Dr Pamela RD

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Plant-based dietitian and health expert.

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Everything you need to know about Vitamin B12, from a vegan Dietitian

Why is B12 important? Vitamin B12 is a powerhouse! It is essential proper brain and nervous system functioning, for DNA synthesis and for protein and fat metabolism. You don’t want to mess around! We need our B12. Without sufficient B12 we may develop intense fatigue, decreased ability to think (!) and depression. Can I get B12 from food? Our bodies cannot produce vitamin B12, we must obtain it from our diet. B12 is actually produced…
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Vegan baked falafel with lemon tahini sauce

These baked falafel are crunchy on the outside, tender and flavourful on the inside. They pack a garlicy punch, which I appreciate!!
Please do start with dry, soaked (not cooked), chickpeas, not canned. That is what takes these falafel up a notch!!

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Dreamy vegan Valentine’s Day dessert recipes

Looking for some vegan Valentine's Day dessert recipes so you can impress your Crush with something sweet ? There is nothing better than a lush and creamy dessert to stoke the fires of passion. Check out the vegan desserts that dietitians will be making this holiday. Vegan Strawberry Tapioca Pudding I'm excited to try out this recipe! Tapioca pudding is just fun to eat and I love how simple this is. Even your little Valentines…
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Vegan date squares

These date squares are delicious and the texture is incredible. The gooey date filling contrasts with the crunchy crumble topping in a fun and satisfying way. Plus, these are easy to make. Print Recipe Vegan date squares Prep Time 20 Cook Time 30 Servings squares Ingredients 1 1/2 cups rolled oats1 1/2 cups flour I used 50/50 whole wheat and white1/4 tsp salt1/2 tsp baking powder1 cup brown sugar can use coconut sugar1/2 tsp cinnamon3/4…