Show cover of Power On Plants | Meal Prep Ideas, Plant Based Diet, Vegan Food, Fatigue, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Healthy Food, Vegan Recipes, Weight Loss, Christian Healthcare

Power On Plants | Meal Prep Ideas, Plant Based Diet, Vegan Food, Fatigue, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Healthy Food, Vegan Recipes, Weight Loss, Christian Healthcare

The Go-to Podcast for Christians Who Want to Feel Better Naturally with Sustainable Plant-Based Living!***TOP 55 NUTRITION + FAITH PODCAST*** 280+ episodes filled with simple, natural health tips that work with real life. 🎉 Are you tired of staring into the fridge wondering what to eat so you could just feel better? Don’t have the time to spend hours in the kitchen making tasteless, complicated meals in the name of health? Do you wish that losing weight was enjoyable so you could keep the pounds off for good? Would you love to leave fatigue behind and finally have the energy to do all the things you want to do?Hey, friend, we are excited you’re here! This health and wellness podcast will help you learn the sustainable way to have nutritious whole food plant based meals you actually love, so you can leave your health struggles behind and feel great each day to fully enjoy life! This isn't your typical plant based diet ...Hi, we're Jarrod and Anita, homeschooling parents of four, Christ followers, and big fans of great tasting, healthy food.For years we tried exercising more and eating the foods we thought were healthy, like free range, cage free, no hormone added "natural” and “clean” foods, and yet we both found ourselves feeling the increasing effects of what we thought were changes that come with age or bad genes.We fought inflammation, ached daily, lacked energy, gained unwanted pounds, and faced a growing list of medical problems that kept us from living the full, active lives we desperately wanted.Even though we are both health professionals, we weren’t finding answers the traditional route, as it focuses on treating symptoms rather than addressing the root cause of disease.We knew things had to change because there were so many things we wanted to accomplish and experience in life. It's not just about living long, we want to live well!We dug into the nutrition research and created the system of simple plant-based meal strategies we could stick with, a lifestyle that makes feeling great each day quick, easy, and enjoyable, and we’re here to share it with you!If you are ready to:-> Learn how to make plant-based eating finally "stick"-> Finally find the way to have your favorite meals that will naturally heal and make you feel better-> Spend less time dealing with kitchen overwhelm and more time with those you love-> Discover healthy meal prep ideas that are quick, simple, and delicious-> Gain undeniable results like lower cholesterol, normal blood pressure, fat loss, decreased bloating, vibrant energy, and the ability to enjoy all that you were created for, this podcast is for you!We've helped our clients naturally reverse headaches, type II diabetes, joint pain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, autoimmune disease, reflux, obesity, fibrocystic breast disease, and more...The great news is that carbohydrates (carbs) are not your enemy and you do not have to give up all the foods you love to feel better. You just need to know how to bust nutrition myths, get your mindset right, correctly set up your environment, and learn how to make healthy vegan eating quick, simple, and delicious. Ready to find your new favorite meals that will love your body back? When you do that, you will soar! So grab your favorite plant-based cuppa happy, and let’s have fun living this amazing life together!Next Steps:Grab Your Free Beginner's Guide to WFPB Living: www.poweronplants.com/guideGet The Power On Plants Cookbook: www.poweronplants.com/cookbookJoin our FREE Community: www.poweronplants.com/pieLearn About Our Group Coaching Mastermind Community, Power On Plants Society: www.poweronplants.com/societyVisit the Website: www.poweronplants.com/Email Us: HelloSunshine@poweronplants.com

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291: Are Plant-Based Saturated Fats Harmful? Uncovering the Real Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Ready to soothe the fires of inflammation so you can fully enjoy life? Discover the astonishing benefits of a plant-based diet (which thankfully isn't really a "diet" at all) as we share our own path to health and uncover startling truths about the fats lurking in our meals—especially those from animal sources—that can ignite inflammatory responses.But there's a silver lining: the fats found in plants! Curious about the much-debated coconut oil? We've got you covered! In this episode, we strip away the fat from fiction, revealing why so-called "healthy" oils might not be the health allies they're often touted to be. Learn how to fight pain and inflammation and win by harnessing the natural fats in healthy foods like nuts and seeds, which are renowned for their anti-inflammatory prowess. 💪🏻Equip yourself with practical, healthy plant-based cooking strategies tailored to your bustling life. Whether you're a busy parent, business owner, or someone seeking to reclaim precious time, our quick, nutritious meal prep insights are game-changing. Join us, and you'll find that embracing a whole-food, plant-based diet is not just a path to wellness—it's an enjoyable way of life that liberates you from miserable dieting methods and opens the door to vibrant living! 💃🏻This heartfelt conversation is packed with practical advice, debunking common dietary myths and guiding you toward a lifestyle where sluggishness, pain, and discomfort don't have to be your norm. We shed light on deceptive beliefs surrounding 'healthier' animal products and explore the deliious flavors and abundant energy that whole plant foods introduce into our lives.Tune in to uncover the secrets to a pain-free, energy filled life and embrace the extraordinary benefits of whole plant foods. To start your lasting health transformation,  join us inside our free community, where we walk alongside you on this incredible journey. Embrace a life filled with health, happiness, and the extraordinary benefits that only a whole-food, plant-based diet brings! 🌱❤️https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
19:38 5/27/24
290: Overcoming Pain And Inflammation With A Whole Food Plant-Based Diet
Are you tired of accepting chronic inflammation and daily pain as inevitable parts of aging? Join Jarrod and me as we share our eye-opening journey from constant discomfort to vibrant health, all by harnessing the life-changing power of real food. In this heartfelt podcast, we reveal how transitioning to a whole food plant-based diet not only relieved our pain but also energized our lives. 🌱❤️This episode is packed with practical advice, debunking common dietary myths that have kept you stuck and offering a roadmap to real wellness. We dive deep into the deceptive beliefs surrounding 'healthier' animal products and celebrate the vibrant flavors and vitality that whole plant foods bring. Discover the powerful anti-inflammatory properties of plant-based foods and how they combat the top diseases plaguing modern society: type II diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, autoimmune disease, arthritis, and more. Join us as we dive into the Biblical wisdom and scientific evidence.Learn from our personal transformations and the inspiring stories of our patients and clients. We illustrate that with the right guidance and community support, adopting a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle is both enjoyable and profoundly health-promoting. Plus, get a sneak peek into our upcoming course and learn how to join our free community, where we walk alongside you on this nourishing journey to extraordinary health, overflowing energy, and unlimited possibilities! 💃🏻🎧 Tune in to uncover the secrets to a pain-free, vibrant life so you can finally feel better by embracing the extraordinary, lasting benefits of whole plant foods. https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
