It’s no shocker that amidst our modern world of packaged foods and convenient lifestyles, the culinary movement has been steadily shifting towards a more local, farm-to-table approach to cooking and eating.
This is a great article that provides some great recipies that will help you to add some fall flavors, colors and great veggies to your recipe box. Check it out, try a couple and let us know how it works
Source: 10 Recipes to Show Off Fall Vegetables | Food52
This is a five month expo designed to bring groups together to evaluate changing our food system to make healthy food available to all.
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Source: Hivos at Expo Milano 2015: changing the food system to make healthy food available for all | Hivos International
Looking for a way to convince those picky eater in your house to eat more veggies? Check out this article on 10 ways to help you get them over the hump.Ideas and recipes for getting your family to eat more vegetables, including oven fries, roasts, purees, kale chips, cheese-y sauce, muffins, dips, and more.
Source: 10 Tasty Ways to Tempt Your Family to Eat More Vegetables
Check out the weekly plant-based menu from my favorite recipe site: Vegkitchen.comA week’s worth of plant-based (vegan) dinner ideas, including potato and corn soup, easy bean burritos, hearty lentil and spinach pasta, quinoa casserole, and
Source: Weekly Plant-Based Dinner Plan, September 14 – 18, 2015
There are many factors to consider: availability of fresh produce, time on hand, and the quality of the canned produce in the market, among others. Here’s how to make the right choice.
Source: Canned Versus Fresh Produce: Which Should You Use When Cooking? – Clean Eating
I have had some great dishes made with tempeh. It can be a great substitute for fish in your vegan/vegetarian dishes, My wife makes an incredible fried fish meal with tempeh that will have you thinking that you are eating a piece of real fish.
Click the link below and explore some great recipes that use tempeh. Tempeh is a fermented soyfood,and like its culinary cousin tofu is quite versatile, but has a more distinct flavor as well as a dense, chewy texture.
Source: 12 High-Protein Vegan Main Dishes Featuring Tempeh
The question always comes up on “Where does the protein come from in a vegan/vegetarian diet?” Check out this great article to get the answer to that burning question.
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Best protein sources for the plant-based (vegan) diet, including legumes, whole grains, nuts, soy foods, and more.
Source: Top Protein Sources for the Plant-Based Diet
Check out this week of meals planned and laid out by one of my favorite websites. Hoping to bring you great meals and recipes on a regular basis.
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A week’s worth of plant-based (vegan) dinner ideas featuring soft tacos, tofu skillet, quinoa salad, basil and tomato pasta, and basil and tomato pizza.
Source: Weekly Plant-Based Dinner Plan, August 24 – 28, 2015
Once again we have some great vegan recipes from our friends at VegKitchen.com. Check them out and give a try. We would love to hear from you in the comments to this post on how they worked out for you and your family.Here are 8 vegan salad dressings including vegan ranch, French, parsley, green goddess, sesame-ginger, tangy tahini, and spinach & basil pesto.
Source: 8 Tasty Vegan Salad Dressings
Two high-protein foods (with lots more going for them nutritionally) — tempeh and walnuts — team up in a tasty taco filling that goes a long way.
Source: Tempeh and Walnut Taco Filling