Apple and Date Salad with Brie

October 24, 2015
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I’m usually a baby spinach kind of girl. I use baby spinach for everything: as lettuce in tacos, as a mix-in for lentil soup, in smoothies, I could go on. It’s such an easy way to get your full serving of greens every day, and baby spinach has such a mild flavor that it goes […]

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Lemon-Ginger Vegetable Stir Fry

October 22, 2015
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Stir-frys are one of the easiest healthy dishes you can make when you’re pressed for time. All you have to do is throw a bunch of vegetables, tofu (or another lean protein), a whole grain (like quinoa) and spices into a big pan (or wok), and within 15 minutes you’ll have a fresh and well […]

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The Truth about Calories and Calorie Counting

October 21, 2015
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We see the word “calorie” everywhere: from food labels to nutrition articles, calories are at the center of conversations about weight loss and health. But what is a calorie anyway? A calorie is just a measure of energy that is generated from food. It’s as simple as that. At a high level, if you eat […]

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Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Spinach and Chickpeas

October 13, 2015
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I love roasting vegetables in the fall. Butternut squash, carrots, cauliflower, zucchini, peppers, onions, tomatoes — I could go on. The best thing about roasting veggies is that you can extract a TON of flavor without needing to add too much fat or calories. It’s also super simple to do, and you can make a big batch […]

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Potato Tofu Verde Enchiladas (and a Nasoya giveaway!)

October 12, 2015
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Fall is in full bloom here in Ann Arbor, and it has been absolutely gorgeous outside! I mean seriously, this is what I get to look at every day in October: It doesn’t get much better than that. And something about fall makes me want to make heartier dishes — like casseroles and stews, with […]

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50 Vegetarian and Plant Based Protein Sources

September 28, 2015
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One of the most frequent questions I get when I tell people I’m vegetarian is: “But then where do you get your protein?” It’s common knowledge that meat is a great source of protein, but you don’t actually need to eat meat to get enough protein! Somehow, being vegetarian has become synonymous with just eating leaves (which do […]

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