After Thanksgiving rolls around the much-anticipated turkey and fixings become a refrigerator burden. In my family, we found ourselves staring at containers of turkey, gravy, and mashed potato. In this article, I will share my secret to decadent, dairy-free mashed potatoes and a Turkey Shepherd's Pie recipe so tasty it will make you thankful you had leftovers to spare!
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I know, asparagus isn't a traditional Thanksgiving dish. However, for those struggling with a new reality this Thanksgiving due to food allergies I want to offer a tasty side dish seasoned with hope for those who eat organic, dairy-free, soy-free, and/or gluten-free.
Gone are the days of old fashioned oats made hot on cold winter's morning. Today's oats have taken a lesson from cold brew and are served up cold, in a mason jar, soaked overnight, and on-the-go. All hail overnight oats.
Beans are by far one of the most delicious plant-based proteins on the planet. Beans are low in fat, high in fiber and highly nourishing. They’re also quite easy to digest if they are not eaten with other proteins.
Today I discovered white baby carrots at Whole Foods and decided to roast them up. Fully expecting them to be sweet like their bright orange Spring couterparts, I was more than pleasantly surprised to discover that they taste like potatoes!
In the name of convenience, many vegans try to make their morning routine as efficient as possible: they pre-set their coffee makers, and perhaps grab an energy nut bar on-the-go, believing that we're getting some kind of fiber-rich health benefit. In the end they have made one of the most dehydrating choices to start our day. A faster, more hydrating and nourishing way to start to your day, begins with some of the most healing foods on earth -- fruit.
Sauerkraut is one of the most common and oldest forms of preserving cabbage, and its raved for its nutritional contents. But, if you are looking for a delicious alternative to sauerkraut, this Korean Kimchi vegan recipe is for you.
Edible flowers have become a growing fad in Britain powered by celebrity chefs and intagram. But, what most people don’t know is that the health benefits of edible flowers outshine how they make a dish look pretty. So, its time to reap the health benefits of edible flowers with these 3 recipes below.
Inappropriate nutrient intake, and viral infections are linked to global fetal and infant losses. But consuming antiviral foods may help reduce stillbirths and infant mortality by keeping expectant mums and children healthy. So, here are 5 vegan recipes that will provide all nutrients needed during pregnancy.
Eggplant is a fruit and highly regarded for its antioxidant compounds, which according to the CDC exhibits anti-inflammatory activities in protection against chemical toxicity and cancer. So, read on to know more about the 5 vegan recipes with eggplant to reap its many health benefits.
This is a fabulous, no fail, sugar-free vegan ice cream recipe with coconut milk. You don't even need an ice cream maker to make it. The sweet, dreamy blend of cream, orange and vanilla are reminiscent of a creamsicle.
The best vegan chimichangas you will ever eat with a filling of spicy, mashed lentils, fresh tomatoes and vegan cheese. Or, if you prefer, you can easily adapt the recipe to make the best vegan enchiladas you have ever had. The ingredients are almost the same - it's simply the preparation that's different. Chimichangas will be cooked in oil on the stove, while enchiladas will be cooked in the oven, topped with salsa.
According to hair specialists from the 'Trichological Society', hair nutrition is a vital part of any hair treatment regime. This is because, malnutrition can be one of the reasons that may cause hair to change color, be weakened, or lost. Therefore, knowing what to eat is vital, and the 5 vegan recipes for shiny and healthy hair, listed below, are based on foods that have all the nutrients your hair needs.
Making sure your protein intake is optimal, if you are vegan, can be easy and delicious. Below are 5 vegan recipes to boost your protein levels and maintain optimal health.
Male children with cryptorchidism or undescended testicles is a fairly common condition, but parents are usually left without more natural approaches to regulate hormonal deficiencies found in their children, and often opt for hormonal treatment, as well as, surgical procedures. While, cryptorchidism itself has not yet been treated with food, there are certain foods known to stimulate the hypothalamus, which is responsible for releasing the needed hormones that will play a vital role in helping male children with cryptorchidism. So, here you’ll find Kid-friendly vegan recipes to boost vitamins lacking in male children with undescended testicles.
