Thursday, November 15, 2018

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Molasses and Beans Hot Pot

(Serves 6-8) 2 cups dry pinto beans 3/4 -1 cup molasses or sorghum ¾ cup natural ketchup 2 large onions, chopped 3-4 Tbsp. tamari soy sauce ½ tsp. dry mustard ½-1...

Vegan Bodybuilding is NOT an Oxymoron

If there is a question vegans hear more than any other, it is, How do you get your protein? I often respond by asking...

MUST READ

What Makes Bodybuilding So Hard?

I always hear people talk about how “hard” bodybuilding is. What do you think is the hardest or most difficult aspect of the sport,...

Beginning Bodybuilding

Before you begin a bodybuilding program, you should take a moment to determine what your goals are. That answer will guide you to the...

Why I Love Bodybuilding – by Derek Tresize

So you're considering becoming a bodybuilder, or maybe you are one already. There are many fantastic aspects about living a bodybuilding lifestyle, just as...

General Tips

Consistency and Accountability Make exercise and a sound nutrition program priorities and stick to them with consistency and accountability. You can have all the knowledge...

Do Women Need Specialized Diets and Workouts?

Derek Tresize and I have been working on a book about competition preparation as a vegan. The writing is nearly done, it’s been edited...

Bodybuilding Basics

To be a successful bodybuilder, you need to first start with the basics and be patient and allow your progress to take place. You...

Vegan Power Training

Let's face it - not everyone is built the same. Looking through bodybuilding magazines, we see endless routines that promise massive amounts of size...

Vegan Pizza

Yields one large pizza Cheesy Topping 1/3 C. Oil 1 lb. Tofu 4 T. Nutritional Yeast 4 T. Water 1/3 C. VeganRella 2 T. Bragg's or Tamari Dough 1 Active Dry Yeast Packet 2...

Total Body-Mass Routine

Some of the most frequent questions I get as a vegan trainer are about how to gain muscle. My first answers are always diet...
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Dietary Protein – How Much Is Optimal For Longevity?

In my last two articles, I've first discussed how a recent study revealed the risk of a...

Healthy Fats

Obesity is rampant in America, as most of us are well aware, as well as...

Are Plant Proteins “Complete”?

A recent study illustrating that too much protein can reduce your life span prompted me...

Four Tips to Thrive on a Plant-Based Diet

There are many misconceptions of a plant-based diet. From a simple lack of variety and...

My Different Approaches to Nutrition

Most of my articles here on VeganBodybuilding.com have been technical, but I’d like to get...

Training Articles

Three Easy Steps to Getting Stronger

Do you want to get bigger? Do you want to get leaner? Do you want to have that muscular, ripped physique that more and...

Meals & Recipes

Whole-Foods Weight-Gain Shake

Gaining weight and muscle mass is something many vegan athletes strive for, especially if they are beginning a bodybuilding program and are not sure...
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Easy Cinnamon Baked Squash

(serves 4) 1 medium or large butternut or buttercup squash Water Cinnamon Cut the squash in the half with a sharp knife from top to bottom. Scoop out...

Miso Soup

(serves 6-8) 1 tsp. toasted or regular sesame oil 2-3 green onions, chopped small 4 cups water or stock ¼ cup dark miso 1 Tbsp. tamari soy sauce 1/8 tsp....

Mushroom and Tomato Stuffed Peppers

(Serves 6-12) 1 cup brown rice or millet 1-2 Tbsp. natural oil 2 small or medium onions, chopped ½ lb. (225g) mushrooms, sliced 1 tsp. each sea salt and...