Best Complete Proteins for Vegetarians and Vegans

Best Complete Proteins for Vegans and Vegetarians

Vegetarian complete proteins and vegan complete proteins are an important part of any plant-based diet. You can easily have meat-free, healthy, balanced meals that contain plenty of protein (in the form of 9 essential amino acids) from a variety of vegan and vegetarian-friendly sources. Proteins contain little building blocks of various amino acids. A “complete […]

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Edamame, Corn and Bok Choy Salad

If you haven’t had Edamame or Bok Choy you’re missing out on some tasty, Asian inspired eats. Edamame are young, green soybeans and Bok Choy is a variety of Asian Cabbage (related to varieties of Western Cabbage and, oddly enough, Turnips). Both are light and uniquely flavorful veggies with a rich texture. Combined with Sweet […]

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Vignole – Italian Spring Vegetable Soup

Vignole, loosely translated, means a “celebration of spring” and this lovely light and savory soup is just that. Filled with young, tender, green vegetables, herbs and simple white beans, you can’t help but think of the lightness of spring. This is the perfect, healthy soup, with just a little Prosciutto di Parma for texture and […]

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Garlic Sautéed Spinach with Roasted Garbanzo Beans

The textures of soft spinach and chewy, roasted garbanzo beans come together perfectly in this simple dish. This is a quick side to cook and share with your family and friends that packs a healthy kick. Note: This recipe is designated “ME” for Mindful Eating and is generally lower in fat and calories than some […]

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