Ad Space

The Plant Based Challenge

Google+

  • Vegan Peanut-Butter Cookies
    View Recipe

    Vegan Peanut-Butter Cookies

    Serves: About 14 cookies

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    Every once in a while I just crave a peanut-butter cookie. So, it’s the holidays, I’m going to splurge with a couple of these delicious vegan cookies that are super easy to make. You can […]

    Share
  • Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie
    View Recipe

    Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

    Serves: 8-10

    Time: 50 minutes

    Difficulty: medium

    There are many gluten-free and dairy-free (gf/df) recipes out there for pumpkin pies, but few that are also vegan and actually turn out tasting like Grandma’s original recipe with heavy cream, eggs and old school […]

    Share
  • Spicy ‘Vegged-Out’ Black Bean Chili
    View Recipe

    Spicy ‘Vegged-Out’ Black Bean Chili

    Serves: 10-12

    Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

    Difficulty: intermediate

    A sure crowd pleaser, even the meat eaters in our family enjoyed this dinner. Recipe by Jody Pinchin

    Share
  • Garlic Spaghetti Squash With Soy Sausage
    View Recipe

    Garlic Spaghetti Squash With Soy Sausage

    This is a very light and delicious meal. It takes the place of a heavy Italian spaghetti dish. After eating this plant-based recipe, you’ll feel energized and fulfilled. The hardest part is trying to cut […]

    Share
  • Thai Yellow Curry
    View Recipe

    Thai Yellow Curry

    It’s a bit coincidental that I decided to make my dad’s famous Thai Yellow Curry the other night. My father passed away about 11 years ago on Labor Day Weekend. My mother had been married […]

    Share
  • Chinese Salad With Peanut Sauce
    View Recipe

    Chinese Salad With Peanut Sauce

    Serves: 2-4

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    Craving some Chinese food and that yummy peanut sauce? That was the case for me the other day. So I pulled out one of my favorite un-cookbooks, Live Raw by Mimi Kirk. She’s the sweetest […]

    Share
  • How To Make Homemade Almond Milk
    View Recipe

    How To Make Homemade Almond Milk

    Almond milk is a favorite of mine but I had never made it fresh. Someone once asked “how exactly do you milk an almond?” Too cute! Well, here’s how. The recipe comes from our favorite […]

    Share
  • Carrot, Apple, Cucumber Juice
    View Recipe

    Carrot, Apple, Cucumber Juice

    Serves: About 3 glasses

    Time: 15 minutes, including cleaning the juicer!

    Difficulty: Easy!

    When you first start juicing, finding the right combinations can be a little tricky. Certain fruits and vegetables might not sound like they’ll create the perfect blend but they do. Other times you think for […]

    Share
  • Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili
    View Recipe

    Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

    Serves: 10

    Time: 40 minutes (softening the beans may increase time)

    Difficulty: medium

    This recipe is simple to make and delicious to eat. I love this on a cold day but it’s even tasty on warm days too. We use a secret ingredient to season it…watch the video […]

    Share
  • Polli’s Cantina Authentic Mexican Food in Upcountry Maui
    View Recipe

    Polli’s Cantina Authentic Mexican Food in Upcountry Maui

    Watch this video to see where you can find amazing and authentic Mexican food in Maui! If you’re a vegetarian, you’ll love their taco mix. The fresh guacamole and out-of-this-world salsa will keep you coming […]

    Share
  • What To Buy On The Plant-Based Diet
    View Recipe

    What To Buy On The Plant-Based Diet

    What to buy and where to shop on The Plant-Based Diet. Phoebe Chongchua heads to the Farmer’s Market to stock her pantry for the week. There are several must-have foods that I always have around […]

    Share
  • Fruit With Coconut Milk
    View Recipe

    Fruit With Coconut Milk

    A light and tasty dessert that’s satisfying but doesn’t leave you feeling stuffed and lethargic.    

    Share
  • Basmati And Beans
    View Recipe

    Basmati And Beans

    I love, love this recipe. For two reasons, it’s simple and I feel great after eating it. I have people come to me frequently and say they feel “bloated” and “lethargic” after eating. That’s often […]

    Share
  • Toasted Spelt Open-Faced Sandwich With Mediterranean Orzo
    View Recipe

    Toasted Spelt Open-Faced Sandwich With Mediterranean Orzo

    This meal has a lot going on lots of veggies, some delicious spreads, and a mix of greens. It’s filling and a perfect lunch meal. I don’t make a lot of dishes with eggplant, although […]

    Share
  • Sesame Garlic Brussels Sprouts
    View Recipe

    Sesame Garlic Brussels Sprouts

    If eating healthy after the holidays is important to you, try eating brussels sprouts! Live Fit Magazine cooks a delicious meal for you with only a few ingredients.

    Share
  • Soy Yogurt Crunch
    View Recipe

    Soy Yogurt Crunch

    For the mornings when you have zero time to prep, keep this combination on hand and you’ll give your morning a healthy, energetic start with this.

