We All Scream For Vegan Ice Cream!

By: Toni Okamoto | 0 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

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 | 5 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 | 0 Comments | Category: Blog

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 | 3 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

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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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The Importance of Meatless Mondays

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In the latest Plant Based on a Budget and World of Vegan #VegAnswers episode, my dear friend and super hero for animals, Paul Shapiro, explains the importance of Meatless Mondays. For the rest of your Monday, please consider going meatless. http://www.humanesociety.org/meatlessmonday more

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Plant-Based on WIC

By: Marji Beach | 2 Comments | Category: Blog

In July, I began fostering (to adopt) a 22-mos-old child. While I navigate the complex foster-to-adopt system, I am grateful for programs that help children in foster care. My daughter receives a stipend for necessities and a subsidy to cover daycare. Medi-Cal covers her medical care until she turns 26.... more

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Toni Gives Money-Saving Tips on Studio40 Live

By: Toni Okamoto | 0 Comments | Category: Blog

Plant Based on a Budget founder, Toni Okamoto, goes live on Studio 40 to show how easy, inexpensive, and delicious plant-based eating can be. Excerpt from Studio40 Live: We generally assume that eating healthy food is always more costly that just stopping at a local fast food restaurant.  However, Toni... more

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