Join me on my journey as I train to complete my first full marathon ... in under four hours. I'll share my experiences as it relates to training, as well as my lessons learned about whole-food, plant-based nutrition, health and wellness. It's going to be a great run!
To help those transitioning to a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle get their kitchens in shape, we've compiled a quick and dirty list of our go-to foods and appliances. These are the basic "must-haves" for plant-strong living.
Appliances: High-speed blender, food processor, progressive onion chopper (perfect for dicing onions AND tomatoes -- homemade brushetta is a snap!)
Baking: Sprouted spelt
flour, oat flour, 100% whole wheat flour, cacao powder, cacao nibs, pure maple
syrup, flaxseed meal, unsweetened applesauce
Red, black, adzuki, white and garbanzo beans; lentils; split peas
Food for Life Sprouted Breads, English Muffins and Tortillas
Canned: Muir Glen
crushed and diced tomatoes
Cereal: Rolled oats,
Ezekiel Food for Life Golden Flax (for Matt and Sienna), Ezekiel Food for Life
Cinnamon Raisin (for Ryan)
Spices: Tumeric, black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, cumin, Bragg’s Liquid Aminos (in place of soy sauce and
carrots, garlic, onions, sweet potatoes, white potatoes, kale kale and more kale! (Too many veggies to list, honestly -- we eat them
Whole Grains: Quinoa
(pronounced keen-wah), brown rice
While our kitchen is filled with so much more, these are the plant-strong staples to help get you started. The rest you'll pick up as you roll along. Happy shopping! Lean more about plant-strong eating. LIKE us on Facebook.