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Non-Dairy Milk Alternatives

July 31, 2013 Alexa Barbee

Almond Milk This is probably one of the most popular non-dairy alternatives in recent years. It comes in original, vanilla (sweetened and unsweetened), and even chocolate! Almond milk has significantly fewer calories, fat and carbohydrates

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Raw Peach Tart

July 30, 2013 McKel Hill

If only you could smell these plump and ripe peaches I picked up from the Peach Truck here at the Nashville Farmers Market last week, you would know exactly how I was feeling: pure excitement

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“True Tomato” Sandwich

July 25, 2013 Carlene Thomas

Meet my lunch, every day until tomato season is over. I'm not sure if this is a regional thing, but I have been obsessed with "true tomato" sandwiches for as long as I can remember.

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Eat Local While on Vacation

July 24, 2013 Stacy Rothschild

As summer is upon us, we dream about vacation and all of the delightful meals we will allow ourselves to enjoy while taking time out from our normal routine. In addition to indulging this summer,

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Fancy Chicken Roulade

July 23, 2013 Kate Scarlata

I can remember when I had my first child, my daughter, Chelsea Rose. I thought three months “off from work” was going to be like a vacation. Ha ha! Right? Not so much.  I barely

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Black Bean Dip with Nutritional Yeast

July 19, 2013 Meme Inge

Nutritional yeast is one of those things I used to steer clear of for a while because I was scared of it. Those orange-yellow flakes really freaked me out. "What exactly is nutritional yeast?" "Yeast?

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Why Yes, I Am Vegan

July 18, 2013 Anita Mirchandani

Even as more people opt to become vegan, questions abound. I've got a few friends who have been following a vegan lifestyle for a while now. For a quick lesson in the animal-free lifestyle, I

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Why Do We Love Mushrooms So?

July 17, 2013 Robin Rood

Growing up, I never liked mushrooms. I know I'm not the only one, either. I go out to eat quite often and hear this from other patrons a lot: "No mushrooms please." You won't hear

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Healthy Snacking for Vegans

July 16, 2013 Brieanna Casperson

I am a huge believer in incorporating two to three healthy and plant-based snacks into your daily eating plan. For me, this means that I eat five to six small meals throughout my day, or

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Framing the Message in the Obesity Fight

July 15, 2013 Timi Gustafson

As obesity rates continue to rise rapidly in the United States and many other countries, health experts wonder how to convey more effectively the seriousness of the crisis to the public. While many seem to

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Get to Know Nutritional Yeast

July 11, 2013 Lindsay Livingston, RD

If you've spent any time perusing the bulk bins at your local grocery store lately, you may have noticed a product called nutritional yeast. Although the name sounds somewhat unappealing — and the appearance, as

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Vegans’ Passion

July 10, 2013 Gina Lesako

"The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man." —Charles Darwin, English naturalist (1809–1882) One of the greatest pleasures in life is finding your passion. Harley-Davidson has its die-hard motorcycle followers,

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9 Tips for a Gluten-free Vegetarian

July 5, 2013 Cheryl Harris

The health benefits from reducing the amount of meat in the diets of most Americans are, by now, well established. And the lifestyle has appeal for some people based on ethical and/or environmental reasons too.