VZ 192: Sorghum

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we learn about sorghum, an ancient grain that is gaining in popularity these days for a number of reasons (it’s gluten-free, for one!).   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on […]

VZ 191: The How and Why of Sprouting

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  Most people are familiar with mung bean sprouts (the kind used in Asian cooking) and perhaps alfalfa sprouts, but did you know that the sprouts of many other kinds of beans, seeds, and grains can be eaten as well? In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll explain exactly what sprouting is, why […]

VZ 190: The Creative Vegetable Gardener’s “Smart Start Garden Planner”

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  Spring will be here before we know it, so it’s time to start planning this year’s gardens. With that in mind, on this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome back Megan Cain, otherwise known as the Creative Vegetable Gardener. Megan first visited with us on episode 113, way back in August of […]

VZ 188: Becoming a Vegetarian Later in Life

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll be talking about becoming a vegetarian later in life.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please consider leaving us a rating and review. Please note that some […]

VZ 187: Mushrooms (There’s a Fungus Among Us!)

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll learn about the different types of mushrooms and talk about mushroom nutrition and health benefits.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please consider leaving us a rating […]

VZ 186: Simple Meals to Make When You Don’t Want to Cook

  This episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast was inspired by a question posed by one of the members of the Peas & Carrots Society regarding what to eat when you’re not up to cooking. We share some simple meals to make to get you in and out of the kitchen with minimal fuss and […]

VZ 185: The Power of Meditation

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share some insights into the power of meditation with regard to both physical and mental health. We also give some tips for establishing a regular meditation practice–it’s not as difficult as you may think! Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen […]

VZ 184: On Being Grateful

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  Did you know that adopting an attitude of gratitude can improve your quality of life?  Being grateful can boost your physical, mental, and emotional health; change the way others perceive you, and make you more successful in your personal and professional relationships. And expressing that gratitude to others around you will make them feel […]

VZ 183: Healthy Plant-Based Comfort Foods

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  Sometimes you just need to soothe your soul with a helping of your favorite food, whether it’s a steaming bowl of soup, a satisfying helping of plant-based shepherd’s pie, or a serving of your favorite dessert (or a plate of crunchy, cheesy nachos!). This episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast is all about plant-based […]