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Eat Happy! The Best Foods To Boost Your Brain’s Feel-Good Chemicals

This Thanksgiving might be unlike all previous turkey (or tofurkey) days for you … but not for the reason you’re thinking. But if you’re feeling down or your emotions are fluctuating more wildly than usual, here’s why this Thanksgiving is going to be different for you. 

Eat Happy! The Best Foods To Boost Your Brain’s Feel-Good Chemicals2020-11-13T21:12:13+00:00

Vegan Gravy Everyone will Love

Impress family and friends with my easy-to-make healthy gravy recipe as the finishing touch to your meal. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or simply a healthy eater, holiday meals don’t need to feel stressful. Instead, enjoy delicious meals without regret.

Vegan Gravy Everyone will Love2020-11-06T16:55:01+00:00

Sweet Potato Pureé

This recipe for mashed potatoes uses the nutritiously-superior sweet potato and has the same satisfying mouth-feel as regular mashed potatoes. But this version is lower in calories.

Sweet Potato Pureé2020-11-06T16:53:33+00:00

Swap-Out Makeover: Ingredient Swaps for a Healthy Winter

The smallest things matter the most and in this case, small changes can make a big difference. Simple ingredient swaps this winter will help you stay on track while eliminating at the feeling of indulgence guilt. Whether it’s an appetizer or a dessert, these easy changes will help you avoid that pesky holiday weight gain we all hate.

Swap-Out Makeover: Ingredient Swaps for a Healthy Winter2020-10-25T18:52:52+00:00

Why I’m Out Of My Gourd About Pumpkins

But pumpkins are a superfood in their natural state. One study on these “gourdgeous” (sorry for the pun; pumpkins are gourds) fruits that are often mistaken for vegetables, says that pumpkins contain “Substantial medicinal properties due to the presence of unique natural edible substances.” 

Why I’m Out Of My Gourd About Pumpkins2020-10-14T18:32:07+00:00

That’s So Cheesy! Nutritional Yeast: The Plant-Based Superfood That Makes It Easy To Give Up Cheese

If you can’t picture a life worth living without cheese, I’ve got some good news. Thanks to a flaky, yellowish powder that looks just like sprinkled, crumbly parmesan on pasta, you can experience cheesiness without the dairy.

That’s So Cheesy! Nutritional Yeast: The Plant-Based Superfood That Makes It Easy To Give Up Cheese2020-11-21T20:12:35+00:00

Creamy Curry Pumpkin Soup

There’s something special about cooking comforting meals like this during the Fall that will warm you up and have your kitchen smelling festive.Cozy up with someone you love and enjoy this delicious pumpkin soup on a cool fall night!

Creamy Curry Pumpkin Soup2020-11-06T16:56:45+00:00

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Pumpkin ice cream by Chef V uses all-vegan ingredients that won’t skyrocket your blood sugar and expand your waist. If you love ice cream, all things pumpkin and fall, and exquisite vegan desserts, you’ll love this recipe.

Pumpkin Ice Cream2020-11-06T16:56:54+00:00