These 10 recipes will make you want to eat protein-packed tempeh every day

January 25, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC With all the different types of plant-based protein you can choose from, tempeh might not be your first choice… mostly because it can be hard to know what the heck to do with it. Made from fermented soybeans, it’s not only a gut-friendly staple, but also one that’s … Continue reading These 10 recipes will make you want to eat protein-packed tempeh every day

A key part of healthy aging: eating more protein

January 24, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC There’s no denying it: protein is massively important for your health. Whether you’re a vegan or an omnivore, the protein you eat helps build muscles, make enzymes and hormones to keep your body’s systems functioning properly, sustains healthy energy levels, and offers countless other benefits. “Protein is one … Continue reading A key part of healthy aging: eating more protein

Should These High-Protein, Low-Carb Beans Should Be On Your Plate?

January 18, 2020 at 04:03AM Ever since longevity expert Dan Buettner advised us to eat 120 beans every day, we’ve been on the lookout for interesting ways to up our legume game. Enter, the lupini bean. What is a lupini bean? Lupini beans (or lupin beans) are a popular legume grown in the Mediterranean basin … Continue reading Should These High-Protein, Low-Carb Beans Should Be On Your Plate?

3 Adaptogens To Power Up Your Plant Protein

January 15, 2020 at 08:00AM   It’s 2020: Veganuary is the new Dry January, plant-based diets are topping the charts for healthy living, and we’re (finally) globally cutting down our meat consumption for the greater good of the planet. The spotlight in recent years has centered solidly around the plant vs. animal protein conversation, and … Continue reading 3 Adaptogens To Power Up Your Plant Protein

The Sustainable & Mediterranean-Diet-Approved Protein Your Dinner Is Missing

January 13, 2020 at 11:34AM   When you spot something on the menu of three very trendy NYC restaurants over the course of a month, you know it’s having a moment. When that thing is sardines served straight from the tin, you scratch your head and wonder, “What?” But then, when you take a bite … Continue reading The Sustainable & Mediterranean-Diet-Approved Protein Your Dinner Is Missing

The vegan version of the most Googled recipe of 2019 is packed with protein

December 31, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC When you think of the most Googled recipe of 2019, what comes to mind? Well, if a perfectly crisp cauliflower crust, creamy pasta dish, or mouth-watering dessert came to mind, you’re wrong. It was actually shepherd’s pie. Yep, the bland-looking dish packed with minced meat, gravy, and mashed … Continue reading The vegan version of the most Googled recipe of 2019 is packed with protein

This Mexican stew is loaded with protein—and it’s 100 percent vegan

December 30, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC If you’re in desperate need of a new recipe on rotation after one too many tomato soups and grilled cheeses, I have the perfect addition to your lineup: a vegan Mexican stew that’s loaded with plant-based protein. Bethany Ugarte, the blogger behind Lilsipper, has been eating menudo—a tradition … Continue reading This Mexican stew is loaded with protein—and it’s 100 percent vegan

5 plant-based proteins that won’t mess with your digestion

December 26, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC In the healthy food space, 2019 was dominated by all things plant-based. Alt-meat brands like Beyond Meat and Impossible spawned countless imitators from other companies as more and more people became interested in cutting back on their consumption of animal products for better health and the environment. But … Continue reading 5 plant-based proteins that won’t mess with your digestion

Banza just released a delicious, healthy, high-protein mac and cheese

December 20, 2019 at 05:47PM by CWC Bowls of florescent orange macaroni and cheese are what childhood dreams are made of, am I right? It’s amazing just how much happiness a blue box of macaroni, milk, and powdered cheese can bring. While there are some foods your outgrow (RIP my love for Kid Cuisine and … Continue reading Banza just released a delicious, healthy, high-protein mac and cheese

This is the sneaky way I add protein to my smoothies—and it’s not a chalky powder

November 30, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Pretty much everyone has the exact same complaint about protein powder. No matter which kind you choose to add into your smoothie, it always winds up making that hearty mix of fruit and veggies super chalky—not to mention the icky aftertaste. A combo that’s never appealing. That’s exactly … Continue reading This is the sneaky way I add protein to my smoothies—and it’s not a chalky powder

Is a protein shake for breakfast genuinely a good idea, or am I just being lazy?

November 26, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Whether you’re on your way to a brain-boosting yoga class or don’t have time to make some healthy breakfast tacos, a protein shake for breakfast can be a convenient on-the-go option. After all, protein is a key nutrient to saying full after a meal. But given that it’s … Continue reading Is a protein shake for breakfast genuinely a good idea, or am I just being lazy?

The one protein-packed ingredient missing from your avocado toast

November 24, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Some breakfast foods are nothing more than passing trends (looking at you, bran muffins), but avocado toast has proved to have staying power. (Or sweet potato toast for a slightly more cost effective morning habit.) Avocados and sweet potatoes are both full of health benefits, most notably fiber. … Continue reading The one protein-packed ingredient missing from your avocado toast

Sorry protein bars, but the banana is the MVP of pre-workout snacks

November 14, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC When you think of workout snacks, one word typically comes to mind: protein, protein, protein. People load up on whey powders, munch on nuts or grass-fed beef jerky, or stash some protein bars in their gym bag. Protein is the watchword, friends. But we’ve all been wrong about … Continue reading Sorry protein bars, but the banana is the MVP of pre-workout snacks

Love Starbucks protein-rich sous vide eggs? These are even fluffier and only take 30 seconds to make

October 19, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Starbucks sous vide egg bites are are a favorite grab-and-go breakfast for many healthy eaters. And it’s true—they are tasty, and with 12 grams of protein, they really are a clutch energy-providing morning meal or post-workout snack. No disrespect to Starbucks, but I recently discovered a sous vide … Continue reading Love Starbucks protein-rich sous vide eggs? These are even fluffier and only take 30 seconds to make

‘Blended meat’ products aim to reconcile our love of animal protein with a need to eat more plants

October 09, 2019 at 01:05PM by CWC There’s absolutely no denying the popularity of alternative meat products. (Looking at you, Impossible and Beyond lovers.) What is surprising is how popular they are with carnivores, who make up the vast majority of the people buying these foods. Yet despite growing interest in plant-based eating for health … Continue reading ‘Blended meat’ products aim to reconcile our love of animal protein with a need to eat more plants

The 4-step guide to building a high-protein salad that keeps you full until dinner

September 24, 2019 at 11:01PM by CWC Salads are the quintessential healthy lunch, but let’s be real, they aren’t always satisfying. You may start your day with the best intentions, having a healthy smoothie or protein bar for breakfast and your meal-prepped greens for lunch, only to find yourself digging around your snack drawer an … Continue reading The 4-step guide to building a high-protein salad that keeps you full until dinner

The most important meal of day to pack with protein, according to an RD

September 22, 2019 at 12:01PM by CWC Protein isn’t just important in helping you #getswole at the gym. It’s crucial for your day-to-day functions beyond building muscle. And if you’ve been wondering which meal it’s best to load up on it, a registered dietitian says the answer is very clear: breakfast. When you wake up … Continue reading The most important meal of day to pack with protein, according to an RD

The 7 healthiest protein bars you can buy, according to a top dietitian

September 18, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Confused about which protein bar option is truly healthy? Watch the video to discover the best ones. You may think the alternative pasta aisle is getting crowded, but it’s nothing compared to the protein bar section of the grocery store. From keto-crafted bars to ones that taste like … Continue reading The 7 healthiest protein bars you can buy, according to a top dietitian