Diet for a Small Planet

       Photo Courtesy of Pixabay In the 1970’s and 80’s, world hunger and famine were common images in the evening news.  Many predicted that diminishing food supply, and growing populations would inevitably lead to a “doomsday scenario.”  Lappe, however, argued for a solution to this scenario, pointing out that there were “more thanRead more The post Diet for a Small Planet appeared first on PlantPure Nation.

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What The Heck Is An Instant Pot® and How Do I Use It?

Laura Dietrich As a plant-based eater I have heard quite a few people rave about their Instant Pots.  The only problem for me was that I knew very little about what it was or how to use it.  A friend demonstrated making black beans from scratch and I instantly wanted to have one of myRead more The post What The Heck Is An Instant Pot® and How Do I Use It? appeared first on PlantPure Nation.

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Grilling Plant-Based

Laura Dietrich After transitioning to a plant- based diet, many people put away their grills thinking they will never use them again.  The good news is that you can dust off your grill and start to make amazing plant-based creations that have a very unique flavor.  The sky’s the limit when it comes to grillingRead more The post Grilling Plant-Based appeared first on PlantPure Nation.

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My Favorite Products

Laura Dietrich Over the years I have found several products that make plant-based cooking easier and more flavorful.  These products add another layer of seasoning that really help to make my plant-based creations delicious.  Here are a few of my favorite pantry items that I always have on hand. Dorot frozen spices (garlic, basil andRead more The post My Favorite Products appeared first on PlantPure Nation.

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Reading Food Labels Part 1: Breakfast

Photo courtesy of Pixabay. Choosing whole, plant-based foods is always the healthiest option, and it’s often the easiest, since you won’t have to sift through ingredients. Buying whole foods also tends to be cheaper, since you aren’t paying for the extra processing and packaging. This lack of packaging is why it  often pays to buyRead more The post Reading Food Labels Part 1: Breakfast appeared first on PlantPure Nation.

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Plant-Based and Prepared

Busy schedules and lack of time are significant barriers to maintaining a WFPB lifestyle. Fortunately, with some extra planning and organization, maintaining this lifestyle can be done relatively simply. Being prepared is important for staying motivated and not going hungry. Check out some of our favorite tips and resources.   Lunch Packing: Use an insulatedRead more The post Plant-Based and Prepared appeared first on PlantPure Nation.

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