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Kitchen flop?

It’s probably your cookware.

(No really! It’s NOT you!)

I know a lot of you have trouble with your "meat" loaves firming...

DO NOT USE GLASS.

Only metal pans :)

Except for casseroles like lasagna, you don't want to use glass for baking.

Not banana breads, "meat" loaves, or anything you expect to firm or brown/crisp.

When I posted this tip (and meme) on Facebook, it was a game changer for everyone who had a ...

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With amazing new features & new recipes-- this week's meal plan is all sorts of epic!

First up: the new features! We've completely redesigned the make ahead prep sheet!

The prep sheet is now broken down into 4 categories for easier navigation and faster meal prep: baking, grains, cooking order & ingredient prep for each recipe.

And as if that weren't exciting enough, new recipes like the Buffalo Chickpea Potato Bowl (NEW!), Tamale Pie (NEW!), Thai Sloppy Joes (NEW!), and Ratatouille Spaghetti (NEW!) are sure to blow your mind!

Buffalo Chickpea Potato Bowl

Individual Highlights

  • Buffalo Chickpea Potato Bowl (NEW!)
  • Tamale Pie (NEW!)
  • Cauliflower Risotto
  • Teriyaki Chickpea Salad
  • Rustic Sweet Potato Wraps
  • Banana Bread Breakfast Quinoa (NEW!)
  • Pepper Fajitas
  • Thai Sloppy Joes (NEW!)
  • Ratatouille Spaghetti (NEW!)

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Ratatouille Spaghetti

Family Highlights

  • Tamale Pie (NEW!)
  • Caribbean Black Bean Soup
  • Thai Sloppy ...
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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Penny!

Back in 2011, Penny was scheduled for an angiogram and stent when a failed stress test showed she had a coronary artery blockage.

After hearing a friend reversed his own heart disease by going plant-based, Penny spent the entire weekend researching and reading everything she could about "that way of eating". By Monday, she canceled her surgery and changed her diet, even though her doctor didn't think it was going to help ...

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Want to buy a pressure cooker?

Unsure which model is best for you? (or best for your buck?)

Think you gotta have an InstaPot?

Read this post before you buy.

Let me get this out of the way first: I’m not being paid to review either of these items.

If you happen to buy one from clicking on a link, I’ll pick up a few pennies from an Amazon commission, but I honestly have no vested interest if ...

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This week's meal plan is exploding with awesome and healthy meals -- not to mention lots of variety to spice up your life!

Check out these 6 (SIX!) new recipes on the menu: Curry Roasted Vegetables & Creamy Polenta (NEW!), Smashed Banana Breakfast Roll-Up (NEW!), Simple Couscous Soup (NEW!), Orange "Beef" with Broccoli Noodles (NEW!), Chile Verde Soup (NEW!), and Vegetable Omelette (NEW!).

You'll also find some all-time favorites like Chipotle Pinto Bean & Kale Tostadas and Asian Tofu Salad Sandwiches!

Chipotle Pinto Bean & Kale Tostadas

Individual Highlights

  • Chipotle Pinto Bean & Kale Tostadas
  • Curry Roasted Vegetables & Creamy Polenta (NEW!)
  • Smashed Banana Breakfast Roll-Up (NEW!)
  • Italian Bowl
  • Simple Couscous Soup (NEW!)
  • Orange "Beef" with Broccoli Noodles (NEW!)
  • Chile Verde Soup (NEW!)
  • Vegetable Omelette (NEW!)
  • Asian Tofu Salad Sandwiches

Get this meal plan now.

Curry Roasted Vegetables & Creamy Polenta

Family Highlights

  • Orange "Beef" with Broccoli Noodles (NEW!)
  • Chile Verde Soup (NEW!)
  • Vegetable Omelette (NEW!, Bonus Breakfast Recipe)
  • Garden Chowder
  • Curry Roasted Vegetables & Creamy Polenta (NEW!)
  • Simple Couscous Soup (NEW!)
  • Smashed Banana Breakfast Roll-Up (NEW!, Bonus Breakfast Recipe)
  • Asian Tofu Salad Sandwiches
  • Chipotle Pinto Bean & Kale Tostadas

Get this meal plan now.

Chile Verde Soup

Testimonials

"I have lost 8 lbs. since I started using the family meal plan at the beginning of the year. Having all my meals cooked in advance is really helping me fight the urge to snack!"- Becky C

"Since starting the meal plans 5 weeks ago, I'm down 3 lbs! When I first went plant-based, I limited fats and oil and easily maintained a loss I was happy with. Then I started to follow another plant-based athlete and was convinced that I should be adding in fat along with a few other things that didn't work. I have had a hard time dropping the 5-7 lbs I gained until I started using the meal plans! I'm convinced this way of eating is the way for me."- Lori B

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