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Mint Smoothie Recipe (WFPB, Vegan)

This mint smoothie recipe is cool, creamy, nutritious, and delicious. Cool mint and creamy banana make a perfect pair in this refreshing drink. Why This Mint Smoothie Recipe is Magnificent! Mint Smoothie is a regular feature in our plant-based household. There's so much to love about this delicious drink! This Mint Smoothie recipe is: Just 3 ingredientsDairy-free100% whole-food, plant-basedVeganProcessed sugar-freeCoolingSweetDeliciousNourishingSatisfyingSuper simple to make Fresh Mint Is The Magic Ingredient

Lose Weight by Eating More

Can I really lose weight by eating more? What if you could lose weight by eating more? For many dieters, losing weight equals eating less: smaller portions, fewer meals, and less good food. But is this strategy actually effective at producing lasting weight-loss results? While calorie restriction can certainly lead to short term weight loss and health benefits, it rarely is a strategy that can be maintained for the long haul. Most people that try this approach end up eventually gaining the weight back and many gain even

RECIPE: Blueberry Nice-Cream (WFPB, Vegan)

Blueberry Nice-Cream: A Sweet 100% Plants Delight Blueberry Nice-Cream is an easy whole-food, plant-based recipe that makes a nutritious breakfast or delightful dessert. Nice-Cream is Nutritious, Delicious, & Nice to Your Body There are so many reasons to rave about this recipe for Blueberry Nice-Cream. To name a few: It's just 3 ingredients, can't get much simpler than that!This recipe is dairy-free so you can avoid the health dangers of dairy.Blueberries contain phytonutrients that are good for your

How Eating a Rainbow Protects Your Health

What Are Phytonutrients? Phytonutrients, also called phytochemicals, are natural chemical compounds found in plants ('phyto' is a Greek word meaning 'plant'). Phytonutrients are the substances that give plants their smells, colors, and flavors.  These compounds also provide protection against disease and are beneficial to human health in a variety of ways as we'll discuss in this article. If you've never heard of phytonutrients before, it may be because nutrition science is such a young field and phytonutrients are the…

RECIPE: Red Lentil Coconut Curry

Red Lentil Coconut Curry soup is a delicious and nutritious 100% whole plants recipe that is one of my personal favorite meals. My daughter and son also adore this thick and creamy stew of root vegetables. This recipe makes a big pot in case you have a big family or so that you can enjoy plenty of leftover meals. This recipe is: Whole foods plant-basedOne-pot mealVeganDairy-free/lactose-freeGluten-freeLow-fatNutrient-denseKid-friendly foodBudget-friendlyAn excellent part of a pure healing diet A 100% Whole

10 Rules to Help You Loose Weight Naturally With a Plant-Based Diet

If you or someone you know is suffering from overweight, obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, chest pains, erectile dysfunction, MS, eczema, or other disorders, a whole food plant-based diet may be just the lifestyle change you are seeking. A 100% whole plants diet is known to reverse and heal these conditions and to promote increased energy and overall optimal wellness. Eating right for a human being isn't rocket science and you don't have to let the mountain of conflicting advice in the media confuse you.…

RECIPE: Seven Trees Fruit Salad

Trees give us so much: clean air, clean groundwater, shade, rain, temperature regulation, wood for our buildings and fires, and fruit salads for our bellies. Fruit isn't the only tree part that is delectable and nutritious. Often tree seeds, also known as "nuts", and sometimes the bark and sap of trees are also edible and a healthful part of a whole food plant-based diet. Here I'm sharing a recipe that is made from 100% trees. Seven Trees Fruit Salad is a delicious way to enjoy nutrient-rich, fiber-full, hydrating tree…

RECIPE: Mango Smoothie

Mango smoothie is one of our favorite ways to start the day. I love making smoothies because they are easy to make, delicious, and nutritious and there are so many flavor combinations. This simple smoothie recipe has just three ingredients: frozen bananas, frozen mangoes, and almond milk. Any type of sweet ripe mango will work for a smoothie. Simply dice the yellow-orange flesh into cubes and freeze hours before blending if you would like an ice-cold creamy drink. Some people prefer their drinks at room temperature and make…

Plant-Based Protein is Easy to Find

Plant-based protein is easy to find! If you are concerned about how to get enough protein in your diet, you're not alone. Americans have been obsessed with protein after being bombarded with messages that protein is hard to find. Decades of marketing by the meat and dairy industries have ingrained the idea that meat and milk are "protein" foods, while failing to mention that fruits, vegetables, and other plant foods contain protein too! To help ease your nutrition worries, here's some simple charts that show common…