Ripe plantains have a starchy consistency like potatoes, but with more fiber. ...read more
British poet, playwright, novelist, and musician Benjamin Zephaniah states, "We may not be able to right all the world's wrongs, but when it comes to what we put on our plates, we all have the opportunity to get it right three times a day, simply by eating vegan."
This tropical medley is a fresh alternative to a vegetable side dish. To stretch it into a main dish for four, top with 1 cup of roasted cashews and serve it over steamed rice. ...read more
The jerk seasoning used to flavor the filling of this main dish can be found in the spice section of most supermarkets or ordered online. Feel free to add more jerk seasoning to the black beans if you prefer your dishes spicier, or try the recipe with 1 Tbs. chili powder instead. ...read more
Inspired by the Cuban cocktail, this breakfast brain booster is full of tropical flavor. Yogurt contains tyrosine, an amino acid that supports neuro-transmitters, resulting in improved communication between neurons. Ground flaxseeds are a rich, vegetarian source of omega-3 fatty ...read more
In its pure state, açaí pulp is sour and slightly bitter, but once a little sweetener is added, the flavor resembles concentrated blueberries with a hint of chocolate. "Agave nectar is a good option here because its lower-glycemic-load sugar is a better complement to açaí's ...read more