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Quick and Easy Breakfast Smoothie

This is how I make my quick, easy and delicious Blueberry Banana Smoothies. You can also find this recipe in my Easy Veggie Meal Plan, weight loss program. This is a great smoothie for breakfast or a snack that’s light on calories and big on antioxidants, fiber, essential protein, and essential minerals! All you’ll need is […]

The Role of Fat in the Easy Veggie Lifestyle

Fat is ESSENTIAL for the proper functioning of the body. Fats provide essential fatty acids, which are not made by the body and must be obtained from food. The essential fatty acids are linoleic and linolenic acid. The body needs at least 15 grams of Essential Fatty Acids (Efra’s) per day, which can be obtained […]

Black Bean Burger Recipe

Did you read about the massive meat recall that is taking place in California? Over 4 million pounds of meat has been recalled because of E.Coli. I sure as heck wouldn’t want to be eating ground beef in a California restaurant this weekend, that’s for sure! It’s really sad to hear about these recalls, because […]

How To Make Easy Almond Milk For Weight Loss

Making almond milk is easy, inexpensive, and a healthy alternative to cows milk, soy milk, or even processed almond milk. Don’t get me wrong, I do suggest people purchase almond milk from the store. However, if you can make your own almond milk you are more in control of what goes into your tasty beverage. […]

Vegetarian Carbohydrates For Weight Loss

While everyone is scared about not getting enough protein, most dieters are equally scared about getting TOO MANY carbohydrates. So let’s take a look at proper carbohydrate intake when using the Easy Veggie Meal Plans to lose weight. The FIRST rule is to build your diet based around fruits and vegetables. Not only are they […]

My Vegetable Oil Fuel Car

Today we’re cruising in my veggie car to go skiing at Mammoth Mountain here in California. I’m looking forward to snowboarding and traveling a healthy way. As some of you may know, my car runs on vegetable oil. Yes, that’s right, fry oil from restaurants!  It’s been filtered, so it’s safe to use in my […]

The Best Sources of Vegetarian Protein

Most foods have some combination of protein, carbohydrates and fat – even vegetables contain all three macronutrients! So here’s a list of some whole foods and their protein, carbohydrate, and fat content. The reason I am showing you the three macronutrients is because people tend to eat too much of the wrong foods and they […]