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Healthy living through a plant-based life

Living a plant-based lifestyle is nourishing, compassionate, and tantalizing to the tastebuds! Plant Based Mama Connecticut serves as a vessel to share recipes and tips to encourage others to enjoy this lifestyle. I hope to open the door to our home so I can share our information about living a balanced, eco-friendly, chemical free, healthy life. I hope you will find something inspiring here to share with your family!

July 14, 2017

I love cooking with mushrooms and onions because they make their own juices, so you very rarely need to use oil for them! We don't totally avoid oil in our house, but we do try to limit it only for when we really need it. If we are going to use an oil it is usually oli...

June 2, 2017

This is one of those dinners that you could really feel good about eating. Lentils and mung beans are a great source of fiber, high in protein, and are loaded with B vitamins and other important nutrients!

They are also very inexpensive! We buy our dried beans in the bu...

May 25, 2017

If you're looking for a hearty, healthy meal, this is it. This chili is loaded with protein from dark red kidney beans, pinto beans, black beans, and great northern beans! The prep for this is so quick and easy and the recipe makes SO much chili. It's perfect for a par...

May 22, 2017

Whenever I say I'm making salad for dinner, I get "the look" from Jordan. He's not a huge salad guy so I don't blame him for not wanting to eat it as our main dinner course, but it was just too hot today (and I still didn't go grocery shopping 🙈). I wanted to make a s...

May 15, 2017

This salad is SO green, SO simple, and SO delicous! I made this for our Mother's Day Brunch this year because I thought it was important to have something refreshing and light to balance out the waffles, potatoes, etc. This salad is perfect as a side dish for dinner or...

May 10, 2017

This is one of those recipes for when you're in the mood for "restaurant food". As I've mentioned in earlier posts, we keep our consumption of processed products limited (for us that usually means 1 meal per week with vegan "meat") because even though they're plant-bas...

May 5, 2017

Tacos have the stigma of being an unhealthy food and they definitely can be, but when you're eating plant based tacos, they are actually good for you! These tacos are filled with beans, veggies, and avocado - all good for you foods!

Pinto Bean Tacos

Ingredients:

1 yellow...