28:53 5/20/24
289: Making Powerful Decisions To Get Massive Results With Plant-Based Eating 🌱
Embarking on a health journey can often feel like standing at a crossroads, unsure of which path to take. But what if we told you that the key to unlocking lasting wellness lies in understanding the difference between making a choice and making a decision?In this reflective episode, Jarrod and I invite you to join us in a heart-to-heart discussion as we dive into this pivotal distinction. 💃🏻By exploring the transformative power of choice versus decision-making, you'll gain valuable insights into how to cultivate the mindset for the whole food plant based diet that fosters long-term success the healthy, enjoyable way!In this episode, we're sharing the practical strategies and wisdom that will help you navigate whole food plant-based eating, with confidence and clarity, so you can lose weight, gain energy, and leave "chronic" diseases like type II diabetes, autoimmune disease, and heart disease behind for good! 🎉So, whether you're at a crossroads in your health journey or simply seeking inspiration to naturally feel your best so you can fully enjoy living, this episode offers a roadmap for taking decisive action that will bring massive health improvements...that last. 🌱 ❤️https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
15:46 5/13/24
288: An Exciting Budget Friendly Way To Shop and Save On Whole Food Plant-Based Groceries
Curious about saving money on your grocery shopping while still getting high-quality whole food plant-based products? Well, Jarrod and I have an exciting story to share! We've recently discovered a fantastic way to cut costs on our plant-based pantry and frozen food items, and it's truly a game-changer!Join us as we dive into the thrill of finding a sustainable, budget-friendly way to stock up on our favorite organic whole foods. We'll spill the beans on where to order and how to score great deals on nuts, seeds, beans, raisins, baking supplies, frozen foods, and more!You'll find out how to get an exclusive peek into our personal plant-powered grocery haul, complete with insider tips to kickstart your own shopping adventure. Don't miss out on the visual feast waiting for you inside our free group at poweronplants.com/pie, where you'll learn how to find fantastic plant-based ingredients for healthy meals that are cost-effective, and delicious!But wait, there's more! We'll take you behind the scenes of this innovative grocery ordering system, where buying your pantry staples is as easy as pie.If you're ready for a smarter way to shop and save on your grocery bill while enjoying nutrient-dense foods for optimal wellness, tune in and let us show you how it's done. We can't wait to fill you in on this plant based treasure we've discovered so you can enjoy it too!Shop for high-quality, budget-friendly plant-based items here: Poweronplants.com/azurehttps://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
10:02 5/6/24
287: Using Your Future to Gain Real Whole Food Plant Based Results
Imagine waking up every day feeling empowered, knowing that your current health struggles don't get to define your future! 🎉Jarrod and I get tactical in this episode, discussing how to effectively escape the grips of chronic health issues and gain a vibrant, active lifestyle with the right perspective and whole plant foods...Join us for this candid discussion about making simple, intentional choices that will help your body feel great so you can finally do all the things you'd like to enjoy in this beautiful world. 💃🏻Living whole food plant based the sustainable way is completely life-changing. Our clients have naturally reversed type II diabetes, high blood pressure, fibrocystic breast disease, high cholesterol, autoimmune diseases, obesity, arthritis, fatigue, severe headaches, and the list goes on! Are you ready to grab the reins of your health journey with an amazing community by your side? In our conversation, we unwrap how the Power On Plants community is the secret ingredient to maintaining this wholesome lifestyle, blending encouragement and support with scrumptious plant-based inspiration and ideas.We wrap up with inspiration for dreaming big and allowing those dreams to sculpt your health choices. Health isn't only about the food on your plate; it's about the faith and focus you harness each day. So we're diving into biblical wisdom, exploring how it intersects with health and well-being. In this episode you'll discover the practical way to launch yourself into an active, fulfilling future. Whether it's playful afternoons with grandchildren or ambitions of world travel, we'll show you how to let your dreams guide you to a life that's brimming with abundant wellness and plant-based joy!🌱https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
21:37 4/29/24
286: How The Plant Based Diet Lowers Cholesterol and Improves Health Naturally
Are you ready to wave goodbye to high cholesterol and a bland tasting diet?In this episode we'll show you how to naturally lower your cholesterol and gain lasting health with delicious plant-based meals that leave you happy, satisfied, and energized. We're not just talking theory; we're living proof that a sustainable plant-based lifestyle can dramatically improve health markers like cholesterol.Today, we stripping away the myths surrounding high cholesterol with healthy eating.  The exciting truth is that embracing whole plant foods is more about abundance than sacrifice. And by the end of this episode, you'll have the inspiration to craft quick, enjoyable meals that will support your well-being and keep your taste buds dancing.When embarking on a health transformation, the power of community can't be overstated. So in this episode, we'll explore the ripple effects of dietary choices and the importance of gathering wisdom from those around us. We''re diving into the misunderstood role of cholesterol in our bodies and how eating a whole food, plant-based diet goes beyond managing to reversing chronic conditions. 🌱 ❤️From personal experiences to clinical insights, we're here to guide you toward informed, sustainable lifestyle changes that harness the nutrients found in whole plant foods to fight inflammation and gain optimal health so you can live abundantly!Fiber may not be the most glamorous topic, but it's a superhero when it comes to battling excess cholesterol. We'll reveal how plant-based diets rich in fiber can prevent cholesterol reabsorption and promote heart health!Sunshine, our journey together doesn't end here; join us at poweronplants.com/pie for continual support and strategies as you take this transformative step towards sustainable plant based eating so you can feel completely energized and fully enjoy this beautiful life! 🎉https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
28:02 4/22/24
285: How To Escape Diet Overwhelm Using Simple Plant Based Swaps
Tired of not knowing what to do to make plant based eating sustainable? Ever feel like perfectionism is keeping you from optimal progress on your health journey? Would you like to know how to successfully deal with a plant-based meal plan that's not quite working out as you had hoped? Sunshine, we've got you covered! In this episode, we're sharing simple meal prep tips and strategies to transform your pantry staples into mouthwatering plant-based dishes, even when things don't go perfectly according to your meal plan. From simple substitutions to creative improvisations, we'll show you how to escape perfectionism and breathe new life into your whole food plant based dishes.Hear encouraging plant based testimonials such as Lyn's inspiring weight loss journey.Learn the simple, flexible way to create delicious plant based meals for long-term health transformation. 🌱Plant-powered eating is all about creativity, and we're here to help unleash your culinary genius! 🎈Tune in as we explore the endless possibilities of plant-based cuisine and share savvy tips to keep healthy food fresh, exciting, and utterly delicious.https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
