There are a billion healthy vegan recipes on the internet and in cookbooks, but most of us need a plan to make them a part of our diet. Starting today I’m going to be sharing a weekly vegan meal prep guide (aka meal plan), to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Disclaimer: These tips to reduce bloating aren’t meant to stand in for professional medical advice. If you are experiencing chronic bloating, or painful bloating, or have any serious digestive issues, make sure you speak to your doctor. The tips in this post are pillars of an overall healthy lifestyle, so if you have a medical condition causing bloat they should still be very helpful.
I know bloat, better than I’d like to. Since I was a teenager bloating has been a regular part of my life. It’s caused me discomfort, pain, embarrassment, and frustration. I’ve spent money on expensive elixirs, taken laxatives, eaten more than my share of Activia yogurt, and have even done hydrocolonics, all on my quest for a flatter belly and efficient digestive system. But none of those things worked for me because I wasn’t addressing the root of the bloating issue: poor diet and lifestyle, which led to poor digestion and elimination.
This post is sponsored by the new Emeril Lagasse Power Air Fryer 360. I’ve been using it to make all sorts of delicious recipes including this cauliflower crust pizza. This countertop appliance replaces many other appliances because you can use it to air fry, bake, roast, broil, and even dehydrate. From entertaining friends to prepping your meals for the week, the Power Air Fryer 360 makes life in the kitchen so much easier!
What can’t you do with cauliflower? From crudité to vegan fried chick’n cauliflower makes it happen. One of my favorite ways to use it is for cauliflower crust pizza. Actually, I had forgotten about this terrific recipe. I used to make it for my clients all the time when I was a vegan chef, and they of course loved it. You can top it just how you would a traditional pizza, only you just bulked up the nutritional value by swapping wheat flour for cauliflower––perhaps the world’s most versatile vegetable.
One thing that gets me out of bed in the morning is the promise of a delicious and nourishing breakfast. But what’s even better is knowing that the breakfast is already finished and all I have to do is warm it up (or not). That is the beauty of make ahead breakfast. [Read more…]