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From 225 and Sick to 160 and Well … Effortlessly!

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JoeMorales 570x299 From 225 and Sick to 160 and Well … Effortlessly!Forks Over Knives has completely changed my life! I have been overweight with high blood pressure (190/100) and high cholesterol since high school, which was about ten years ago. I have been on and off a series of medications for the past ten years—definitely playing Russian roulette with my health.

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Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

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570x2994 Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black BeansAbout once a week, my family eats burritos for dinner. This recipe makes a great burrito filling or side dish and doesn’t take much longer than heating up a can of beans. This is a mildly seasoned dish, so you fire and spice lovers will probably want to increase the amounts of jalapeno peppers and chipotle powder.
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Plant-Powered Athlete Josh Garrett Attempts Pacific Crest Trail Speed Record

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Josh2 570x299 Plant Powered Athlete Josh Garrett Attempts Pacific Crest Trail Speed RecordOn June 10, vegan athlete Josh Garrett set out to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, a grueling 2,655-mile journey from Mexico to Canada. He hopes to break the current speed record for the trail, and to raise awareness for the benefits of a plant-based diet along the way. This Friday Josh expects to cross the Pacific Crest Trail halfway point. We caught up with him earlier in the week and asked him about his lifestyle and his current journey. We were happy to learn that Josh credits Forks Over Knives as a significant part of his inspiration for adopting the vegan lifestyle, which gives him the strength and endurance he needs to meet this challenge.

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Forks Over Knives Changed My Health and How I Treat My Patients

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JamesLoomis 570x299 Forks Over Knives Changed My Health and How I Treat My PatientsThe discovery of whole-food, plant-based eating has transformed the way I think about health, both personally and professionally, all thanks to Forks Over Knives.

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Pizzas How You Like ‘Em

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PizzasHowYouLikeEm 570x299 Pizzas How You Like ‘EmThis is a bit labor intensive, so I make a double-batch of this dough and put it in the freezer. This way, I always have it on hand and can make more when I have the time. You can make this pizza dough any size and shape you want. My boys like to make their own pizzas, so I give them personal-sized dough balls and they roll it out and add their own toppings. Get creative and use what your family likes.
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Rainbow Burgers

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RainbowBurgers 570x299 Rainbow BurgersThis veggie burger is a combination of what I loved from other veggie burgers that I have made in the past. Adapt it any way you like. You can use any type of bean or raw veggies you have on hand. Maybe you have scallions instead of an onion? Use that instead! You cannot mess this up.
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From Misguided Food Addict to Health Coach

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JamesDyer 570x299 From Misguided Food Addict to Health CoachIn January of 2009, at the age of 32, I weighed 400 lbs. — a result of years of addictive eating, fueled by a lifetime of loneliness, depression, and anxiety. Like all addicts, I used my drug of choice (food) to disconnect and anesthetize myself from painful emotions.

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Ponzu Noodle Salad

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Ponzu is a soy and citrus sauce popular in Japanese cooking. Use it to dress up simple vegetable and rice dishes, or use it as a sauce for stir-fries. Make this dish in the spring when snow peas and cilantro are in season. Brown rice noodles can be found in most grocery stores, natural food stores, or online.
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Black-Eyed Peas

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Black Eyed Peas 570x299 Black Eyed PeasThis recipe will convince you that healthy does taste better!
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Dropping Weight and Feeling Great!

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Erin 570x299 Dropping Weight and Feeling Great!Thanks to discovering Forks Over Knives and The Engine 2 Diet, I have dropped 12 pounds in ten weeks, and my cholesterol level has decreased significantly. I have never lost weight this quickly, and I feel great. My goal is to drop another 6 to 8 pounds, and I am well on my way.

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