Butternut Squash Lentil Dahl

Butternut Squash Lentil Dahl

Your whole family will love the aroma of this butternut squash lentil dahl!  Serve it over brown basmati rice with a generous serving of crisp romaine and local tomatoes for a complimentary dish.  We love it so much, it’s a weekly occurrence in our home and our 11 month old loves it too! 🙂  Continue reading


Plant-Based Mexican Skillet Fajitas

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If you are looking for a quick and easy whole-food plant-based recipe to try, you have come to the right place! Continue reading


How Much Protein Do We Really Need?

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I have found that there are a lot of misconceptions out there about how much protein we should be consuming every day as well as what sources best meet this need.  When you are continuously bombarded with “eat more protein, eat more protein, EAT MORE PROTEIN” it starts to sink in a bit and you start to think, “hey, I need to eat more protein!”  I remember being Continue reading


Why is There So Much Confounding Research about Food?

Have you ever wondered about why there are so many conflicting research results out there about the foods we eat?  How can two studies come up with completely opposite conclusions about the same food?  This has often boggled my mind and made me wonder if I could trust any of them!  It can be so frustrating when you are trying to make healthy decisions about what you put in your and your family’s mouths!  You are not alone, I think most people have felt this way, but I have good news!  There IS a reason for all of this confusion… Continue reading


What’s the Deal with Plant-Based Nutrition?

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Why would anyone forego their food heritage and the Standard American Diet (SAD) which is “oh so yummy!” to embrace a bunch of plants?  Wouldn’t that be going backwards?  Doesn’t meat = prosperity, the “food of kings” as they say?  Don’t we need to eat meat for protein and dairy for calcium?  What about Continue reading