40 Plant Based Recipes – 5 Ingredients (or less)

This recipe round up was inspired by one of Michael Pollan’s food rules : “Don’t eat anything with more than five ingredients, or ingredients you can’t pronounce.”  Real food doesn’t have a long ingredient list, isn’t advertised on TV, and it doesn’t contain stuff like maltodextrin or sodium tripolyphosphate. Real food is things that your great-grandmother…

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Almond Joy Parfait (v,gf)

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Yup it totally happened! We created the perfect post workout meal, mid afternoon snack, sweet breakfast or lovely dessert to share with friends. Look at this creamy rich treat! Would you believe that is totally healthy, vegan, gluten free and packed with plant based protein?!?  And what better source of plant based protein, than #vegagreens #protein! What’s…

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Apple Inspired Vegan Recipe Round Up

-Gaiam Life Eat local. Eat what’s in season. Eat organic. Confused by multiple messages about what to eat and where to buy it?  We’ve looked into eating seasonal food and have it all figured out. Here’s why you should (really) do it. Let’s begin with cost. When produce is in season locally, the relative abundance…

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Creamy Spiced Pumpkin Butter

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Do you have a nut intolerance but secretly dream about licking a big spoon of peanut butter? Ok maybe it’s just me but still this pumpkin butter taste like heaven and totally satisfies any peanut butter cravings. A Great Alternative … This Pumpkin Seed Butter is versatile and delicious. Just recently I came across an article mentioning…

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Recipe Round Up – 28 Low Carb Vegan Recipes

Low-carb eating is a great way to manage blood sugar and many people find it also helps with digestion, managing diabetes, and maintaining  a healthy weight (even if not trying to lose weight). Low carb eating also provides some brain-boosting benefits, due the higher amounts of healthy fats and proteins – these aid in neurotransmitter and…

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Vegan Plum Protein Parfait

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Plums you either love ’em or hate ’em… some interesting facts about plums you probably didn’t know: Great for relieving constipation and digestive problems. Plums are full of antioxidants that have been shown to slow the development of Alzheimer’s disease. (The University of Harvard Health Research). They also contain anthocyanin and quercetin, beneficial for preventing brain…

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Peanut Butter Pudding with Berrylicious Swirl

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When it comes to kid friendly snacks it could be challenging to compete with prepackaged, highly processed, sugary snacks that get so much exposure. However I have a feeling that this tasty snack from “Plant Powered Families -Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes “ will quickly become your kid’s favorite .   “This idea came to…

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APPLE GRANOLA WRAPS – When You’re Short on Time

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“I just don’t have the time to make those complicated meals.” Okay, I get it,  making a fresh, wholesome plant-based meal every breakfast, lunch and dinner sounds little overwhelming, especially if your life is already packed, you work long hours, you’ve got kids, fitting in regular workouts, etc. So today we are featuring a super quick and nutritious recipe…

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