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How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet? This can be a daunting process. I have not always eaten vegan. I was a Midwestern-born meat and potatoes for nearly 30 years! So, I know that the transition can be tough. It can also take awhile! […]

Where do Vegans get Protein

Where do Vegans get Protein

There is a lot of confusion about protein, especially when it comes to eating a vegetarian diet. “But where do you get your protein?”, people often ask. The answer is that vegetables, fruits and grains have protein. Eating animals is not the only resource for […]

Blackstrap Molasses

Blackstrap Molasses

Now, if you read one of my previous posts about Calcium, you’ll see that since the bike accident, I have been making effort get more of it. One of my new food items is Blackstrap Molasses. I have liked molasses now for a long time. […]

10 Essential Vegan Foods

10 Essential Vegan Foods

Here’s a¬†fun list of Essential Vegan Foods that are pretty much always in my cupboards and on my shelves. Lentils Lentils are such an incredible Essential Vegan food item. For 1 cup of lentils, you get 18 grams of protein! With only 40 carbs. Tons […]

What is Tempeh?

What is Tempeh?

View in Spanish Tempeh is by far my favorite plant-based protein. Like many people, the first ever plant protein I tried was tofu. But as soon as I discovered tempeh, I was in love. It has this hearty, solid consistency that makes it easy to […]