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Interview with Carmen Ventrucci Peterson
Nutrition, Weight Loss

Interview with Sustainable Weight Loss Coaching Client – Carmen Ventrucci Peterson

LIVE TOMORROW 2/3/21 at 1PM EST! Recording above! Come hear about the success Carmen Ventrucci Peterson has been having with Transcend Sustainable Weight Loss Coaching! Stay until the end for a killer deal toward your own personal transformation, with coaching starting February 15th! Please join the group and RSVP! 1. Join Sustainable Weight Loss Group […]

Plant-based protein sources image with lot of different vegetables,nuts, beans, lentils, cheese.
Nutrition

Sources of Plant Proteins

Many plant-based foods can be an excellent source of protein and other nutrients. Often with fewer calories and more benefits for your health than animal products. Many experts agree that a well-planned vegetarian or vegan diet can provide you with all the nutrients you need. What is protein? Protein is found throughout the body—in muscle, […]

healthy mac and cheese served in the white plate with broccoli and basilico leaves on the top
Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, Sides

Healthiest Mac n’ Cheese

Traditional Mac n’ Cheese is Not Nutritious Traditional mac n’ cheese is heavy! It traditionally has lots of saturated fat, poor quality pasta, and very little nutritional value. Some mac and cheese is even totally processed. Aside from the convenience, boxed mac and cheese is even worse. However, sometimes you crave that home style, comforting […]

Plant-based vs Carnivore; elephant vs lion
Nutrition

Plant-based vs Animal-derived Food Products

Let’s debate and examine the benefits of both ends of the spectrum, from plant-based to carnivore (plant-based vs animal-derived food products), and ultimately discover some middle ground! In this article, you will learn: The benefits and drawbacks of a plant-based eating lifestyle The benefits and drawbacks of a carnivore diet, or other meat heavy diets […]

mushrooms served with rice,some beans and peppers on the side
Dinner, Garnishes, Recipes, Sides

Magical Mushroom Gravy

Okay, so no this is not a magical ‘shroom gravy… I am so sorry to disappoint those of you that may have gotten excited to “trip balls” again like a 20-something at an EDM concert. However, this mushroom gravy is quite magical in it’s savory umami taste and how wonderfully it compliments typically “boring” foods […]

A bowl full of colorful vegetables
Dinner, Lunch, Salads

Buddha Bowls!

Colorful and fun bowls full of flavors and healthy ingredients These buddha bowls are a hit in our house! Since I follow a more plant-based diet than my boyfriend and the kids all like different vegetables, I made it a fun “build your own” buddha bowl. Kids are more likely to eat their vegetables and […]

second fermentation of kombucha flavors,glass jars filled with raspberry, blueberry and strawberry kombucha
Drinks, Fermented foods, Recipes

Kombucha Second Fermentation

So, if you’ve come to this text about kombucha’s second fermentation, I guess your emerging kombucha is in some nice, dark, and warm corner, or maybe it’s already done and waiting for all those interesting and fun flavor combinations we’ll explore in this text.  If not, you can always go back to my previous text […]