What is Veganuary?
Veganuary is a global non-profit organization that encourages people to try vegan for the month of January. The initiative was created in 2014, and since then, it has grown rapidly around the world. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people take part in Veganuary by pledging to go vegan for the month of January.
The goal of Veganuary is to help people understand and enjoy the vegan lifestyle, with the hope that they will continue eating vegan for the remainder of the year and beyond. Many people find that taking part in Veganuary helps them to develop healthier eating habits, learn more about plant-based nutrition, and identify easy vegan recipes that can be included in their regular meal plans.
During Veganuary, participants are encouraged to explore new vegan products, experiment with different plant-based ingredients, and discover delicious vegan recipes. There are many resources available for people who want to learn more about veganism, including easy-to-follow recipes, tips for eating out and dining with non-vegans, and information about the health benefits of a plant-based diet.
GUT HEALING SWEET POTATO CHOCOLATE PUDDING
Sweet potatoes are high in fiber and antioxidants, which protect your body from free radical damage and promote a healthy gut and brain. Raw cocoa powder has prebiotic properties and will boost your mood and feed your microbiome.
- 1 medium sweet potato
- baked3/4 cup plant milk
- 3 Medjool dates
- pitted4 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- pinch of sea salt
- Bake and mash the sweet potato.
- Blend with all other ingredients until smooth!
- Top with toppings as desired.
CREAMY SPICED SWEET POTATO SOUP
Want to integrate more plant variety into your meals? This recipe is a great way to start!
Ingredients (serves 2)
- 1 medium sweet potato
- 1 medium onion
- 1/4 medium squash
- 1 cups cauliflower florets
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 1/4 tsp chili powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger
- Cashew cream and parsley
- Preheat the oven to 450 F.
- Arrange your veggies on a baking tray.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Bake for 20 minutes.
- Transfer the cooked veggies to a pot, and add veggie stock and seasoning.
- Puree using an immersion blender.
HEALING HARVEST BOWLS
They are perfect to nourish your gut with seasonal fruit and vegetables and introduce a bigger variety of plants into your diets! This bowl could not be any easier. All you need to do is season and roast your vegetables in the oven and create a bowl with greens and your favorite source of grains and protein!
- 1 lb brussels sprouts
- 1 small butternut squash
- Dried Cranberries
- 1/2 cup pecan halves
- Salt & pepper to taste
- 1/2 orange, juiced
- Preheat the oven to 425 F.
- Peel and dice the squash.
- Cut the brussels sprouts in halve.
- Add the sprouts and squash into a bowl and season with salt.
- Transfer on to a baking tray and roast for 40 minutes.
- For the dressing mix orange juice, cinnamon, salt and pepper.
- Serve in a bowl with your choice of grains, protein and greens.
Taking part in Veganuary is a great way to make small lifestyle changes that can have a big impact. By participating in Veganuary, you can help reduce your environmental footprint and contribute to animal welfare. It’s also an opportunity to connect with other vegans and explore a healthier, more sustainable way of eating.
Whether you’re just starting out on your vegan journey or simply looking for some inspiration, Veganuary is a great way to discover the joys of plant-based eating. So why not give it a try
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