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Quinoa Bowl

I’ve been working a lot of hours lately, like 7 days a week for 70 to 80 hours. Needless to say, finding time to cook for myself has been difficult. Luckily, I’m married to an amazing woman that keeps me well fed. She’s been doing a lot of cooking for me even though she doesn’t […]

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My Shortlist of “Healthy Carbs”

A coworker recently asked if I would put together a list of healthy carbs that I eat. Typically, I try to avoid foods that require labels as much as possible, and stick to whole foods: fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, mushrooms, and whole grains. When I do buy packaged foods, I try to follow the […]

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Easy Whole Food, Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas

When I first switched to a whole food, plant-based diet I’d stress about what to eat. I’d scour the web for recipes, always on the lookout for something quick, easy, and satisfying. I spent a lot of time trying recipes with disappointing results in many cases. I didn’t have a good feel for what I liked yet, or what foods to keep on hand. I had to unlearn years of poor eating habits and replace them with healthy habits.

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Plant-Based Sushi

Maybe you like sushi, maybe you don’t. I love sushi!. Before I switched to a whole food plant-based diet I probably had sushi once a week, if not more. I definitely missed it… until I discovered plant-based sushi as an option.

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Eating Whole Food, Plant-Based for Weight Loss: 5 Tips For Choosing Foods

A lot of people I encounter seem interested in a whole food, plant-based diet because they see what its done for me, but they’re not entirely sure how it works and what to eat. I’ve put together some tips for reading food labels based on how I’ve been eating for the last 6 months. The first step in switching to a whole food, plant-based diet is knowing what to eat, and what to avoid eating. Here’s some of the benefits I’ve experienced by going WFPB:

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Portobello Mushroom Sandwich

My favorite sammich! And it really hit the spot this evening. Here’s the rundown: Food For Life Baking Ezekiel sprouted whole grain bread Portobello mushroom cap Water sautéed with balsamic vinegar, garlic, and a little Bragg’s Liquid Aminos. Tahini Hummus (there’s a lot of great oil-free hummus recipes out there) Sliced tomato Romain lettuce Fresh […]

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Quinoa Curry Bowl

Another easy to prepare meal. Got the recipe from FOK. Delicious, and nutritious! One thing I’ve found since I went whole food, plant-based is that there are a lot of great recipes out there. Many of them are time-consuming to prepare though, especially when you factor in the learning curve… I’m still new to this […]

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