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Meg Wolff

"Forbidden Rice" Food of the Emperors

Meg Wolff | Posted 07.29.2014 | Taste
Meg Wolff

Most people don't realize that complex carbohydrates found in whole grains are one of the most important foods we can eat. This is where we get our en...

3 Super Salads for Any Occasion

Meg Wolff | Posted 07.11.2013 | Taste
Meg Wolff

These beautiful and nutritious salads are total crowd pleasers for any occasion.

Simple Breakfasts

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.26.2013 | Taste
Meg Wolff

What are you eating for breakfast? Here is an easy recipe for Amaranth & Apricots, which is high in protein.

7 Tips to Help You Lose Weight on a Plant-Based Diet

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Once in a while I get an email or a Facebook message from a reader or a friend saying that they've been following a plant-based way of eating, but they aren't losing the weight that they were hoping to lose. Here are a few tips to help you in this direction.

The Importance Of Whole Food Cooking

Meg Wolff | Posted 04.30.2013 | Taste
Meg Wolff

Try something new. Look at a vegetable in its entirety.

Heart-Healthy Grain, Greens, Beans and Sweet Potato Casserole With Benefits

Meg Wolff | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

What we eat really does matter. Studies show that real, whole, plant-based foods are best for fueling our bodies, preventing the likes of heart disease, diabetes -- and, yes, even cancer.

Plant-Based Holiday Recipes Worth Celebrating

Meg Wolff | Posted 02.20.2013 | Taste
Meg Wolff

For our holiday meals, I go all out on in both variety and number, when it comes to vegetable dishes -- and this year was no exception! I prepared my beloved, tried and true favorites... but also added some new and totally delicious fare to the mix.

Plant-Based Holiday Recipes Worth Celebrating, Part I (Gluten-Free)

Meg Wolff | Posted 02.18.2013 | Home
Meg Wolff

For a holiday meal as good as your mother's, serve up the Harvest Vegetable Loaf with Mary's recipe for Vegan Mashed Potatoes (with sweet potato) and my version of her mushroom gravy, below. With all this "comfort food," you'll never even miss the meat -- guaranteed!

Why 'Me Time' Is A Vital Aspect Of Healthy Living

Meg Wolff | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Don't get me wrong, helping others can bring us great joy, but we have to watch that we don't overdo and risk being of no help to anyone. By scheduling time for ourselves, we are able to be both helpful and healthy.

Comforting Hot and Sour Soup (Vegan-, Oil-, Wheat- and Gluten-Free)

Meg Wolff | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

I find this type of soup a welcome respite, a warm and soothing combination of vegetables and thickened broth packed with powerful nutrients, without a ton of fat calories.

Support Solutions to Going Plant-Based

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

The benefits of a potluck are many. These get-togethers are a great way to see how others make major life changes work in their own lives. They provide time to reunite with old friends and meet new ones, to be inspired and made hopeful.

What We Need Most When Life Is Sabotaged

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

In facing any lifestyle change, taking small steps together can help to change the energy from that of sabotage to support with huge success for all parties involved.

Support: What We Need Most When Life Is Sabotaged, Part II

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Remember, stress threatens your health and anything that threatens your health, threatens to sabotage your life. Don't allow it! Instead, take charge of your life and your choices and make the changes necessary to improve your lifestyle.

Support: What We Need Most When Life Is Sabotaged

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Family support is like having a big, soft blanket to fall into -- that necessary constant in the midst of all the chaos and that comfortable landing spot, just when we need it.

A Super-Quick, Plant-Based Meal: Good & Plenty Polenta (Wheat-, Gluten- & Oil-Free)

Meg Wolff | Posted 12.23.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

From start to finish, this is the easiest plant-based meal -- 15 minutes, max, including prep and cooking time. With very few ingredients, it's easy for anyone to prepare and is made in only one pot. And it's deliciously satisfying.

Quick Plant-Based Meal: One-Pot Powerhouse Chickpeas! (Wheat- & Gluten-Free)

Meg Wolff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

Leafy greens like spinach and kale, and the other ingredients in this dish, including sweet potato, and onion help make Powerhouse Chickpeas a nutrient-dense meal.

Plant-Based Meals: Fit-for-a-King Corona Beans!

Meg Wolff | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home
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Plant-Based Meals: Easy, Delicious, Healthy

Meg Wolff | Posted 11.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

If you're leaning in a plant-based direction and would like to try something healthier than a slice of pizza or burger, this is a simple, delicious dish that will make you feel great.

Plant-Based Basics

Meg Wolff | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

Once you're sold on the value of beans and enjoy eating them regularly, you may want to stretch a little and cook them from scratch. It's so much easier than you might imagine.

A COOL Quick & Easy Plant-Based Meal!

Meg Wolff | Posted 10.29.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

Cooking healthy plant-based meals doesn't have to be an arduous task. Take it from me because I do it in the COOL-est way. Cooking On One Leg! Because of this, I have to keep it super easy.

Want to Make Eating Better Easier? Follow a Hero's Advice

Meg Wolff | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

One of the world's leading experts on plant-based eating was in my neck of the woods (Greater Portland, Maine) this week, and it was a great thrill to...

A Great Way to Get Off to a Lucky Start Each Day

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

Some call it the luck of the Irish, but I'm half Irish and I like to believe that what fuels my luck (and health) is eating a healthy breakfast!

Lean in... and Try This Truly Delicious Faux Favorite for Breakfast

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

We also use this as a burrito filling -- and it's a nice change of pace from the usual bean and rice burrito. To me, it's more of a warm German Potato Salad wrapped in a soft steamed tortilla.

Maine's Whoopie Pie Debate

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

It's kind of stupid to be designating a state dessert/treat in the first place, when Maine has so many other things it could and should be promoting.

Startling Reports on Cancer Costs

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

I was told about how a plant-based diet might help me. I wanted to live, so I embraced this idea. I replaced everything junky that I was eating with a diet based on whole grains, beans and vegetables.