A plant-based diet has many health and wellness benefits. It can help reduce the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic conditions, it can help aid digestion, clear up your skin and can help save the environment! If you’ve been considering incorporating a plant-based diet into your lifestyle but are not sure where to start, read on for five quick tips that can help you:
Start Off Your Day Right
Instead of eggs and bacon, try some hearty oatmeal like Anita’s Organic Mill Morning Rush Classic Apple Cinnamon version. Or you can try some yummy Nature’s Path Organic Love Crunch granola. Top with seasonal berries and The Bridge BIO AvenaDrink oat milk to satisfy your morning hunger.
Make Up With Pasta
If you’ve been avoiding pasta in your diet, rejoice! Pasta dishes are a great way to increase your insoluble fiber! Be sure to choose whole grain versions like Rizopia 100% Brown Rice Pasta Spirals or GoGo Quinoa Spaghetti. You can also try spiralizing zucchini or sweet potato for a truly light, fresh meal.
Swap Out Your Protein
Instead of meat, cheese, or eggs; try Mori-Nu Extra-firm Silken Tofu, legumes like Inari Organic Navy Beans, or pulses like Inari Organic Lentil Trio. Toss any of them in a stir fry with your favourite veggies and Blue Dragon Rice Noodles.
Try Plant Powdered Snacks
Taste of Nature Organic Food Bars, Annie’s Homegrown Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks, Solar Raw Organic Ultimate Kale Chips and nut spreads like Nuts to You Organic Sunflower Seed Butter are all sources of plants. Also, swap butter for Naked Coconuts Organic Virgin Coconut Oil in your baking for an extra serving of earth’s bounty.
Go for the Obvious
Salads, soups like Annie’s Organic Lentil-Vegetable Soup and meat-free stews are all great sources of edible plants. Or blend fruit smoothies with Yogi Tea Lemon Detox Tea for a flavour and wellness boost.