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Sojasun Chocolate Dessert – Vegan Products in France

By Aurelia d’Andrea Judging by the dozens of varieties available throughout la belle France, it’s fair to say that French folks really like pudding.  Who’d have guessed? The stuff is just a little old-fashioned, but one spoonful of Sojasun’s chocolate dessert and it’s easy to see why the creamy stuff has retained its popularity over [...]

What Do Vegans Eat?  (ie. What the Heck Is a Vegan Diet?)

People across the globe are turning to plants for sustenance. We hear the words vegan diet and plant-based diet, but what exactly IS a vegan diet? And what do vegans eat? If you’ve been thinking about eating more whole veggies and plant-based sources of protein, even perhaps becoming a vegan, read on.

Kamut: Rediscovering an Ancient Grain in Modern Society

I made a discovery a few months ago that would transform my meals forever: I found a super yummy ancient grain called Kamut khorasan wheat… it’s an ancient grain with tons of protein and a delicious nutty taste!

Originally cultivated thousands of years ago in Egypt, I found Kamut at my local store while I was searching for new grains to supplement my veggie plates.

Protein Chart: Protein vs Fat Content in Common Veggies

Did you know that all plants contain protein? Some plants, like peas, are very protein rich with 7 grams of protein in a 3.5 oz serving! By combining several veggies together, you can actually create a protein-rich meal. We’ve put together a chart to show the protein and fat content of many common vegetables. Thanks Mother Earth for all these yummy veggies!

Nuts: A Heart Smart Protein

  We know that nuts have a high protein content, but did you know they can also decrease your risk for heart disease?  According to the Harvard School of Public Health, eating a handful of nuts several times a week can reduce your risk of cardiac disease by 30 – 50%.  The FDA even allows [...]

I’m Eating a Plant-Based Diet – How Can I Get Enough Protein?

When my friends first learned that I was eating 100% vegan meals, their first question was, “How do you get enough protein?” So, in response to their genuine concern for my well-being, and for all of us whose families want to make sure that we are eating in a healthy way, I decided to write this article. Many people know about nuts and beans, hummus and tofu, but there are so many more choices and sources available.