Maximize Your Workouts with These Plant-Based Foods

There are many components to consider around sports nutrition. Two big ones are what you should consume immediately before and immediately after a workout. If you’ve read our previous posts, you know now that building muscle, or achieving any fitness goal, doesn’t have to involve meat or dairy. The pre-workout meal is particularly important. The […]

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World-Class Athletes Are Eating Plant-Based Diets

Our previous blog outlined the advantages of acid alkaline balance in terms of faster recovery and improved athletic ability. Consuming a plant-based diet rich in healthy fruits and vegetables is a great way to help your body stay in the ideal balance. In fact, many world-class athletes are well known for eating a plant-based diet […]

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Plant-Based Eating and Improved Athletic Performance

When most athletes and people who exercise think about their diet, they often focus on the amount of protein, carbs and fat they are consuming.  What they often neglect is the importance of reducing inflammation through their diet.  Exercise by its very nature causes inflammation and the buildup of lactic acid in the body.  Your […]

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How to Make Plant-Based Foods Kid-Friendly

A plant-based diet can be great for adults and kids alike! With so many health and environmental benefits, plant-based eating is often an easy choice for parents to make. We wanted to share a few tips and tricks we’ve found to be helpful in convincing growing kids to choose veggies in today’s world. We’ve talked […]

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The Story Behind the BBQ Pulled Un-Pork Sandwich

This past week, we announced a fantastic new menu item, the BBQ Pulled Un-Pork! You can build your own sandwich with BBQ Jackfruit on a sprouted grain bun, and top it off with a side of house-made tangy coleslaw. We received some pretty great feedback last week on this new sandwich, so we wanted to […]

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How to Eat a Plant-Based Diet on a Budget

Believe it or not, you can conquer your hunger on a plant-based diet AND stick to your budget! Many people resist changing their diets because they view eating healthy as a luxury they can’t afford. However, a whole-food, plant-based diet is actually pretty affordable. With a few strategies in mind, it can actually cost less […]

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Tips on Eating More Plants when Dining Out

Dining out can feel a little tricky, especially when you’re trying to include more whole-food, plant-based foods in your diet. Sometimes though, the day requires the convenience of picking up dinner on the way home or a nice meal out with a friend. We put together some tips around staying true to your own plant-based […]

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A Tale of Three Plantelloni®

Our cannelloni is so legendary, it had to be called Plantelloni®, and we knew it was time to tell its story! We won’t bore you with all the details, but finding these little beauties with a clean label and the ability to support so much flavor was no small feat. We think they’re pretty enough […]

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8 Things That Happen When You Start Eating a Plant-Based Diet

At Fred and Ricky’s, we don’t just believe in the great taste of our plant delicious foods. We also believe in the amazing health benefits our bodies derive from increased plant-based eating! Some of the more common reasons people increase the amount of plants in their diet include weight loss, stopping or reversing chronic disease […]

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Weigh Less by Eating More!

We believe in eating when you’re hungry! We want to get rid of the stigmas that come along with the phrase “eating healthy.” Most people think that a plant-based diet is extremely limited, it tastes bland, and it’s not filling. But, what if we told you that you could actually eat more than you’re eating […]

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