In our efforts to give you tips and recipes to alleviate or eliminate your use of plastic packaging at home, we want to give you an easy one today. We all have peanut butter in our homes all the time - and most companies package it in plastic, especially the affordable brands. Even glass jars … Continue reading Making Peanut Butter
This is the first post of our newest run-out of recipes designed to help you eliminate plastic from your grocery list. Though we can't always help what our food was delivered to the store in, we can make the decision to stop the use of plastic on our end. Each of us has the ability … Continue reading Make Your Own Vegan Butter
This snack is so quick and easy, and it will have you feeling like a little kid again as you eat it at work the next day 🙂 RECIPE: 4 Tbsp cocoa powder 4 Tbsp Cornstarch 1 can coconut milk 1 Cup almond milk 1/3 Cup Sugar *1 TSP vanilla- optional!!
With just a few ingredients, you can create a nutrient packed meal in a variety of ways. Beans, lentils, and other types of legumes offer complex proteins with varied amino acid compounds. This means that legumes are a great food to source your protein, iron, and magnesium without the fat and cholesterol that comes with … Continue reading Protein Sourcing: Legumes
This little diddy is about as fast and easy as a Jimmy Dean microwaveable sausage muffin - without the sausage... or the microwave. We found the ingredients for this breakfast sammie all at Trader Joe's, but you could build this in many different ways! The 'egg' is some of the Organic High Protein Tofu at … Continue reading THE VEGAN BREAKFAST SANDWICH
First things first, you may be wondering - what is tempeh? Tempeh is really just soy beans, but pressed together. The resulting product is a protein packed patty resembling cooked chicken, and is a great replacement for just that. Grilled and cubed, it's great on salads; cut into strips and breaded and fried, it makes … Continue reading Tempeh Talk!
You don't have to give up wings! Try these on your next Meatless Monday, they are so easy. People like to imagine vegans eating salads all the time- but don't be mistaken, you can have all the pizza and nachos you like if you find the right alternatives. For these "wings", just cut tempeh into … Continue reading Vegan Tempeh Wings
We all love a bagel and schmear, but let's be honest: is it really the best thing in the world to start your day off with a hunk of cheese? There are a couple non-dairy cream cheeses on the market, and some of them get pretty close to the real thing, but sometimes the list … Continue reading Dairy-Free Cream Cheese
We got a new toy! Vegetable Spiralizers come in many shapes and forms: we bought a small handheld one at Sur la Table for only $15; and there are bigger, more durable ones if you really plan on going for a raw diet. Spiralizing vegetables allows you to eat raw veggies in a much different … Continue reading Zucchini Pasta with Spinach and Basil Pesto
For those of us with a sweet tooth, one of the toughest things about eating healthy is getting good desserts. You always find yourself breaking your diet, or buying low fat or vegan sweets at Whole Foods or local bakeries, which can get expensive. But there are tons of ways to stay healthy and still … Continue reading Healthy Desserts: Baking Egg and Dairy Free