Everything you need to start eating plant-based: Recipes, Expert tips, motivation and more.
Happy World Vegan Month! Celebrate By Eating Plant-Based. Here’s How
Happy World Vegan Month, Yes, it's a thing. People even search for "When is World Vegan Month, 2022?" Well, now you know. World Vegan Day kicks off this 31-day holiday beginning on November 1st, every year! World Vegan Day is one day after our candy buzz (perfectly timed to fill you up with healthy protein-packed grain bowls for when your blood sugar crashes), and 10 days before World Si
Is It Expensive To Be Plant-Based? Quite the Opposite, It Turns Out
If you’re thinking of going vegan, you can count on one thing: You’ll hear all about how expensive it is to be vegan—from people who aren’t actually plant-based. And if you think you’ll dodge those comments because you’re only making a partial switch to being vegetarian, think again.
Our Best Grocery List for When You’re Starting Your Plant-Based Journey
Now that you've decided to take the leap and start eating plant-based, you may be wondering what to buy at the grocery store. While switching to a new way of eating can be daunting, this comprehensive plant-based grocery list will ensure that you have all of the supplies in your fridge and pantry to make delicious, healthy plant-based meals. Fro...
What Not to Do When Giving Up Meat or Going Plant-Based
I read a great article on what "not to do" when going sober. It made me think about all the mistakes I had made when going plant-based. A famous one was my announcing to a table of ten friends out to dinner on the Lower East Side at a French restaurant (high in dairy, meat, cheese, etc): "I'm vegan!" He...
11 Nuts That Pack the Most Protein
Nuts are some of the healthiest foods on the planet, high in fiber, Omega-3 fatty acids, protein and healthy fats that actually lower cholesterol. They're also calorie bombs, so we researched the best nuts to eat if you want the highest protein, and came up with these 11 winners to snack on today.
Scientifically Proven Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet. It Lowers Cancer Risk
How do you get a healthy person to try a plant-based diet? You tell them about the recent studies that are appearing day after day that show plant-based eating is better for your heart, reducing risks of cancer and diabetes, liver disease and depression, Alzheimer’s disease and death from ANY cause! We decided to double back and review the top health studies of 2019 and recent years, that show plant-based eating is, in fact, better for you. We found no fewer than 50 research studies to share. Each study reinforces the belief that eating a plant-based diet is better for your health than consuming meat and dairy, by lowering your risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer, liver disease, depression, Alzheimer's and death from any cause.
Your Plant-Based Diet Starter Kit: The Only 20 Items You Need to Succeed
So you're finally ready to start a plant-based journey. But where to begin? One way is to banish all meat and dairy on Mondays and try the 21 Meatless Monday recipes for inspiration. But if you want to dive right in and start to eat healthier and plant-based, every day for at least a week, you may need some help when it comes time to stock up at the store. Tha...
The Top Sources of Protein on a Plant-Based Diet
You may be wondering how it's even possible to get enough protein without animal products in your diet. For most of our lives, we are constantly led to believe that the best (and only) sources of protein are animal-derived, such as meat, poultry, fish, and dairy. So where...
The Top 10 Sources of Plant-Based Protein, According to a Nutritionist
The number one concern people raise when eating a plant-based diet is how they can get enough protein. The answer is that most animals get their protein from plants, and humans can too. In fact, plants are a great source of protein, from soybeans to peas, the mighty vegetable packs a punch when it comes to protein per gram. Read on to find out which plants deliver the most protein per ounce.