Tips & Fun Facts, Vegan

Can Nitrates from Beetroot Juice Enhance Sports Performances?

What are nitrates and nitrites? Nitrates (NO3-) and nitrites (NO2-) are substances naturally present in many fruits and vegetables or added to foods to prolong their shelf life. In this text, we will discuss the subject of nitrates naturally present in foods. In the human body, nitrates and nitrites can be reduced to nitric oxide… Continue reading Can Nitrates from Beetroot Juice Enhance Sports Performances?

Main Course, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian

Teriyaki TVP vegan meatballs

Servings: 15-20 vegan meatballs Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 45-60 minutes Ingredients 1 cup of canned beans, drained and rinsed (I used black eye beans, but you can use the one you like) 2 tablespoons of minced ginger 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of sesame oil 1 cup of dry TVP… Continue reading Teriyaki TVP vegan meatballs

Tips & Fun Facts, Vegan, Vegetarian

Dairy-Free Yogurts: Yay or Nay?

🥛🥄 For many, yogurt and dairy products are often used as snacks. Many vegan options also exists, including soy, cashew, coconut, almond, and other non-dairy alternatives. However, are these alternatives truly equivalent to dairy yogurts? Nutrition facts At the bottom of this article, you can see the comparison table of non-dairy and dairy yogurts. Most non-dairy… Continue reading Dairy-Free Yogurts: Yay or Nay?

Breakfast, Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian

Berry Mug Muffin

🥐 You want to find a healthier alternative to added sugar and fat filled commercial muffins? Here is a quick and easy solution! ⚡️ Start the morning with this refreshing and energizing berry mug muffin! 🍓 Servings: 1 mug muffin Difficulty: Easy Preparation time:  5 minutes Ingredients 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil 1 teaspoons of honey 3 teaspoons of… Continue reading Berry Mug Muffin

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegan

Cajun Style Roasted Chick Peas

These Roasted Chick Peas are great protein-packed snack idea that will keep you full and satisfied! Servings: 4 portions Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 45 minutes Ingredients 500 mL of canned chick peas, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons of paprika 1 teaspoon of garlic powder 1 teaspoon of onion powder 1/2… Continue reading Cajun Style Roasted Chick Peas