I love the flavor of carrots in many forms -- from carrot juice to raw, steamed or roasted carrots -- I enjoy their particular sweetness. Tasty, crunchy, and very nutritious, carrots are an excellent source of fiber, vitamin K1, and potassium. Plus they provide antioxidants like beta carotene -- an antioxidant that your body converts into [...]
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Tempeh is an excellent source of vegan protein, so I have always wanted to incorporate it into my plant-based diet more often. Although I have eaten a few tempeh dishes in local vegan restaurants, I have never been a big tempeh fan. And I have never cooked tempeh at home. So I was delighted when The Purple Carrot, [...]
I love to cook wholesome, plant-based meals for myself and my family. And I enjoy trying new recipes, so when the people at The Purple Carrot offered to send me a sample of their healthy plant-based meals--with all of the ingredients included--I couldn't resist. Eating a whole foods, plant-based diet may sound challenging to some, but [...]
Wild rice (also called Canada rice, Indian rice, and water oats) is four species of grasses forming the genus Zizania, and the grain that can be harvested from them. The grain was historically gathered and eaten in North America and China. While now a delicacy in North America, the grain is eaten less in China, where [...]
Green juices offer a variety of health benefits for basically every aspect of our lives. They’re always just so jam-packed with good nutrients that I often wonder why not everyone has a juicer or can’t seem to invest in the practice of juicing! But since you’re reading this article, I bet you’re pretty aware of the [...]
One of my favorite things about cooler weather is making and eating hot, hearty vegan soups. And this Vegan Quinoa White Bean Minestrone Soup is one of the best! This chunky, vegan Minestrone soup is brimming with rich flavor and texture from onions, carrots, celery, garlic, vegetable broth, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, white beans, quinoa, baby [...]
One of my most memorable vacations was the 21 day tour of Morocco--not just because of the amazing people and culture, but because of their delectable spices and distinctive cuisine. That's why this Spicy Vegan Moroccan-Inspired Chickpea Stew is one of my favorites. The intense spice blend of garlic, red onions, red bell peppers, ground cumin, [...]