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Hobby Lobby isn’t the only company looking to opt out of the Affordable Care Act. Eden Foods is suing the Obama Administration over the ACA’s birth control requirements.
“White” and “food” typically go together like “diabetes” and “obesity.” Steer clear of white foods if you want to avoid those unhealthy conditions. But, of course, white foods aren’t only processed flours and sugars. They can actually be pretty healthy for you. Are you eating these healthy white foods?
Whether your diet is built completely around plant foods or you’re just moving toward more plant-based eating, beans deserve a front-and-center role in your menus.
What other vegetable offers so much for so little effort? Eat them as green beans (snap beans), fresh shell beans, or dry them for a dose of protein during the fall and winter. Here are some favorites from my garden this summer…
Beans are the picture of convenience, readily available in canned or dried varieties, but I tend to lean to toward the dried variety, so that I can control the salt in my food and avoid the dreaded BPA in canned food. The flavor of cooked dried beans always seems fresher than their canned counterparts, and their texture tends to be more pleasing to the palate. In a few easy steps, you can prepare dried beans easily, and they tend to be cheaper than the canned variety.
Whether these are THE most nutritious vegetables is up for debate, but they are clearly health winners. Here’s how Colleen Vanderlinden recommends growing them.
Companion planting is a great way to deter pests and grow a hearty garden with fewer inputs, and The Three Sisters is a companion planting super trio!
I’m a sucker for a good soup and now that the weather will be cooling down, I’m so excited to break out my favorite soup recipes again. A great one that can actually do well year round is a hearty chicken noodle. The great American comfort food, the soup that makes it all better when your sick or just an all around great meal, I love playing with the original to jazz it up every now and again. This one is full of vitamins, minerals, plant-based protein and just some serious goodness! Plus, it’s simple, fast and if you make a large batch, it’s easily freezable to enjoy later.
Imagine crisp sweet corn, tender black beans and smooth cheddar cheese melted together between whole grain flour tortillas. My mouth is watering already. I am not exaggerating when I saw this is my favorite summer meal. I could eat these quesadillas every day for a week straight and not get sick of them. In fact, […]
As many as 2 billion people worldwide are iron deficient. This is particularly a problem in developing countries, but it is by no means limited to them. Iron deficiency is the number one nutrient deficiency in the US. Researchers are searching for a bean that would boost iron consumption as a possible solution to the […]
One of the misconceptions about vegan eats is that you’re either living on salads or making some kind of elaborate, fake-meat based meal. That can’t be farther from the truth! Sure, I dig a good salad from time to time, but most of the meals we eat around here are much heartier and take less […]
Here are 3 condiments I couldn’t imagine life without. [social_buttons] I was going to include the condiments below in my list of favorite foods the other day, but then more and more foods came to my mind and I decided that these might fit better in a list of their own. To combine with many […]