This salad is easy to prepare and features protein packed soybeans (edamame) and pumpkin seeds. Most soybeans and corn in the United States are genetically modified so make sure to choose organic soybeans for this dish.
Moist, satisfying and SOOOOO good, a perfect addition to a smoothie for breakfast. High in soluble fiber, the kind that is known to lower blood cholesterol. Soluble fiber also promotes healthy digestion, acting as a prebiotic.
Tahini is sesame seed butter and can usually be found near the peanut butter in the grocery store. To release more juice out of a lemon-press it with the palm of your hand and roll it around on a hard surface until it softens.
The red cabbage in this simple recipe adds a delightful crunch, taste, and color that pairs well with the glazed sweet potatoes and walnuts. Walnuts are high in the essential fatty acid Alpha Linolenic acid, part of the omega-3 family, and needed daily for health.
Another very easy way to get the health-essential greens into your daily diet. You can easily add 3 cups of raw greens to any single serving of a smoothie and the flavor is great. I suggest experimenting with different greens to see which you like best.
Tempeh is part of a sustainable diet because of its nutrient density, good taste, and as a substitute for animal protein—it conserves resources such as water, energy, and land. I prefer to choose organic soybeans because most non-organic soybeans in America are genetically modified.
Black beans are a staple in my house. They taste great, are versatile, easy to digest, and inexpensive. Nutritionally they are loaded with fiber, protein, iron, folate, and the black color is a potent antioxidant. Black beans like other legumes is a plant protein with a low carbon footprint.