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Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD We become vegetarians for various reasons. Some of us were raised on a vegetarian diet. Others switch because they are concerned with ethics and animal welfare.  More recently, people are omitting meat due to concerns for the environment or world hunger. Finally, there are some of us who switch to

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Jennifer Hanes Ms, RDN, LD Hey there, fellow foodies! If you’re tired of the same old boring salads and want to add some excitement to your vegetarian meals, then we have just the thing for you – vegetarian fajita bowls! Bursting with flavor and packed with a rainbow of fresh veggies, these sizzling bowls are

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Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN Hey there, fellow food enthusiasts! Are you tired of the same old boring side dishes that lack flavor and excitement? Or, does your favorite vegetable side dish take too much time and use too many pans? Well, get ready because we’re about to introduce you to a super yummy, but still

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Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD It seems like people are finding these articles quite helpful, and I get it.  Sometimes, we need fast options while we’re running around and other times we just feel like a greasy meal right? While I’m not advocating fast food as the foundation for your diet, a meal from a

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Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD This post has some affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Jackfruit, the tropical giant from South and Southeast Asia, has gained popularity in the vegetarian and plant-based food scene. It’s not just any fruit; it’s a culinary chameleon. What truly makes it special is its

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Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD Have you ever asked your doctor for nutrition advice? They recommend you alter your diet to reduce your cholesterol, and the natural follow-up is to ask how.  The evidence shows, though, that they may not really know how. Short of telling you to eat less, exercise more, and maybe eat

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Jennifer Hanes MS, RDN, LD Thanksgiving feasts are weird for vegetarians, especially those who grew up eating meat. Tradition wars with beliefs and family members have a difficult time understanding why you won’t participate in the turkey chow down anymore. Mention the significance of Thanksgiving and its traditional meat-heavy dishes So what is the best

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