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19 Vegetarian Ways To Eat More Protein For Breakfast

19 Vegetarian Ways To Eat More Protein For Breakfast | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it

HrYou needn't add beans to your morning bowl of cereal to get a protein-packed breakfast.

And you wouldn't dream of it, of course. But General Mills would. And did.

At the end of May, the mega cereal manufacturer rolled out Cheerios Protein. The...


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Forget the bacon!   Here are some delicious vegetarian and vegan recipes.   

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10 Vegetables You Can Make Burgers With

10 Vegetables You Can Make Burgers With | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
Here are 10 examples of plant-based foods you can use to make awesome burgers.
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Neal Barnard, John McDougall TED Talks: Health Benefits of Plant-Based Diet

Neal Barnard, John McDougall TED Talks: Health Benefits of Plant-Based Diet | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
“ Two recent TED talks deserve atttention from health-conscious foodies. Dr. Neal Bernard and Dr.”
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A Life in Balance: Delicious Plant-Based Recipes For Optimal Health - Cooking, Food & Wine - Kindle eBooks

A Life in Balance: Delicious Plant-Based Recipes For Optimal Health - Cooking, Food & Wine - Kindle eBooks | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
“ A Life in Balance: Delicious Plant-Based Recipes For Optimal Health - Cooking, Food & Wine - Kindle eBooks (A Life in Balance: Delicious Plant-Ba http://t.co/CmpsOuwi...)...”
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20 Vegetarian Dinners With 5 (or Fewer) Ingredients

20 Vegetarian Dinners With 5 (or Fewer) Ingredients | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
These simple recipes prove that sometimes less is more.
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Asian Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe | foodiecrush.com

Asian Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe | foodiecrush.com | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
The crunch of ramen noodles and cabbage make this easy salad a picnic and pot luck favorite.
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7 Nutrient-Dense Foods You Should Being Eating Right Now

7 Nutrient-Dense Foods You Should Being Eating Right Now | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
In contrast to the denser, heartier root vegetables of winter, spring offers us lighter, brighter fare that delivers much-needed nutrients and flavors right when we need them the most.
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The healthiest ways to cook veggies

The healthiest ways to cook veggies | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
What's the healthiest way to cook your vegetables and maximize their nutrition?
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Vegan Protein Powders for Smoothies: My BIG Guide!

Vegan Protein Powders for Smoothies: My BIG Guide! | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
For the past month (and longer really) I have been doing my own little study of vegan protein powders and meal shakes. For this feature, I requested samples from a few top brands - many of which were suggested by your guys, so thanks!
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This 5 Ingredient Salad Dressing is soooo easy to make and is our new favorite....

This 5 Ingredient Salad Dressing is soooo easy to make and is our new favorite.... | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
This 5 Ingredient Salad Dressing is soooo easy to make and is our new favorite. Ditch the bottles, save money and enjoy!
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10 Tips for Saving Money on a Plant-Based Diet - U.S. News & World Report

10 Tips for Saving Money on a Plant-Based Diet - U.S. News & World Report | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
“ U.S. News & World Report 10 Tips for Saving Money on a Plant-Based Diet U.S. News & World Report Diabetes prevention. Hypertension control. Heart health. Weight loss. Fiber intake.”
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Vegan For Her: What Women Should Know About Plant Based Diets

Vegan For Her: What Women Should Know About Plant Based Diets | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
Vegan health authority, Virginia Messina, MPH, RD talks to June Stoyer about her new book, "Vegan For Her" on The Organic View Radio Show.
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Cauliflower Rice Stir Fry [Vegan]

Cauliflower Rice Stir Fry [Vegan] | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
Colorful, crunchy, and jam-packed with veggies, this cauliflower ‘rice’ stir fry bowl is the perfect 20 minute dinner when you want something healthy and hearty.
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Top 6 Plant Based Proteins

Top 6 Plant Based Proteins | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
“ Whether you are vegetarian or not, protein is essential for our body to function on a daily basis. But getting enough protein isn’t as hard as you think.”
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This huge, ugly fruit is a surprisingly good meat substitute ("it's more than just a dessert")

This huge, ugly fruit is a surprisingly good meat substitute ("it's more than just a dessert") | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it

Don't know jack about replacing meat with fruit? Here's a helpful guide.

But there’s another option, one that happily satisfies both those who enjoy meat substitutes in any form and those who would rather not eat a highly processed meat imitation. That option is jackfruit: a large — enormous really — fruit found in tropical regions around the world that’s eaten both ripe and unripe. 

When it’s young and green, jackfruit works remarkably well as a natural stand-in for pork or chicken due to its meaty, shreddable texture after cooking. Ripe jackfruit is sweeter, and doesn’t work as a meat substitute, but can be eaten raw.

If you’re ready to try it yourself, you have options: fresh, canned, or packaged.

Look for fresh jackfruit in well-stocked grocery stores or international markets. If you find it sold in smaller chunks, you won’t have to try and wrestle with an entire child-sized fruit — at least this time anyway.

If you can’t find fresh jackfruit near you (or would just prefer not to go through the hassle of prepping it), you can find canned young jackfruit in Asian markets or online. Make sure to get the jackfruit packed in brine or water — not syrup! 

