Plant Based Nutrition

How To Make Indian Vegetable Khichdi

This simple South Asian recipe is delicious, easy to cook and is easy to digest. This is a very good option if you want to cook something fast but do not have lot of options. The combination of herbs and spices will fill your kitchen with a wonderful fragrance, and reward your tongue with spiciness …

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Vegan Mushroom and Green Peas Masala

Ingredients • 2 tablespoons avocado oil or plain water • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds • 1 small red onion, grated (using the large side of the box grater) • 2 cups of thickly sliced button mushrooms (about 8 oz.) • 1/2 teaspoon powdered coriander • 1/2 teaspoon powdered cumin • 1/2 teaspoon red cayenne pepper …

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Plant Based Solutions Submits Comments on USDA Dietary Guidelines

by David Benzaquen Founder & CEO Plant Based Solutions As we write this, representatives of the nation’s largest food companies are lobbying the United States Department of Agriculture to weaken food policy recommendations made by its panel of the nation’s top medical and nutrition professionals. Earlier this week a coalition of plant-based food companies led by public health lawyer …

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How To Buy Organic Foods Without Going Broke

Step into any supermarket these days and you’re sure to find a wide variety of organic foods on the shelves. From produce, milk and meat to breakfast cereals and snack foods, consumers have their pick of certified organic products—a far cry from the time when you could only find organic items in natural foods stores. …

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Superfoods for Better Immunity and Slow Down Aging

No special diet can make you younger or stop you from aging. We all know we have to age one day, but how and what we eat makes a huge difference in how healthy we are going to be on the journey, and how long it will take. But there is a crop of food …

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Are You Really Eating Healthy Salads

< See Part 1 of the are you really eating healthy series.  For most people healthy salads, aren’t really healthy.  How many times have you been out to lunch or dinner and ordered a salad as a “healthier” alternative? Now think back and consider how many of these “salads” were actually heaping bowls overflowing with hundreds …

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55 Nutrient Rich Foods To Eat This Spring

Fresh fruits and vegetables abound during the spring, which makes cooking and baking so much fun and exciting. Here is a seasonality chart that shows 55 nutrient rich foods to eat this spring; they are high quality, and reasonably priced produce.  While I try to shop organic as frequently as possible, I am on a …

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Highlights from Natural Products Expo West

  There are few things I look forward every year- birthdays, July fourth, Halloween and Christmas; NATURAL PRODUCT EXPO EAST AND WEST are two of them. Though I have been attending these shows for a few years, this year’s Expo West has probably been the best years so far. Natural Products Expo West continues to …

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Are You Sacrificing Your Health For Success

In the classic O. Henry story The Gift of the Magi, the wife has beautiful long hair, the husband a treasured pocket watch. She cuts and sells her hair to buy him a watch chain. He sells his watch to buy her a hair comb. Many people make a similarly well intentioned, but ultimately futile …

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