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Nutritional Yeast: The Seasoning You Need to Try

Nutritional yeast—also known as “nooch” in the plant-based world—is undoubtedly one of the most popular seasonings. And for good reason! This seasoning not only adds delicious flavor to meals, but is also loaded with vitamins and minerals.  These extra nutrients make this option more than just the “cheesy” flavoring in...Learn how nutritional yeast adds a savory, umami flavor and the benefits of vitamins, minerals, and protein.
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What is Hing? And How Can it Help Your Plant-Based Whole30?

Hing is the best addition to your spice cabinet that you may have never heard of. This unique ingredient is also called asafoetida, and it brings benefits that go far beyond tingling your taste buds. Traditionally, hing has been used as a digestive aid. It’s commonly added to legumes (beans,...Learn about hing (also called asafoetida), and how this spice can enliven your cooking and support your health. Discover how to cook with it.
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Plant-Based 101: Tips for Planning Your Plant-Based Whole30

Starting the Plant-Based Whole30 can be intimidating, overwhelming, and stressful if you don’t know where or even how to begin. No need to stress. I’m here to help. As a vegan dietitian, I can provide some tips, tricks, and tools to help you accomplish your next Plant-Based Whole30.  Let’s start...So you’re starting a Plant-Based Whole30? Let vegan R.D. and author Rhyan Geiger guide you through Plant-Based Whole30 planning.
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Rhyan Geiger: What I Eat in a Day During a Plant-Based Whole30

You might be interested in trying out the Plant-Based Whole30 for many reasons. It’s great if you’re looking to get more confident in your knowledge about food, have more mindfulness around meals, and even improve your relationship with food. If you’re considering trying the Plant-Based Whole30, you might be how Registered Dietitian Rhyan Geiger approaches a plant-based meal plan with her Plant-Based Whole30 “What I Eat in a Day.”
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Simple Tips for Eating Plant-Based on a Budget

As budget-conscious individuals, it’s important to find ways to save money in every aspect of our lives. One area that often seems like a prime target for cutbacks is eating plant-based on a budget. With a little creativity and some careful planning, reducing the cost of our weekly shopping trips...Eating plant-based on a budget is easy with these nine simple tips. See how you can save without sacrificing health benefits or taste.
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Diversify Your Plant-Based Protein Foods for More Flavor and Health Benefits

Getting enough protein while eating plant-based is a common concern. But there are so many delicious, high-protein plant-based foods available that can help you hit your goals without compromising choice or flavor. All the options help you make the most of your Plant-Based Whole30 (or Food Freedom) by varying the...Eating a variety of plant-based protein foods helps keep your diet healthy and interesting. Learn why and how to diversify your plant-protein sources.
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Embrace a Variety of More Interesting Vegetables and Fruits

When it comes to healthy eating, fruits and vegetables are essential components of a balanced diet. And varying your choices helps, too. But humans are creatures of habit and likely pick the same fruits and vegetables everytime we go to the store. So when we see different options in the...Interesting vegetables and fruits can amp up the variety and flavor of your usual diet. Find out which uncommon fruits and vegetables you should try today.
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Seek Out These High-Protein Plant-Based Foods

If you’re following a plant-based diet, you might be wondering what plants have protein. It’s a good question—especially for those concerned about getting enough protein in their diet. However, there are plenty of high-protein plant-based foods that can help you meet your needs. From beans and lentils to tofu, there...High-protein plant-based foods are key to a balanced diet. Add these six plant-based protein foods during your Plant-Based Whole30 and beyond.
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Foods That Bring Big Umami Flavor to Your Plant-Based Whole30

Your taste buds recognize five different flavors: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and savory—or umami. When most people think of umami, a meaty, savory flavor comes to mind. But did you know that plenty of non-animal-based foods have umami flavor?  It’s true. And these ingredients can add depth and richness to...Umami flavor is savory and meaty. And it’s found in plenty of plant-based ingredients. Discover umami foods to fit a Plant-Based Whole30.
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How to Have a Restaurant-Level Tofu Experience at Home

Are you ready to make the most delicious, restaurant-quality tofu at home? If the answer is yes, you’ve come to the right place. This is your one-stop shop for seasoning and cooking tofu. You’ll also find a few necessary tips to take your tofu to the next level. With these...Looking to level up your tofu recipes? Vegan Dietitian Rhyan Geiger shares her tips for perfectly seasoned and cooked tofu.
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Plant-Based Protein Explained—How Do Plants Even Have Protein?

If you don’t eat meat—or know someone who doesn’t—you’ve probably heard the age-old question: “where do you get your protein”? Believe it or not, proteins can come from animal-based sources, like meat. But they can also come from plant-based sources like tofu, beans, lentils, nuts, and seeds. And that’s good...Learn about plant-based proteins and the best plant-based protein options from vegan Registered Dieitian, Rhyan Geiger.

How To Press Tofu (With and Without a Tofu Press)

Don’t skip over the pressing tofu step when reading recipe directions. It may seem extra, but this process is key to making the best tofu dishes. That’s because this step allows flavors to absorb, making your meals even more delicious. And it’s an easy process you can do with a...Vegan Registered Dietitian, Rhyan Geiger shares her tips on how to perfectly press tofu—with or without a tofu press.
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