Quinoa Vs. Kaniwa, What is Kaniwa?

Kaniwa (pronounced kah-nyee-wah), a “superfood” grain native to South America, is quickly rising in popularity due to its similarity to it’s cousin, quinoa. Both grains are native to the Andes Mountains region and have both been staple foods in the native cuisine for generations. Now, it’s time for kaniwa to get it’s time in the…


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Gluten-Free Vegan Fruit Crisp

One of our favorite times of the year living in Portland is summer. There’s a quote from Evelyn Waugh that reads, “If it could only be like this always — always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe.” Summer is one the best times of year in Western Oregon to purchase local produce. The options…


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Gluten Free and Vegan Burger Options During PDX Burger Week 2019

Portland’s legendary burger week is upon us and Portland Mercury has the juiciest suggestions all over the city. With over 37 options, us gluten free and plant-based humans (and our stomachs) have reason to celebrate! Scratch that burger itch from August 5-10, for $5, all over town. Without further ado, here’s an exhaustive list of…


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6 Low Carb Vegan Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is the first and most important meal of the day. When picking vegan breakfast foods it’s hard to find options that are low in carbs. The reason most breakfasts are higher in carbs is because carbohydrates is what gives the body energy. But it isn’t so simple. There are good carbs like fiber-rich vegetables…


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7 Tips To Stay Healthy During Vegan Pregnancy

Finding out you’re expecting a child is an exciting time in parents lives. Additionally, a million different questions and worries can also flood the mind. If you’re vegan and just found out you’re pregnant, you may wonder about the healthful ways you can stay a vegan while also considering your unborn child. NPR wrote an…


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Vegan Matcha Granola Recipe

In the same way Nora’s Kitchen started, a lot of us enjoy making our own vegan granola at home, especially this matcha granola recipe! There’s just something special about the process and how the delicious granola smells waft through your entire home as it bakes. It’s almost nostalgic in a way, bringing you back to…


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10 Healthy Vegan Snacks for Kids

Kids can be notoriously picky eaters, especially with plant-based diets. The trick is to find healthy vegan snacks for kids that look so good it’ll fool them into eating healthy! Here are 10 healthy vegan snacks for kids that are so good they may just very well tempt you too. 1. Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas…


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The 10 Best Gluten Free Restaurants Portland Oregon Has To Offer

The 10 Best Gluten Free Restaurants Portland Oregon Has To Offer Portland is a food destination capitol. From different cultures striving to offer a taste of home to where chefs push the boundaries to express themselves in exciting inventive ways, Portland is home to many staples if you want something good to eat. Something exciting…


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The 10 Best Vegan Restaurants Portland Oregon Has To Offer

The 10 Best Vegan Restaurants Portland Oregon Has To Offer Portland is a food destination capitol. From different cultures striving to offer a taste of home to where chefs push the boundaries to express themselves in exciting and inventive ways, Portland is home to many staples if you want something good to eat. Something exciting…


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6 Foods To Support Your Vegan Muscle Building Diet Plan

The body needs protein to help cells repair themselves. Once your muscle cells repair themselves, they gain mass and become stronger, which is what muscle gain looks like! Meat and dairy are regarded by the mainstream media as the best sources of protein, but they certainly don’t support a vegetarian or vegan muscle building diet…


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