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  1. DIY Gift for a WFPB MomIt's Mother's Day weekend and time to show appreciation for all the women in our lives who've mentored and nurtured us.  What better way to express our gratitude than with a gift that will show how much we value having "mom" around for many years to come? We know that eating a low-fat, whole-food plant-based...
  2. How to Roast Garlic Without Using OilDo you love adding freshly roasted garlic to recipes, or enjoy eating it by itself, but you're not sure how to roast it without adding olive oil ? It turns out you are not alone. And, fortunately many people have been experimenting and submitting recipes . As a fan of roasted garlic I am happy...
  3. Kathy Freston's Dog Inspired her to Go Plant-BasedGrowing up in Georgia, Kathy Freston , a well-known health and wellness activist who promotes the benefits of eating a whole-food, plant-based diet, loved eating chicken-fried steak and mashed potatoes smothered with bacon and butter. As a teen and young adult, her acne, low energy level, and 20-pound weight gain led her into trying several...
  4. Making Meal Planning Easy With Mary McDougallIf you've been thinking about making the transition to a whole-food, plant-based diet, yet need a little encouragement on how to get started, you'll enjoy viewing the below 30-minute video featuring Mary McDougall. Some of the points that Mary covers in the video are: 1. You can spend as little or as much time as...
  5. How to Respond to Holiday Food BulliesOur Food Choices Spark the Curiosity of Others.  Feasting on foods that are heavily processed and high in animal products, fat, calories, salt, sugar and oils while deficient in nutrients tends to play a central role in social gatherings and celebratory occasions. Therefore, it can be extremely awkward to eat healthfully and keep your health...
  6. Tips for Taking a Plant-Based Diet on the RoadChanging to a delicious, whole-food, plant-based diet is by far one of the best decisions you can make for you and your family! However, it does present some challenges, especially when taking a plant-based diet on the road. By taking the time to carefully plan your meals, you'll be prepared to eat wholesome disease-fighting meals...
  7. Go "Straight-Up" for the Holidays!It's often an intellectual decision to follow a whole-food plant-based, no-added-oil diet. We become convinced by logic and the weight of scientific evidence that this is the best path to optimal health. And then our practical side kicks in, and we wonder, "What will I eat? How will I cook?" This is an even more...
  8. Sharing the Holidays with Family and FriendsHoliday gatherings are about people, not the food.  The holiday meal may not be the optimal time to be an evangelist for a plant-based diet. Make food a non-issue by avoiding divisive discussions about animal products. As Uncle Jimmy is slicing into the turkey or Aunt Dolores is ladling on the whipped cream, our silence...
  9. Which Two Tools Make Success Easier?A question posted to our Starch-Smart System Discussion Forum prompted us to write a topical article which has been on our minds to write for a long time. That question was " Too many restrictions? Can one be a vegan while also going gluten free, nightshade free, AND oil free? " and prompted a lengthly...
  10. How to Saute and Bake Without Using OilRefined vegetable oils are a highly-refined, high-fat and calorie-concentrated food which contributes to  weight gain and the progression of disease . Because of this, our whole-food, plant-based diet experts recommend that we avoid them. Visit our Pinterest Board to find out how to saute` and bake without using refined vegetable oils!  Photo Credit
  11. Instilling Healthy Eating Habits In ChildrenIf your child ran into the middle of a busy street, what would you do? Because you love your child - without hesitating, you would shout to him to stop and come back. You'd race to the middle of the street, pick him up and run to safety because you foresaw the impending danger. As...
  12. Take the New Year Health Challenge!Happy New Year! The holiday season is always a joyous time of year, especially when family and friends fill our homes to celebrate! And of course no holiday festivity would be complete without the many hours of preparing and sharing a delicious meal, making the event even more memorable. Celebratory meals typically include many rich,...

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