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Plant-Based Eating

Compared to a typical American diet, a plant-based philosophy is higher in unsaturated fats and fiber. Fruits and vegetables, whole grains and a variety of protein-rich foods like beans and peas, nuts, seeds and soy (like edamame) are the mainstays of this eating style. Plant-based eating doesn’t have to be vegetarian or vegan. Low-fat milk and dairy products, seafood, lean meat, poultry and eggs can also be included if desired, but are not the focus of plant-based menus.

View, download, and print the full Plant-Based Eating Resource Guide.

Cracking the Basics of Plant-Based Eating

Plant-based eating is not “all or nothing.” You don’t have to go meat-free to be more plant-based.  What It Is Fruits and vegetables, whole grains and a variety of protein-rich foods like beans and peas, nuts, seeds and soy (like edamame) are the mainstays of plant-based eating. Low-fat milk and…

Plant-Based Eating Tips and Tricks

Think plant-based eating is difficult? Think again! With a few tips and tricks, you’ll be eating more tasty plant-based meals in no time.  Plant-based is not “all or nothing.” You don’t have to go meat-free to be more plant-based. Try adding veggies to your favorite recipes and comfort foods. You’ll…

8 Easy Ways to Replace Saturated Fats with Unsaturated Fats

Good, unsaturated fats are an important part of your daily diet and play an essential role in human health from head (brain!) to toe (joints!), and every cell in between. Fats also help us feel full and ensure healthy communication between nerve impulses and the transfer of nutrients through the…

Plant-Based Recipe Collection

Start rethinking the center of your plate with this selection of fresh and colorful plant-based recipes.

Plant-Based Shopping List

When you have the right ingredients on hand, making delicious plant-based meals can be a fresh and fun adventure. Print this list to take on your next trip to the grocery store.

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