• The Best Veggie Burger Recipes

    These are the best veggie burger recipes ever! These healthy, plant-based recipes are gluten-free and full of flavor. Garden Chickpea Burger, Southwestern Black Bean, Ultimate Portobello, Korean Teriyaki and more

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  • Easy Oil-Free Recipes: Essentials for Beginners

      Oil-free cooking is probably new to you.  It was definitely new to me when I started my plant-based diet.  Long before I was ready to give up eggs and chicken breast, I gave up oil.  Within months, I had lost 20 pounds, not even trying.  I ditched the oil…and found my skinny jeans. Oil

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  • Passover Recipes for a Healthy, Plant-Based Vegan Dinner

    Passover is a traditional Jewish holiday, honoring the liberation of the Israelites from Egypt.  It is a multi-day celebration that usually falls at the beginning of April, on the 15 day of Nisan in the Jewish calendar.  Passover is meant to celebrate the Jewish freedom from enslavement, and much of the food around this holiday

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  • Ditch the Oil: Why Cutting Oil Can Help you Lose 25 Pounds in a Year

    Ready for some Math? 2 tbsp. of Olive Oil = 240 calories If you eat this just once a day,  that’s 87,600 calories in a year 1 pound body weight = 3,500 calories That means you need to burn 3,500 calories in order to lose 1 pound of body weight Or, if you just cut

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  • Step Three: 4 Fruits a Day, An Easy Change towards a Healthy, Plant-Based Life

    My third, 5-minute “Get Healthy” Simple Step:  4 Fruits a Day Pop question: Would you rather eat: 1 “Healthy” Energy Bar 200 calories 13g fat 15g carbs 6g fiber 6g protein Gone in 6 bites or: 4 Pieces of Fruit 230 calories 1g fat 58g carbs 11g fiber 3g protein 4 snacks you can spread

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  • Indian Cooking: Delicious, Oil-Free Recipes any Cook Can Master

    It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to cooking Indian food.  Many of use didn’t grown up learning the five different types of Masala and using ingredients like asafetida and mustard seed.  Here are Indian recipes that any cook can master.  From dal to chutney, these dishes will help you understand the fundamentals of

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  • Cherries, Berries, Pineapple, Pears: 15 Easy and Creative Healthy Fruit Recipes

    Cherries, Berries, Pineapple, Pears: 15 Easy and Creative Healthy Fruit Recipes Fruit is “Nature’s Candy”.  It’s all-natural sweet goodness. It is packed with nutrients like Vitamin C, Potassium, fiber, and even a shot of protein.  It’s gluten-free, plant-based.  Plus, you can splurge on organic for less than the cost of fancy granola bars. These are

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  • Black Beans, Pinto, Mayo Coba, Giant Lima, and More: 16 Delicious Oil-Free Vegan Bean Recipes

    Black Beans, Pinto, Mayo Coba, Giant Lima, and More: 16 Delicious Oil-Free Vegan Bean Recipes Did you know:  For every 20g of beans you eat (that’s only about a tablespoon), you might live 6% longer. They are a healthy source of plant-based protein, loaded with heart-healthy fiber, and provide other key nutrients like iron and

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  • Step Two: Add Some Beans, An Easy Change towards a Healthy, Plant-Based Life

    My second , 5-minute “Get Healthy” Simple Step:  Add Some Beans Pop question: How many beans do you need to eat to live longer? 1/4 cup? 1 cup? 1 pound? Answer: For every 20g of beans you eat (that’s only about a tablespoon), you might live 6% longer. That’s because beans are a healthy source

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