Goldmine! Plant-Based Diet Gets An Entire Special Issue in a Medical Journal

Plant-Based Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals Double celebration as my new article with Ray Cronise, Plant-Based Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals: Implementing Diet as a Primary Modality in the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease, just published in The Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. You can view it here: bit.ly/GeriatricPBN This is the full-text: bit.ly/GeriatricPBN-pdf Further, this issue of [...]

2017-06-10T13:18:01+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

10 Trouble-Free Techniques to Cut Calories

How to Make Your Calories Count Without Counting Calories No matter how we approach weight loss, all methods ultimately require the creation of a caloric deficit for results. Nowadays, with the onslaught of food and fitness trackers, calorie apps, step counters, etc., there are myriad ways to calculate and postulate how much energy is coming [...]

2017-03-04T18:57:37+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Featured, Motivation, Uncategorized|

Two New Papers Putting the Power of Plant-Based Diets in the Spotlight

The Power of Plant-Based Diets Validated Once Again in Recent Research According to abundant scientific support, plant-based diets have consistently been associated with not only significant health advantages, but also nutrient adequacy. Despite headlines blaring out messages of deficiency and danger, the evidence continues to show otherwise. Two brand new compelling papers were published expressing the safety, adequacy, and [...]

2016-12-05T12:48:57+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

It Doesn’t Get Easier Than These 50 Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less

In this previous post filled with meal plans and hundreds of wholesome recipes, there leaves no question that there are infinite delectable dish options on a plant-based diet. The other crucial part of this lifestyle is that eating this way does not have to be challenging. At all. In fact, it can be super simple. With a sprinkle of [...]

2017-06-17T11:14:57+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Featured, Recipe Roundup, Recipes, Uncategorized|

30 Bountiful Breakfast Recipes Worth Waking Up For

No meal carries more controversy than breakfast. Skip it or prioritize it? Breakfast as a king or light and breezy? Grain-free or a hearty bowl? Smoothies and juices detoxifying or harmful? With so many questions, this one simple meal can be confusing. Well, what if you threw all the rules out the door and brought [...]

2016-11-29T15:10:52+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Featured, Food, Recipe Roundup, Recipes, Uncategorized|

40 Super Simple, Scrumptious Vegan Dishes in 30 Minutes or Less

Eating an exclusively plant-based diet is the most health-promoting, sustainable, and compassionate way of eating. Yet, it comes along with certain stigmas, such as it being expensive, difficult, or boring. Alas, these myths couldn't be further from the truth! There are infinite delicious combinations of legumes, vegetables, whole grains, fruits, nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices to [...]

2017-01-23T09:57:45+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Featured, Food, Recipe Roundup, Recipes, Uncategorized|

20 Scrumptiously Salubrious Smoothies

There is something super special about smoothies...the unrivaled convenience, the opportunity to pack in a huge nutritional power punch, the vibrant versatility of flavor potential (as you will see below), and also just the sheer deliciousness of it all... What's not to love? My recommended basic formula includes using a lot of leafy greens, less [...]

2017-02-16T18:13:18+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Recipe Roundup, Recipes, Uncategorized|

Plant-Based Kid Nutrition Plus a Book Giveaway

Eating plants is not only incredibly beneficial for adults, it is also perfectly safe and advantageous for kids, too. In fact, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states that vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain dis- eases. [...]

2016-11-29T15:10:56+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Book Giveaways, Uncategorized|

Quinoa and Chickpea Tabbouleh Salad

Quinoa and Chickpea Tabbouleh Salad from The Vegiterranean Diet Makes 4 servings Light and herb-infused, this salad is refreshing and extremely nutritious. Traditionally made with bulgur wheat, this gluten-free version boasts similar flavors, but it’s friendly for those eschewing gluten and more sub- stantial because of the added chickpeas. Ingredients: 3 to 4 tablespoons freshly [...]

2016-11-29T15:10:56+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Food, Recipes, Uncategorized|