nutrition

Grain Bowls

“This recipe allows you to benefit from the slow-burning energy starches provide without making them the main component of a meal, which can result in carb overload,” says Cynthia Sass, M.P.H., R.D., sports nutritionist and author of the upcoming Slim Down Now: Shed Pounds and Inches With Real Food, Real Fast. “Mixing up the toppings creates a balanced ratio of carbs, protein, and fat that will steady your blood sugar and insulin levels, and leave you feeling simultaneously energized and satisfied—not undernourished or sluggish. It’s also super easy to mix things up to create new texture and flavor combos.” (Source

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Amaaaazing vegan Vietnamese restaurant in Vancouver - chau veggie express! I got the vegan pho made with a star anise/cinnamon/cardamom broth, filled with assorted organic tofu, bean curd, mushrooms, lotus root, herbs, flat rice noodles, bean sprouts, and mint leaves! Also got the strawberry lychee coconut smoothie and some fresh salad rolls with peanut sauce. Their entire menu is so damn good we had such a hard time trying to pick just one! They also sell their house made broths and sauces in jars, as well as house made vegan ice cream (including caramelized banana cookie dough.. OMG), amazing desserts (some vegan, some not), and 49th parallel coffee! Basically everything I love in this world in one restaurant lol! If you live in Vancouver definitely check it out

When I’m too lazy to make actual sushi.. (Which is almost always), I make a half assed sushi bowl :) brown rice (prepared with a splash of brown rice vinegar, organic low sodium tamari, and coconut sugar), topped with all the raw toppings I would fill my sushi with (cucumber, mushrooms, avocado, mango, red pepper, kale, and tomatoes) - optional addition of sliced up nori sheets! Vegan and delicious

Using Turmeric in Indian Cooking

Turmeric is a spice that is used extensively in Indian cooking. It is also the ingredient that gives many Indian dishes their distinct yellow color. Typically, the yellowish hue is associated with using curry powder, but then again, turmeric is one of the main ingredients used in curry powder…..Read More

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anonymous asked:

you said veganism isn't based on health...health factors are probably a big concern for people who don't want to go vegan, don't you think? it's such a high carb diet and that can take a really bad toll on people's health.

It’s an unfounded concern and almost always just an excuse. Not sure where you’re getting your information from (I’m guessing you’re just making shit up as you carnists always love to do), these are my macros from yesterday:

If anything I don’t eat enough carbs and eat too much fat.