FOOD

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.
Orange Cranberry SconesThis recipe was inspired by the orange cranberry scones they offer at Starbucks. They were one of my mom's favorite desserts there, until she found the recipe and was able to make them at home. She passed the recipe along to me and I was able to make it plant-based to enjoy. These scones are a great sweet treat because the whole batch only contains 7 teaspoons of sugar. That's almost less than ½ a teaspoon per scone, and that's a whole lot less than your average dessert. The glaze adds a little bit more sugar, but it is always optional.
Aquafaba MayonnaiseThis is the perfect light mayo for all your mayo needs! It’s much healthier than real mayo but doesn't lack in texture and flavor. The key to making plant-based mayo is the aquafaba liquid. The liquid comes from a can of cooked chickpeas or, alternatively, the leftover water from cooking your own chickpeas. This is a fun recipe to make, fast and easy, and a wonderful alternative to mayo with eggs. No one will know that you didn’t use eggs in this recipe… that is of course unless you tell them!
Sofrito BoricuaThe sofrito is one of the most important ingredients of Puerto Rican food, since it is used to make almost all the most important dishes. The wonderful thing about this recipe is that it is very simple, healthy, and also easy to prepare. It can be used to flavor many stews and dishes, including soups and rice.
Baked TostonesTostones (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.
Mushroom PozoleThe pozole is a tasty traditional Mexican dish that is usually prepared with pork, and that is very easy to prepare. This vegetarian version is much lighter since it is much lower in fat, especially saturated fats. The vegetables that are added at the time of serving make this recipe provide a good amount of fiber and nutrients for the body.
Chipped MushroomPeruvian cuisine is well known throughout the world for its quality and flavors. This simple vegetarian version of "Sautéed Loin" does not need meat to give it an exquisite taste and texture. It can be served with brown rice or with any other accompaniment.
Low-Fat TamalesThis tamale is prepared with zero refined fats (such as oil or vegetable shortening) or saturated fats (such as lard), and yet retains all the flavor and texture of the original tamales. Your family will be surprised how delicious these healthy tamales are!
Vegetarian SeasoningIt is very common in Latin American cuisine to use the famous "bouillon cubes" or "powdered consommé", either flavored with chicken, beef or tomato. Unfortunately, these products can have a very high sodium level, in addition to other chemical ingredients that could be harmful to health. This recipe provides a healthy alternative for these products, which can be used to give a good flavor to any dish.