Category: Plantuary

10 Everyday Uses for Seeds

It is no secret that seeds are small, but nutritionally mighty. Packed with anti-inflammatory nutrients like heart-healthy fats, protein, fiber, and antioxidants (among a ton of vitamins and minerals), it’s no wonder we call them little powerhouses of health. And don’t think you need to consume a huge serving to reap the benefits – a little spoonful goes a long way. Here are some simple ways to incorporate seeds into your every day:

An Egg Substitute

Substitute an egg with chia seeds or ground flax when baking.

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Beans, Legumes, and Pulses – Oh My!

No matter what you want to call them, they each are a part of our plant food family! Even though beans, legumes, and pulses are used interchangeably, they do have distinct meanings.

Did you know?

A legume refers to the entire plant: leaves, stems, and pods. A pulse is the edible seed that is typically inside the pod, which includes beans, lentils, and peas.

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Plantuary: Getting Started in 3 Steps

By Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN

We are officially into week two of Plantuary! Maybe you’ve seen the videos introducing our January initiative or perhaps you learned a little more about what it means to be plant-based from our blog (maybe you did both!). Even if this whole Plantuary thing is news to you, let’s share a few easy ways you can get started.

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