Author: E2

16 Jul The Great Salad Challenge

We decided that it was a great week to have a salad challenge! Here are some guidelines and tips: 1. Plant-Strong! 2. No animals or animal products (including dairy, eggs, fish) 3. No oil! Why no oil? http://engine2diet.com/the-daily-beet/the-big-oil-post-plus-a-giveaway/ 4. Follow our label reading rules when it comes to things like...

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11 Jul Dessert Oatmeal

Go ahead, have dessert for breakfast. Healthy, tasty, nutritious, plant-strong dessert oatmeal! Oatmeal is a wonderful part of any plant-strong diet. It helps with weight loss, cholesterol and helps you to stay full longer. Sometimes people make the mistake of including more calorically dense foods with...

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04 Jul Happy 4th of July!

We hope you have a safe and happy 4th of July! We want you to be safe today, so we have some fire safety tips for today. Prevention is key in health and fire safety! For your health remember: Remember:  Stop. Drop. And Roll!!! Stop (meat).  Drop...

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27 Jun Watermelon Desserts and a Contest!

Nothing says summer like watermelon. We've got some fun, plant-strong desserts that will be sure to please your taste buds, and impress people at those summer parties! Watermelon Cake: This is pretty simple. First cut your watermelon. The best way to do this, is to cut off...

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14 Jun 1 Dish Baking Meals

We like to batch cook food in the beginning of the week, so that the rest of the week is easy. We have a few dishes that are similar to casseroles, they are easy to make and last the entire week in the refrigerator. You can make these in any...

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04 Jun The Light Is Always On

All my life I've generally been the fattest person in the room. It's something I've just gotten used to over the years, though I've always felt like a big loser for being the fattest person in the room. Like it or not, being overweight (for...

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31 May Stuck In A Rut.

You have been going strong for a while with your plant-strong life, but all of a sudden you aren't losing weight, or maybe your cholesterol numbers are not where you'd like them, or your blood sugar has started creeping up. What do you do? First things...

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27 Mar Interview with Rich Roll: Part 2

We are continuing our interview with Ultraman, Rich Roll and author of the upcoming book: Finding Ultra. To read part 1 of our interview with Rich, please see our post yesterday. E2: How does someone start the path to wellness? Rich: Don’t overthink it.  Just begin. It’s starts with a...

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22 Mar “I HATE VEGETABLES!”

We hear it all the time, people telling us that they do not like some kind of plant-strong food. We get it, some of you don't like certain foods. You don't like kale or collard greens, you hate carrots, you don't like tofu, you hate...

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21 Mar Allergies: Nuts and Seeds

We have covered allergies to gluten and soy, today we look at nuts and seeds. I (Natala if you weren't sure) :) mentioned earlier this week that I almost killed my husband with nuts before we got married.. The thing is that I knew about his...

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20 Mar Allergies: Soy and other Beans.

(the soy bean) Yesterday we learned all about gluten and how to shop if you are gluten intolerant. Today we are tackling soy and other beans. First, let's clear some stuff up about soy. The soy bean has been around for a long time. Most people think tofu...

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19 Mar Food Allergies: Gluten

Natala here, reporting for allergy shopping duty! Why am I writing about allergies? Because I once, almost killed my husband before we even started dating. You would think that almost killing someone would be some kind of warning sign, but my husband looked past that and...

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