Vegan

15 best-tasting nut and seed butters you didn’t know you needed – Health Article

Nut butter fanatic? We’ve rounded up 15 of the best-tasting nut and seed butters that are worth the spread… Once upon a time, our choice of peanut butter came down to two options: crunchy or smooth. These days it’s a whole different and rather overwhelming story. The huge array of nut butter options available is enough to give anyone a mini heart attack in the middle of your food shop. I mean, they may as well have a dedicated aisle…

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Vegan Gluten-Free Protein Peanut Butter and Jelly Hummus – Health Article

A high protein, sweet hummus dip with all the flavor of a classic peanut butter and jelly. Vegan, gluten-free, no added sugar, and easily made in 5 minutes. Do you use protein powder? I’ve kept containers of different proteins in the house for as long as I can remember. I always love having different kinds on hand for an easy source of protein when I haven’t gotten enough from my daily eats (it happens to all of us!). I’ve tried…

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5 protein-packed vegan recipes we’re loving from Gaz Oakley’s new cookbook – Health Article

Looking for vegan recipes high in protein? Healthista shares five of their favourite protein-packed recipes from Gaz Oakley’s new cookbook Plants Only Kitchen  Contrary to popular belief vegan recipes are actually pretty straight-forward and can be filled to the brim with protein. Tofu, tempeh, lentils, chickpeas, beans, oats and quinoa are all examples of vegan friendly foods that are jam packed with protein. Young chef Gaz Oakley started Avant-Garde Vegan on Instagram in 2016. Since then he has amassed an…

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Green Smoothie Overnight Oats [vegan + gluten-free] • Healthy Helper – Health Article

The perfect combination of two healthy breakfasts…overnight oats and a green smoothie! High fiber, vegan, gluten-free, and no added sugar. Full of nutrients to keep you going all day long. I love convenience. Whether it’s trying out a new meal delivery service or using my Keurig to make a quick cup of coffee when I’m running late in the morning. Convenience sometimes costs bit more, but to me TIME is the most costly thing and I do not want to…

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Vegan Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Brownies with No Added Sugar – Health Article

Deliciously fudgy, vegan brownies will be your new favorite sweet treat! These Double Chocolate Brownies are so rich and chocolatey that you’d never guess they were HEALTHY! Gluten-free, no sugar added, and SO drool-worthy. Brownies are probably one of my favorite desserts. I am not much of a cake person. But give me a dense, delicious, fudgy brownie and I am in heaven! And being a total chocolate lover as well, brownie just seem like the perfect sweet treat to…

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Blueberry Oat Bites [vegan + gluten-free] • Healthy Helper – Health Article

Soft oat bites with all the taste and sweetness of fresh blueberries. Bursting with flavor, rich in antioxidants, and full of fiber. Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and no added sugar! Today is a special day, friends! We’re having a celebration. A party of sorts. A BLUEBERRY BONANZA to be exact! Blueberries are one of my favorite summer fruits. I buy frozen blueberries all year round, but during the summer months, fresh blueberries can’t be beat. Not only is it a great…

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Chewy Blueberry Cinnamon Granola [vegan + gluten-free] • Healthy Helper – Health Article

Sweet blueberries pair with fragrant cinnamon in this chewy, flavorful granola! Perfect for munching as a healthy, delicious snack or quick breakfast on the go. Vegan and gluten-free with no added sugars. Ya know what’s lacking on my blog? BLUEBERRY RECIPES. Going through my recipe page the other day, I noticed how few blueberry recipes I have! I’ve got apples, bananas, peaches, and all sorts of orange recipes featured prominently…but hardly anything is blueberries. This is surprising because I LOVE…

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EASY Vegan Mac n’ Cheese [gluten-free + grain-free] • Healthy Helper – Health Article

The easiest, cheesiest vegan mac n’ cheese you’ll ever make! Tastes just like a classic boxed mixed but is dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, and 100% vegan. Plant-based products have come a LONG way in recent years. Long gone are the days of tasteless, chewy veggie burgers being the only options for people wanting to eat vegetarian or vegan. And frankly, I think it’s awesome! While I’m not vegan myself, I can definitely appreciate the benefits (health, environmental, ethical, or otherwise) of…

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Vegan nut roast Low FODMAP – Health Education Article

We are nearly in Veganuary and what could me more perfect than a vegan nut roast? Some people miss meaty flavours when they venture into meat free eating and this roast is stuffed full of umami flavours meaning you won’t miss meat flavour at all! The dish also contains low FODMAP fibre and this is great for people with IBS-C, who need good gut friendly meals that have fibre to help the bowel keep moving. This dish is stunning enough…

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A JSHealth Christmas Menu | JSHealth – Health Article

Hi angels! Christmas is only days away, but not to worry – I’ve come up with a delicious and nutritious recipe for you, using all my favourite recipes from the JSHealth App! Want to try them out yourself? The JSHealth App is 50% off at the moment, and with more than 450 recipes like these, it’s everything you need for the festive season and more! So get cooking with me, this Christmas will be a goodie! Jess xx To Start: Pumpkin, ricotta…

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Low-Fat Vegan Chocolate Pudding Pie [gluten-free + sugar-free] – Health Article

Your pie dreams have come true with this healthy Chocolate Pudding Pie recipe! Creamy, delicious chocolate pudding finds a home within a gluten-free, vegan, naturally-sweetened crust. The heavenly mix of textures and rich taste will have you smiling all the way through your slice (or two!)! One of my dreams is to one day have a HUGE party where all my friends I’ve met from travel and social media around the world can attend and meet each other in person.…

