Plant-Based diet: Why no oil?

Plant-Based diet: Why no oil?

The body uses fat primarily for energy storage when no food or other immediate source of fuel is available, and cholesterol is needed for many critical cellular functions, so both are part of a normal, healthy body. Having said that, the body produces all the...
Oil-free Red Pepper Pesto

Oil-free Red Pepper Pesto

Oil-free Red Pepper Pesto Recipe from www.plantbasedfamilydownunder.com Ingredients 4 small / 3 medium / 2 large red peppers / capsicums 1 large bunch basil (or use 2 if they’re smaller like supermarket bunches) 2-3 tablespoons raw pine nuts or cashew pieces 2...
Put Animal Products in Rear View

Put Animal Products in Rear View

I’m the first to admit that I went plant-based for selfish reasons. At 42, I was a chubby vegetarian hurdling into middle age, depressed, going through perimenopause looking out of shape. I was unenthusiastic about my life. It was only in the wake of a health scare on...
Dismantle the Memory of the Old You

Dismantle the Memory of the Old You

You start off with good intentions, and then you find yourself sitting on the couch eating cheese with the remote in one hand and glass of wine in the other. However, just a few hours before, you proclaimed that you were going to eat a plant-based diet get in shape...

Beefless Stew

INGREDIENTS 1 large yellow onion cut in half and sliced 6 cloves garlic minced 3 large stalks celery cut into 3/4″ chunks 3 large carrots cut into 3/4″ chunks 16 ounces mushrooms if large cut into 3/4″ chunks or left whole 2 lbs potatoes cut into 1″ chunks...

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