One of the most common questions I hear toward people following a plant-based diet is “where do you get your protein?” I’ve already covered the basics of plant-based protein but today I want to talk more about which foods you can incorporate to meet your protein needs with plants!
Aside from protein and calcium, one of the most common concerns I hear about plant-based diets is that they may not provide enough iron. Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world and it’s true that vegetarians tend to have lower levels, so let’s talk about how we can make sure that we’re…
Spicy and full of flavor from tahini, garam masala, and turmeric, these curried kale chips are a delicious healthy snack or crunchy topping for soups and rice bowls. I used my new dehydrator for this recipe but also provide oven instructions in the recipe notes!
Autumn is officially here and that means its time to talk fall produce! With apples, sweet potatoes, squash…and of course, pumpkin, autumn may just be my favorite time of year for fresh fruits and veggies.
Packed with fiber and protein from black beans, these lettuce wrap tacos are a quick and easy light lunch or dinner. This recipe is also completely customizable, so feel free to use a tortilla instead of romaine and/or choose your own toppings!
These energy bites combine pecans and oats with apple and dates to create a chewy sweet treat.
Looking for the best plant-based recipes to incorporate your CSA/farmer’s market/garden bounty? Read on, friends…I’m sharing my favorite ways to use summer fruits and veggies!
You probably know that calcium is an essential mineral for bone health. But can you really get enough calcium without dairy?
I love nut butters but they can also get expensive. Lately, I’ve been purchasing nuts and seeds in the bulk section and turning them into a butter myself. The process of making your own nut butter is extremely simple and it costs less than buying pre-made nut butter. Plus the flavor cannot be beat!
I’m heading to New Orleans(!) so I created these matcha energy bars to keep us energized for the drive.
I’m really excited to share this recipe because this is also my very first Recipe ReDux post! Check out the link-up at the end of this and all of my future Redux posts (the 22nd of each month) for more recipes created by healthy food bloggers.
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I recently treated myself to Karen Page’s The Vegetarian Flavor Bible. It’s definitely my new favorite kitchen resource. One of my things about this book is that I can look up foods by season. (This is helpful because produce items taste the best and are the most affordable…
If your weather has been anything like Chicago’s, believe me, I know you’re in need of a warm-up. On days like these, I can’t think of anything better than hot soup. Every homemade soup requires a good broth…and I’m not talking about that boxed stuff from the supermarket (though store-bought broth is fine when in a pinch). I’m…
Occasionally coming down with a cold or flu bug is a painful fact of life for most of us but we do have some control over how well our bodies are able to fend off and cope with illness. If you feel like your immune system could use a little revitalization, try adding more of these nutritious immune-boosting…
This navy bean dip is rich in protein and fiber. It works perfectly as an appetizer with toasted bread, crackers, and/or fresh vegetables. You can also use it as a sandwich spread or serve over a large fresh salad for a quick and simple lunch.
Where do vegans and vegetarians get protein? Do they really get enough? Let’s toss out the myths and talk about the science.
This Mediterranean salad is bursting with flavor from nutty farro and sweet + acidic sun-dried tomatoes. Enjoy warm, room temperature, or cold!
Colorful and refreshing, this light quinoa salad is packed with nutritious phytonutrients. Fresh basil and chopped veggies are combined with quinoa and white cannellini beans and then tossed in a simple balsamic vinaigrette.
Welcome to The Grateful Grazer! For my first post, I want to share a super easy dessert/snack that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day. These Goji Berry Cookie Dough Truffles are delicious and full of nutrition.