How to Gain Weight on a Plant Based Diet (VZ 169)

Sometimes It Is Necessary to Gain Weight

In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be discussing something that, while it may not apply to many, is still an important issue to consider: how to gain weight on a plant-based diet.

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Here’s what we mention in this episode:

Resources Used for this Episode


Recipe of the Week

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
    • 3/4 cup almond milk
    • 1 scoop vegan protein powder (vanilla or chocolate)
    • 2 Tbsp rolled oats
    • 1/2 banana
    • 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 Tbsp Peanut Flour
    • 6-8 ice cubes

*Blend in a high-powered blender such as Vitamix or Blendtech


Quotes of the Week

A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.

— Willy Wonka


Question: If you have tried to gain weight on a plant-based diet, what has worked for you?


Thanks for listening!

Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa

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