By Julieanna Hever Hunger and satiety are important contributors to portion control. Yet, many of us have been told to ignore signals from our body that helps us identify when we are hungry and when we are full. Here are 3 common mistakes on portion control and how you can begin to choose mindfulness with your plant-based diet.
These 5 plant-based breakfast recipes are easy to make and delicious. By starting your day off with a breakfast packed with plant-based nutrients, you'll experience more energy, a better mood, and reduced levels of anxiety and stress through the day.
We all know the importance of adding vegetables to our diet, but without the right spices and preparation they can often taste bland. It doesn't take much to add flavor to your vegetables to make them go from a bland side dish to the star of the meal. Here are 3 simple ways to add flavor to your vegetables...
By Julieanna Hever Do you feel like your sweet tooth is making your whole-food plant-based diet feel impossible? You're not the only one. You can still satisfy your sweet tooth through a whole-food plant-based diet by consuming healthier and less refined whole foods. Here are 4 steps to breaking a sugar addiction...
Getting enough fiber in your diet is essential for promoting your overall health and wellbeing, however most people do not get the recommended amount in their diet. From weight loss and maintenance, to a healthy GI tract, and lowering cholesterol levels, fiber has many health-promoting benefits.
Stress and anxiety can greatly affect your quality of life and your overall health. The amazing thing about plant-based foods is they're superfoods--packed with antioxidant properties and nutrients that and can help stabilize your mood and lower stress. Here are 7 plant-based foods proven to ease anxiety and lower stress...
By Julieanna Hever, The Plant-Based Dietitian Learning a new way of eating (and lifestyle) can be intimidating, and/or overwhelming for newbies. But, it doesn’t have to be. Eating vegan in the healthiest way possible is truly simple and fabulous and can be summed up in just these five overarching principles...
By Julieanna Hever, The Plant-Based Dietitian Potatoes get a bad rap, but they are wonderful staple foods that provide a plethora of benefits. Here are five reasons to love potatoes...
Summertime is a fun season to gather with friends and family over food. From the garden to the grill, here are 7 perfect plant-based mains and sides for summertime BBQs compiled from several plant-based sources.
By Julieanna Hever, The Plant-Based Dietitian You are what you eat…but, perhaps more so, you are what your bacteria eat. Microbiota (our body’s bacterial profile) plays an enormous role in our health and immune function via many different mechanisms. Read how a plant-based diet can help promote a healthy gut.
By Julieanna Hever, Plant-Based Dietitian Mushrooms are magnificent as they offer myriad health advantages and are one of the most nutritionally-dense foods groups on...
By Julieanna Hever If you've ever fasted, or detoxified with a “cleanse,” or been on any weight loss diet, you likely have experienced an increased interest and desire (sometimes rather dramatic) for all things food-related. Here's how to maximize these natural tendencies for optimal health and easy weight management.
Spice up your summer with these whole-food plant-based recipes. Easy to whip up and full of flavor & fresh ingredients, these dishes make great party pleasers or additions to your weekly meals. Chef Richard of Whole Harvest shares 3 of his favorite summer recipes.
By Julieanna Hever, The Plant-Based Dietitian | One of the defining characteristics of a whole-food plant-based diet is eliminating heavily processed foods, including oils from your diet. Here are 5 reasons to minimize or eliminate oil from your whole-food plant-based diet and easy oil substitutes to use in your kitchen.
By Julieanna Hever, Plant-Based Dietitian | During the persistent quest for "enough" protein, priorities shift away from seeking wholesome foods and, simultaneously, a phobia of the other two macronutrients –carbohydrates and fats – ensues. Here are 5 reasons you can stop pursuing protein and start focusing on food.
We've all experienced it—the dreaded midday slump. Low energy. Low motivation. The type of food you eat plays an important role in your energy-level day-to-day. These 5 plant-based recipes make great snacks to boost your energy and fight the midday slump.
By Julieanna Hever, Plant-Based Dietitian | Eating healthy doesn't have to be time-consuming, expensive, or stressful. A whole food, plant-based diet is backed with decades of solid science, sustainability, and simplicity. Here are 10 ways to make plant-based super simple...
Get to know Chef Richard Wilks, the expert chef behind Whole Harvest. Richard shares how he began his plant-based lifestyle, his inspirations, why he chose to partner with Whole Harvest, and so much more!
We all know there are many ways to lose weight. But what about long-lasting, sustainable weight loss—keeping the pounds off? Here are 3 misconceptions on weight loss and how a whole-food, plant-based diet can help you lose weight with a full plate.
It’s no secret that what you eat affects your weight. Forget the rules you were once taught about traditional dieting and instead focus on filling your plate with whole, plant-based, nutrient-dense foods. The result? You'll satisfy your hunger and keep your weight in check.
Interested in the whole-food, plant-based diet but unsure where to start? Let this be your guide as you learn the defining factors of whole-food plant-based eating, health benefits, and how to get started.
By adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet, not only are you adding nutrient-dense foods to your diet, you are also directly reducing the risk of chronic heart disease and boosting your immune system. A whole-food plant-based diet also helps you with weight loss and reducing inflammation.
We all know it's difficult to find the time (or motivation) to prepare a healthy meal that doesn’t lead to the dreaded midday slump. That’s why grab-and-go meals from Whole Harvest are such a convenient option.
Whole Harvest takes the guesswork out of healthy eating. Always fresh, never frozen, Whole Harvest meals are mess-free, stress-free, and ready in minutes. Experience the difference of healthy, plant-based, ready-to-eat meals!
Don’t let your money go to waste by poorly storing your produce. Use these tips to extend the shelf life of your fruits and vegetables and keep them fresher for longer.