Why Do People Take Supplements?

  Dietary supplements are a popular topic. Whether you are in a store, online, or having a  conversation, you’ve likely heard claims about their benefits. But what are they, and how do they improve your health? What are Dietary Supplements? Dietary supplements (also called nutritional supplements, or supplements for short) are defined by the following … Continued

Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Black Bean Burgers                                                                                      Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained, rinsed 2 Tbsp olive oil mayonnaise (can also use Veganaise) ½ tsp seasoning salt or lemon-pepper seasoning 1 Tbsp whole grain breadcrumbs Small amount of whole wheat flour     Directions Mash beans with olive oil mayonnaise in a large … Continued

Cancer Deaths Plummet 65% with a Healthier Diet

  For over 30 years, we’ve contended clinically that healthier diets will foster longer, better living for cancer patients. Simply put — improved survival. But what specifically do we understand as “healthier”? Generally, our dietary principles rely primarily on plant-based proteins plus cold water fish, emphasize complex carbohydrates – whole grains, fresh vegetables and fruits … Continued

Farro Salad with Creamy Lemon Tahini Dressing

  Ingredients Farro: 1 cup dry farro 2 ½ cups vegetable broth Salt Steamed Vegetables: 1 pound asparagus, chopped into thirds (1 bunch) 2 cups green beans 1 cup frozen peas Dressing: ¼ cup tahini 1 tablespoon lemon zest 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 … Continued

Creamy Coleslaw

  Ingredients 2 Green Onions, finely chopped 2/3 cup Original Vegenaise® 1 Tsp Black Pepper 1 Tsp Celery Salt 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Lb Package Cabbage Mix Salt to taste   Instructions Mix first five ingredients in a large mixing bowl to make dressing. Stir in cabbage mix and toss to coat. Add salt … Continued

Lentil Meatballs

  Serves 4 Adapted from DawnJacksonBlatner.com Ingredients 1 Tablespoon olive oil 3 cloves minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 8-ounce package sliced mushrooms (preferably vitamin-D enhanced variety) 8 cups pre-cleaned baby spinach, 2 cups for meatballs and 6 cups for pasta Sea salt and black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 … Continued

Broccoli and Cashew Cream Soup

    Ingredients ½ cup raw cashews, soaked 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, minced 1 ½ tsp salt (to taste) 2 stalks celery, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced 16 oz broccoli (about 7 cups, packed) 6 cups water or vegetable stock, divided ½ tsp red pepper 1 can … Continued

“Toum” Lebanese Garlic Paste Recipe

    Ingredients 2 whole bulbs of garlic, peeled ½ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon sea salt 2-3 cups of canola oil to ‘fluff’ the paste     Instructions Place all garlic cloves and salt into food processor and mix Add canola oil in slowly to reach desired consistency ( fluffy is ideal) … Continued

Vegan Nog Smoothie

  Best served fresh, this is really a multipurpose smoothie… a libation, an excellent start to the morning, an after workout refresher, or to share a toast with your friends. A delightful holiday treat! Prep Time – 10 minutes Total Time – 10 minutes Servings – 4 1/2 Cups Author – Vanilla And Bean Ingredients 1/2C Raw Cashews soaked overnight in 1 C … Continued