30:49 4/15/24
284: The Function of Food: Why Eating More Plants Makes Such A Big Health Difference 🌱
Ever wondered if swapping meat for whole plant foods could really change your life? Jarrod and Anita have walked the plant powered path, dug into the research, and are here to share tales of health transformation, joy, and freedom that come from whole food plant-based living. 🌱Join us as we get candid about our own health changes, from combating autoimmune symptoms to kicking fibromyalgia and low energy to the curb. But this episode isn't just a collection of personal victories; it's a treasure trove of practical advice and exciting possibilities for those who think that eating healthy meals means sacrificing flavor and joy. We spill the beans on how embracing an oil free diet rich in plants is less about what you give up and more about the delicious new foods and incredible future you'll gain!Hear the story that changed everything for one client who learned that tofu doesn't have to be tasteless, and discover why a variety of whole food plant based meals plants is your best friend if feeling good is your goal.In this episode you'll gain wisdom about the real function of food, making the case for why the body celebrates every starch solution plant-powered meal! 🎉Whether you're struggling to find your footing in the world of whole food plant-based living or you simply want to level up your energy so you can fully enjoy life, this episode will provide exciting inspiration and insight...So, pull up a chair to our plant-based table and prepare to leave with a full heart and an even fuller understanding of how incorporating more delicious plants into your diet can lead you to the vibrant life you will love. 💕https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
22:51 4/8/24
283: The Simple Tweak For Eating Berries To Boost Gut Health
Join us as we share one simple way to optimize your gut health using the powerful synergy between berries and starches! 😮This nutrition strategy will help you maximize the health of your microbiome and promote optimal digestion. Gain practical tips for the whole food plant-based diet along with delicious healthy meal ideas that will help you incorporate this dynamic food duo into your daily menu. Whether you're enjoying a hearty breakfast bowl or a satisfying afternoon snack, you'll be amazed by the positive effects that eating berries with starches can bring!So, if you're ready to take your gut health to the next level and unlock the full potential of your meals, tune in to this practical episode. Let's get your body feeling great so you can fully enjoy living!  🌱🤗https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
15:48 4/4/24
282: Avoid This Plant-Based Mistake That Could Destroy Your Blender 😲
Ever had that moment when you realize a tiny mistake in the kitchen can cause a blender breakdown? That's a story we know all too well, and we're here to share the lesson that turned our blending blunders around. Maintaining your kitchen gadgets is crucial for effortless meal prep, especially in the world of plant-based living. That's why we're sharing the simple strategy to keep your beloved appliance running smoothly!Join us for a heart-to-heart as we recount our Nutribullet and Vitamix fiascos, offering practical insights to help you avoid similar pitfalls so you can optimally prolong the life of your blender. 🙌🏼But this episode isn't just about what not to do; we're sharing proactive steps guaranteed to extend the lifespan of this kitchen companion. Plus, we'll let you in on the secret of a dishwasher-safe carafe option for your Vitamix that could be real a game-changer!And if you're wondering about the simplest way to clean your blender, we've got you covered!We'll spill the beans on the easiest cleaning method to keep your blender squeaky clean and running like a dream.So, grab a refill of your favorite green juice, and let us navigate you through the art of blender maintenance. With our guidance, it will be smooth sailing from here on out!Our favorite NutribulletOur Favorite Vitamix Blender that we use daily!https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
15:18 4/1/24
281: Tools That Make The Plant Based Diet Easy: Is Buying A Vitamix Blender Worth It?
Curious if splurging on a Vitamix, Dynapro, or Nutribullet could truly enhance your plant-based lifestyle?Join us as we dive into the world of sustainable living through enjoyable, plant-based eating.In this episode, we're diving deep into the realm of blenders, uncovering the top 3 choices that will seamlessly elevate your plant-based sauces, smoothies, and dressings to new heights of smoothness and flavor!🌱Journey with us as we share our own kitchen adventures and show you how gaining connection with those on the same journey will make discovering the perfect tools for your whole food plant based lifestyle so much simpler! 🎉Today, we're lifting the lid on why investing in a quality blender for plant based eating—like our top 3 picks for plant-based living—can be a game-changer for unlocking optimal nutrition and vitality. Discover how these kitchen workhorses can streamline your food preparation, making healthy living a realistic option even with your busy schedule.But that's not all! We'll also sprinkle in some creative kitchen ideas and simple meal prep inspiration to help you infuse joy into your plant-based journey, turning it into the lifestyle you adore. 🎉As we wrap up this blendtastic episode, we'll explore the nutritional benefits of incorporating more whole plant foods into your diet and how these trusty food blenders can facilitate the transition.And if you're craving a taste of delicious proof that healthy eating can be anything but bland, our Creamy Tomato Soup recipe from the Power On Plants Cookbook is sure to make your taste buds smile!Join our Power on Plants community for a wealth of transformative plant based nutrition tips for feeling good. Together, we're cultivating the movement that empowers life—one delicious blend at a time. 💃🏻Here are our top 3 Blender Recommendations: 🌱Our favorite NutribulletThe Vitamix Model That We UseOur Favorite for Vacuum Blendinghttps://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
30:59 3/28/24
280: 7 Strategies to Prevent Gas and Bloating On A Plant Based Diet
Ready to learn the secrets to enjoying plant-based living without the discomfort of abdominal bloating and gas? Thankfully, it's absolutely achievable! Today, we're unveiling the 7 straightforward strategies tailored to ease your digestion and transition to the plant-based diet.Unravel the mysteries of your gut's response to a healthy fiber-rich diet as we equip you with actionable tactics that are even simple enough for the plant based beginner.  💕We'll explore the nuances of incorporating more whole plant-based foods into your meal routine to help you understand why your digestive system might protest initially. From your questions about the necessity of soaking beans to the importance of staying hydrated in various ways, we've curated the treasure trove of practical insights that will ease your plant-based transition so that you can fully enjoy the journey. 💃🏻Should you prioritize eating cooked whole plant foods or raw options for healthy digestion? Is supplementing with probiotics a good idea? Are pre-soaked beans truly a game-changer or just a waste of time? You'll learn valuable health information such as which beans are more likely to cause gas and bloating, and whether canned or cooked beans reign supreme for preventing digestive discomforts. Discover how your surroundings influence gut health and why avoiding one specific tool could play a major role in alleviating digestion issues. We're serving up the straightforward plant based tips that are a breeze to incorporate into your daily health routine. 💃🏻Sunshine, slip on your earbuds and prepare to uncover the 7 essential steps that pave the way to a bloating-free, satisfying transition to the whole food plant-based lifestyle!https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
