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Easy Vegan Ramen


Easy Vegan Ramen I was never a consumer of those highly-processed ramen noodle packets you can buy in the store. They remain an inexpensive splurge for many college students, costing less than a dollar a piece. And talk about convenience, all you have to do is add water! The problem is, these are loaded with sodium and saturated fat, and lacking in flavor and fresh ingredients. Authentic ramen is one of those quintessential comfort foods that's hard to resist.  Velvety noodles swimming in a warm flavorful broth accompanied by an assortment of veggies. While most traditional ramen dishes have [...]

Easy Vegan Ramen2018-06-23T13:00:20+00:00

Nutritional Tidbits


I enjoy sharing brief nutritional facts about various foods on social media or accompanying the recipes on the Vibrant Beat. Since most of these tidbits of knowledge are educational, but not necessarily enough to warrant an entire post, I've decided to create this Nutritional Tidbit blog to share these fun facts! Check back often for updates!   Cardiovascular Benefits of Turmeric Turmeric is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties, and many patients use this either as a supplement or food additive to treat chronic arthritic pain. Most people are not aware that there are also cardiovascular benefits. Curcumin is the polyphenol (plant [...]

Nutritional Tidbits2018-06-21T11:59:37+00:00

Cauliflower Oyster Mushroom Tacos


Cauliflower Oyster Mushroom Tacos There may be more than a few recipes for tacos that turn up on the Vibrant Beat. After all, my family loves tacos! Who doesn't?! And tacos don't just mean a hard shell stuffed with beef, cheese, sour cream, and salsa. The world of plant-based eating has enlightened me to the diverse variety of delicious foods that can be used to stuff a corn tortilla! Some of my favorites include tempeh tacos , and tacos stuffed with "meat" made from walnuts and mushrooms, riced cauliflower, roasted chickpeas, or quinoa and lentils. And why do tacos have to [...]

Cauliflower Oyster Mushroom Tacos2018-05-03T10:02:25+00:00