Laura’s Vegan Spanakopita:

14 oz fresh spinach- chopped 1 white onion or scallions chopped 3 garlic cloves chopped ¼ cup dill ½ cup parsley ½ bottle of Just egg 1 package Violife Feta 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound phyllo sheets 1/3 cup oil for brushing phyllo 2 tablespoons earth balance Sautee onion and garlic for 3-5 minutes…

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Centier

Centier is Indiana’s largest private family-owned bank. Since 1895, the Schrage family has built a legacy of success that extends throughout the communities it serves. As a family-owned bank, Centier stands firmly behind its “Not For Sale” promise, pledging to the families, businesses, and communities of Indiana that it will continue to preserve independent, hometown…

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Down To Earth Indiana

Written by Cindy Haney Down to Earth is a Natural Food store that prides itself on quality products and a knowledgeable staff to support healthy lifestyles, including plant based.   Since 1994, we have steadily grown based on our customer’s requests and needs. We know that your health is personal, and we work with each of…

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Omega-3’s and Plant-based Diets

Written by Sherri Isaak MS,RD,CDE,BC-ADM, DipACLM Jessica Grzybowski and Julianne Calhoun, Dietetic Interns Omega-3 fatty acids are a polyunsaturated fat that is often referred to as a “healthy fat”. Consuming an adequate amount is important as they play a valuable role in cardiovascular health, growth and development,  immune health and possibly other disease states. 1…

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Why I’m Vegan – Sarah Carruthers

I owe my transition to a vegan diet to two college professors I had at Notre Dame: Matthew Doppke and Megan Halteman-Zwart.  Before I took Prof. Doppke’s “Food Fights” seminar my sophomore year, I barely ate vegetables and hadn’t critically thought about the implications of what I ate. I rolled my eyes when we were…

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April 2021 Newsletter Raffle

WIN A $50 MONEY TREE FROM CENTIER BANK! ONE ADDITIONAL WINNER WILL RECEIVE A $25 GIFT CARD FROM DOWN TO EARTH IN  INDIANA.           Please complete the form below to be entered into the raffle.

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March 2021 Newsletter Raffle

WIN A $30 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO PINELLIA’S VEGAN ASIAN RESTAURANT IN SOUTH BEND! TWO ADDITIONAL WINNERS WILL EACH RECEIVE A $5 OFF COUPON. Please complete the form below to be entered into the raffle.

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About Purple Porch Food Co-op

Kristy Robinson of Purple Porch Food Co-op shares what they provide to support a plant-based lifestyle. What does Purple Porch do/what do you provide that supports their plant-based lifestyle? Our kitchen creates vegan/veg friendly items whenever we can. In alignment with the Purple Porch mission, we like to be as inclusive as possible: everyone can…

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Dame Tu Mano Hispanic Health Initiative by Beacon Community Impact

Dame Tu Mano is a Hispanic health initiative centered on improving overall health for this community. Since its creation DTM’s goal has been to empower the Hispanic community by taking control of their personal health. Over the past ten years that goal has taken several different approaches, but the overall goal of better health and wellness…

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The Medical Medium’s Liver Rescue Juice

This recipe comes from the Medical Medium book authored by Anthony William. It’s a powerful way to help your liver in an easy-to-digest form–juice! INGREDIENTS 2 apples 2 cups pineapple, coarsely chopped 1 inch ginger 1 bunch celery 1 cup loosely packed parsley OPTIONAL ADDITIONS 1 cup sprouts 4 small radishes 1 cup loosely packed…

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