Tofu-Vegetable Soup

Have a bunch of leftover veggies in the fridge that need to be used up? Make a soup! This is one of my favorite ways to save vegetables from going in the trash if I can't eat them fast enough. Tofu-Vegetable Soup Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 4 cups chopped mixed vegetables (I used … Continue reading Tofu-Vegetable Soup

Sesame Tofu with Broccoli

Sesame Tofu with Broccoli Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 1 block super firm pressed tofu 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons liquid aminos 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 1 teaspoon onion powder Dash of ginger Dash of chili powder Pepper to taste 1 cup chopped broccoli **Always check to make sure your ingredients/products are gluten-free … Continue reading Sesame Tofu with Broccoli

Berry-Veggie Smoothie

Berry-Veggie Smoothie Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Yield - 2 servings Ingredients 1 cup frozen berry blend (strawberries, cherries, blueberries, blackberries) 1/2 cup packed fresh baby spinach 1/4 cup baby carrots 1 cup unsweetened flax milk (or plant milk of choice) 1/4 cup hemp seeds 2 tablespoons chia seeds 1 tsp lemon juice Optional: 4-5 … Continue reading Berry-Veggie Smoothie

Chickpea Flour Quiche With Veggies

Chickpea Flour Quiche With Veggies Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour ¼ cup nutritional yeast 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp Italian seasoning ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tbsp flaxseed meal Dash of salt 1 cup plant milk (I used unsweetened flax milk) … Continue reading Chickpea Flour Quiche With Veggies

Spring into Food Safety

Do you like to do a deep “Spring cleaning” of your home this time of year? As you are sprucing up the rest of the house, don’t forget about the kitchen! Check out the tips below on how to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses by keeping food safe in your kitchen. Food Safety 101 … Continue reading Spring into Food Safety

Go Green for Earth Day

This past Monday was Earth Day, a time to show love and support for the Earth and environmental protection. The celebration of Earth Day first began in 1970, and its popularity has grown since then. Environmental protection organizations utilize Earth Day to educate the public on the state of our planet and what needs to … Continue reading Go Green for Earth Day

Ditch the Diets this Spring

If you turn on the TV or log into any social media site, chances are you will see all kinds of ads for diet and weight loss plans. Does it ever make you stop and think “what makes them come back year after year if people should be losing weight and keeping it off with … Continue reading Ditch the Diets this Spring

Inflammation 101

Do you ever find yourself plagued with fatigue, joint inflammation or even arm and leg stiffness? Did you know that your diet and lifestyle choices can influence inflammation? Things like sugar, saturated fat, trans fat, refined carbohydrates, excessive alcohol consumption, and processed meats may all trigger inflammation. Let's dive into what you can do to … Continue reading Inflammation 101

Let’s Sleep on It

Do you find yourself compromising a restful night's sleep for work or family obligations?  Besides still feeling tired in the morning, chronic lack of sleep may be causing you more harm than you think. Let's take a look at how sleep can impact your health and how to get more sleep at night - starting … Continue reading Let’s Sleep on It

Don’t Skip a Beat on Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, where we take time to look at what we are doing to keep our hearts healthy and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Let's take a look at five ways you can stay heart healthy this February! 1 - Eat More Fiber Fiber is beneficial for reducing GI tract transit … Continue reading Don’t Skip a Beat on Heart Health