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Quick & Easy Plant-Based Cooking on a Budget with Author Toni Okamoto

Apr 26, 2023

For anyone out there who’s been curious, but reluctant to try a plant-based diet because you’ve heard it’s time-consuming or expensive, our guest today is going to completely shatter those myths. In her new book, “Plant-Based on a Budget Quick & Easy: 100 Fast, Healthy, Meal-Prep, Freezer-Friendly, And One-Pot Vegan Recipes,” Chef Toni Okamoto, host of Plant-Powered People Podcast and founder of the wildly popular Plant-Based on a Budget website, demystifies plant-based eating and offers clever, practical solutions that make eating delicious, healthy and diverse foods convenient and more affordable.

Listen to Episode 227 with Toni Okamoto

What we discuss in this episode:

  • How Toni’s new book differs from her last book.
  • Her favorite dinner recipes.
  • How to add vegan cheesy flavors to your meals.
  • The challenges of writing a cookbook. 
  • Kitchen gadgets she likes that make meals quick and easy.
  • Her top tips to get a delicious meal ready quickly.
  • Essential spices to make a great meal.
  • Tips and benefits of meal planning.
  • How to make breakfast or lunch easy and healthier.


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