Vegan Nutrition Basics

the plate method

10 min


healthy practices


physical health

12 Mar 2018
How can we tell if we're getting enough nutrients and if our meals are balances? Nutrition can be confusing and complicated, but today I wanted to share a simple and effective tool to help you visualize a nutritionally balanced meal.

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The Plate Method

Sometimes building a nutritious meal with all of the necessary components can feel overwhelming. How can we know a meal has an optimal balance of macronutrients and micronutrients just by looking at it? With the plate method, we will show you an easy shortcut to creating and plating well-balanced meals.

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image of The Plate Method

The Plate Method

The Plate Method is a wonderful and effective tool that allows for simple visualization of how to organize food groups. It's handy to post this image on your fridge at home as a guide for creating nutritionally balanced meals.