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Vegan Cooking Tips

Can You Reheat Quorn? Considerations for Food Safety

Quorn is a unique meat alternative growing in popularity with the rise in plant-based diets. It’s a new food for many, which means you may not be sure how best to handle it for food safety. Can you get food poisoning from it? Can you reheat Quorn, or should leftovers

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Vegan Cooking Tips

Can You Reheat Quinoa? How to Prevent Food Poisoning

Quinoa is a versatile, nutritious whole grain considered a staple for plant-based diets. It’s a new food for many, which means you may not be sure how best to handle it for food safety. Can you get food poisoning from it? Can you reheat quinoa, or should leftovers be thrown

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Vegan Cooking Tips

Can You Reheat Tofu? How to Do So Safely

Tofu is an incredibly versatile, affordable plant-based protein growing in popularity with the rise in plant-based diets. It’s a new food for many, which means you may not be sure how best to handle it for food safety. Can you get food poisoning from it? Can you reheat tofu, or

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Vegan Cooking Tips

Can You Reheat Lentils? How to Do So Safely

We all hate to see food go to waste, but it’s important to avoid eating food contaminated by bacteria and other food-borne pathogens. This is true even for plant-based foods, which are increasing in popularity. Lentils are one of these, but how risky are they for food poisoning? Can you

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Vegan Nutrition & Health

Pea Protein vs Hemp Protein: Which Would a Vegan Dietitian Recommend?

Vegan diets can provide more than enough protein for most people, especially when focusing on foods like tofu, tempeh, beans, nuts, and high-protein plant-based milks. Some people have higher protein needs, however, and find protein powders to be extremely helpful in meeting their protein goals. Pea protein and hemp protein

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Vegan Nutrition & Health

The Best Vegan Soft Foods for Painful Chewing

Many medical and health conditions can make it difficult or painful to chew, requiring significant changes to the foods you eat. A soft food diet is a great way to get the nutrition you need while easing pain, but many soft diet food lists focus on animal foods like cottage

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Vegan Nutrition & Health

Hemp Protein vs Whey Protein: Is Hemp Effective?

Protein powders have been popular supplements for a long time, but hemp protein is a relatively new plant-based addition to grocery store shelves and online marketplaces.  Vegans, plant-based eaters, and individuals simply looking to reduce their consumption of animal products may wonder whether hemp protein is as effective as whey

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Vegan Recipes

Vegan Strawberry Cream Cheese (High-Protein!)

This Vegan Strawberry Cream Cheese is creamy, tangy, and high in protein thanks to a surprise ingredient – tofu! Flavored with freeze-dried strawberries and lightly sweetened with pure maple syrup, it’s the perfect spread for your morning bagel.  I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love the classic combination of creamy,

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Vegan Nutrition & Health

Is Olive Oil Vegan? (Why Some Vegans Avoid It)

Olive oil seems to be vegan-friendly since it’s made from olives (a plant-based food), but why do some vegans avoid it? Is there something about olive oil that somehow makes it not vegan? Wonder no more! In this post, I’ll discuss whether or not olive oil is vegan, why some

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