Memorial Day Weekend officially opens the summer cookout season. All across America, outdoor grills are being readied for the backyard barbecue season’s inaugural event.
Take advantage of the long weekend to prepare healthful, compassionate and eco-responsible meals for family and friends.
This Memorial Day, choose a meatless menu. It can be one of the most important choices you can make for your health and the health of the planet.
Look into these green grilling tips and build a delightful plant-based menu from a range delicious dishes made with wholesome and heart healthy foods that please the palate and satisfy even the heartiest appetite.
Throw a party for the earth this weekend! Choose plant-based and planet-friendly … it most definitely does a body good!
Be aware of the risks to your health and the environment and check out these tips before you fire up the grill.
Shop your local Farmer’s Market for the freshest ears of corn, eggplant, summer squash, tomatoes and herbs.
Tempeh is a fermented soyfood with a slightly nutty, smoky flavor and a tender, chewy texture that most meat-eaters can appreciate.
Grilling Marinated Tofu is especially delicious and gives it an interesting “meaty” texture. When grilling tempeh or tofu, it’s a good idea to use a grilling rack to prevent the cubes from falling through the grill.
Potato Salad is a barbecue standard, but can be the source of excessive calories, fat and cholesterol. This rich-tasting dish contains only 3 grams of fat and 234 calories per generous serving!
A terrific choice for side dish or starter, this dish comes together quickly and is made in advance.
One cup of cooked beans can provide 15 grams of cholesterol lowering fiber and more than 250 mcg of folate, a valuable B vitamin. This tasty dish is accented with crushed pineapple and diced Veggie Canadian Bacon.
What’s a party without chips, salsa and guacamole? Plant based and planet friendly, salsas come together in a snap and are a delightful garnish for many dishes.
Dairy-free and sugar-free, this creamy, rich-tasting pudding has one gram of fat, no cholesterol and is made with just four ingredients!