21:43 3/25/24
279: Eating Healthy on the Go: Quick Plant-Based Travel Tips for the Busy Life
Feeling like you're running a marathon in life's daily hustle? 🏃‍♂️ Jarrod and I get it—we've been there, juggling commitments and barely stopping to catch our breath. But don't worry,...in this episode, we're serving up the tips and strategies to keep your body fueled with tasty whole food plant-based options, even when life has you sprinting. 🌿Join us for an honest conversation about our own food highs and lows, and learn how to grab quick, nutritious bites on the go. Whether you're on a vacation road trip or rushing through your busy daily routine, we've got you covered with healthy snacks that are quick, simple, and satisfy!Learn the easy way to say goodbye to the habit of fast food drive-throughs and hello to guilt-free nutrition that keeps you energized and unstoppable. The plant based tips and strategies that we're sharing are practical and will help you make the plant based diet sustainable even on your busiest days. 🙌🏼So grab your earbuds, hit play, and let's stride into a lifestyle that's as vibrant as you've always dreamed!https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
14:28 3/21/24
278: Date Syrup As A Healthy Sweetener On The Plant-Based Diet
Ever wonder how sweet your plant-based diet can be without compromising on health? Our latest deep-dive into date syrup will arm you with the delicious knowledge you need for enjoying sweets the whole food plant based way.We're peeling back the layers of this natural sweetener to show you just where it sits on the good-better-best scale. While it's derived from whole, nutritious dates, date syrup isn't quite the nutritional champion its whole fruit counterpart is, mainly due to its missing fiber content. But fear not, we're not just here to talk about what it lacks - we'll also guide you through making and using date paste for that fiber-rich sweetness your body craves. Plus, we'll get into the nitty-gritty on reading food labels for optimal health, debunking health myths that keep you stuck in your health struggles and equipping you with the savvy to choose healthy sweeteners.Now, let's talk community – Stepping away from the noise of traditional social media, we've cultivated the perfect space for you to connect, ask questions, andgain inspiration for your plant-powered journey. Imagine a place where your quick snapshots, burning questions, and shared experiences help weave the supportive network you crave, all without the distractions of your typical online platforms! 🎉We can't wait to welcome you into the POP family, so you can learn the sustainable way to enjoy whole plant foods so you can finally feel good and enjoy fully living! 🌱https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
15:12 3/18/24
277: Power On Plants Society: Behind The Scenes Tour to Sustainable Plant Based Eating
Curious about how a whole food, plant-based lifestyle could transform your health so you can finally feel good?! 💃🏻 🌱 Come with us behind the the scenes to Power on Plants Society, the thriving community that's filled with success stories and our unique five-step plant-based framework that's changing lives.As your guides, we're excited to share the inspiring journeys of members like Laura and Curtis, who've experienced remarkable transformations, shedding pounds and medications along the way. Picture a community where flourishing extends beyond just eating your greens—it's about thriving in every aspect of life!Say goodbye to dieting methods and hello to mouthwatering plant-based meals! With live coaching calls and personalized support tailored to your health goals, we're serving up a variety of strategies to make your transition to plant-based eating as smooth as avocado cream! 😋Listen to how Robin reversed her rheumatoid symptoms, got rid of headaches, and normalized her labs. We're not just sharing recipes; we're crafting a roadmap to  sustainable plant based living that you are going to love! Time's ticking, and this is your chance to become a beta tester for our upcoming course!Secure your spot now...Doors are closing soon! 💥 Get your very own behind the scenes tour here! We can't wait to welcome you to the transformation that awaits you in Power on Plants Society! 💕https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
31:30 3/13/24
276: Planting The Seeds That Bring Vibrant Health: How to Heal Your Body with Whole Food Plant-Based Meals
Welcome to the sustainable, whole-food, plant-based lifestyle that will make your body feel truly good! 🌱 In this episode, we're delving into the ancient wisdom of sowing and reaping, exploring how this simple Biblical principle can profoundly impact your health today.Join us for this honest heart-to-heart conversation where we're sharing the practical steps to plant the right seeds in your life. This is about gaining optimal nutrition by learning the way to actually enjoy the healthy food. These foods will not only nourish your body, but also lead you to reap the exciting harvest of optimal health: an enjoyable, active life you love. 🎉We're opening up about our health journeys, so you can fast track yourself to wellness. Learn the transformational truths and simple steps you can start taking today that will lead to the full, active life you dream of enjoying.  We're sharing insights as healthcare professionals who have successfully been through our own share of health struggles and come out on the other side victorious because we want you to know that there is such great hope! Learn from our years of experience helping clients and patients reverse the most common chronic diseases of our time such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, reflux, autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal diseases, leaky gut, arthritis, pain, inflammation, and fatigue. In this heart-to-heart session, we simplify the path to making the whole food plant-based diet, the beacon of hope against the tide of chronic diseases, enjoyable and sustainable.The seeds that you plant today will determine the richness of your harvest tomorrow...Each step you take is an important part of the larger picture—aligning your physical health with the joy of seeing your deepest passions and purposes fulfilled. 💃🏻You'll also learn the importance of using forks over knives as well as having the supportive plant-based community to inspire and cheer you on as well as the role of a Christian health coach in nurturing these seeds of change.Join us as we discuss the simple way to plant the most beneficial seeds for feeling great so you can live the vibrant, energized future that's filled with the possibilities you were created to enjoy. 🎈https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
15:33 3/11/24
275: Ten Simple Ways to Enjoy Eating More Whole Plant Foods 🎉
