VZ 226: To Cook or Not to Cook? Hint: Some Vegetables Are More Nutritious Cooked!

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we discuss why some vegetables are more nutritious cooked. We share some tips for retaining nutrients when cooking, and some factors to consider when deciding whether to cook veggies or eat them raw.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! […]

VZ 224: Soup — Yes, It CAN Be a Meal!

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  Fall is almost officially here, and Fall is soup season! In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share tips for creating delicious plant-based soup.   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 […]

VZ 222: Watch Out for Food Fraud

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  According to Michigan State University’s Food Fraud Initiative, food fraud is “a collective term used to encompass the deliberate and intentional substitution, addition, tampering, or misrepresentation of food, food ingredients, or food packaging; or false or misleading statements made about a product, for economic gain.” There’s a database that keeps track of thousands of […]

VZ 219: The College Vegetarian

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  It’s almost time for back-to-school. In past episodes and blog posts we’ve talked about lunch and snack ideas for younger kids; in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll focus on being a college vegetarian or vegan.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find […]

VZ 215: Meal Subscription Services

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share some information about the meal delivery services that are becoming more and more popular. We discuss some pros and cons, talk about several services by name, and share some feedback from the Peas and Carrots Society.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode […]

VZ 213: Follow a Plant-Based Diet Without Feeling Hungry

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  A member of our closed Facebook group, The Peas and Carrots Society, asked for tips to help her follow a plant-based diet without feeling hungry. Our members responded with some really great suggestions, which we’ll share in this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the […]

VZ 212: Cauliflower: The Other Meat Substitute

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  We’ve been seeing a lot of recipes pop up around the internet for cauliflower. It’s kind of weird…but it prompted us to do this topic. In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we talk about cauliflower, the other meat substitute.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! […]

VZ 210: Vegan Sushi

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we learn about vegan sushi and vegetarian sushi and share tips for creating delicious sushi at home.   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 […]