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Meatless Mondays: Are Vegan Meat Products Really Healthy?

As I sat and tried out a vegan bbq rib wrap the other day, I eventually didn't even notice that it wasn't real meat. The texture was soft and so familiar to bbq pork ribs that it was enjoyable without having to worry about having something very fatty. I tend to be open to trying …

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Using Pesto In The Kitchen (Plus A Basic Vegan Pesto Recipe Of Mine)

A jarred pesto sauce can be a classic kitchen staple to have in the kitchen when pressed for time. Sometimes you might not have the fresh herbs available in the pantry to make fresh pesto at home. Surprisingly, pesto does not just have to be used on pasta (although it does taste good that way). …

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Health Tidbits: Cauliflower Power!

From Indian to Mediterranean cuisine, cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that can absorb flavors. It almost reminds me of tofu of the vegetable world, since its somewhat bland taste can be changed and amplified through spices. To others, it may remind them of looking a brain (maybe that's why they don't want to eat it). …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: Is Brown Rice The Better Choice?

Looking at the title, you may have already made your decision or believe that it is obvious that brown rice is the better choice for your health. In many ways you would be correct, since white rice is refined and has the bran and germ taken out of it. This reduces its nutrient and fiber …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: Nutritious Plant-Based Milks

I think I have seen more brands and dairy free companies on the market with plant based milk products more than cows milk in the past few years. With the growing amount of those who don't want to consume dairy or animal products, it is refreshing to see that there are so many varieties out …

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Fresh vs. Frozen Products: Is there an unlikely underdog?

When people are given the choice as to whether or not fresh produce would taste better than frozen, the likely answer would be picking the fresh side of things. Yes it is true that a lot of the time when you cook frozen vegetables they might not be as crispy as fresh ones, and this …

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