, to create flavor.  I used cauliflower as the base, miso, capers, lemon, dijon, maple syrup, and garlic. A slurry of ground flaxseed replaced the oil. Making…

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