As we travel for a family trip to the mountains in West Virginia, staying plant-based is important. It will be a six hour drive and once we get to our location we will have limited access to both grocery stores and restaurants. I am approaching the trip with the attitude that we will stay as true to our diet as possible, but knowing that we might need to compromise a little here and there
Because of space limitations, this summer was the first time in many years that I did not have a garden. One of my favorite things to do in past summers was to walk out into the garden and pick a handful of herbs to brighten my plant-based dishes. I decided to create a “small-space garden” on our front porch steps and planted rosemary, basil, thyme and mint in pots. They turned out to be a decorative, productive and attractive addition to our front porch.
Often times we are overwhelmed with everything there is to learn about a Whole Food Plant Based Lifestyle. After watching many people venture into this healthy journey, I have my top 5 tips that will help you start and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
I know I tend to stick to ‘food,’ so this blog is slightly off topic. But this is about a topic I love – kids! My first career was teaching, and in between years of teaching, I spent some time at home with three kids. I think it is safe to say I spent lots of time with kids, inside and outside the
If I were part of the physician-led team treating George Washington years ago and suggested leeches were “not a good idea,” there is a good chance I would not be invited to the next meeting of the local medical society. Similarly, if I were practicing dentistry and suggested that cocaine might not be the best anesthetic agent, dentists from that time would have thought that idea “strange.”
During the summer we love to visit our local farmer’s markets and stock up on a bounty of fresh and colorful produce. The only problem is that often times we get home and unpack all of the beautiful fruits and vegetables and are a bit overwhelmed with how to use all of it!
Father’s Day is always a special time in our home. Not only do we love to love the fathers in our lives, but we also often make delicious plant-based meals to accompany that love. Here are some ideas for you to consider.
Refurbishing traditional recipes is a creative challenge that I love tackling. During our 10 day Jumpstarts at PlantPure, we have used many classic family recipes to lure people into the plant-based lifestyle; going plant-based doesn’t mean we must sacrifice flavor. In fact, the flavors and textures that can be found in the Plant Kingdom are amazing.
The countdown for summer break is almost here! It’s an exciting time for many kids as they head off to pools, summer camps, vacations, and family travels. It seems their appetites are also just as busy so here’s a list of PlantPure recipes and nutrient packed healthy snack ideas and for those warm summer days!
The most recent trend in the food world is to create a one dish/bowl style meal, often referred to as “Buddha Bowls,” “Hippie Bowls,” “Monk Bowls,” or “Power Bowls.” Americans are used to separating their foods and I grew up with one sibling who was averse to peas touching potatoes, so this bowl concept is outside the box for many traditional eaters. But recipes and eating are evolving and bowl style meals are all about breaking the rules.
A simple potato can serve as the base for any meal, and also makes a great snack. Not only are potatoes inexpensive and satisfying, but with so many varieties and endless cooking options, you never have to be bored with potatoes. Here are some of our favorite ways to cook and prepare potatoes.
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Last Friday night we launched the new version of our PlantPure Entrees on Amazon, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. We are humbled by some of the great reviews, and are also taking note of the suggestions people have provided.
One thing we noticed was a trend of some of our meals being delivered with seals that were not fully intact.
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