Tips for A Healthy Holiday Season

The average person gains 5-10 pounds over the holiday season. But it doesn't have to be that way... Here are 3 tips for navigating the holidays healthfully all the while enjoying the festivities: 1. Go whole. Pick the wholest ingredients possible when preparing or enjoying dishes. Having the most fiber intact will enable satiety with [...]

A Grinch’s Guide to Halloween

Alas, the time of year is rapidly approaching yet again....the week of "All Hollows' Eve"...the one holiday that I am geared to gravitate away from for multiple reasons. It is a holiday that worships sugar, junk food, and excess, all with a slant of horror, terror, and trickery. These are all ideas that frankly turn [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:08+00:00 October 27th, 2014|Holidays, Uncategorized|

5 Tips to Thrive This Holiday Season

1. Healthy food first. Always start with whole, intact, nutrient-dense foods. If you have a party/event at night, eat light, wholesome foods throughout the day. At the party/event, begin with salad with oil-free dressing or fruit to fill your stomach with satiating fiber. This will help you eat less calories overall. 2. Revamp your meals. Any of [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:22+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Featured|

Holiday Menu with The Chef & The Dietitian

Happy Holiday Season! The time has come where you get to share the magic of eating a health-promoting whole food, plant-based diet with your loved ones...Chef AJ has created an entire menu of SOS-free (sugar, salt, and oil-free), delicious recipes for you to show off and enjoy, including: Hearty Lentil Loaf, Twice-Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:49+00:00 November 9th, 2012|Featured, Recipes, Uncategorized|

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins*

As seen on the Forks Over Knives Thanksgiving Livestream (see below to watch) Serves 6-12 1 medium banana, mashed 1 (15-oz.) can sweet pumpkin puree 1/4 cup 100% pure maple syrup 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups whole gluten-free oat flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cinnamon [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:51+00:00 September 19th, 2012|Recipes, Uncategorized|

A Whole Food, Plant-Based Thanksgiving Livestream with Forks Over Knives

Holiday time is usually centered upon meals...parties, celebrations, family gatherings....They are basically eating opportunities gone wild! It is commonly agreed upon that a certain weight gain is expected between Halloween and New Years....upon which, the focus shifts from accumulating towards removing those excess pounds as a resolution for the new year. The average weight gain [...]

2016-11-29T15:12:07+00:00 November 15th, 2011|Press|