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plant-based diet

You're about to get very intimate with your slow cooker.
Just remember, it's a transition, not a marathon.
The popular plant-based alternative is on its way.
Mindful eating now involves seeking out food that is sustainably sourced
The new food guide also acknowledges that how we eat is influenced by external factors
The good news is there are a number of ingredients that accommodate everyone.
Policy measures can help shape needed dietary modifications.
Hemp is generally consumed in the form of seeds or oil.
Look for faux fish and mock schnitzel on more menus.
When I committed to eating this way, my energy levels substantially increased and I knew I was onto something.
The Canadian government is consulting Canadians on three food law or policy changes that would impact animals.
Sweet potato toast is packed with fibre and vitamins that will keep you fueled and energized throughout the morning. And the best part... you get to top them how you like! They're kind of like a multivitamin on a plate. Sweet or savoury, take your pick. Here are four of my fave combos!
A few weeks ago we made some awesome homemade jalapeno and blue cheese burgers and were craving something crunchy on the side, so I decided to whip up some of these baked onion rings and they turned out so great! So I knew I had to share them with you guys.
Packed with powerful plant foods, this Vegan Almond Cheese is just another option for more variety in your diet (because let's be honest- I'm not kicking the brie out anytime soon!).
Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, in the same family as some better known superfood veggies like kale, broccoli and Brussels Sprouts. They are known for their anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties to fend off chronic disease and keep our bodies functioning at their prime! Sounds pretty good to me.
For meat eaters or plant-loving vegans alike, tempeh is a great protein option to throw into the mix to keep things interesting. I don't think I've ever met anyone who doesn't like a good taco. Put that into bowl format and you really can't go wrong!
Whatever the motivation, more people are experimenting with vegetarianism than ever before. But simply giving up animal products does not ensure a healthy diet, and older adults following a vegetarian or vegan diet need to be particularly careful.
A lot of you have expressed wanting to include more plant based eating as part of your nutrition goals. For many of you, this doesn't necessarily mean going 100% vegan or vegetarian, but just including more plants altogether. In line with that, this recipe is not vegetarian, but likely includes a lot less meat that you would typically include and way more veggies, without sacrificing the flavor or satisfaction of the dish.
And the best part is it's found in a wide variety of foods.