Complementary Proteins: Getting Enough Protein on a Plant Based Diet

  If you would prefer to see this information in video form, please check out my YouTube video: It’s a common misconception that it is extremely difficult or impossible to eat enough protein to maintain or build muscle mass on a plant-based diet, but with a little education and coordination this isn’t unachievable. In fact…

Creamy Veggie Pasta – Vegan “Alfredo” Sauce Recipe #PlantBasedOnaBudget

🗣 Attention, Public Service Announcement: Vegan “cheese” sauces don’t have to be expensive, they don’t have to be labor intensive, and tofu doesn’t have to be a boring no-flavor block of blandness you suffer through to get protein. This creamy tofu sauce over fusilli pasta and curly kale took less than 10 minutes altogether and it…

Simple Homemade Fries + Whipped Avocado Dip #PlantBasedOnaBudget

Who doesn’t love potatoes? 🥔 who doesn’t love avocados? 🥑 So why do I rarely see them in this heavenly combination? America’s two favorite sweethearts play so well off of each other here with the perfect combination of seasoning. I highly suggest you keep the peel on your home style fries for added fiber, flavor,…

Mushroom Barbecue Sandwich with Roasted Veggies #PlantBasedOnaBudget

  I was feeling the craving for barbecue this afternoon and this was my delicious solution. I ran to the store and picked up these ingredients – enough to serve 2 people – and my grand total was: $10.08!    Ingredients to buy: Whole grain buns (1 bag) Mushrooms, fresh sliced (this medley of oyster…

Lemon Ginger Soup Recipe #PlantBasedOnaBudget

I. Am. Exhausted. And if you are, too, this is the soup you need in your life. It has been a long day on top of a very long week. One of those weeks where you sit down everyday at around 8 pm and realize it’s first time you’ve had time to sit completely still and take a…

Earth Day: Your Impact Matters! Easy Changes You Can Make

As a Dietitian you are trained to practice based off of evidence based guidelines. It is misleading, manipulative, and unethical to try to convince someone to change their behavior based on false information. It’s a responsibility I take very seriously, which is why I would like to present you with scientific-based, conclusive evidence that our…

Turmeric: A History and a How-To Guide

Chances are high that this versatile spice has come across your radar recently. Turmeric (pronounced TUR-mer-ic, according to the Cambridge Dictionary[1]) adds a bounty of benefits to a meal, from it’s vivacious golden yellow hue to it’s powerful, earthy flavors to it’s numerous health benefits. Although it is understandable and wise to be weary to…