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When I find something that’s healthy, easy, and delicious- I can’t wait to write about it. I hope this vegetable trick will help people who don’t have the time to eat fresh vegetables. This is a concotion that I made two weeks ago and I’ve been eating it for lunch and dinner every day since. So far, this is the best trick up my sleeve to eat lots of vegetables with hardly any effort at all.  I was a picky eater growing up so this particular recipe is fast and easy but it’s also very bland, but that’s a good thing because it is a great “base.”  The secret to this trick is to buy shredded carrots and shredded purple cabbage. You can also use shredded brocolli but that is quite bitter. Voila! The hard part is done… Read the rest of this entry »

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Vegetarian Protein

Sautéed tempeh with green beans

Sautéed tempeh with green beans (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One of the most common arguments I come across is that vegetarians can’t get enough protein through their diet. My response to this is that I feel it’s a common misconception. From my research I’ve learned that including meat in two or three meals a day will far exceed your recommended daily limit, and it’s especially a problem because the portions we are used to eating overwhelm our kidneys ability to process it all, which is extremely harmful to the organs. (Not to mention meat is linked to cancer.)

Vegetarians can obtain their proven from many different sources. I do not recommend veggie meat; such as veggie patties, veggie hotdogs, or veggie anything as a protein source because those types of foods are overly processed and should be consumed as a last resort. Your healthier options are as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

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