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How to maintain a healthy plant-based diet during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

How to maintain a healthy plant-based diet during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Will your plant-based diet keep you safe from catching the Coronavirus? Of course not, but it might help you fight it. It has been almost a month since the Coronavirus containment measures took place where I live. My life has changed a lot and so 

How to cook without oil on a plant-based diet? Don’t use water instead!

How to cook without oil on a plant-based diet? Don’t use water instead!

As you might have heard, oil is a highly processed food and all the plant-based doctors advise against it. Mic the Vegan even called it “The vegan killer” because it might be the one thing that could cause heart disease for vegans. But if you 

Low-fat Curry with sweet potato, broccoli, chickpeas, and homemade coconut milk [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free]

Low-fat Curry with sweet potato, broccoli, chickpeas, and homemade coconut milk [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free]

This is a recipe for a low-fat whole-food plant-based curry. Most curry recipes out there call for coconut milk. But coconut milk is a highly processed food and very high in saturated fat. That can be a problematic food for people with heart disease and 

How to go plant-based? 5 real-life tips to help you go plant-based with confidence.

How to go plant-based? 5 real-life tips to help you go plant-based with confidence.

So you are interested in going plant-based. Good on you! There are many reasons to go plant-based. It doesn’t matter why you decided to go plant-based, but it does matter how you choose to do it. Whether you made the decision for your health, for 

Is a plant-based diet the same as vegan?

Is a plant-based diet the same as vegan?

First, let’s just explain both of the terms. The basic explanation of terms will give you a good hint of whether or not plant-based is the same as vegan. But to understand why the difference is not small and so very important, make sure you 

Brussels sprouts and quinoa casserole [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free]

Brussels sprouts and quinoa casserole [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free]

Warm, cheesy, and hearty casseroles are the best thing about winter. They warm up your belly and they warm up your home. What if I told you, there was a plant-based cream sauce so good, it could make you eat Brussels sprouts even if you 

Cashew Sour Cream [plant-based, whole-food, no oil, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free]

Cashew Sour Cream [plant-based, whole-food, no oil, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free]

For me, the point of sour cream is the richness and the tanginess it brings to a dish. It can make a totally average dish go to the next level. Where I come from, they say sour cream is for people that can’t cook. And 

15-minute Spaghetti Lentilnese [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free]

15-minute Spaghetti Lentilnese [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free]

What is Spaghetti Lenilnese? This is something I just made up and I like it. So of course, I wanted something that sounds like bolognese but with a lentil spin on it, hence spaghetti lentilnese. You see, bolognese is usually made with minced meat, but 

Enchiladas with peanut and pepita cream sauce [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free]

Enchiladas with peanut and pepita cream sauce [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free]

What are enchiladas? Enchiladas is a Spanish word for corn tortillas, wrapped around a filling and covered with a savory sauce. But I like to fill my enchiladas a little bit too much, that is why I only fold them and I don’t wrap them 

Hokkaido Pumpkin and Chickpea Plant-based Curry [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free]

Hokkaido Pumpkin and Chickpea Plant-based Curry [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free]

What is curry? Curry is a variety of dishes originating from the subcontinent of India. But for me, curry is a treat for all the senses! The taste, the smell, and the colors! That aromatic combination of spices is just to die for and there