Topic: FAQ

When I went vegan I had all these assumptions about how my friends would react to my new lifestyle. I figured there would be some teasing, some peer pressure trying to get me to “cheat” and all the annoying questions like “where do you get your protein?” but what I never expected was the open hostility.

Now, I have to interrupt and say that most of my friends were pretty awesome about it. Some were curious and the rest had ...

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You will like the carrots. Oh yes. You will like the carrots. Oh yes. You will like...

You’re vegan and your parents, in laws, bestie, brother, boss, [fill in the blank], are coming over for dinner. And they’re not vegan. They’re not even thrilled about eating vegan food but... they love you. they lost a bet. they have no choice. they’re trying to incorporate more meatless meals...

And you want to make a meal that they ...

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Before I was vegan I had no idea what nutritional yeast was and now I eat it all day, every day. 

Nurtritional yeast a deactivated yeast -- meaning unlike regular yeast it doesn't make things rise so don't use it in baking. 

Nutritional yeast is high in protein and most brands also fortify it with B12 and other vitamins and minerals. and did I mention it tastes CHEESY?

Nutritional yeast is commonly used in vegan recipes to ...

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Tofu Scramble is one of my go-to meals. I make it any time I’m not in the mood to cook or I need to sort through leftovers in my fridge. (Adding your odds and ends to tofu scramble takes the basic recipe to “wow!”). 

It's also a great recipe to start with if you’re new to tofu! I used to hate tofu or at least I was kind of freaked out by it. I thought it tasted ...

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Quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah") is an ancient grain, once cherished by the Aztecs. (Technically, it’s a pseudo-cereal, but its most often used and lumped with grains). It’s also wheat-free, gluten-free and 100% whole grain goodness.

Why try it?

Quinoa has a nutty taste, cooks fast (making it a perfect alternative to brown rice when you’re in a hurry) and it’s a complete protein, meaning it has all those important amino acids. (It’s also a good source ...

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