Carbon Concerns or Confused Consumers? 🌎

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Let’s take a look at carbon. ♻ Carbon footprints, carbon neutrality, carbon negative operations. Sustainability. Each one relates to the other, and all of them are hot topics in the food space.

But the question is, are consumers demanding more sustainable products because they understand what these terms mean and the impact such changes have on the environment? Or do their demands stem from the industry’s continued repetition of the issues’ vast importance? 🤔

And, regardless of the answers, what’s the best ...

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7 Things Plant-Based Brands Can Learn from Captain Vegetable [CASE STUDY]

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The plant-based movement could learn a thing or two from this classic Sesame Street “hero.”

If you’re of the older millennial generation, you probably remember a certain classic Sesame Street skit featuring an unusual superhero. He emerges, we’re told, from “his secret garden somewhere in New Jersey.” He has a theme song. He wears a costume (with a cape). And, like Superman, he has his own logo emblazoned across his chest.

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Conquering the Kitchen: Best Bean Cooking Techniques

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Nutritious Plant-Based Protein at a Fraction of the Cost

Looking for an inexpensive, healthy way to get more protein your diet? Beans are the key!

Beans (and lentils) are the star players when it comes to plant-based protein. And if you learn to cook dried beans instead of relying on canned, you can save a ton of money. For example, a can of organic, no-salt added beans at my local co-op is $2.49 and yields about 1 3/4 cups ...

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Where Does Plant-Based Protein Come From?

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Myths, Truths & Where to Get It

“But…where will I get my protein?”

It’s still one of the most common questions asked about plant-based diets. If you’re already plant-based, people want to know where your protein comes from. If you’re considering a plant-based diet, you might be wondering which foods to eat for protein and whether you can get enough after making the switch.

Despite projections that the worldwide plant-based protein market will be valued at over $10 billion by ...

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Won’t a High-Carb Plant-Based Diet Make Me Fat?

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The Truth About Whole Carbs vs. Refined Carbs

There’s a lot of debate out there about high-carb vs. low-carb diets and the potential benefits of one over the other, and it’s led to an equally large amount of confusion over whether carbohydrates, or “carbs,” are good or bad for you. This post isn’t meant to settle that debate but rather to shed some light on one of the main points of this confusion: the difference between whole and refined carbs.

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“Meaty” Plant-Based Options for Picky Kids (and Husbands!)

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Make Meatless Meals Appealing for the Whole Family

Do any of these sound familiar?

  • “I’m not giving up meat.”
  • “I hate vegetables.”
  • “I’ve always eaten this way and I’m fine.”
  • “Why are we eating this rabbit food?”

They’re all common objections when one person in a household goes plant-based and the others aren’t quite there yet. Feeding a family that’s reluctant to embrace a meatless lifestyle can be a challenge, especially if you’re just starting out on the plant-based journey yourself.

If you’re worried a plant-based family ...

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4 Simple Ways to Have a Plant-Based Dinner Tonight

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Your Guide to Preparing Delicious Vegan Meals in Less Time

Dinner is often the biggest challenge for people considering going plant-based. Think about a typical evening meal in your house. Most likely, you’re picturing a plate with a starch, some meat and a vegetable, and maybe a small salad on the side. The mistake most prospective plant-based eaters make is imagining the meat disappearing (and possibly the starch, if it was cooked with butter or topped with sour cream) and leaving ...

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