Ready to say goodbye to the struggle to be consistent the the plant based diet? Then this is the episode for you! Today we are sharing 10 simple steps that are going to make plant based eating enjoyable, and therefore... happily sustainable! 🎉 With a touch of humor and a lot of heart, we're even sharing our secret to unrecipes and how they can simplify your meal prep! 🙌🏼Hear personal stories along with successes of patients and clients who've embraced the whole food lifestyle. This is not only about crafting healthy meals you love; it's about unlocking a world where your body feels fantastic, allowing you to fully experience every moment of life! 💃🏻This episode is a collection of tips and a helpful guide, but it's also an invitation to join the free community that celebrates every small victory with you and provides much needed inspiration on the path to natural wellness. Learn how being surrounded by like-minded individuals can fast-track you to optimal health the enjoyable way. It's time to make healthy meal planning simple, quick, and delicious! We'll have you rethinking your vegan food choices and feeling inspired to create your new favorite meals that not only please your tastebuds but also make you feel fantastic!You are going to love these 10 simple ways to eat more whole food plant based meals and enjoy it! But this episode is more than just a guide; it's your invitation to join the community that cheers for every small victory on your wellness journey. Discover the power of being surrounded by like-minded individuals who uplift and inspire. Let's turn healthy meal planning into something not just simple but completely enjoyable, too!https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
30:34 3/7/24
274: How Lifestyle Medicine Supports Plant-Based Eating and Helps Heal Disease Naturally
Dive into the world of plant-powered health transformations with us! 🌱 Today is all about the goodness of a sustainable plant based diet, the Power On Plants way, as we spill the beans on the secrets to optimal health.First up, we're sharing the scoop on our mouthwatering brownie batter hummus recipe, straight from the Power On Plants Cookbook. Then, let's plunge into the sea of health benefits waiting for you, from stabilized blood sugar levels to maintaining healthy blood pressure and cholesterol readings, too.These are the exact foods that helped us lose over 70 pounds together, gain abundant energy, and kiss our joint pain goodbye! 🎉But here's the real "meat" of the episode! We're laying down the six life-changing pillars of Lifestyle Medicine, covering not only the importance of getting the right plant-based food onto your plate, but also making physical activity enjoyable, using stress management techniques that work, gaining optimal sleep, and making meaningful social connections!As healthcare professionals, we had a profound moment of clarity that reshaped our approach to gaining lasting health. And we're letting you in on the exact insights that changed life for us in amazing ways...Ever wondered how to find a healthcare professional who not only understands the plant-based lifestyle but can guide you in reducing medications as your body heals as well as support your journey to lasting health? We've got the answers!So, grab a chair, get ready to feast on the tips that will nourish your body, mind, and soul. Let's build lasting health the enjoyable way...together! 🌿✨https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
28:54 3/4/24
273: What We Eat In A Day: Quick and Easy Plant Based Meals 🌱
Are you ready for a plant-based adventure? 🌱 In this episode, we're spilling the beans (and a whole lot more) on what a day in the life of whole food plant based healthcare professionals looks like, specifically what we eat in a day! So buckle up for some tasty, easy, and quick meal plan ideas that'll become your new favorite plant-based dishes!But hold on, it's not just about healthy recipes; we're diving into our stash of secret tasty plant-based weapons—unrecipes! These are the go-to favorite foods for when you're not in the mood to cook or don't have the time. 🎉Listen, when you begin your plant based journey to health, it's tempting to feel like it's going to be restrictive. But nothing could be further from the truth! Take it from this former meat and dairy queen, who never misses those foods anymore: When you realize how many healthy meal options plant-based living gives you, and you find your new favorite meals, you are going to love what's on your plate and your body will feel fantastic! That is when endless, happy possibilities for your future start opening up for you, and it amazing! 🙌🏼If you're stuck in a meal routine rut, this episode is your passport to a culinary renaissance. We're serving up plant-based delights that'll make your taste buds do a happy dance and give your body an energy boost. We're not just talking salad greens and beans—get ready to embark on a plant-based eating adventure that promises to transform your daily meals from standard to stellar.We'll share creative spins on breakfast that defy the clock, turning traditional first-meal fare into any-time-of-day treats. Plus, we sprinkle in anecdotes and insights from our vibrant plant-based community, ensuring that you walk away with a basketful of fresh, mouthwatering meal ideas and a renewed excitement for enjoyable healthy vegan food. As we wrap up the plant-powered tips and time savers, we also share about gut health, and how to feel your best so you're able to fully live your God-given purpose. Join us on this Power On Plants journey and let's make every meal a flavorful celebration for a life well lived! 🎊Want some quick, simple, and delicious tried and true plant-based recipes? Grab your copy of the Power On Plants Cookbook Bundle today. 🌱https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
42:06 2/29/24
272: 7 Simple Vegan Breakfast Foods That Bring Plant-Based Joy! 🌱
Morning, Sunshine! 🌅 Craving those classic breakfast delights but trying to keep it plant-based? No problemo! We've got the lowdown on seven sizzling hot plant-based breakfast ideas that will make your taste buds dance.In this episode, we're serving up the breakfast tips for easy vegan meals that not only replace your old favorites but actually upgrade them. Because who says you can't have tasty and healthy at the same time? 🌮💪 Certainly not us! 🙌🏼It's time to say goodbye to dieting... counting calories, keeping up with macros, points, and worrying about your weight is for the birds. (Actually, I'm pretty sure they wouldn't like it either!)  From whipping up the simplest homemade oat milk to creating fluffy game-changing waffles, we're spilling all the meal prep secrets for simple food that actually makes life enjoyable! These warm whole food breakfast options aren't just nutritious but are also a breeze to make. Ready to join us on this journey to a hot breakfast that fits into your busy schedule? These vegan meal options are BIG time savers! 💃🏻It's time to bust low energy by getting your day started right. But we're not just about typical morning food; we're flipping the script by bringing lunch and dinner vibes to breakfast. Plus, we're revealing how spices and 5 minute sauces can transform your breakfast game.Want to know how to lower cholesterol and decrease high blood pressure naturally? These are the foods for you...Whether it's the savory goodness of tofu scramble breakfast tacos (yes, we're going to show you how to make tofu taste good) or the sweet joy of carrot cake gems and muffins, we're shaking up your wake-up routine in the most tasty and nutritious way possible! 🎉Embrace the plant-powered lifestyle with us and discover joy in the kitchen with every single bite. Come on, dive into plant-powered living with us, and find sustainable joy with every bite. Let's celebrate those plant-based victories together because, hey, we're all about healing naturally and creating our best life—one delicious, nutritious hot breakfast at a time. 🙌🏼🌱https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
35:28 2/26/24
271: The Encouraging Way to Get Better Results On Your Whole Food Plant-Based Diet
