There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
You're busy. Whether you work full-time, attend college, care for a loved one, run a household—or all of the above—you don’t always have time to make yourself nutritious meals. Like many people who want to eat healthy on a budge... Read more
It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian.
One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce... Read more
"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m... Read more
Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze.
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Here is my healthy eating plan for Thanksgiving....veggies will be a salad with a little olive oil and lemon juice, I will eat turkey breast meat no stuffing or carbs but instead swap for low sugar cherry cobbler. Totally satisfying and yummy :)... Read more
I have been reading the articles to make sure I have a game plan but I know it will be very hard for me. For one we will be eating Dinner at 2 different families houses (my moms, and then my in laws). I will not be controlling what and how its cooked... Read more
Yes, it is! I plan on making up for missing my workout. I have a really busy week, but I'll fit it in! What a way to start the week. hahaha At least I can use my kitchen, which is great since I'm the hostess for Thanksgiving! ;-)... Read more
I'm thrilled to announce that SparkPeople has just published the first in a line of ebooks, "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople: The No-Stress, No-Guilt Way to Reap the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet." As many of you know, I am editor of... Read more
A new children's book entitled Vegan is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action was released last week with mixed reviews over concerns about the books use of graphic images and a potentially unhealthy diet message. Author and illustrator Ruby Roth&... Read more
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