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We’re here to help you if you’re trying to make dinner time easier with the family or you’re looking for more information on making healthy choices with your diet. Have a look at our resources below to get a hand from Melita’s Table. Let us know if you have any questions along the way as well and we’d be happy to chat.

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Plant Based Diet Resources

Here are some great links to wonderful resources for eating a plant based diet. We are not affiliated with these links in any way, but have found them to be worth sharing so you can learn more about eating a healthy plant based diet.  

Tastes good - feels good tips

How to Roast veggies without oil

Melita teaches you how to cook vegetables without using oil in our series of Tastes Good – Feels Good Tips.

Garlic
Goodness

Tastes Good – Feels Good Tips about garlic! Let Melita guide you on how to use garlic in amazing ways!

Clean out the fridge

Take your leftovers and make yourself a yummy dinner.

The Jackfruit Mystery Solved!

Melita is in the kitchen and shows you what jackfruit looks like raw.

Stress Free Meal Ideas from Melita

How to throw together a quick meal!

Nutrition Information

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Guide

The Ultimate resource guide for plant based living

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Beginners Guide

Plant-Based Primer: The Beginner’s Guide to a Plant-Based Diet

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Nutritionfacts.org

Find out what the latest science is saying about your favorite foods to help you make the healthiest choices for you and your family

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Dr. McDougall's

Dr. McDougall's Health & Medical Center is full of education and programs center around healthy solutions.

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Physicians Committee

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research.

Books

Engine 2 Diet book

The Engine 2 Diet

The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet: Eat Plants, Lose Weight, Save Your Health

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Unprocessed

Unprocessed: How to achieve vibrant health and your ideal weight.

UnDo It! Book

UnDo It!

How simple lifestyle changes can reverse most chronic diseases.

Meal Planners

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Forks Meal Planner

With weekly meal plans, Forks Meal Planner takes the hard work out of making delicious whole-food, plant-based meals the whole family will enjoy.

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Get Meal Plans

We make it ridiculously easy to stick to your healthy lifestyle with our research-backed, cook-at-home meal plans that can be prepared in as little as 60 minutes a week.

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Engine 2 Meal Planner

Whether you’re following the Seven-Day Rescue Challenge or the standard Engine 2 Diet, the E2 Meal Planner makes it easy to plan, shop and cook amazing, plant-strong meals for you and your family.

Environment

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A White Paper

Animal Agriculture is the Leading Cause of Climate Change.

Plant-Based Recipe Blogs

My Plant Based Family

My Plant Based Family

Are you looking for family friendly Plant-Based Recipes that won’t break your budget? You have come to the right place! These Plant-Based Recipes are oil-free and mostly gluten-free.

Happy Herbivore

Happy Herbivore

Happy Herbivore's purpose is to help you lose weight on a vegan diet. We accomplish this in two ways: our Supreme Slimdown gets you started and Meal Mentor helps you keep going for the long term.

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Nutrition Studies Org

We believe that your health belongs to you, as does the power of clearer thinking and stronger action. We are here to help you find that power.

Forks over Knives

Forks Over Knives

Browse and search hundreds of delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes for a whole-food, plant-based diet. All of our recipes are developed, tested, and perfected by professional chefs.

Clinical and Scientific Studies in Book form

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The China Study

The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health

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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure

Book cover of Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes

Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes

The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes without Drugs

Whole - Rethinking the science of nutrition book

Whole

Rethinking the Science of Nutrition

MOVIES

The Game Changers

Watch the official trailer for this documentary movie about plant-based eating, protein, and strength.

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Forks Over Knives

Researchers explore the possibility that people changing their diets from animal-based to plant-based can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes.

Friends, Family, and Kid Activities

Looking for some fun activities to do for your kids at meal time? Maybe you’re looking to find some fun things for the adults too! Melita’s Table would love to share these great resources to make meal time at your house better for the whole gathering.

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Vegetable or Fruit?

Let's look at the seeds and have fun with this guessing game for people of all ages.

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Balanced Meals

Create your own balanced meal based off the servings and guidelines below.

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Nut Free Snacks

Creating healthy snacks for a school environment can be a challenge. Get some great nut free snack ideas for school!

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Video Games

Find games your kids can play that are animal friendly.

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Coloring Page

My Vegan Plate color page.

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Knowledge

4 Myths about Vegan Nutrition for Children.

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Veggie Memory Game

Veggie-Friendly Memory Cards for Kids! Print these and have some fun!

Save our Water - The vegetarian way

Interesting facts

How much water it takes to make certain food items.

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Vegan for Teens

Vegan Nutrition for Teens brochure.

Melita's table is more than just food

See who we are and why we’re here. You can look to us to learn more about living a healthy lifestyle through picking the right choices in the food you eat. Enjoy the resources we offer that will bring your family together through the concept of learning from Melita’s Table.

Vegan Holiday Guide by PETAkids

PETA Kids Holiday Guide

Vegan Thanksgiving Holiday Guide with Traditional Recipes and FAQ from PETA.

Turkey

Take the Turkey Pledge

10 photos that prove turkeys are awesome!

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I'm so grateful

Print out the wonderful sheet and start learning to express yourselves.

Fun picture of a squash dressed like a turkey

Arts and Crafts

Gourd and Balloon Craft Turkeys are sure to be a holiday hit!

Downloadable image of a turkey that can be cut into a hat for kids to wear

Wear the Crown

Have a blast with this cool paper cutout turkey crown.

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Make a Thankful Tree

Thanksgiving is more than just food. Make an amazing cutout thankful tree and embrace the holiday!

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Coloring Page

Give Thanks coloring page you can print out and let your kids have fun coloring at the table.