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Sara Seitz

Sara Seitz is a freelance writer with a passion for healthy eating and green living. She has lived for over a decade with type 1 diabetes and has used a plant-based diet to take control of her health. Recently, Sara has added a new addition to the family, giving her even more of a reason to fight for a clean and sustainable future. When she is not chasing a toddler or gardening, she is usually enjoying the beautiful Colorado outdoors.

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Meal Planning Made Simple

Trying to eat healthy on a busy schedule? Meal planning can help. Learn how to get the most from meal planning and get a sneak peek at our new meal-planning subscription service.

Various types of gourmet, homegrown mushrooms on a wooden cutting board.

How to Grow Your Own Edible Mushrooms Indoors

Growing mushrooms is nothing like growing vegetables, but that doesn’t mean you can’t grow them at home. This article will show you how to grow edible mushrooms indoors in 6 easy steps.

Assorted Indian food, including rice, lentils, paneer, dal makhani, naan, chutney, and spices.

Best Vegan Cuisine from Around the World

More people worldwide are embracing plant-based eating habits. This means more delicious food options for all of us. Here is some of the best vegan cuisine inspired by the cultures of the world.

Vegan quinoa bowls, with edamame, cabbage, carrot, sweet potato, and spinach.

The Plant-Based Diet for Beginners

Starting your journey on a vegan or vegetarian diet doesn’t have to be scary. With our plant-based diet for beginners guide, you’ll get tips, health facts, a one-week sample menu, and more.

Affordable vegan meal prep containers filled with quinoa, tomatoes, avocado, and greens.

Is Being Vegan Expensive?

As food prices skyrocket, many want to save money wherever they can. This has plenty of consumers wondering, is being vegan expensive? We have that answer and our best money-saving grocery tips, here.

How to quickly ripen bananas

How to Ripen Bananas Quickly

Find out how to ripen bananas quickly (in less than 2 minutes!) for baking and get some tips for ripening stubborn green bananas so they’re ready to eat sooner.

Fresh sliced figs in a bowl.

Are Figs Vegan? The Truth About Wasps & Figs

If figs contain dead wasps, can they still be vegan? Here, we dive into the truth of this rumor and discuss how dead insects affect the answer to the question ‘are figs vegan?’

Dry Chickpeas in a measuring cup.

How to Cook Chickpeas

Cooking chickpeas at home can help you bypass the cans, save money, and get a tastier product. Read on for how to cook chickpeas using the stove, pressure cooker, and slow cooker.