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The 5 colors of foods you should eat every day

eat the rainbow

You’ve probably heard of “eating the rainbow.” But did you know that there’s real science behind it? It turns out that along with the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their color—turning tomatoes red, kale green, and oranges orange—come a huge array of unique vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals. Red, orange, green, purple, and white fruits and vegetables each offer…

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Recipe: Vegan BLT Sandwich

Vegan BLT Sandwich

This vegan version of a BLT sandwich is just as delicious and satisfying as the original without the cholesterol. Ingredients Organic whole grain bread Lightlife Smart Bacon (or other brand) Vegenaise (or other brand) Lettuce (best to use dark leafy salad greens for more nutrients) Tomato Directions – Prepare bacon strips according to package directions – Toast bread, then spread…

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Recipe: Berry Banana Smoothie

Berry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients 1 Banana, broken into pieces 1 cup Frozen Mixed berries (Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) 1 Scoop Vega One® All-in-One Shake French Vanilla protein powder (or other plant protein powder of your choice) Water Directions In Juiceman container, place banana pieces, frozen berries, scoop of protein powder, top off with cold water. Screw on lid and blend.

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Superfood Recipe: Hummus

hummus

Our version of this Middle-Eastern dip contains chickpeas, garlic, and raw sesame seeds. It’s traditionally served with flatbread, but crackers and tortilla chips are great, too. Ingredients 30 ounces (900 g) canned chickpeas, liquid reserved 1/4 cup (35 g) sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8…

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Recipe: Avocado ‘Toast’ with Tomatoes and Balsamic Glaze

avocado toast

Ingredients, Serves 4 4 Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers ½ cup cherry tomatoes (cut in half) 2 avocados 1/3 cup balsamic glaze ¼ cup basil (shredded) Salt and pepper to taste Directions – Preheat oven / toaster oven to bake at 450°F. Place burgers on a baking pan. Bake approximately 7 minutes until browned. Carefully flip and bake an additional…

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Recipe: Mushroom Risotto Veggie Burger Nourish Bowl

mushroom risotto bowl

Ingredients, Serves 1 Bowl Ingredients: 1 Dr. Praeger’s Mushroom Risotto Veggie Burger ½ cup cooked lentils ½ cup cooked quinoa ½ sweet potato 6 Brussels sprouts 6 cherry tomatoes 1 baby cucumber 2 kale leaves ½ small avocado 1 tablespoon coconut oil Pinch sea salt 1 tablespoon hemp seeds Lemon Tahini Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup tahini 2 tablespoons fresh lemon…

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