    Share
  • Rooibos Tea, A Dose Of Energry
    View Recipe

    Rooibos Tea, A Dose Of Energry

    This is an interesting tea that is often recommended to people who are wanting to transition off of coffee. Red bush tea is growing in popularity and some even say that its positive effects surpass […]

    Share
  • Garlic Swiss Chard & Heirloom Tomatoes
    View Recipe

    Garlic Swiss Chard & Heirloom Tomatoes

    This is one of those plants that you look at and know it’s just got to be good for you but you’re just not sure what to do with it. Swiss chard is related to […]

    Share
  • Fresh Summer Salad
    View Recipe

    Fresh Summer Salad

    Nothing beats a cool, refreshing salad. And if you add avocado it can be plenty filling.

    Share
  • Roasted Beet Salad
    View Recipe

    Roasted Beet Salad

    Here’s a favorite for all beet lovers. This salad makes a hearty meal or a side dish favorite.

    Share
  • Beans, Rice & Potatoes
    View Recipe

    Beans, Rice & Potatoes

    Love, love, love this meal because it’s simple…good for you and leaves you feeling awesome. If you find you have issues with digesting beans, try soaking your beans before cooking them. When you use fresh […]

    Share
  • Cilantro Lime Black Bean Tacos
    View Recipe

    Cilantro Lime Black Bean Tacos

    This is another favorite of mine. You’ll notice that I like to combine potatoes and beans. They are both filling and very satisfying. Often I am asked about how you deal with hunger while following […]

    Share
  • Arugula Toasted Almond Salad With Black Beans
    View Recipe

    Arugula Toasted Almond Salad With Black Beans

    Delicious and nutritious salad.  

    Share

Latest Posts

Is My Root Chakra Off? How To Balance Your Life

Is My Root Chakra Off? How To Balance Your Life

Author:

Posted: March 23, 2014

What Happens When Your Muladhara Is Off? It’s not a bone in your body. It’s not a hormone. So don’t reach for your pills to fix the discomfort. Muladhara is the first chakra that resides […]

Share

Read More

 
How Worry Destroys Your Life And What To Do About It

How Worry Destroys Your Life And What To Do About It

Author:

Posted: March 23, 2014

Morning thoughts: Wake up to a new day. A beautiful radiant light shining brightly on you. Let go of your worries. Let your mind relax and your soul be enriched by each new moment. Find […]

Share

Read More

 
Actors, Rappers: Make Plant-Based Eating Hip And Cool

Actors, Rappers: Make Plant-Based Eating Hip And Cool

Author:

Posted: February 1, 2014

Sometimes getting your message across requires more than just a slogan or some educational brochures. Sometimes the message has to create a “vibe” with people who would never consider a plant-based diet “real” food. Sometimes […]

Share

Read More

 
Image courtesy of hin255 / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

The Last Heart Attack, Sanjay Gupta From CNN Reports

Author:

Posted: January 25, 2014

A fascinating look at the causes of heart attacks and what you can do to prevent one. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, Sanjay Gupta reports on heart attacks and what your doctor might not tell you. […]

Share

Read More

 
Photo courtesy of Chaiwat on freedigitalphotos.net

Getting Started On The Plant-Based Diet

Author:

Posted: December 12, 2013

Going from a largely animal-based diet to a plant-based diet can be a daunting task. Some habits must be broken, while others adopted. According to research, it takes the brain approximately 30 days of doing […]

Share

Read More

 
The Healing Power Of Living Foods

The Healing Power Of Living Foods

Author:

Posted: November 8, 2013

Raw food, allergies, and the San Diego Veg Festival. On this edition of The Plant-Based Diet podcast, host Phoebe Chongchua talks with Living Food Chef, author, and wellness coach Dorit about her journey to becoming […]

Share

Read More

 
Veg Out at the San Diego Veg Festival

Veg Out at the San Diego Veg Festival

Author:

Posted: October 24, 2013

The San Diego Veg Festival is this coming November 9, 2013. Our video production company, Live Fit Films, is a media partner. On The Plant-Based Diet podcast we look at how this event started just […]

Share

Read More

 
Photo by chayathonwong2000 from freedigitalphotos.net

Tips For Traveling On The Plant-Based Diet

Author:

Posted: October 21, 2013

It is always a good idea to pack your bags and take a trip, whether by car, boat, plane, or bus.  However, traveling with the plant-based diet in mind can prove challenging if you aren’t […]

Share

Read More

 
Santosha: The Place Where I am Learning To Reside

Santosha: The Place Where I am Learning To Reside

Author:

Posted: October 19, 2013

Santosha is part of the self-regulation principles called Niyama, that flow from the eight-limbed path (Ashtanga) which includes the following: Yama (moral codes) Niyama (self-purification and study) Asana (posture) Pranayama (breath control) Pratyahara (sense control) […]

Share

Read More

 
Photo Courtesy World Food Day

World Food Day

Author:

Posted: October 16, 2013

What did you have for breakfast? What did you have for lunch? What are you planning to have for dinner tonight? And how about those in between meals and snacks? Today, October 16th, give this […]

Share

Read More