Navigating the whole food plant-based diet can feel like tiptoeing through a garden of naysayers, but don't worry, we've got the keys to unlock a world of positivity for your whole food, plant-based journey! 🌱Join your plant based brother and sister for this episode, as we share wisdom for creating the environment that'll set you up for long-term success with plant-based living.Sunshine, you don't need negativity when you're trying to embrace the lifestyle that's best for you. We're spilling the beans on finding a crew that's all about support, nourishment, and cheering on your progress.Gain encouragement and strategies for making plant based eating enjoyable and sustainable.  Being a part of an environment that supports healthy eating and personal growth is very important, and we're sharing the personal insights that will help you rise above the noise and happily stay true to your health goals. 🎈This is about finding the environments that will make gaining optimal nutrition, meal planning, weight loss, and building healthy habits both simple and enjoyable!🌱 As we break down the value of having a supportive tribe, we'll also discuss the fundamental Kingdom principles that will help us go farther & faster on our wellness journey, together!Ready to feel uplifted? Let's harness the power of plants together and watch as every victory, big and small, becomes a part of our united win! 🎉💃🏻 None of us want our body to give up before our God-given purpose is complete! Together let's build our health naturally so we can live our very best lives! 🎧 Tune in for a dose of encouragement, practical tips, and a whole lot of connection, leaving you more excited than ever to feel your absolute best so you can fully live your extraordinary calling! https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
24:46 2/22/24
270: Unlock Gut Health With The Powerful Prebiotics In These Plant-Based Foods
Embark on a journey to the heart of gut health with us as we share the transformative effects prebiotics have on your gut microbiome. 🌱You'll discover how fiber, once again taking center stage from episode 267, does much more than aid digestion; it's your secret weapon in banishing unwanted cholesterol and excess estrogen, too! 🎉But wait, there's more—we're highlighting the importance of resistant starches, including what they are, and explaining how the foods that contain them can be your gut's best friend!Gain the insights on how feeding your beneficial gut bacteria with the right diverse diet is pivotal for finally feeling good so you can live a long, active life.  This is not just about staying healthy; it's about empowering your body to live your dreams. 💕Prepare to be inspired and gain practical tips for enjoyably filling your plate with the whole plant foods that are naturally teeming with prebiotics. The food you eat is a tool...one that can completely change your life! When you know the simple way to naturally eat more resistant starches, fiber, and polyphenols you'll be able to fight inflammation and chronic disease and win! Learn the delicious, holistic way to provide your gut with the nourishment it requires for optimal health. While prebiotic and probiotic supplements are available, they pale in comparison to the results that a plant-centered diet will offer you. 💃🏻It's time to celebrate the abundance of the whole plant foods that will not only make our taste buds dance but also help you grow an inner garden of microscopic allies in your journey to finally feeling good! 🎉https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
19:40 2/19/24
269: About Taking Antibiotics : Gut Health, Probiotics, & What to Eat for Natural Healing
Antibiotics are seen by many as the first line of defense against illness or infection. However, they can also have health consequences that should not be overlooked. While effectively killing disease-causing bacteria, they can also destroy beneficial bacteria, thereby affecting our overall health and particularly the vital gut microbiome.Discover the surprising truth about antibiotics and their real impact on your health...🌱 We're uncovering the unexpected connection between antibiotics and gut health, along with simple action steps that could change the way you approach your next bout with the common cold or flu. We get that struggling with sickness can feel like a hopeless cycle, so we're here to share the budget friendly secrets that can help you turn those sick days around! 🎉Perhaps you're wondering whether antibiotics are always necessary when you get sick. How do you know when you should consider taking them?When you do take antibiotics, should you also take probiotic and prebiotic supplements, or could that just be a waste of money?And what does eating a high fiber diet have to do with any of this?Tune into this episode and you'll also discover how a simple dietary shift can make a monumental difference in your health and well-being. 🎈Learning how to enjoy a whole food plant-based diet will help you regularly fill your body with the natural nutrients that target harmful bacteria without negatively affecting helpful ones. We're sharing the eye-opening insights that will revolutionize your approach to healing. You won't believe how plant based nutrition can transform your body's ability to fight off illness 🌱❤️In this episode, we're diving into how antibiotics can affect your microbiome, gut health, and overall wellness, and answering some of your most asked questions about how to best maintain your overall health when you're feeling under the weather. https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
18:51 2/15/24
268: Freedom from the Kitchen: 5 Time Saving Keys to Simplify Plant-Based Eating
Are the long hours spent cooking in the kitchen making you dread your Whole Food Plant-Based lifestyle? Perhaps you want to know how to save even more time in the kitchen? Then this is the can't-miss episode for you!  You might have heard that this is just how it is...that cooking healthy will consume your life. But the truth is, spending excessive time in the kitchen is draining and robs you of being able to enjoy your life fully. If you're feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the time-consuming nature of plant-based cooking, it's time to break free from this cycle. Join us for this episode and learn how to reclaim your time and joy in the kitchen. You'll gain the practical steps for busting the myth that getting healthy requires long hours in the kitchen!Hear touching real-life accounts from our community, where members like you found the way to gain the health benefits of a plant-based diet without letting healthy meal prep consume their time and their lives.We're revealing the unexpected facts about saving time on a whole food plant-based diet. It's time to escape the stinkin' thinkin' that's keeping you stuck in your health struggles and find out how to make quick, joyful meals that free up your time! Learn the secrets to gaining freedom and efficiency in your meal planning and meal prep, freeing up more time for personal growth and truly living life. Wan to know how to personalize the plant-based diet to align with your unique preferences and lifestyle for sustainable and enjoyable eating habits? We're discussing that, too!Let's uncover the keys to efficient meal preparation, saving time, and finding freedom in the power of quick, delicious plant-based meals, together!We're sharing the tips and strategies for creating delicious, quick meals that align with real life and busy schedules.Dive into the world where chronic diseases naturally meet their match through the power of sustainable plant-based eating. In this episode you will hear success stories that defy the misconception that WFPB diets are time consuming! This is the treasure trove of practical advice, guiding you to meal prep mastery that fits seamlessly into your hectic life. Looking for your allies in whipping up tasty, nutritious meals in a flash? You've found them! We're here to help you make long-lasting memories outside the kitchen as well as in it.Action is the cornerstone of transformation, and we're sharing with simple action steps to help you embrace the plant-based lifestyle the happy way!Gain encouragement inthe  easy ways to experiment with plant based recipes, share your culinary adventures, and discover the profound health benefits of the whole food plant based diet. Thankfully, this episode isn't just about listening; it's about engaging, learning actionable steps, and thriving within a community of like-minded followers of Christ who are rooting for your success every step of the way.https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
