Veggie Power Blogs Keep You Informed, And Healthy!
Seeing the Forest Through the Trees.
There are many health benefits that can be achieved by increasing plant-based foods in one’s diet while reducing the amount of meat one consumes. According to The American Heart Association, eating less meat will help reduce the risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure, to name just a few. We are all searching for the nutritional keys to wellbeing, and the answer is sometimes right in front of us – in our grocery freezer. But it’s “hard to see the forest through the trees” when we are barraged with so many choices at the supermarket. How is one to know which products are the healthiest?
At Veggie Power Pizza, we believe the answer lies in the forest — as there are plants in the forest which produce wonderfully natural foods and flavorings. For instance, edible leaves, nuts, seeds, tubers, mushrooms, gum, and sap are all found in forests, and all provide us with protein, energy, vitamins and essential minerals. Many berries such as blueberries, blackberries, lingonberries, and elderberries, are also found growing naturally in forests.
Natural is always key when it comes to choosing a healthy vegan pizza. People who wish to maintain a healthy lifestyle will clearly see from our ingredients list that all Veggie Power Pizzas are completely plant-based and always natural. We do never add hormones, antibiotics or food additives to our products. Our food is made from healthy plants which although are not always grown in the forest can easily be “seen’ in the frozen pizza isle at your favorite supermarket.
Power Plants Vs. Plants That Power.
As countries continue to move away from high-polluting fossil fuels towards sustainable low-carbon alternatives for energy production, it is interesting to consider how much “energy” is used by food processing plants to transform natural agricultural products into “mystery” food! Most convenience foods are highly processed and can play havoc on the human body when the end product is consumed. The result of a diet heavily laden with overly processed foods is an overly sluggish, low energy sense of being. The long-term effects of eating a diet low in nutritional value are proven to create a shorter lifespan, and one filled with disease.
For people who prefer to live a healthier lifestyle and enjoy the best that life has to offer, we created Veggie Power to be the most healthful, trusted plant-based cauliflower pizza crust in the world! It is no mystery: eating natural foods is naturally better for you. The energy we provide to you from our “power plants” will be sustainable throughout your entire lifetime
A Call To Smart Eating.
We all know that smart phones can transform just about our entire life! A simple telephone call can transform into a formal three-way video conference at the push of a button, and we can be called at any time no matter how far away we are from the office. But what about smart eating? Do we have to wait for a major health issue to arise as a wakeup call for us to put away all the fatty animal products we consume in our diets?
At Veggie Power Pizza, we have answered the call of smart people everywhere who have asked for more healthful plant-based foods. We believe that lives can be transformed by the foods we eat. Smart food choices help provide the energy needed to enjoy life and all it has to offer. In addition, eating smart can reduce your risk for diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis. We have intentionally created a food choice that is made of natural ingredients and is always gluten free. No need to travel far to find plant- based products anymore! You can find Veggie Power Pizza right in your local grocery store.
Cauliflower belongs to the “Brassicaceae” or “Cruciferous” vegetable family. The name comes from the Latin “Cruciferae,” which means “cross bearing” because the four petals resemble a cross. The naming of plants originated with the renowned Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus, who in the mid-Eighteenth Century developed a two-name system of classification for plant type and species we still use today, even though the Greek and Latin names he assigned are hard for us to pronounce.
Some frozen pizzas ingredients are hard to pronounce, too! But Veggie Power Pizza’s ingredients are never hard to pronounce, because they are natural products you are already familiar with. And, just like plants, Veggie Power Pizza has two category names as well: they are healthful and delicious! Our plant-based pizza crust is made with cauliflower, Violife 100% Vegan Mozzarella Cheese, and other natural ingredients that are always easy to pronounce and delicious to taste.
Pepperoni, The People’s Pick.
Here’s a delicious fact: More than one-third of all pizza orders in America are served with pepperoni topping. This popular “Italian” toping was an invention that was actually born in America, and became popular in the early 1900’s. When Italian immigrants came to America, the local butcher shops began making pepperoni by mashing pork and beef with garlic, fennel and peppers, and then stuffing it inside a casing. Soon the other Italian American food purveyors found uses for pepperoni and began offering it as a delicious pizza topping.
Although meat pepperoni tastes good, it’s certainly not the healthiest choice to have on a pizza! The American Heart Association says that eating less meat or giving it up entirely can improve health and well-being. Specifically, “less meat decreases the risk for heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes.”
On the other hand, the benefits of eating a plant-based diet are well-known, too: a healthier immune system, healthier cells, and lower cholesterol. Which is why meatless pepperoni-topped Veggie Power Pizza – another invention that was born in America – is so healthful to eat! The crust is made from nutrient-packed cauliflower and topped with Violife Vegan Mozzarella. We have created the first-ever meatless pepperoni, and its popularity is growing fast.
Cauliflower Is No Shrinking Violet.
We do not typically think of cauliflower as a garden flower, probably because we are accustomed to eating it, instead of a displaying it in a vase. But cauliflower is truly a flower, and some gardeners use it as a decorative element in their fall displays. Cauliflower originated on the island of Cyprus, and was later cultivated in Syria, Egypt, Turkey, Spain and Italy. Though it’s in the cabbage family, it grows from a plant that resembles broccoli, its closest relative.
You can invite many of your friends and relatives over for dinner to enjoy the great taste of cauliflower in a pizza – - or, a pizza crust that is! Our Veggie Power Pizza’s nutritious crust is made of cauliflower, Violife Vegan Mozzarella, and other delicious flavors and spices. The pizza is packed with vitamins and minerals provided by cauliflower. When it comes to health benefits, a head of cauliflower is ahead of all the others!