If you’re starting with fresh, green jackfruit or canned jackfruit, you’ll want to season it (it doesn’t have a strong flavor when unripe, which makes it a versatile ingredient) and cook it until the arils start to break down into shreds (often done by sautéing, stir-frying, or simmering in a sauce).


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This is an interesting discovery for those who want to look for a meat stand-in. I never expected the jackfruit to be more than just dessert. 

"But there’s another option, one that happily satisfies both those who enjoy meat substitutes in any form and those who would rather not eat a highly processed meat imitation. That option is jackfruit: a large — enormous really — fruit found in tropical regions around the world that’s eaten both ripe and unripe. 
"When it’s young and green, jackfruit works remarkably well as a natural stand-in for pork or chicken due to its meaty, shreddable texture after cooking. Ripe jackfruit is sweeter, and doesn’t work as a meat substitute, but can be eaten raw."
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Uncommon Health Benefits You’ll Likely Experience When You Go Plant-Based

Uncommon Health Benefits You’ll Likely Experience When You Go Plant-Based | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
“ Though people choose to eat a vegan (or even vegetarian) diet for a variety of reasons, most everyone who consumes a large amount of whole foods can testify that their overall health also improved when they made the transition from animal-based...”
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Top Plant - Based Iron Sources | Health & Nutrition - Awesome Body

Top Plant - Based Iron Sources | Health & Nutrition - Awesome Body | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it

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Beneath An Ugly Outside, Marred Fruit May Pack More Nutrition

Beneath An Ugly Outside, Marred Fruit May Pack More Nutrition | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
Why are some fruits and veggies born ugly? Fighting off fungus, heat and pests can leave blemishes. Some researchers think these battle scars may boost the antioxidant content in produce.
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National vegetarian week: Five studies that show the benefits of a vegetarian diet

National vegetarian week: Five studies that show the benefits of a vegetarian diet | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
Various studies have revealed eating vegetables and reducing meat consumption is beneficial for health.
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Snack Attack? 5 Healthy Items You Need to Keep in Your Kitchen

Snack Attack? 5 Healthy Items You Need to Keep in Your Kitchen | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
Nutritionist Robin Barrie Kaiden lists the five best snacks to keep in your pantry so that when hunger strikes, you’re prepared.
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Olives for Dinner | Vegan Recipes and Photography: Glazed Tofu ...

Olives for Dinner | Vegan Recipes and Photography: Glazed Tofu ... | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
Besides producing beautiful shapes and textures, spherification techniques can also alter how flavors behave in a dish. Here I've created sriracha pearls, which were then dropped into a viscous and sweet glaze over ...
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Just cooked up a big pot of lentils! What to make! I'm thinking HH lentil tacos!...

Just cooked up a big pot of lentils! What to make! I'm thinking HH lentil tacos!... | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
Just cooked up a big pot of lentils! What to make! I'm thinking HH lentil tacos! Or maybe the lentil loaf! Or both!!! You pick!!
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Top 6 Plant Based Proteins

Top 6 Plant Based Proteins | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
“ Whether you are vegetarian or not, protein is essential for our body to function on a daily basis. But getting enough protein isn’t as hard as you think.”
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Tahini-Roasted Cauliflower With Lemony Herb Oil [Vegan]

Tahini-Roasted Cauliflower With Lemony Herb Oil [Vegan] | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
For a stunning centerpiece that looks as amazing as it tastes, you have to try this roasted whole cauliflower.
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20 Amazing Vegan Cheeses You Can Make at Home

20 Amazing Vegan Cheeses You Can Make at Home | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
From smooth and spreadable to ooey-gooey melty goodness, these vegan cheeses rock!

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Did you know you can make your own delicious healthy cheese at home or buy new varieties of plant based cheese in your grocery market? Why would you want to make your own when you can buy dairy cheese, you may ask. 

 

Cheese is one of the most acid producing foods. Animal based foods have been associated with increased asthma risk. Removing eggs and dairy from asthmatic children's lungs has been shown to improve lung function in as few as eight weeks. This information comes from Dr Michael Greger "How Not to Die".

 

Cheese and other dairy products contain hormones, especially growth hormones. A 2015 meta-analysis study found that high intakes of dairy products: milk, low-fat milk, and cheese appear to increase total prostrate cancer risk.

 

Here's an interesting fact for you to ponder. Dairy products are a leading cause of excessive gas which is caused by poor digestion of the milk sugar lactose.

 

Health tips:  Organic plant based real whole food makes the best non-dairy food bar none. From cheeses, nut milks, desserts, mains to sides; you will eat to live and live well you will.

 

With so many people jumping on the plant based wagon, isn't it time for you to get your hands dirty growing your organic garden or ordering from online CSAs, joining a food co-op, or shopping at Farmer's Markets? Take back your health, save money by not having to run to the doctor or E.R., and live zestfully into your 90's and beyond.

 

Read more about "20 amazing Vegan Cheeses You Can Make at Home" from www.onegreenplanet.org by Goji berry, Chief happiness Oficer, One green Planet.

 

This www.scoop.it/t/zestful-living site is being curated by Sandi Cornez. Follow Sandi for more healthy food/water tips @http://ww.facebook.com/wisdomfromthewell

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No Bake Coconut Mango Balls

No Bake Coconut Mango Balls | Vegetarian and Vegan | Scoop.it
These raw vegan mango coconut balls are super easy and TO LIVE FOR! Just throw everything in your food processor and devour.
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