41:14 2/12/24
267: How To Maximize Gut Health Naturally With Fiber: A Guide to Plant-Based Vitality
What role does fiber play in achieving lasting health, and how do I easily & enjoyably get it into my diet regularly? What are prebiotics, and why are they so important for decreasing inflammation so you can gain lasting health? And how do you know that you're even getting the right prebiotics? Join us as we unravel the secrets and practical tips for optimizing gut health naturally so you can feel great and fully live your God-given dreams! 🌱In this episode, you'll learn the scientific link between prebiotics, gut health, and whole body wellness.Discover how to help the unsung heroes of your health, your good gut bacteria...also known as your microbiome! 💕There is a thriving ecosystem of gut bacteria within you, and it's important to know how to feed the good ones with the right foods so they can thrive. We're here to guide you through it all, including how to avoid leaking gut. 🙌🏼This conversation goes beyond fiber's role in preventing constipation to its fundamental importance in building and maintaining a flourishing digestive system.  💃🏻We'll lead you to a variety of fiber-rich, plant-based foods, which result not only in a happy gut and improved digestion but also a stronger you.Get ready to feed your mind as well as your gut bacteria as we discuss the intricate dance between prebiotics and the beneficial bacteria in your gut microbiome. We highlight how the simple act of eating a diverse array of plant-based foods can lead to the production of health-boosting short-chain fatty acids. These tiny molecules pack a punch, offering anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits that can enhance your brain function and overall vitality! It's time to get fiber fueled and prevent dysbiosis (an imbalance of your gut microbiome)! 💕After this episode you'll have a newfound appreciation for whole plant foods, and a healthy desire for more of them gracing your plate. We are all about sharing practical knowledge so you can nourish your body to its very core! Join us for this plant-based  journey that's as delicious as it is nutritious, where each bite is a step towards a vibrant, happy you!https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
23:18 2/8/24
266: Empowered to Live And Discover God's Dreams For Your Life: 🌱 Whole Plant Food + Godly Wisdom
Feeling stuck and frustrated on your holistic health journey? Tired of being told to follow generic advice and not getting any real life results? Want to unlock increased vitality so you can finally live your dreams? 🌱 If you're ready to break free from the cycle of ineffective actions and truly transform your health so you can start living your God given dreams, then you're in the right place!Today we're not only talking about eating more whole plant foods so you can heal naturally, but also how to effectively plan and dream to gain God's exciting vision for your life! That way, when your body is finally feeling better, you'll know exactly what to do! 💃🏻🤔 But how do you discover your dreams and best prepare yourself so that you can start living them once you're feeling better? We're excited to help you reach a new level of holistic wellness by embracing the power of plants along with direction from God's Word, The Bible, so you can live the most meaningful Christian life.🎉 Sunshine, there's absolutely nothing like aligning your deepest dreams with God's will for your life! In this episode, we'll also discuss creating your very own "dream book," inspired by the Holy Spirit, to help you bring your God-given aspirations to life.Friend, God is moving at Power On Plants...He's doing incredible things and we are so excited that you're a part of it! ❤️ He has incredible things in store for you! Press play now to join us for this exciting, life-changing episode.  🎧https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
17:17 2/5/24
265: Leave Restrictive Eating Behind: How To Find Happiness on a Whole Food Plant Based Diet
Have you heard the myths that a plant-based diet is too restrictive, lacks essential nutrients, and can't provide lasting relief from pain, low energy, or "chronic" disease? We are here to debunk these myths and reveal the truth about how a whole food plant-based diet can provide lasting food freedom and real relief from low energy, pain, and the top 15 diseases of our time! 🎉Today you'll discover the secret to escaping feelings of restriction and the fear of being deprived of meals you love, so your body can finally feel good and you can fully live your dreams and enjoy life!If you're feeling frustrated and defeated by your ongoing health struggles, despite trying countless treatments and diets, then you are not alone! Maybe you've already tried medication, physical therapy, procedures, or meal plans only to find temporary relief or no relief at all. Instead of finding lasting freedom from pain, low energy, and brain fog you may be feeling stuck in a cycle of disappointment and hopelessness. But the reality is that there is hope...Today we're sharing the simple, realistic way to avoid the most common health distractions so you can get the most important nutrients into your life without feelings of food restriction...regaining control over your health and your future. ❤️In this episode, you will learn how to:Avoid the most common myths and distractions that are keeping you stuck in your health struggles.Gain lasting relief with whole food plant-based eating in the way you'll actually enjoy.Reclaim control over your thoughts about food and optimal health.Overcome the most common distractions and health challenges of our time to live a full, vibrant life you love."Sunshine, it's not just the people that you know, like friends, family members, and coworkers who are relying upon you. Just think...there are people that need you in what God has called you to do. So there are people, including some you don't even know yet ,who are waiting and relying upon you to physically be able to show up and help them. You are answer to their prayers, but you've got to feel good so you can show up and help them." - Jarrod and Anita As a follower of Christ, learning how to escape the lies of the enemy that are keeping you stuck is crucial. When you can see how he's been deceiving and distracting you, it's so much simpler to recognize his trickery, avoid it, and gain the freedom to fully live that you were born to enjoy! We're sharing stories of personal triumphs and the remarkable energy that comes from nourishing our bodies with the most nutritious food on the planet. By embracing this lifestyle, we've found the way to finally have the energy we need to live our dreams and God-given gifts, and today we're sharing how you can do the same. 💕Ready to bid farewell to the myths that have long clouded your understanding of nutrition, especially when it comes to dairy, calcium and protein? This episode peels back the curtain on the most common health misconceptions, demonstrating how a diet that's brimming with whole plant foods supplies all the essential nutrients without the downsides of eating animal products. 🎧 Press play https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
26:51 2/1/24
264: Why Eating Plant-Based for Health Feels Hard and the Simple Strategies to Make it Easy 🌱
