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Jeff Peterson

About Jeff Peterson

Jeff Peterson anchors Daybreak on CBS 13 from 5:00-7:00am and Good Day Maine on FOX from 7:00-8:00am. Around 2 1/2 years ago, his family decided to become vegan. It was one of the best decisions he have ever made.

How About Saying Aloha to Rice and Beans?

Aloha everybody! If you haven’t been able to visit Hawaii, how about bringing Hawaii to your dinner table. You can with this rice and beans recipe. The key ingredient that is going to give you that island flavor is pineapple. It tastes good and is absolutely delicious. The fruit is low in calories and has […]

How about a BLT without Bacon?

At first, bacon was tough to give up when I became vegan. I think I was addicted to bacon. For lunch, who doesn’t like a good BLT? I sure did. Well, a couple weeks into our lifestyle change, my wife and I discovered a way to still have the taste of a BLT without the […]

Ever Have Macaroni & Cheese Without Cheese?

Being vegan can be a quite the challenge if you have children. You’re always on a mission to find some delicious replacements. After 2 1/2 years on a plant-based diet, I can tell you cheese has been the toughest thing to replace. They do make vegan cheese, but it just isn’t the same. If you’re […]

Where’s the beef? Not in these burgers.

BLACK BEAN BURGERS No ifs ands or buts about it, one of my favorite meals before I decided to become vegan was barbecued hamburgers. It was tough to give up at first to live on a plant-based diet, but I quickly found plenty of substitutes. Veggie burgers are good, but what I really like are […]

How about nachos with sweet potatoes?

SWEET POTATO NACHOS Sweet potatoes on nachos? You have got to be kidding me. Ever since I became vegan 2 1/2 years ago, I have become pretty daring when it comes to food. So when I saw the recipe on page 113 in the book, “Unprocessed,” I couldn’t wait to go to the store, buy […]