Nothing is less inspiring than a plain, boring salad for lunch. Between the crispy lettuce, zesty sauce, and crunchy capers, this butter lettuce salad is anything but boring. It’s sophisticated enough for your next dinner party but simple enough to throw together for a quick, nutritious lunch.Continue reading “Beat the heat with this butter lettuce salad”
Cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetables out there: it can be eaten raw, roasted, sautéed, baked, mashed, or even turned into “rice” or gluten-free pizza crust. Cauliflower can be anything, including an amazing lunch or dinner option, like this roasted cauliflower salad.Continue reading “Roasted cauliflower salad for your summer menu”
Artichokes make a satisfying and nutritious appetizer or side dish. We’ve amped up the flavor by making these stuffed artichokes with olives, herbs, garlic, and lemon. Stuffed, then roasted, the result is a rich, melt-in-your-mouth dish that’s a real crowd-pleaser.Continue reading “Vegan stuffed artichokes are our summer pick”
As most vegetarians and vegans know, the number one question usually asked is, “How do you get your protein?” As long as a healthy diet full of a variety of foods is maintained, including the right vegetables, finding vegetarian sources of protein isn’t a struggle.Continue reading “The best vegetarian sources of protein”
A plant-based diet focuses on whole foods and, well, plants! It doesn’t necessarily have to mean you’re “vegan” or any other label. It means you consume a diet rich in whole fruits, whole vegetables, whole grains, whole nuts, and seeds, etc. Most importantly, we are placing whole foods above all else, and limiting processed foods, just like the Clean Program.Continue reading “Plant-based diet 101”
A delicious alternative to a heavy steak, mushroom steaks — made with portobello mushrooms — are quick to cook and are a great alternative to meat. Packed with nutrition, portobellos are low in fat while high in fiber, selenium, potassium and B vitamins. They are excellent options for vegetarians, cleansers on the Clean Program, or anyone looking for a lighter “steak-like” meal. Perfect for throwing on the summer grill too!