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How to prepare a vegan Christmas feast – Health Article

Having vegans over for Christmas lunch? Here are some foolproof recipes to keep your guests satisfied. One of the best things about the vegan diet is that it involves a plethora of nutrient-dense plant-based foods, if you’re making a Christmas feast you’ll find that your table is the most colourful it’s ever been when adorned with a variety of vegan dishes. If you serve up one of each of the following you’ll be in for a festive rainbow of a…

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42 healthy gifts to buy this Christmas – Health Article

The Healthista Xmas gift guide is here and boy is it exciting. From smart watches to bath oils, here are a whopping 42 healthy gifts your friends, family (and you) will love this Christmas We are moments away from the first day of December and less than a month away from Christmas. But not to worry, everyone can step away from their Xmas shopping panic stations pronto. Healthista are here to save the day with Christmas gifts that will make…

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25 Healthy Appetizers for the Holidays – Health Article

A roundup of healthy appetizers to make for the holidays or just for entertaining in general. Vegan, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly options your guests will LOVE. I’ll just put it right out there….HOW is Thanksgiving over and December is next week?! Not only has the second half of this year FLOWN by, but November has pretty much disappeared before my eyes. Lots of work projects, my 25th birthday, Thanksgiving…all over and now we’re onto December. Good thing I got most of…

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Healthy Mac & Cheese | JSHealth – Health Article

<!– Sign up to my weekly newsletter — This recipe from my JSHealth app is perfect for anyone celebrating Thanksgiving (or Friendsgiving!) this week! While traditional macaroni and cheese is delicious, it’s often loaded with salt and saturated fats, which is why we’ve created a clean, nutritious version. Our mac and cheese is packed with vegetables, is vegan-friendly and just as tasty as the original!  Time to cook: 40 minutes  Serves: 4, as a side Ingredients ¼ jap pumpkin, (or…

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Homemade Baked Beans on Toast – Health Article

<!– Sign up to my weekly newsletter — Making your own baked beans is incredibly simple and requires minimal preparation. This recipe from the JSHealth app makes enough for two but can easily be doubled to allow for leftovers.   Homemade Baked Beans on ToastMaking your own baked beans is incredibly simple and requires minimal preparation. This recipe makes enough for two but can easily be doubled to allow for leftovers. Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½…

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Baked Eggplant with Tahini & Pomegranate – Health Article

<!– Sign up to my weekly newsletter — I absolutely love whipping up this side dish inspired by the great Yotam Ottolenghi whenever I’m having people over for dinner! It’s one of my favourite recipes from the App – I love it so much I just had to share! It is packed with classic Middle Eastern flavours, not to mention seriously easy to make – and takes less than 30 minutes! The combination of baked eggplant with tahini, dukkah and pomegranate…

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Two Delicious & Anti-Inflammatory Recipes for Your Weekend – Health Article

Hi my loves! It’s almost the weekend already, ahhhh! Where has the week gone?! And like really, where has the month gone? It is wild to me how fast August has flown by, and that it’s already Labor Day Weekend. And on that note, that my wedding is now basically two months away… my bachelorette in one month… and by November I will be a married woman on my honeymoon! Absolutely wild. Exciting in the best way, and just crazy…

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Mediterranean Pasta Salad – Nutrition Pair – Health Education Article

This incredibly healthy, colorful and fresh Mediterranean Pasta Salad can be a side-dish, snack or an entree salad. It’s quick to throw-together and it does not last long at our house. The flavors and textures are so perfect together!             Salad Ingredients: 6 ounces textured pasta like penne or rotini (Gluten-Free if desired) 4 oz. roasted red peppers (from jar) 2 oz. sundried tomatoes (or 1/2 cup diced fresh tomatoes) 1 cucumber (peeled and diced)…

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Oil-Free Vegan Lentil Falafel [gluten-free] – Health Article

Perfectly spiced lentil patties that are baked instead of deep-fried! This healthy, vegan alternative to traditional falafel is full of plant-based protein and FLAVOR. A traditional middle-eastern favorite with a delicious modern twist! If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been ALL about the savory foods lately. Sure, I still eat mostly sweet stuff for breakfast and snacks throughout the day…but for some reason, when it comes to snacks and meals, all I’ve wanted is food that’s savory,…

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Sunday Evening Musings + Healing Musts – Health Article

Happy Sunday evening! I wanted to write this tonight for anyone else who isn’t into watching the Super Bowl and is just perusing the internet while your significant other / friends / family are watching the game… like me. ???? When I first started blogging these posts were what it was all about for me, and I want to get back to those this year. Just sharing when it’s EASY and spilling what’s on my mind. So let’s set the…

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Healthy Vegan Reese’s Bites [gluten-free + no added sugar] • Healthy Helper – Health Article

Chocolate peanut butter bites with the creamy, richness of a truffle and the wholesomeness of a healthy homemade treat. Filled with healthy fats, whole grains, and natural sugars, these Reese’s Bites will be your new favorite way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Vegan, gluten-free, and absolutely delicious! February is flying by and that means we are onto Month 2 of the Aloha Healthy initiative with Tops Markets! Last month was all about organics…with my delicious (FULLY ORGANIC) recipe for Sweet…

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