VZ 196: Plant Based Lunches That Will Keep You Fuller Longer

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  The idea for this episode came from a member of the Peas and Carrots Society, our closed Facebook group, who asked for ideas for meat replacements for filling plant based lunches to take to work. In our discussion, we focus more on the “staying full” aspect, and not exactly on replacing meat with “meat […]

VZ 193: Smoothies for Everyone!

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  This episode of our podcast, “Smoothies for Everyone!” was inspired by two active members of our Peas and Carrots Society Facebook group, Crystel Aguilar and Katy Dunn. We’ll talk about tips for making great smoothies, ways to salvage smoothies gone wrong, and some favorite ingredients from our community.   Thanks for tuning in to […]

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 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 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 […]

VZ 182: Junk Food Indulgences

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be discussing those times when you just “gotta have” that “bad for you” junk food. Are donuts your weakness? Potato chips? We’ll talk about why we have these cravings, how much it’s okay to “indulge” them, and how you can mitigate them.   Thanks for […]

VZ 181: Homemade Salad Dressings

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  A member of the Peas and Carrots Society, our closed Facebook group, asked recently about suggestions for good homemade salad dressings, and other members didn’t disappoint! In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be sharing some of their great ideas and favorite recipes for homemade salad dressings.   Thanks for tuning in […]