What’s the best nut butter?

https://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Nut-Butters-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:58 — 2.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI’ve been thinking about nut butters recently because some almond butter appeared in my pantry. It was an ingredient for a particular recipe, but of course I had to have a spoonful. Yum! It’s got a lovely mild/sweet flavor, […]

What is a Plant-Based Diet anyway?

https://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/What-does-Plant-Based-Diet-mean.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (20.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThere’s a lot of confusion about the meaning of “plant based diet”. I try to clear it up by talking about what plant-based does not mean. At least that’s a start. By the way, it does not mean vegan or vegetarian, although […]

Tofu for chicken

Jokes about tofu aside, it really is a wonderfully versatile food. Nutritional benefits include: high protein significant fiber a fermented food significant source of minerals like magnesium, potassium, zinc and calcium (if made with calcium sulfate method) low fat But its most useful attribute might not be nutritional. It’s extremely easy to use and rather […]

Farro is my new favorite grain

Farro, a variety of wheat, is my new favorite cooked grain, but I realized I didn’t know a whole lot about it.  As it turns out, farro isn’t just one type of grain.  The term can refer to one of three varieties of wheat: einkorn, emmer and spelt.  Grocery stores typically sell the semi-pearled variety, […]

Vegetarian-friendly summer

When it comes to food, if someone says “summer”, what word pops into your mind? Ice Cream? BBQ? Tomatoes? How about … Vegetarian? Maybe not, but truthfully there’s no better season to be a vegetarian (or vegan) than summer.  Fresh vegetables abound.  Appetites are turned more towards foods that are lighter and more refreshing.  What […]

Plant-based gift giving

Research shows over and over that plant-based eating is the best long-term strategy to maximize health.  But the concept of “plant-based eating” can be confusing and vague.  There really aren’t any widely accepted rules about how we define that type of diet.  People tend to think of it as vegetarian or even vegan, but that’s […]

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