10 Fast and Simple Plant-Based Meal Ideas in under 20 minutes

Ask just about anyone what keeps them from switching to a plant-based/vegan/healthier diet, and one of the most common answers (besides ‘I love my cheese/bacon too much’) is likely going to be, ‘I just don’t have the time to make those elaborate meals’. Okay, I understand that making a fresh, wholesome plant-based dinner every night…

July 80/20 Meal Plan

Don’t tackle a healthy diet all at once. Start by replacing empty calories with whole food options. Whole foods include fruits, vegetables, and whole grains – foods that are as close to their natural form as possible. It won’t be long before you realize just how good “good food” feels. Before you know it, your…

Beans Cause Gas

So many folks avoid all nutritious and delicious legumes because of the bloating and flatulence they cause. The culprit here is not the bean itself, but the cooking of the bean. Cooked beans, as well as other vegetables essentially decompose inside our intestines. This decomposition creates gases which causes the bloating. Over time, the cooked…

Spotlight Saturday, in the kitchen

Spiral vegetable slicer Zucchini noodles prepared using a spiral slicer Spiral vegetable slicers (also known as spiralizers) are kitchen appliances used for cutting vegetables, such as zucchinis, potatoes, cucumbers, carrots, apples, and beetroots, into linguine-like strands which can be used as an alternative to pasta.  Spiralizers usually contain three blades: a round blade for spaghetti,…

Marinated portobello cashew cheese burgers with herbs,sprouts & tomatoes

Marinated mushrooms: 4 portobello mushrooms 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon liquid aminos  1 tablespoon maple syrup Cashew cheese: 1 3/4 cups cashews 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup nutritional yeast  Juice from 1 lemon 2 peeled garlic cloves 2 tablespoons miso Pink Himalayan Salt and Italian seasoning, to taste  Guacamole: 2-4 avocados (I…

Simple Changes, Make Simple Habits

Looking to build healthier habits? Remember, you don’t have to change everything all at once. Start with small steps that you can feel good about. #onesimplechange  Add nutrient-rich foods. Instead of thinking about what not to eat, think about the things you can add to your diet. Strive to incorporate more greens and colorful veggies…

Frozen Pineapple Margarita

I thought it would be nice to put a spin on a margarita. Well, that’s partly true. I really had this poor, sad, forgotten pineapple just sitting all alone on my counter (we can address my produce addiction another time). Now, I’m not telling you to use a rotten pineapple, but if it’s just a…

Peel me off the floor! 

   The only thing that could possibly make this better (if that’s possible) would be my plant protien mix. It tastes like birthday cake batter, I’m making this NOW, bye!  P.s. Tell me how you like it in the comments below, thanks! Rawfully yours, JR