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A healthy body is a happy body. Always show yourself love and kindness so your body can operate how it’s meant! There are a plethora of ways to take care of your body. Personally, I found that living a Vegan lifestyle was an easy way to stay healthy. I have compiled a list of ways to pay attention to your body. Additionally, here are a few of my favorite vegan recipes!

  • Listen to your body. If you need water, drink water, but if you need a tasty vegan snack, eat one!
  • Treat your body how you would treat another. Try to be fueled with as much plant based food as possible.
  • Help the environment. It’s true, the environment can affect humans, but you help by eating vegan!

Vegan Pasta

Ingredients:

  • Penne Pasta (Preferably Chickpea Pasta)
  • Tomatoes
  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Onions
  • Seasoning (I use salt, pepper, chili powder, and garlic powder)

Steps:

  • Prep: Chop the tomatoes, peppers, and onions into medium sized shapes. Boil water them place the pasta in the water. Cook the vegetables all on a seperate skillet over a medium heat.
  • During: After the pasta is cooked, drain the water. Add the tomato sauce and cooked vegetables to pasta.
  • Final: Season the dish, let it cool off, then enjoy.

Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients:

  • Vegan Butter
  • One rapid rise instant yeast packet
  • Vanilla almond milk (or plain, your pick)
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Flour
  • Cinnamon

Steps:

  • Warm together 1 cup of almond milk and 2 tbsp of butter, but do not boil it. Mix it with the packet of yeast and let it activate for 10 minutes. Then add ¼ tsp of salt and 2tbsp of sugar. Lastly add ½ cup of warm flour pouring and stirring slowly. Leave it in plastic to rise for one hour.
  • Roll the dough into a rectangle on a flat surface. Coat it with sugar, melted butter, and cinnamon. (As much as you deem needed). Lastly, roll the dough together tightly and cut the  dough into 1.5 inch circles.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit. Cook the roll for 25-30 minutes. Let it cool and top with ½ cup sugar and 2 tbsp almond milk mixture.

Cookies

Ingredients:

  • creamy peanut butter 
  • sugar 
  • brown sugar
  • vanilla
  • all purpose flour
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • Vanilla (or not) almond milk

Steps:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together peanut butter, white sugar and brown sugar. Then add vanilla and continue mixing.
  • Add flour, baking soda, salt and almond milk into bowl and mix. Prepare 2 cookie sheets with nonstick spray.  Roll the dough into large balls, and then roll in white sugar to cover. Use a fork to gently press down on each cookie. 
  • Bake for 12 minutes.  Once out of the oven, allow to cool for 10 minutes.

Liana Mozee

I am currently a sophomore, but plan to graduate early. Ihave been vegan currently for 1 year! When i graduate high school I either want to go to college to be an interior designer or a veterinarian. A fun fact about me is that I love horror movies!

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