Redefine Salad with These 40 Revolutionary Recipes

No, salads are not boring. Remember when a salad was the iconic small side dish of iceberg lettuce, topped with a few shredded carrots and a dull, soggy tomato wedge and smothered in dressing? Blah! Now THAT is boring. Yet, a rainbow in a dish is nature's best medicine, so keeping it exciting is everything for enjoyable and [...]

2017-02-21T09:38:54+00:00 March 27th, 2016|Featured, Food, Recipes, Uncategorized|

18 Oil-Free Dressings and Sauces

The most powerful inspiration to eat more veggies (and love them, too) is a delicious dressing or sauce. Since veggies have the most nutritional bang for their caloric buck compared to all other foods, any excuse to eat more is a health-promoting win-win. Because the majority of my clients and students are striving to lose weight and/or [...]

2017-09-05T18:28:14+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Featured, Food, Recipes|

*Quick 6* Oil-Free Salad Dressing

Enjoy this delicious, completely fat-free dressing you can easily whip up in less than 5 minutes on the latest episode of The Chef and The Dietitian with Chef AJ! Flavorful and nutrition-rich, this dressing can be used on salads, veggies, baked potatoes, pasta, whole grains, and more. Simply mix or blend together the following ingredients: 1/4 [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:54+00:00 July 25th, 2012|Recipes, Uncategorized|

Making a Tasty, Healthy Salad Dressing

In this latest episode of Reluctantly Healthy, I show Judy Greer how to make my all-time favorite DIY whole food, plant-based oil-free Maple Mustard Dressing. Here is the recipe: In a blender combine the following ingredients and blend on high until smooth: 2/3-1 cup water 1/4 cup nutritional yeast flakes 1/4 cup sesame tahini paste [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:55+00:00 June 20th, 2012|Appearances, Recipes|

The Chef and The Dietitian – Episode 43 – Take 5 Salad Dressing

People are always asking me and Chef AJ for oil-free easy salad dressings. Well, this one's for you. Take 5 Salad Dressing is 5 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to make. Enjoy this fat-free dressing on salads, baked potatoes, steamed veggies, cooked whole grains and legumes, or anything else that needs a little pizzazz. 2 TB. Water 2 TB. Lemon [...]

2016-11-29T15:12:03+00:00 March 14th, 2012|Press|

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|