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Ellen Sheen

Sesame Ginger Quinoa Salad

Ellen Sheen | July 29, 2011 | Food

Read More: salad dressing, Vegan Recipes

This salad is packed full of protein but still light and incredibly flavorful. Perfect for those hot days where cooking just isn't in the cards! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama...

Joel Fuhrman MD

Pistachio nuts may improve erectile function

Joel Fuhrman MD | July 25, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: cardiovascular, cholesterol, erectile dysfunction, nuts

Pistachio nuts have a unique nutritional profile – they are especially rich in plant sterols, carotenoids, tocopherols (vitamin E), and arginine.  Plant sterols are structurally similar to cholesterol, and provide a cholesterol-lowering benefit.1 All nuts have cholesterol-lowering and other...

Ellen Sheen

Crunchy Asian Tofu and Veg Salad

Ellen Sheen | July 25, 2011 | Food

Read More: Vegan Recipes

This is a simple, yet beautiful salad boasting raw and slighty barbecued veg, crunchy tofu and a flavorful asian marinade and dressing. So good! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama blog....

Ellen Sheen

Wilted Dandelion Greens with Garlicky Cashews

Ellen Sheen | July 21, 2011 | Food

Read More: vegan foods, Vegan Recipes

A perfect green side dish boasting bright greens and a little crunch from the cashews. I won't forget to mention the 'yum' factor of the garlic scapes! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La...

Ellen Sheen

La Pure Mama's Chocolate Coconut Cookies were featured!

Ellen Sheen | July 21, 2011 | Food

Read More: coconut macaroons, Cookies, vegan baking

Thank you to Daily Buzz Moms for featuring my Chocolate Coconut Cookies on their Top 9 sweet treats!! Go here to check out Daily Buzz Moms Top 9... Go here for the recipe on La Pure Mama. Power to the...

Chef AJ

A COOL salad for a hot day

Chef AJ | July 19, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, parsley, raw vegan, salad dressing

With things heating up all over the country, who feels like turning on the oven?  Not me!!!  That's why I love this salad.  Unlike other grains, quinoa takes only 10 minutes to cook.  Enjoy!!!  ...

J Morris Hicks

Fish-Farming -- A sad "solution" to an unnecessary problem

J Morris Hicks | July 19, 2011 | Food, Green, Health

Read More: bill clinton fish, fishing unsustainable, j. morris hicks

 Time reports on the "last wild food" of the human race. A little longer than our short daily posts, this is one you need to read carefully. It's all about fish and how our appetite for them has damaged the...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Egg Salad

Ellen Sheen | July 19, 2011 | Food

Read More: Vegan Recipes

Here's a quick and simple lunch idea. Wrap it up in lettuce, a tortilla or classic style, between bread. It's filling and flavorful and won't bust your buttons! For recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Protein Bites

Ellen Sheen | July 15, 2011 | Food

Read More: protein, protein shakes, Vegan Recipes

How can you go wrong with the perfect marriage? Chocolate and peanut butter is what I speak of. Especially when one of those is protein. These little bites are rich but not too sweet, crunchy and slightly addicting. What better...

J Morris Hicks

Olive Oil; not a health food...the first in a series of six

J Morris Hicks | July 14, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: esselstyn, healthy food, heart disease, olive oil

I received a note from a reader recently about someone who had just been told that olive oil was not good for you: Hi, I am so confused about the oil issue. The movie "Forks over Knives" says that...

Chef AJ

Chocolate Glazed Balsamic Strawberries

Chef AJ | July 13, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Chef Aj, pastries, raw food, raw vegan, strawberries

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy this fat-free and sugar-free no fuss dessert.  ...

Ellen Sheen

Homemade Granola

Ellen Sheen | July 13, 2011 | Food

Read More: Vegan Recipes

I have always loved granola, but now? I straight up lurve granola! This granola. So simple, truly delicious and packed full of all kinds of goodies that are good for you, filling and tasty. For full recipe and more photos...

Ellen Sheen

Kale Quinoa Salad

Ellen Sheen | July 12, 2011 | Food

Read More: salad dressing, Vegan Recipes

This is one of my alltime favorite salads. It's fresh, crisp, colorful and full of different textures and flavors. It's also really easy to make and lasts easily up to three days. In fact, it's almost better that way! For...

J Morris Hicks

"Tweeting" the whole truth about the food we eat in less than 140 characters

J Morris Hicks | July 8, 2011 | Food

Read More: eating in harmony with nature, less animal suffering, vibrant health

You may never hear the "whole truth" about the Casey Anthony saga, but you have already heard the whole truth about something much more important. The question is, what are you going to do with that truth? These days, if you...

Ellen Sheen

Chilled Asian Noodle Salad

Ellen Sheen | July 8, 2011 | Food

Read More: Asian Fusion, salad dressing, Vegan Recipes

This salad is so flavorful and delicious. Ideal for your 'ladies who lunch' or a summer dinner on the patio, complete with sunshine and a glass of vino. Perfection! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the...

Jess Parsons

Can you afford FUD in your food?

Jess Parsons | July 6, 2011 | Food

Read More: animal foods, cost of food, dr t colin campbell, education, food guidelines, health-promoting diet, New Zealand, nutrition

What is the cost of a healthy diet? The Department of Human Nutrition at the University of Otago does a yearly survey of the cost of a selected range of groceries.  The grocery list is based on the New...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

4th of July Chili

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 4, 2011 | Food

Read More: 4th of July, beans, chili, fiber, Fourth of July, July 4th, plant-based chili, tempeh, vegan meals

If you like fireworks, this chili will fire up your taste buds and give you a great kick to celebrate America's birthday! Enjoy the spice, color, texture, and festivities with this nutrient-dense delicious dish.  Yield: 5 cups 1 medium...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Recipes From Todd's Home Run Diet

Janice Stanger, PhD | July 3, 2011 | Food

Read More: diabetes, green smoothies, Home Run diet, recipes, weight loss

When Todd Rosenthal was diagnosed with diabetes, he transformed his health through putting together his own "Home Run" diet. This whole foods, plant-based eating plan, built on physician and nutrition expert recommendations, plummeted his blood sugar level from 310 to...

Ellen Sheen

Mushroom Crostini

Ellen Sheen | July 1, 2011 | Food

Read More: appetizers, crostini, mushrooms

Delicious pungent, earthy little fungi have got to be one of the best things ever. And I don't care where they grow from; the end result is delicious. As is the end result of this super simple yet very flavorful...

Vegparadise Blog

Celebrate Your Independence All Month with Bang-Up BBQ Ideas

Vegparadise Blog | June 30, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Fourth of July celebration, vegan barbecue

Let's leave that old-fashioned image behind, and step out onto the patio of the vegan household to see what's cookin' for this year's 4th of July barbecue. The vegan gathering of family and friends pays homage to its furry friends,...