Does struggling to consistently maintain a plant-based diet sound way too familiar to you? Perhaps you've been told to simply eat more fruits and vegetables as a solution to your low energy and health problems, only to feel frustrated and exhausted by the lack of sustainable change and results! 🚩 The constant battle to gain lasting health so you can feel good and enjoy a full, active life can leave you feeling drained and discouraged. But there is a better way...Jarrod and Anita Roussel are not just healthcare professionals, they're a couple who have dug into the scientific research and each walked their own journeys, discovering the research backed steps of plant-based eating that are realistic with real life and actually work.  🎉By learning the way to regularly enjoy the most nutrition packed meals on the planet, they've naturally reversed multiple "chronic" conditions of their own, and over the years have helped countless others to do the same. 🌱Their clients have naturally reversed type II diabetes, obesity, low energy, chronic pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, inflammation, fibrocystic breast disease, prolonged reflux, migraine headaches, brain fog, and health overwhelm, too! In this episode, they are diving into one simple yet critical strategy that can make all the difference for successfully transitioning to a whole food plant based lifestyle and loving it. 💃🏻They're sharing their personal experiences, motivation, and the practical steps for making plant based eating easy and enjoyable, such as..."If you want your life to look different from the majority of people, you must do the things consistently that many others are not willing to do...Sometimes it's not even that you've got to do all new or even difficult things. Many times it's that you need to just keep showing up for yourself."Jarrod and Anita care about you and understand that creating new healthy habits may feel difficult at first. But taking the right simple, consistent steps will eventually lead you to a truly enjoyable new norm of lasting health, living a life you're going to love... And today, they're sharing how!You'll learn how the ripple effect of positive changes will start to happen around you, as you take action on the actionable health information that you learn here. Soon, your life will be naturally inspiring and motivating those around you to follow in your happy plant-based footsteps! When you know how to adopt a whole food plant based diet the Power On Plants way, life becomes simple, enjoyable, and oh-so delicious! 🎉This episode serves as a practical guide, offering encouragement and valuable insights for busy Christians seeking to make healthy lifestyle changes that will last, so you can finally feel good naturally to fully live your God-given dreams! 💕https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
22:14 1/29/24
263: How to Enjoy Quinoa: A Delicious Plant Based Food for Weight Loss and Lowering Triglycerides
Sometimes plant based eating can feel overwhelming, especially when some of the ingredients are new to you. 🤔 But never fear, Sunshine, we are here to help you! ❤️ Join us as we unravel the secrets of another versatile and delicious whole plant food that's unbelievably simple to prepare: Quinoa!  This power packed seed is not merely for the gluten intolerant or a nice rice alternative! It's a fun ingredient that stands boldly on its own, ready to fill your plate with its colorful varieties and powerful nutrients.Quinoa has even been found to be helpful with maximum weight loss and lowering triglycerides too! As always, we're filling this episode with practical advice to inspire quick, simple meals that taste great and are naturally healing for your body, too!We're also answering your real questions like: What is quinoa? Where do you buy it? How will it help my health? Which kind should I be eating: white, red, or black? What are some simple ways to incorporate it into my meal planning? We'll show you how to combine this versatile grain with a variety of vegetables, beans, and spices to unlock new dimensions of taste and nutrition. Whether you're a seasoned plant-based pro or a curious newcomer, this episode promises a feast of quick lunch and dinner ideas, showcasing how small, delicious changes can pave the way to a full, vibrant life you'll love!Need a delicious sauce for your quinoa bowl? Then learn how to become a Sauce Boss: Check out Episode #242.Looking for our previous episode on Garlic?  Listen to Episode #255.https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
20:06 1/25/24
262: 5 Reasons Weight Loss is a Struggle On The Plant Based Vegan Diet & How To Succeed
Just because it's vegan doesn't mean it's healthy. So if you're ready to say goodbye to the relentless cycle of yo-yo dieting and hello to weight loss and feeling good long-term, we'll show you how to recognize the sneaky food marketing that is keeping you stuck. 🙌🏼 As followers of Christ, it's time to escape the lies of the enemy so you can finally gain vibrant health and fully live your calling! ❤️ Whole food plant-based living done right will not leave you feeling deprived, because you are going to love how quick, simple, and enjoyable meals made the Power On Plants way are. We care about helping you learn to walk in the freedom that you were born to enjoy. Learn how to stop saying, "I can't have that!" and to ask "How can I?" instead. 💃🏻Ready to get unstuck from the diet mentality that’s held you back, keeping you captive for far too long?In this episode, we're cutting through the noise to bring you the truth about how to make lasting weight loss realistic and completely enjoyable with a tasty whole food plant-based vegan meal plan. 🌱🎈Discover how Brenda shattered the scales, losing weight naturally from a size 12 to a size 4 without ever calorie counting or any of the other miserable dieting methods. She found the freedom to fully live that comes from learning how to make the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet, whole plant foods, quick, simple to prepare, and super enjoyable, too. Learn the tricks to spotting and avoiding those sneaky, addictive food ingredients lurking in your pantry, and join us as we reveal how you can still enjoy your favorite meals while reaching and maintaining your health and weight loss goals. Navigating the vegan landscape can be like walking through a minefield of processed temptations, but never fear! We're guiding you with practical, proven advice, to bust the myths that are keeping you stuck in low energy and stalling your progress. Get inspired by stories of massive health transformation and gather the simple strategies for creating go-to plant-based favorites that don't rely on difficult recipes or time draining methods. Plus, we'll shed light on the crucial role of sleep in weight management, sharing evening routines that will set you up for success and keep those late-night snacking urges at bay.🌱Don't miss out on joining our FREE community, Podcast Insider's Experience at poweronplants.com/PIE for an extra serving of life-changing nutrition tips and training. Whether you're a seasoned vegan or a curious newcomer to plant based the enjoyable way, the real, practical insights are ripe for the picking. We're providing the path to a healthy you that's filled with too many delicious discoveries to count! 🎧 So tune in, take charge of your health naturally, and break free from unhealthy diet plans. Let's savor the taste of true, lasting food freedom found in enjoying delicious, healthy meals together! 🎉💃https://www.poweronplants.com/cookbook ⭐️ Rate us on:Apple PodcastSpotify🎁 Not yet a member of our FREE plant-based community for Christians? Once you're on the inside, every single podcast episode becomes searchable for you. 😲 Join us to gain the plant-based encouragement, real health-changing ideas, and sustainable plant-based inspiration you've been hoping for! 💕
31:41 1/22/24

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