Let food be thy medicine. Learn how changing your diet from animal-based to plant-based can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes, and then put it into practice by following our easy plant-based recipes.
Crockpot Roasted VegetablesBy Sarah YooCrockpots are wonderful. I used to think they were only good for chills and roasts, but roasted veggies? Beautiful revelation.Crockpot Caramelized OnionsBy Sarah YooCaramelized onions are an incredible addition to…pretty much everything. Stir them into mashed potatoes or wilted greens, sprinkle them on top of a pizza, or use them in one of our staff's favorite recipes: Mujaddara (Lebanese Lentils).Holiday Stuffing and GravyBy Kylee Melo, RDThe average person consumes a whopping 6,000 calories for Christmas dinner. That’s about 2 pounds worth of calories in a single meal. If you’re not keen to gain weight you will pledge to lose a week later, here are a couple of great recipes to try out this Christmas. They still have a terrific flavor, but far fewer calories. These sides are a perfect complement to our Vegan Holiday Turkey Roast. Enjoy!Vegan SouffléBy Desiree KröperI enjoy easy, tasty recipes, but sometimes it's fun to make something extra special. Hence, when I learned you can make "egg white" foam using garbanzo juice, I was anxious to see if a vegan soufflé was possible. And voilà, it worked and has become one of my favorite recipes!Baked TostonesBy María HummelTostones (also known as patacones, tachinos, fried or sliced) are undoubtedly very delicious. However, because it is traditionally a fried dish, it contains high calories and fat. Fortunately, instead of frying, you can bake, which makes them a much healthier option.Healthy PupusasBy María HummelPerhaps the most traditional dish in El Salvador, pupusas have reached international popularity. They are usually filled with cheese, pork rinds or refried beans and served with tanned cabbage and tomato sauce. For this healthy version we use vegan cheese to reduce both the amount of calories and saturated fat, although they can also be filled with red or black “flipped” beans, which can be prepared without fat.Zesty Tomato-Basil BruschettaBy Life and Health NetworkMost people love and remember bruschetta for its bright, fresh tomato and basil components, not so much for the sprinkle of cheese on top. So why not omit the cheese altogether?Chilled Summer YamsBy Life and Health NetworkFor quite some time, I wasn’t sure what to call this recipe. Pumpkin pie mash? Pumpkin pie filling? Sweet potato salad? Then, I took a bite and closed my eyes. What came to mind were picnics, summertime, Tupperware containers, and my happy children. Hence, “chilled summer yams,” perfect for packing intRoasted Root Vegetable MedleyBy Life and Health NetworkVegetables really don't get simpler and tastier than this herbacious, roasted form.