38 minutes | Sep 24, 2020

Top 10 Products That Make Plant-Based Eating Effortless

Whether you’re striving to incorporate more plant-centric foods in your diet, or you’re looking to consume fewer animal products, here are 10 of my favorite products that make it easy to transition to a plant-forward diet.

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Califia Farms BetterHalf | Coconut Cream & Almondmilk, unsweetened
Nutiva Organic Coconut Oil with Butter Flavor – organic, vegan, non-GMO
Ingredients: Organic coconut oil, organic vegan buttery flavor (made from pure non-GMO fermented plants including sunflower, coconut and mint), organic annatto for color
1 tablespoon: 130 calories, 13 grams sat fat, 0 animal fats
CHEESE
Nutritional Yeast is a yellow flake or powder with a nutty-cheesy flavor) is packed with B12.
Available at natural foods stores or online, nutritional yeast can be sprinkled over foods such as vegetables, popcorn or whole grain toast, and added to dips, dressings and sauces.
2 tablespoons has about 20-25 calories, 2 grams carbs, 2-3 grams protein, and more than 150% DV for vitamin B12

Spreadable cheeses like Miyoko’s Creamery’s vegan cheese, made with ingredients such as cashews, miso, nutritional yeast and cultures. The taste and texture is better – more “cheese-like” – than other store-bought vegan cheeses, with 5 grams of protein per serving.

YOGURT
Kite Hill almond milk yogurt – no sugar added [others have 17 grams added sugar PER serving]

MILK
// almond milk, coconut milk [Orgain 10x protein]
// pea protein milk – ripple – PROTEIN: Per cup: 80 calories, 0 carbohydrate, 0 sugar, 8 grams protein, 45 percent DV calcium, 30 percent DV vitamin D

CREAMY DIPS => Bitchin [almond, bragg’s liquid aminos] // Babaganoush // hummus made w veg purée [carrot, beet, edamame, etc]

CHIPS => VEGGIES FOR DIPPING
// red + yellow peppers, jicama, carrots, endive… grilled eggplant, zucchini, squash
// Rhythm Superfoods Chips // real vegetables, dehydrated.

PASTA
Palmini Linguine – hearts of palm ‘pasta’. spiralized carrots, butternut squash, beets, zucchini, squash

OF COURSE BEANS. AND VEGGIES.
// Blue Runner Red Beans – Creole Cream Style, no salt added // antioxidants. Protein, fiber…

// eggplant + mushrooms in place of meat
In addition to the veggie-based meat replacers, => mushrooms and
Our last episode of FUELED Wellness + Nutrition covered the do’s and don’ts of a plant-based diet – essentially, making the most of a plant-forward diet.
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