Immune-Boosting Lemon Ginger Energy Bites

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Prepare for cold and flu season with these immune-boosting lemon ginger energy bites. They are easy to make, full of protein and the perfect snack to satisfy your sweet tooth. This time of year is especially important to focus on healthy habits to keep your immune system strong, which includes making sure your snack game […]

How to Get Enough Protein in a Plant-Based Diet

Transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle often leaves people wondering how they’ll get enough protein. Here’s a guide to plant-based living and some of the most popular (and best) sources of plant-based protein, and how you can incorporate them into a plant-based diet. “Will I get a enough protein with a plant-based lifestyle?” A common concern […]

Meat shortage? Swap animal protein with these plant based sources

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As we continue to navigate through the Coronavirus pandemic, the latest threat seems to be a potential for shortage of meat. Rather than wiping out the shelves at the grocery store in fear that there won’t be enough, why not diversify how you get protein in your diet?  One of the biggest misconceptions of the […]

Easy Protein-Packed Pasta Salad Recipe

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Mix up the typical pasta salad you bring to the summer picnic or potluck with this protein-packed pasta salad recipe. You won’t regret it. I promise. You know that creamy deli pasta salad that’s loaded with mayo? This recipe isn’t it. It’s even better. This protein-packed pasta salad is made with seasonal summer veggies, dressed […]

15-Minute Vegan Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

15-minute vegan mac and cheese (and gluten free!)

This recipe for vegan pumpkin mac and cheese couldn’t get any easier to make and only requires seven ingredients! Try it tonight and get dinner on the table in less than 15 minutes. Plus, you’ll probably feel less stressed and more confident in the kitchen, too! As the days get shorter but yet somehow busier, […]

Protein-Packed Edamame Hummus

Hummus is a delicious and healthy snack to have on hand when the afternoon munchies hit. Traditionally made with garbanzo beans, I’m switching it up today by using edamame instead! This edamame hummus is packed with nutrients to help you feel energized and full until your next meal. Get the recipe for protein-packed edamame hummus […]

Hearty Butternut Squash Veggie Chili {vegan/gluten-free}

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This Butternut Squash Veggie Chili is a great option if you’re looking for a satisfying and healthy meal for the cooler fall months. Butternut squash is a favorite fall seasonal vegetable of mine and this chili is flavored with cinnamon to give it that extra fall kick. Serve it plain or over a sweet potato […]

How to Make Roasted Chickpeas (five ways)

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I am a huge snacker. In fact, I am notoriously known at my office for always eating. While this may be true, I can assure you that my smart snacking leads to increased energy, satiety, and focus as I try to stay on my A-game throughout the day. I am also a creature of habit, which means I usually reach for a Greek yogurt or an apple and peanut butter most afternoons, say around 3:00 pm. But every now and then, I like to shake things up a bit. Read more to learn how to roast chickpeas, plus five different flavor combinations!