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When You’re In The Mood For Thai Food, Grains Cafe Is Where You Must Go

When You’re In The Mood For Thai Food, Grains Cafe Is Where You Must Go

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Posted: June 30, 2017

When I was growing up in San Diego, very few people knew what Thai food was. In fact, many people were confused when I told them I was from Thailand. They’d ask me, “Are you […]

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My Confession: How Subacute Thyroiditis Helped Me Find My Way (again!)

My Confession: How Subacute Thyroiditis Helped Me Find My Way (again!)

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Posted: June 18, 2017

I have a confession to make.  I lost my roots but, ironically, subacute thyroiditis helped me find my way again. I launched The Plant-Based Diet website in 2010 while I was studying and earning my […]

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Spicy ‘Vegged-Out’ Black Bean Chili

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

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Tips For Eating A Plant-Based Diet

Tips For Eating A Plant-Based Diet

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Posted: August 24, 2016

The ideas of nutrition are changing. A lifestyle with quality plant-based foods can prevent, treat and reverse many major diseases, and improve overall health. Animal products such as meat, dairy and eggs can increase our […]

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Soy Yogurt Crunch

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.

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Mmm Mmm Berry Smoothie

Mmm Mmm Berry Smoothie

On a hot day, this will give your body a healthy cool down. Plus, there’s no cooking involved so the kitchen won’t get hot. All you need is a good blender. I recommend this one from […]

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Take The Plant-Based Challenge

Take The Plant-Based Challenge

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Posted: July 27, 2016

Creating A Better You, Better World™ Planting Seeds For Healthy Living Eat at least one whole-food, plant-based meal every day Exercise for 30 minutes daily Practice 30 Worriless Living Affirmations to live the life YOU […]

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Products I Love: What & Where To Buy

Products I Love: What & Where To Buy

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Posted: July 26, 2016

Following The Plant-Based Diet can seem a bit overwhelming but remember everything is difficult or strange at first. Give it time and you’ll adjust faster and easier than you might think possible. To help you […]

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Food Monster: The Ultimate Source For Vegans, Vegetarians, And Meatless Monday Enthusiasts

Food Monster: The Ultimate Source For Vegans, Vegetarians, And Meatless Monday Enthusiasts

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Posted: July 14, 2016

The call for a more eco-friendly diet has materialized in the form of Food Monster, which is quite possibly the most complete resource for every plant-based meal. If you’re are finding it hard to transition […]

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Stop Food Waste: How Plant-Based Eating Can Help

Stop Food Waste: How Plant-Based Eating Can Help

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Posted: March 29, 2016

I was recently at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim interviewing businesses about their new products. On opening night, I watched a film called “Just Eat It!” I highly recommend checking out this documentary. […]

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