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5 Things You Need To Know About “What The Health”

By: Toni Okamoto | 1 Comment | Category: Blog

Thanks to Vince Lia for inviting me on his YouTube channel to talk about “What the Health.” Here are my thoughts on the film: more

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Plant-Based (and pregnant!) on a Budget

By: Toni Okamoto | 1 Comment | Category: Blog

By Josie Steiger I’d like to preface this post with the following message: I am speaking from my own personal experience. Each person and each pregnancy is different. There are things that happen to you during pregnancy that you can’t control, and I don’t want anyone to walk away from... more

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We’ve Got T-Shirts!

By: Toni Okamoto | 1 Comment | Category: Blog

We’ve teamed up with SFElV to bring you some merch! This is a fundraising effort to offset some of the costs of maintaining this site so that we can continue creating free videos, articles, and weekly recipes e-mailed right to you. Thank you for the support, and we hope you love... more

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We All Scream For Vegan Ice Cream!

By: Toni Okamoto | 2 Comments | Category: Blog

Popularity of vegan ice cream is exploding! Major brands like Häagen-Dazs, Ben & Jerry’s, and Breyers have all come out with their own non-dairy options. In this episode of Vegan Taste Testing, Michelle Cehn and I try some of the most accessible options available! more

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Cooking 101: How To Mince Garlic

By: Toni Okamoto | 0 Comments | Category: Blog, Cooking 101

New to cooking? We’ve got you covered! In this episode of Cooking 101, we show you how to mince garlic! more

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Plant-Based Milks! Which One Is Good?

By: Toni Okamoto | 11 Comments | Category: Blog

The plant-based milk market is exploding! To help make the process simpler, Michelle Cehn from World of Vegan and I filmed this taste test of our honest reactions and opinions of different brands and types of non-dairy milks. Hope this helps! more

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Cooking 101: How To Cook Brown Rice From Scratch

By: Toni Okamoto | 1 Comment | Category: Blog, Cooking 101

Many of the people who come to Plant Based on a Budget are very new to cooking from scratch. To make things a little easier, we have teamed up with Michelle Cehn from World of Vegan to bring you a Cooking 101 video series that shows you how to get... more

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NEW & IMPROVED Plant-Based on a Budget Meal Plan!

By: Toni Okamoto | 0 Comments | Category: Blog

HEALTHY, DELICIOUS,  BUDGET-FRIENDLY MEALS Eating healthfully doesn’t need to be expensive. In fact, delicious plant-based meals that are packed with protein, fiber, disease-fighting nutrients, and lots of flavor can be super-affordable and easy to make. Let us show you how! Start meal planning today with our easy-to-follow one-week meal plan... more

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From Meat to Complete: The Journey of a Plant-Based Warrior

By: Toni Okamoto | 5 Comments | Category: Blog

By Nelson Harrison Plant-based athletes unite! The time has come for all myths of protein and calcium deficiencies, anemia, lack of energy, and inability to gain muscle to be laid to rest. Now, more than ever, the fitness world is being flooded with some of the strongest most competitive athletes... more

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Studio40 Live: Chocolate Pie Edition

By: Toni Okamoto | 0 Comments | Category: Blog

Toni Okamoto, founder of Plant Based on a Budget, teaches the Studio40 Live audience how to make a simple 4-Ingredient Chocolate Pie: Toni Okamoto runs a blog called Plant Based on a Budget where she shares healthy and affordable food recipes.  Today she showed us that you can enjoy a... more

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