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How to Make Non-Dairy Milks

How to Make Non-Dairy Milks
One of the first changes people make after deciding to go plant-based is swapping out their dairy milk for a plant-based option. The refrigerated aisle at the grocery store has plenty of choices — soy, almond, and rice are all popular alternatives. (Coconut milk is also available, but has a very high amount of saturated...
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Joshua Pritikin
I've found that to get it to taste really close to cow milk, you need to add some lemon and nutritional yeast. For example, for a ... Read More
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 07:37
Sean Carney
Thank you Joshua Pritikin,I will try that. Thanks for the suggestion. Quite clever actually!And, thank you for signing up here as ... Read More
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:58
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How to Make Creamy, Oil-Free Vegan Delights

How to Make Creamy, Oil-Free Vegan Delights
Motivational speaker and author Zig Ziglar once quipped , "I'm so optimistic I'd go after Moby Dick in a row boat and take the tartar sauce with me." Although Zig was an optimist, he wasn't a vegan. If he had been, would he have had to forego the pleasure of tartar sauce? What would...
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Esselstyn-compliant, endorsed by Essy, Greger, Barnard, and more:http://www.hearthealthypizza.com60 of the recipes are cheese-like... Read More
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 21:44
Sean Carney
Thank you Mark Sutton for your comment,I appreciate knowing about your Healthy Pizza site. That is quite and interesting niche. Ev... Read More
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 21:50
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How to Replace Oil in Baked Goods

How to Replace Oil in Baked Goods
There are many things we cut out of our diet when we switch to eating whole plant foods with no added oil, but baked goods doesn't have to be one of them. For many people, baking — or at least eating baked goods — is one of the joys of life. With a little knowledge and practice,...
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Can you link to or give some oil free baked goods recipes?
Friday, 29 April 2016 15:55
Sean Carney
Sorry for the late reply. I would suggest you might want to start looking for recipes on the three web sites that we included at t... Read More
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 14:10
Sue Louise Gilmore
Great tips! Unsweetened applesauce has been my go-to for oil replacement in baked goods. It also helps my bread rise better when I... Read More
Monday, 06 August 2018 06:22
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What Does a Plant-Based Dinner Plate Look Like?

Starch-Smart® System: From Sun To Plant To Plate
"I have really been thinking about . . . how best to describe the principles of a healthy diet , and I think, plant-centered, minimally processed, calorie dilute, low SOS [salt, oil, sugar] & variety, really sums it all up," says Jeff Novick, MS, RD . But what does that look like when we...
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Oats 101 - A Buyer's Guide to Choosing Oats

Oats 101 - A Buyer's Guide to Choosing Oats
Oats come in many different shapes and sizes -- rolled oats, steel-cut, oat groats, quick and instant. Sound confusing? What's the difference? If you're asking these questions,  Lindsay Nixon , creator of Happy Herbivore is here to help. Her article, Oat Types, Rolled and More , describes each form of oat product and what...
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How to Make Dairy-Free Parmesan Cheese

How to Make Dairy-Free Parmesan Cheese
For most people, cheese was the hardest item to give up after making the switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet. This is no surprise, since cheese contains opiate-like compounds which are physically addictive. Although it may have been difficult to give up, avoiding any form of dairy will improve your health significantly! Many people...
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How to Caramelize and Sauté Without Using Oil

How to Caramelize and Sauté Without Using Oil
"Caramelize onions without using any oil? No way!" That's a pretty typical first reaction to those who are starting to eat an oil-free, plant-based diet. Not only can it be done, but renowned Chef Del Sroufe will show you how in his step-by-step video from Wellness Forum Foods . Chef Del has perfected the technique...
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Sue Louise Gilmore
This was a 5 STAR video!! Extremely helpful! We served Chef Del's recipe for a creamy mushroom penne sauce at our cooking club an... Read More
Sunday, 18 February 2018 06:52
Sean Carney
Wow. That sounds so good. I would like to see the finished product. :-)
Sunday, 18 February 2018 08:18
Denise Rose
Sue, I wonder if this recipe might be what you used. Would like to try based on your recommendation.... I found this link: https... Read More
Sunday, 18 February 2018 09:39
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Is There a Difference Between Canned and Cooked Beans?

Is There a Difference Between Canned and Cooked Beans?
My  Starch-Smart®  System recommends eating a serving of beans twice a day. Does it get tiresome? Not at all! Beans come in so many varieties; they can be prepared and enjoyed in so many different ways! There are garbanzos, pintos, black beans, adzuki, and mayocoba--to mention just a few--and each one has its own...
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Plant-Based Meals Delivered to Your Front Door!

Plant-Based Meals Delivered to Your Front Door!
Did you know that there are numerous businesses that will purchase plant-based food for you, prepare it, and deliver it right to your front door?  Dustin Rudolph PharmD , also known as The Plant-Based Pharmacist , has compiled a list of services that provide either fully cooked ready-to-eat meals, frozen meals, or fresh ingredients...
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What is Nutritional Yeast and How Can it Be Used?

What is Nutritional Yeast and How Can it Be Used?
Nutritional yeast, sometimes referred to as "nooch," has grown tremendously in popularity for those eating a diet free from animal products. Be that as it may, you may be asking yourself -- what the heck is nutritional yeast? Susan Voison , creator of FatFree Vegan Kitchen, has actually written an article with that title...
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How do I Cook Beans?

How do I Cook Beans?
Foods that have sustained many different cultures for many centuries are generally quite simple to prepare. This is true with beans. There are really only four steps between us and a pot of home-cooked beans ready to be ladled over a bed of quinoa, mashed and folded into a tortilla, or sprinkled on a...
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Simplify Meal Planning with These Helpful Guides

Simplify Meal Planning with These Helpful Guides
Once you've made the commitment to eating an oil-free, whole-food, plant-based diet, you will then be wondering "How do I plan meals without using all the foods that I used to enjoy?" Don't worry, there's numerous resources available that will help guide you through planning nutritious (as well as delicious) meals for your family!...
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