We needs protein to build new tissues and repair damaged ones. The body has the ability to make some proteins, but needs others from food. Without an adequate supply of the proteins that the body lacks the ability to make, growing and recovering from exercise becomes impossible. Proteins The body
I had my last piece of meat in November 2013 and haven’t looked back since. I’m not going to pretend the transition was easy; the November 2013 transition was actually my second and more thought out attempt. There might be a quicker, cold turkey approach to stop eating meat, and
I had my last piece of meat in November 2013; it was a Fillet-O-Fish from McDonald’s. It probably wasn’t the best “last meal” but it was still pretty good either way. Since then, I’ve tried a lot of meat-less recipes, meat alternatives and other plant-based foods; some were delicious, others
Nutella has been a staple in my diet for as long as I can remember. Those “chocolate sandwiches” kept my taste buds satisfied for a big chunk of my life. Giving up animal products is the only reason I ditched Nutella, not the ridiculously high sugar content, lack of nutrients
I recently bought a food processor and started experimenting with homemade nut butters. Since I grew up on Nutella, I decided to try and make a chocolate-hazelnut butter. Unfortunately, I accidentally bought raw instead of roasted hazelnuts. Nut butters (peanut butter, almond butter…) are made from roasted, not raw nuts.
Waffles are a popular breakfast food, but unfortunately, healthy vegans have two main problems with them: 1) they are usually unhealthy, and 2) are typically made from off-limit animal products, specifically: eggs and milk. After a few trial batches, I’ve finally settled on a healthy, vegan and simple recipe that’s
The main principle of gaining weight is the same for everyone: if you eat more than you burn, your weight will go up. If you are a vegetarian you still need to eat a lot but you need to eat different kinds of food. Its a bit more complicated since
One of the reasons why weight gain is so prevalent in this country is the intake of high fat meat, cheese and milk. While this isn’t the only factor, cutting these foods out can have a very positive impact on your weight, looks and even your health. The problem with