food

  1. veganworldpower

    Nutrition & Diet Recommended servings per day

    Food groups and recommended servings per day. Food group Recommended servings per day Vegetables, all types including starchy vegetables Ad libitum, with a variety of colors represented Fruits, all types 2–4 servings (1 serving = 1 medium piece of 1/2 cup) Whole grains (e.g., brown...
  2. veganworldpower

    Nutrition & Diet Notable nutrients

    Notable nutrients Nutrient Food sources Protein Legumes (beans, lentils, peas, peanuts), nuts, seeds, soy foods (tempeh, tofu) Omega-3 fats Seeds (chia, flax, hemp), leafy green vegetables, microalgae, soybeans and soy foods, walnuts, wheat germ, supplement Fiber Vegetables, fruits...
  3. Pumpkin-Spice-Vegan

    CA My Meat-Tooth Cravings

    I don’t typically have a sweet-tooth, but I used to have meat-tooth often. I don’t miss most foods. I will admit, before I went vegan, I tried Jollibee’s chicken. I never made it to Toronto’s new Chick Fil A but I hear it’s like Wendy’s. I loved steak. But for most of this year as a...
  4. Pumpkin-Spice-Vegan

    CA How Often Should I Eat?

    I think I eat every few hours or less. It feels like I eat all day. I’ve been vegetarian for a while, but now I’m vegan. I’m still a noob. I was also awake all night the first night of going dairy-free. In agony. In the stomach. Is that normal? I was just on the phone with someone who said I...
  5. M

    Advice for transitioning vegan & food suggestions

    Hello, I am a vegan newbie and I have just started on Monday. If anyone has valuable advice to keep them motivated to eat their veggies please let me know by contacting me on snap chat: here_magkally Thank you so much, Maggie
  6. A

    US I'm beginner vegetarian.

    Hello, I think to be vegetarian. I ask you for help. I like cooking, it's such a hobby. In addition, I like delicious dishes (probably like all of us). But I have a problem, it's a problem of finding recipes for vegetarians. Have you also encountered such a problem as finding the right dish...
  7. SapphireLightning

    What do you have in the oven Right Now?

    Since there are a lot of "What did you eat for brekky" or "what are you eating now" threads, I figured I would add to the fun with this one. So, what's in your oven right this second? For me? Maybe it's..... Seitan! (Specifically a smokey sesame oil garlic and cinnamon etc seitan steak that...
  8. M

    Product Best snack? Vegan Jerky

    Vegan Jerky is not only delish, it can also be a great source of protein that's low calorie. Check out these great vegan jerky options: http://modovegan.com/best-vegan-jerky-snacks/
  9. C

    Best kitchen tools for the vegan restaurant

    I plan to start a new restaurant business in the vegan style. The menu is not too wide. Could I get some advice on what kitchen tools are better? And what is necessary to take?
  10. C

    Hello, from a new Vegan Author

    I just published my first children's book and know you and your kids will love it like my son and his friends. It has lots of great rhymes about living plant based! I'd love your feedback, thanks guys -Casey
  11. H

    Vegan on a School Trip

    So tomorrow i leave for a 4 day trip. I'll be staying in cabins and they have a cafeteria which is where we will eat everyday. They only serve foods with meat and dairy. We contacted the place and they said that they will make a vegan version of whatever everyone else is eating. I'm concerned...
  12. shyvas

    Did You Know ?

    There are many interesting facts that increase your knowledge and are also great conversation starters. Fun or more serious facts are often a trigger to get the brain started. How many times do you hear ''I never knew that'' or '' that's unbelievable'' '' I wonder why'' '' That's not...
  13. M

    Book of Guilt-Free Desserts

    Your Guide to Better Baking it amazing book Just imagine biting into a luxuriously rich, sweet chocolate cake that (serving for serving) provides more fiber than whole grain cereal, more protein than chicken, less sugar than an apple and fewer calories than a serving of yogurt You can take this...
  14. R

    What can I do to stop overeating?

    Hi ?, I’m a young adult ??female who is Autistic. I’m on Olanzapine and Pregablin for anxiety. I’m also mainly vegan. My overeating, which was brought on by the medication, is out of hand. I pig out about 60% of nights. It’s gotten very severe. I’m putting on weight. I need to lose weight. I do...
  15. B

    Your thoughts on alternatives?

    I would like to know your personal thoughts and feelings toward vegan alternatives. (Vegan Food Alternatives) Alternatives Like or similiar to: Plant-based milk Plant-based Milk products: Cheese, yogurt, sour cream, butter, etc. Plant-based proteins: tofu, boca (veggie chickn patties)...
  16. chickendminus

    What are your thoughts on impossible/beyond meat burgers?

    Hey everyone! I was wondering what your thoughts were on impossible/beyond meat burgers. Do you enjoy fake meat? Do you like or dislike these specific products? Do you have a problem with any of the ingredients? Prefer one over the other? I personally am a big fan of how they taste, however I...
  17. C

    Should restaurants to serve both vegan & non-vegan options?

    Hi all. I was just wondering if its really reasonable to expect restaurants to serve both vegan and non-vegan food options. Would the "contamination" risk (e.g. foods touching each other) be too high? Is the food truly vegan if its served and prepared alongside non-vegan foods? As a vegan, is...
  18. J

    Non-fortified nutritional yeast in u.k?

    Hello! I'm based in the U.K and wondered if anyone knows of any place online that sells non-fortified Nutritional Yeast!?... Everywhere I look it seems to be fortified. I found one non-fortified brand but they're no longer in production it seems... (The fortified brands contain a fairly high...
  19. Robin

    Comfort foods

    Most the people I know think us vegans don't get to have those so awesome comfort foods but I have them all the time vegan style. Last night for dinner I made vegan Tomato soup with grilled vegan cheese sandwich. It took me less than 15 min. too cook and enjoyed every single bite. I do vegan...
  20. Queen of Strawberries

    Lysine in lentil pasta?

    Does lentil pasta have lysine in it? Cronometer says it doesn't and I can't fin anything online. I would think that is does since the only ingredient in the pasta is red lentil flour. (FYI: I'm using Barilla Red Lentil pasta) Thanks in advance.