10 simple ways to use Yoghurt for variety and taste in your daily meals

Alka Chopra

Consulting Dietitian at Nutrition Camp
Hi there! My name is Alka Chopra and I am a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator. I have a motto when it comes to nutrition: It must be simple or it is not done.

A few years ago, when I was teaching Food Safety at a Community College, a discussion started about good old yoghurt. I went on to describe the method of making yoghurt at home and how I grew up eating yoghurt every single day. One of the student made a comment “Oh my god, are you […]

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I had a Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner and It Wasn’t Weird

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene is a mother of 4 beautiful, intelligent and playful children and she holds down 3 separate paying jobs. She is living proof that having a family to support doesn't have to come at the cost of healthy living and eating!
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Thanksgiving in Canada is at the beginning of October. Which is great because that means our holiday season starts sooner, and dinner doesn’t interrupt football! This was my first holiday meal as a vegetarian and I was excited and a little worried. What’s on most people’s plates for thanksgiving dinner? Turkey and ham…and sometimes the […]

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How To Eat Vegetarian While Traveling

Nicole Hunt
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Nicole Hunt is a copywriter living in Portland, OR with her husband and two pets. She has been a vegetarian for over ten years and loves cooking and trying new recipes. You can learn more about her at her website www.nicolehunteditingandwriting.com.
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After my family, travel is my greatest love. There is something about finding myself in a new country that helps me, well, find myself. When I travel, I learn about new cultures, see historical sites, and learn how the rest of the world lives. But as much as I love traveling, I have learned that traveling as […]

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Vegetarian Foods Meat Eaters Will Love

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Nicole Hunt is a copywriter living in Portland, OR with her husband and two pets. She has been a vegetarian for over ten years and loves cooking and trying new recipes. You can learn more about her at her website www.nicolehunteditingandwriting.com.
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I have a secret: I was born into a family of meat eaters. As a child, animal products practically made up the entire base of my food pyramid. Growing up, we joked that loving cheese was a prerequisite to being in the Hunt family. But once I became a vegetarian, my family members happily made accommodations for my […]

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Four Foods That Make A Vegan Diet Irresistible!

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Nicole Hunt is a copywriter living in Portland, OR with her husband and two pets. She has been a vegetarian for over ten years and loves cooking and trying new recipes. You can learn more about her at her website www.nicolehunteditingandwriting.com.
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If you’re going vegan or vegetarian for the first time, you may be thinking you’re going to be terribly bored. You might imagine a bunch of plain salads, simple pastas, or fake meats like veggie burgers and soy hot dogs. You’re not wrong to worry. According to most media, vegans eat cardboard and soy everything. […]

Vegan Choc Blueberry Pancakes from 100 Days of Pancakes

7 Top Plant Based Diet Myths Busted [Infographic]

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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Plant based diets, such as Vegetarian or Vegan, are the subject of constant debate. Are they healthy or will they lead you to an early grave? On November 13th, 2015 I was an omnivore. Around 11:00 a.m on November 14th, 2016, I was a Vegan. I didn’t have a transition period, but I also wouldn’t […]

Loma Linda University Vegetarian Food Pyramid

Vegetarian Diet: 9 Most Frequently Asked Questions

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Recipe developer, food photographer, stylist & blogger at Happy Kitchen.Rocks
Hi, I’m Elena, an expat recipe developer, cook and photographer behind the food blog Happy Kitchen.Rocks. My blog is all about delicious and healthy international food that is easy to make. I use natural ingredients, seasonal fruits and veggies, whole grains and lots of spices and herbs. I embrace the healthful nutrition and delicious food and I enjoy sharing my recipes with my readers. Head to my blog to get inspired!
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According to the Meat Atlas (see page 56), around the world there are more than 175 million people are following some form of vegetarian diet. In India, it is estimated that 40% of the population is vegetarian! Plant diets are known to have many health benefits including reduced risks for obesity, type 2 diabetes and […]

High protein and nutrition dense vegetarian breakfast with fruit, oats, nuts and berries

Going Meatless to Save Money

Nicole Hunt
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Nicole Hunt is a copywriter living in Portland, OR with her husband and two pets. She has been a vegetarian for over ten years and loves cooking and trying new recipes. You can learn more about her at her website www.nicolehunteditingandwriting.com.
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There are any number of reasons why you might consider giving up meat. You may decide to go meatless just one day of the week, be a “semi vegetarian,” (going meatless most of the time, but giving in every once in a while), or swear off meat forever. You might decide to go veggie because […]

Understanding Vegetarians

Understanding Vegetarians

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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There was a time, not so long ago – less than a year ago, in fact – when I truly believed that organic food was little more than a ploy from fancy agriculturalists to charge more money from easily impressionable foodies. My opinion was very similar to all those folks who say Valentine’s Day is […]