This protein-packed vegan salad makes a great dinner on a hot summer night, and is a wonderful packed lunch for work and your kids heading back to school.
Alison Marie from Inclusive Vegan Cooking and Meal Planning shared this easy homemade vegan mad and cheese recipe, which seems very yummy and I decided to share it with eMaxHealth readers.
I recently made-over this delicious recipe to be 100% vegan, low carb, and incredibly healthy. It’s super-easy to prepare, and ready in just about 15 minutes, and tastes amazing.
Knowing what to eat is the best way to avoid malnutrition and diseases. Therefore it is important, in case of a food shortage, to store not only foods that will deal with hunger, but that are also nutritious enough to keep you healthy.
If you've heard all the buzz about fermented foods, you should try out this Keto Miso Mushroom Soup recipe - ready to eat in just 11 minutes! Once you read about Miso Soup Health Benefits, and taste this creamy, dreamy mixture, that combines Miso with coconut milk, mushrooms and garlic, you will want to add it to your weekly menu.
Sure, you can purchase creamsicles at your grocery store, but have you ever checked out the ingredient list? High fructose corn syrup, sugar and a list of various preservatives. Instead, make your own healthy homemade creamsicle with this recipe. You'll have the same great taste, but with no guilt.
Packed with nutrition, this recipe for Stuffed Portobello Mushroom caps is delicious, easy to prepare, and hearty enough for a main dish. The recipe calls for prepared quinoa, a high-protein, high-fiber grain, now widely available at grocery stores. Use leftover quinoa from another meal, or prepare it while chopping and sautéing the veggies. Makes 4 servings. Serve with a green salad.
Hosting a dinner party can be stressful, and understandably, cooking for guests who eat differently than you do can be intimidating. But don’t worry. As a long-time vegetarian, I have fielded the question, “but what do you EAT?” more times than I can count. Keep reading for tips on how to host a fantastic dinner party that your vegetarian guests will love!
I know many have tried boring and bland boiled Brussel sprouts. Understandably, you did not like them. However, these roasted brussel sprouts, crispy, slightly sweet, with roasted garlic, will forever change your mind. Will you try them Sam I Am? You’ll be glad you did! Promise!
This recipe is so healthy, you could feed it to your children for breakfast! It's also elegant enough to serve at a dinner party. Guests will not believe you when you say it's healthy. Just check out the ingredients. It contains a large amount of fruits, but you would never guess that when tasting!
You have likely heard the buzz about turmeric. This cousin of ginger, common in Indian cooking may be the most effective nutritional supplement you can add to your diet. Keep reading for my recipe for a delicious turmeric latte that you will want to drink every day.
If you want to try a natural alternative to medications that are said to regulate cholesterol levels and lower high blood pressure (HBP), you may want to start with what you eat. This 7-day meal plan to regulate cholesterol levels and lower high blood pressure is based on foods that are known to regulate both naturally.
Did you realize how easy it is to make a good tasting, nutritious and inexpensive no-bake energy bites or bars? You can make your own no-bake energy bar for a fraction of the cost of store bought ones. With so many options in the stores these days, which ones do you get anyhow? How about you try this simple recipe and you may not have to spend so much money anymore every time you are needing a quick energy bite on the go. Give it a try and let me know what add ins you like best.
Salmon is the ultimate nutrient dense freshwater fish and it's packed with healthy Omega 3's. A lot of people I know say they don't like salmon, that is until they try this recipe which has a smokey taste mingled with pineapple, just enough heat from the jalapeno to please those spice lovers and a mingling of wasabi with a crunch of almond. The rub gives the fish a light crust. Paired with a healthy spinach salad this dish is sure to please. Add a savory rosemary potato bread and a glass of your favorite wine and you have the perfect dinner.