“Let thy food by thy medicine, and thy medicine by thy food.” ~Hippocrates
After you’ve watched the movie What The Health, (streams on Netflix), you may be inclined to go vegan. Vegan is a great choice for some and not a sustainable choice for everyone.
Regardless of your choice to be fully vegan or not, eating a vegan meal a couple times a week is a healthy choice. But where do you begin? There is a crazy misconception about going vegan that one will not get enough protein. Here are some plant based proteins to give you an idea of just how easy it is to get enough for your daily value.
Nuts & Seeds
Potatoes with skin 5g
Brussel Sprouts 4g
Collard Greens 4g
Sweet Potato 3g
Swiss Chard 3g
Green Beans 2g
As you can see, protein can be easily met without much trying, so can iron and all the other minerals. The only vitamin that should be supplemented when going completely vegan is B12.
When you look at the biggest animals living on Earth, they are all herbivores, eating exclusively plants. They graze at their leisure and they don’t cook their foods to unrecognizable forms. Here are a couple of my favorite cookbooks for vegan meals:
Whole, plant based food movements are growing quickly. Peruse some of our plant based recipes and learn how easy it is to incorporate plant based eating. (And watch your energy soar!)