Saturated Fat Controversies: Seeing Past the Headlines

Butter is back in the news, but contrary to welcomed reassurance that saturated fats are safe, the media mayhem is due to jumped conclusions and misinterpreted results! Not to worry...nutrition gurus Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina have cracked the code and clarified the insider scoop in this excellent investigative report below, which is adapted from [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:09+00:00September 26th, 2014|Book Giveaways, Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

7 Simple Meal-Planning Strategies

Excited to host this post for Nava Atlas's new book blog tour. Not only did Nava share strategies for planning meals in the plant-based kitchen here, but you can also win a FREE copy of her brand new, gorgeous book, Plant Power, below. Nava is a talented, inspiring author and illustrator of many books on vegan and [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:10+00:00September 18th, 2014|Book Giveaways, Uncategorized|

Learning How to Cook

Cooking...something I have always done, experimented with, been passionate about, and somehow, been considered an expert in, since I am a Registered Dietitian. Thrown into writing recipes for books, blogs, and interviews and performing cooking demos in videos, on television, and web shows, I have lovingly accepted and eagerly approached these opportunities. Yet, I have [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:15+00:00April 15th, 2014|Book Giveaways, Uncategorized|

The Truth About Weight Loss From A Weight Loss Researcher

Dr. Sherry Pagoto grabbed my attention on twitter with her wisdom, knowledge, and inspiring wit. Perhaps my favorite hook is her fabulous #plankaday revolution campaign, which has inspired me to commit to planking at least once a day for a year...and sometimes once an hour (#plankanhour), which she and her colleague, Mike, and also the [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:17+00:00January 22nd, 2014|Featured, Interviews, Uncategorized|

Healthy Cookware and a 3-Piece Ceramic Skillet Set Giveaway

You focus on choosing healthy ingredients, aiming to avoid toxins, GMO's, and other harmful additives...but did you know that your cookware and storage containers can be leaching dangerous substances into your pristine food? Heavy metals and nonstick coatings that come into direct contact with your food may increase your risk for adverse health consequences. Materials [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:39+00:00August 14th, 2013|Featured, Uncategorized|

Grain-Free Breakfast Options

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q & A:  Can you recommend some quick and healthy breakfast ideas that don't involve grains? Answer: Recipes: Chocolate Almond Butter in a Cup  from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition(c)  Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 cups packed leafy greens 1/4 cup raw almond butter 2 TB. hempseeds or flaxseed [...]

Add Green to Your Red, White, & Blue

Happy Independence Day, America! Traditionally, this is one of the biggest BBQ days of the year. This time, woo your friends and help your body happily buzz by preparing and enjoying delicious plant-based green recipes to celebrate.   Try these BBQ Tofu Wings (or use the healthy, delicious BBQ sauce on seitan or tempeh). Or [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:39+00:00July 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|