VZ 059 – Nutrition Secrets of Plant-Based Athletes

It is a widely-held misconception that the terms “vegetarian” or “vegan” and “athlete” don’t belong together.  Isn’t it true that athletes need a lot more protein than other people, and that animal protein is the best (or only) viable source?  And what about calories?  How can a person possibly consume enough calories to support a […]

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Vegetable Enchiladas Recipe

Sometimes when you eat something often, no matter how delicious it is, you reach a point where you just need to switch it up a bit.  I make enchiladas just about every week, and for ages this Spinach Enchiladas Recipe has been my standard.  And I must admit, they’re pretty fabulous. Recently Vickie, who could probably eat enchiladas […]

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Red Wine Marinade Recipe (Great for Vegetables and Tofu)

  Red wine marinades lend themselves particularly well to vegetables you are planning to grill.  In this version, the bold flavor of the wine blends perfectly with the more subtle flavors of soy sauce, garlic, lemon and basil.  For best results, use a good-quality red, rather than a “cooking wine”. Great vegetable candidates for grilling […]

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VZ 056 – Explaining Vegetarian Choices

Becoming a vegetarian or vegan is a very personal choice. Some may have ethical reasons, some health, some environmental. If you follow a plant-based lifestyle, you may or may not choose to share your reasons with others. This episode of the podcast is based on listener responses to the question “How do you explain your […]

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