A common concern about eating a plant-based diet is that it is expensive. Yet, there are ways to purchase food on any type of meal plan that range widely from simple to extravagant, regardless of whether there are animal foods in the mix or not. In fact, you will likely save thousands of dollars (or [...]
Plant-based? Plant curious? After all of the compelling data (such as this, this, this, and this) being shared in the media about the infinite benefits of eating a vegan diet and why we and the world are better without animal products (such as this, this, and this), many people wonder..."well, what do you eat when you are [...]
As a dietitian, I am used to seeing the consequences of food on people's health. I see people with excess weight, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, excess weight, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune disease, etc. on a regular basis. I also have had the fortune of watching these same people restore their health, control their weight, [...]
How many of you chew your food? I mean, really chew your food well? I know it is challenging for me to sit and truly take the time necessary to chew my meals adequately....and somehow, I don't think I am alone. Most of us eat on the run, eat "fast" food, and dedicate little time [...]
Day 1 Granola Vegan Mac n' Cheese Cranberry & Chickpea Salad Day 2 Breakfast Chia Seed Pudding Spring Asparagus & Squash Risotto Asian Style Cabbage Salad Day 3 Granola Traditional Eggplant Lasagna Creamy Carrot Puree over Quinoa Day 4 Granola Curry Chickpea Stew Roasted Vegetable Medley with Quinoa Day 5 Granola Mushroom & Vegetable Rice Bowl [...]
Monday Granola Garden Salad Easy Beans and Quinoa Tuesday Breakfast Chia Seed Pudding Caesar Salad with Garbanzo Beans Baked Rice and Lentils Wednesday Breakfast Rice Pudding Mushroom Stew Spinach Lasagna Thursday Granola Veggie Meatballs with Kale Red Sauce Black Bean and Cilantro Soup Friday Breakfast Rice Pudding Indian Dal Soup Eggplant Parmesan with Quinoa Saturday [...]
Watch my appearance on the Dr. Oz Show. Part 1 sets up the story. It’s Dr. Oz’s most extreme experiment ever! Dr. Oz locked 3 women in a zoo to see if they could lower their blood pressure, cholesterol and weight on a diet with no meat, dairy, sugar or caffeine. Is this the diet [...]
Meatless Monday Campaigns is kicking off its new campaign called "Kids Cook Mondays". Here is an introduction video created by Jesse Pomeroy of Genre Pictures with myself and debuting my baby girl, Maya (ok...not a baby as she is almost 5 years old!!! and starting Kindergarten in the Fall)!!!