Blog Entries Tagged as recipes

  • Aug
  • 2

But My Doctor Said I Should Eat Fish …

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Open any health or women’s magazine, and you’ll eventually come across a recommendation to “eat more fish.” Fish perplexingly continues to be touted as a “health food,” despite the fact that many of the species that people commonly consume-most notably tuna-are contaminated with mercury and other toxins. So why is it considered “healthy”? Because-compared to other meats, …

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  • Oct
  • 7

Want Fresh, Organic Produce That Is Affordable?

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Do you love eating fresh, organic produce that is in season? What if you could get sustainably harvested fruits and veggies and support your local economy without ever setting foot in a store? Joining a CSA allows you to do so!

Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is a system of food distribution that allows individuals to pledge their support to a …

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  • Apr
  • 30

Easy Tips for the New Vegan

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It’s exciting that so many people are ready to give peas a chance, so to speak! It’s easy being vegan, and the following tips should help get you started-or help you persuade your worrywart friends and relatives that vegan foods are nutritious, delicious, and widely available.

1. Just Veg Out: For optimal health, eat an array of …

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  • Apr
  • 4

Spring Produce Spotlight

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Spring is the season of renewal, and a delicious harvest accompanies this spring awakening. Eating with the seasons—and indulging in fresh, organic, local produce—is a great way to keep your body healthy and energized by maximizing one’s nutrient intake. I am loving the recent offerings from my local CSA and farmer’s markets, and I have been sampling …

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  • Mar
  • 4

Five Easy Tips for Staying Vegan in a Challenging World

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Five Easy Tips for Staying Vegan in a Challenging World

It’s hard to turn on the TV or go online without coming across something about vegan eating. Hollywood beauty Michelle Pfeiffer recently credited her healthy vegan diet for her enviable appearance at 54. Earlier this year, the Cooking Channel aired the first mainstream vegan cooking show, How to Live to 100 . And just in time for Valentine’s Day, the TODAY show’s website dished up …

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  • Feb
  • 21

Brightly-Hued Vegan Foods Keep Disease at Bay

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You can add Lou Gehrig’s disease to the long list of conditions that can be prevented by eating wholesome vegan foods. Researchers have found evidence that eating colorful fruits and vegetables—especially those that are yellow, orange, and red—may prevent or slow down the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) , the proper name for the debilitating and deadly disease.

Brightly colored fruits and vegetables, such as carrots, tomatoes, …

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  • Feb
  • 6

10 of the Best ‘Betty Goes Vegan’ Recipes

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Whether you’re a new vegan convert or a seasoned compassionate chef, Betty Goes Vegan is a must-have book for all. Authors Dan and Annie Shannon are an adorable duo of longtime animal advocates who have taken a fresh approach to traditional American recipes, proving that any recipe can be made vegan. Here are a few of our favorite recipes from …

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