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This September, Let Yourself Go Nuts!

Posted by Nicki Cooper on

This September, Let Yourself Go Nuts!

Fall is the ideal time for the freshest selection of nuts and seeds!  If you don’t have many in your diet, that is something you should change. A handful a day fills your body with an array of healthy fats, oils, vitamins and minerals. They also add in a good dose of fiber and help to curb hunger.  For those who eat a purely plant based diet, nuts and seeds also pack a powerful protein punch. They are the perfect snack, addition to any meal and if you’re creative in the kitchen, they can be blended to make all sorts...

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Kathy Patalsky: Veestro Update

Posted by Monica Klausner on

Kathy Patalsky: Veestro Update

It's been two weeks since cookbook author Kathy Patalsky of HealthyHappyLife.com started the 21 day kickstart program to supplement her busy post-move schedule. Here's an update on some of her family's favorite Veestro meals, straight from her blog: "* mushroom risotto - feels like a fancy dinner from a fancy restaurant, but you can eat in in your PJs. I like to serve this one with a side salad.* chickpea stew - love this one for lunch on a busy day!* omelet primavera - my husband's favorite breakfast. He loves the mushroom filling and the side of potatoes. I added a few pinches of...

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Why Plant Protein Is Better for You

Posted by Connie Cousins on

Why Plant Protein Is Better for You

We know protein is essential for our body and good health. But did you know the food source of protein is just as essential?  A scientific paper on protein intake relating to protein sources—led by author Dr. Mingyang Song, a researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health—in JAMA Internal Medicine casts new light. The study proves that plant proteins are superior to animal proteins for our long-term health. Isn’t it the amount that counts? The proper amount of protein in our diet is important, true. Fortunately, the U.S. government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans...

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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Summer Shape

Posted by Nicki Cooper on

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Summer Shape

It’s that time of year again when a chill comes to the air, and warm comfort foods fill the aisles of the supermarket. To really enjoy the season, here are a few plant secrets that will help you keep all the right curves through winter. A fall favorite that is guaranteed to fill you up and make a satisfying meal are warm and hearty grains. Steamy bowls of oatmeal are a classic choice, but when searching for a versatile grain that breaks the ho-hum of oats, consider polenta. For a spin on rice, search out black rice, which contains more antioxidants...

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21 Days with Kathy Patalsky

Posted by Monica Klausner on

21 Days with Kathy Patalsky
Veestro teamed up with cookbook author Kathy Patalsky of Happy Healthy Life to help make the first few weeks of her house move a little easier. 

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