A Day In The (Vegan) Life

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 [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:13+00:00July 28th, 2014|Featured, Food, Recipes|

Tahini Dill Oil-Free Salad Dressing

Salads are one of the best ways to get fresh, raw veggies, leafy greens, beans, and other goodies into your day. I prefer oil-free dressings since they are lower in calories and taste decadent. Tahini-based dressings are my favorite because they are nutrient-dense (including a whopping dose of calcium), have adequate fat to help absorb [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:21+00:00December 20th, 2013|Featured, Recipes|

Red Lentil Chili

A quick and easy, nutritious and delicious recipe that you can simply whip up in your blender and throw into a pressure cooker or slow cooker on this episode of The Chef and The Dietitian. Enjoy in a bowl, over a baked potato, or as a dip with baked tortilla chips.   RED LENTIL CHILI RECIPE [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:21+00:00December 8th, 2013|Recipes|

Holy Kale

More Reasons to Eat More Kale:  Kale is a cruciferous vegetable that contains glucosinolates that convert to isothiocyantes, powerful cancer-fighting phytochemicals that assist with detoxification. Two of the approximately 45 flavonoids in kale are kaempferol and quercetin, which are anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative, anti-hypertensive, and protect DNA. Kale is an excellent source of absorbable calcium, providing 179 [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:27+00:00October 22nd, 2013|Featured, Recipes|

Muesli

Another simple, nutritious, and delicious recipe on The Chef and The Dietitian! This is a quick and easy overnight cereal that you can prep in advance and then take on the go, traveling, or enjoy at home. Whole grains, like oats, are a fundamental staple in a health-promoting diet and this is a great way [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:34+00:00October 9th, 2013|Featured, Recipes|

Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are one of the most nutrient-dense foods available! Rich in omega-3 fatty acids (they contain even more omega-3 fats than flaxseeds!), fiber, antioxidants, iron, and calcium, chia seeds are a wonderfully healthy and functional addition to a health-promoting diet. And here is an easy, delicious way to incorporate them...with only THREE ingredients (plus [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:35+00:00September 30th, 2013|Featured, Recipes|

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+00:00November 9th, 2012|Featured, Recipes, Uncategorized|