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Chef Toni Okamoto

Toni Okamoto

Posts: 48 // Recipes: 77

"They say you are what you eat, so I strive to be healthy. My goal in life is not to be rich or wealthy, 'Cause true wealth comes from good health and wise ways... we got to start taking better care of ourselves " - Dead Prez

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What’s vegan at Costco? We’ve got you covered!

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Did you know that Costco has tons of vegan options? In my latest video with Michelle Cehn from World of Vegan, we go aisle-by-aisle to show you what they offer! I also paired up with the popular YouTuber, Vince Lia, to show you some of my personal recommendations from Costco.... more

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Healthy Vegan on a Budget – Walmart Guide

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Do you want to go plant-based but struggle with your budget? Do you want to eat healthily but live far away from big organic shops? I completely understand! Eating a whole foods plant-based diet doesn’t have to be expensive, and there’s no need to shop in fancy organic shops. Anyone can... more

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Crockpot Tofu Red Curry

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This simple curry from my book The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook is comforting ...

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3 Favorite Vegan Cookbooks

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Before I became a vegetarian, I had nooooo idea how to cook! I mostly ate Top Ramen, fast food, and lots of canned or frozen meals. The thing that really changed that for me was checking out cookbooks from the library and exploring different tastes and textures of food in... more

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Plant-Based on a Budget Survey

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3-Bean Salad for Studio40

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For my latest segment on Studio40 Live, I showed Lori and Big Al how to make a delicious 3-bean summer salad! It’s perfect for potlucks, on days when it’s too hot to use the stove, and when you’re trying to save money and eat healthy! For all the ingredients, I... more

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Single-Use Plastic in the Kitchen

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My friend Colleen is so awesome all the time! She’s been posting cool memes on social media that influenced me to start making moves toward a less wasteful impact on the environment … starting with my kitchen. Believe me, I’m FAR from perfect! I still buy instant ramen noodles, store-bought... more

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How to Start a Food Blog

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My reason for starting a food blog in 2012 was not because I’m a foodie, but because I wanted to bring a vegan resource into the world that addressed the very real concern of cost. I really had no idea what I was doing. All I knew was that it... more

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My Plant-Based Getaway at Sprouts

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If you follow me on Instagram, you already know that I do most of my weekly shopping at Sprouts because of their unbeatable prices on produce! I’m regularly posting photos of 3 avocados for $1 or a pound of cherries for $2. I LOVE shopping at their store, so you... more

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Vegan at Trader Joe’s

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Ok, so I’m sure you know that Trader Joe’s is a bit like paradise for vegans. They have so many labeled vegan products and many accidentally vegan ones! But the coolest part is their items have such reasonable prices. I’m telling you, you don’t want to miss them! So, having... more

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