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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…

Former President Bill Clinton Healed Heart Disease With a Plant-Based Diet

When Heart Disease Struck Former President Clinton He Healed With a Plant-Based Diet Heart Disease, today's leading cause of preventable death, struck former U.S. President Bill Clinton during his residency at the White House. Clinton called himself a "fat band boy" at age 13 when he weighed 185 pounds. He put himself on his first diet in his teens which was a calorie-restrictive low-carb plan where he ate just once a day and lost twenty pounds in a month. Not surprisingly, the diet didn't stick, but his quest to figure out…

After Being Told to Go Home and Die, She Lived Another 40 Years

After Being Told to Go Home and Die, She Lived Another 40 Years An angioplasty and triple bypass surgery had failed to heal Evelyn Oswick's troubled heart. Oswick suffered two heart attacks in her fifties and when her heart disease returned after her multiple operations, her doctor told her there was nothing more he could do for her and that she should “go home and wait to die.” Oswick was in the hospital room after her heart surgery when Dr. Esselstyn stopped by to suggest she would be a good candidate for his experiment…