Chickpeas, Garlic, Main Dishes, Sweet Potato

Curried Chickpeas and Sweet Potatoes

6 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 1/3 cup water or no sodium vegetable broth 2 teaspoons  no-salt seasoning, adjusted to taste 1 large onion, diced 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 4 scallions (green onions), chopped 2 large red bell peppers, diced 1-2 tablespoons curry powder 3 cups cooked chickpeas… Continue reading Curried Chickpeas and Sweet Potatoes

Cauliflower, Comfort Food, Soups, Vegan Twists on Old Favorites

Clamless Chowder

Prep time: 25 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 55 mins Serves: 4-6 (makes about 8.5 cups) INGREDIENTS Blender ingredients: 1 ounce raw, unsalted cashews (about ¼ cup) ¼ cup water Soup pot ingredients: ½ medium yellow or white onion, chopped into small pieces (about 1 cup) 1 rib celery, chopped into small pieces… Continue reading Clamless Chowder

How to own this lifestyle, Need to know

Find a Restaurant – Eat Vegan, No Oil Food

https://youtu.be/PG-rEXR6kmY Another Plant Based Restaurant Resource! As a Meetup/Pod Leader, I invite you to participate in the Plant Pure Communities’ Restaurant Campaign! I have also provided a searchable link to the list of restaurants which have been identified. The goal of the Campaign is for every restaurant across the nation and across the globe, to… Continue reading Find a Restaurant – Eat Vegan, No Oil Food

Acorn Squash, Butternut Squash, Carrots, Cucumber, Need to know, Tips, Tricks and Hacks

Keep Fresh Produce From Spoiling

Once you have unpacked your produce and it is dry and separated, follow this guide below: Vegetables: Greens:   Lettuce and Greens should be wrapped in paper towels and place in one of the eco green bags or a zip lock bag.  Remove as much air as possible and place the wrapped greens in your vegetable drawer. Another… Continue reading Keep Fresh Produce From Spoiling

How to own this lifestyle, Need to know, Tips, Tricks and Hacks

Tip: Easily cut about 400 calories per day

Don't eat food cooked with oil. All oil, even olive oil and coconut oil are about 150 calories per tablespoon. Eat food sautéed in oil and you could be consuming 400 extra, tasteless calories. Learn how to easily cook vegetables without oil. Instead of oil, sauté in vegetable broth, citrus juice or water. You won't… Continue reading Tip: Easily cut about 400 calories per day

Avocado, Garden, Need to know, Tips, Tricks and Hacks

How To Keep Fresh: Avocados

Ripen on the counter (or in a paper bag* if you want to speed up the process). Be sure to check avocados often, as they can go from unripe, to perfectly ripe, to soft and moldy before you know it. As soon as they yield to gentle pressure, you can move them into the refrigerator,… Continue reading How To Keep Fresh: Avocados