Food can be as diverse as our fingerprints, yet regardless of your culture, the healthiest diet is one that is plant-based. Here are some simple recipes that are easy on your wallet and great for your health. These meals are very flexible, so modify them to make them your own.
Recommendations: Try to keep fruits and vegetables separate at meals . Visit the Food Combining link below to get more help with combining fruits and vegetables .
Avoid snacking between meals and drink plenty of water throughout the day. (Refrain from drinking about 20 minutes before your next meal to aid proper digestion).
Breakfast: Breakfast should be the biggest meal of the day. After the body has slept and recuperated, ‘break your fast’ with wholesome and nutritious food:
Lunch: Lunch should be the second largest meal of the day. You will need energy-rich foods to continue keeping you active and alert throughout the remainder of your day:
- Baked Potato Wedges
- Rosemary Golden Potatoes
- Spontaneous Salad
- Vegan Beefy Crumbles Pizza
- Vegan Shepherd’s Pie
- Veggie Bean Bowl
Dinner/Supper: According to where you live, your last meal of the day may be called dinner or supper. In many parts of the U.S., dinner is usually a large meal or even the largest meal of the day. In other parts, and other countries, supper is seen as a light meal in the evening with dinner being the ‘lunch’ meal. Despite what you call your last meal, it should be light so the body can digest it fully before going to sleep. Here are our suggestions:
- Cucumber Salad
- Curried Butter Beans and Pita Bread
- Breaded Cauliflower Bites with Sweet Hot Sauce
- Seasoned Tofu Bites
Fun Snacks: Sometimes you just want a light snack. Coming soon!
- Jam Drop Cookies (Coming soon)
- Chunky Vegan Banana Nut Cookies (Coming soon)
- Simple Sugar Cookies (Coming soon)
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2. Veith PhD, Walter. (2009, March 12). Food Combining Chart. Retrieved from http://amazingdiscoveries.org
3. AmazingHealth.com. (2013, February 18). Are You Drinking Enough Water? Retrieved from http://amazinghealth.com/