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Vegan peanut butter cookies

Not just for the kids I was honestly shocked at how good this recipe turned out, and more shocked that it was a unanimous hit with 100% of my colleagues and family who tried them. These vegan peanut butter cookies taste a lot like shortbread, and they may be my most popular cookie recipe ever!

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Eggless Mini Quiches

I’m always advocating for people to add more plants to their meal routine. One of the easiest ways to do this is by swapping the protein source in your favourite recipes. This is great because it means you don’t have to reinvent the wheel, think of new recipes, or start eating completely different meals. It

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Tofu egg salad

A new version of a classic Soy is finally losing its unearned reputation – people are finally starting to appreciate its nutritional power and versatility. Perhaps the most practical of all soy-based food is tofu. As I always encourage people to make small, incremental changes when starting to reduce animal products. A great way to

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Plant based keto diet

A nutritionist’s perspective I get asked quite often whether vegans can do the keto diet and if it’s healthier than the meat based version. To answer this question, we need to look at exactly what it is. Keto nearly always gets confused with your standard low carb diet, but it has specific features that differentiate

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Is soy milk bad for you?

The brief history of soy Soy milk is made from beans (or legumes) that are just like peanuts, chickpeas, black beans and kidney beans. Soy is a versatile, cheap, high quality source of protein, and a rich source of many other nutrients. They are also high in choline, magnesium, omega 3, zinc and iron. In

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Which is the best vegan weight loss shake?

What are they? Weight loss or meal replacement shakes work removing calories by replacing one or more meals with a protein based supplement. They help to meet your protein and micronutrient needs while you eat fewer calories – and they are supposed to keep you full. In my clinical experience many people do find them

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