• Kale, Spinach, Collards, Chard, and More: 14 Delicious Oil-Free Vegan Greens Recipes

    Kale, Spinach, Collards, Chard, and More: 14 Delicious Oil-Free Vegan Greens Recipes Green vegetables are a no-brainer when it comes to healthy eating.  They are low in calories but high in nutrition.  They are packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants, satisfying fiber, vegan protein, healthy Omega-3 fats, and calcium. They also offer a wide variety of flavor,

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  • Step One: Get Your Greens, An Easy Change towards a Healthy, Plant-Based Life

    My first, 5-minute “Get Healthy” Simple Step: Get Your Greens Green vegetables are a no-brainer when it comes to healthy eating.  They are low in calories but high in nutrition.  They are packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants, satisfying fiber, healthy Omega-3 fats, calcium, and even plant-based protein.  They also offer a wider variety of flavor, texture,

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  • Can Monotony Help Me Lose Weight? The Gray T-Shirt Approach to Healthy Eating

    Gray t-shirt and jeans. Gray t-shirt and jeans. Gray t-shirt and jeans. Gray t-shirt and jeans. Gray t-shirt and jeans. Imagine if you opened your closet every morning and these were the options for your work attire. You’d see the repeated choices, grab a set, and be on your way. Rather than spending time and

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  • Plant-Based 101 and the Essential Oil-Free Vegan Recipes You Need

    “I don’t understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic while it is medically conservative to cut people open or put them on powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs the rest of their lives.” – Dean Ornish, MD Maybe you’re curious what all the hype is about. Maybe you’re facing a frightening medical

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  • Irish Food 101 and St. Patrick’s Day Irish Healthy Vegan Recipes

    “Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.” ― Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw Modern St. Patrick’s Day food often involves Corned Beef, cheesy potatoes, fried sausages, and some sort of fake green dyed milkshake.  The authentic staples of Irish cooking, though, uses humble ingredients: cabbage, turnips, potatoes, kale, mustard,

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  • Indian and Italian Cuisines: 6 Things you Already Know about Italian Food Can Help you Understand Indian Cuisine

    “Nobody Can Be an Expert on Indian Food” — Madhur Jaffrey When it comes to Indian cuisine, it can be quite confusing.  Many of us simply aren’t used to 5 different types of Masala, and a typical Indian menu can be quite overwhelming.  However, many of us can understand the basics of Italian cuisine.  We’ve

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  • How to Make the Ultimate Vegan Salad: 4 Chef’s Tips for Delicious, Healthy Oil-Free Flavor

    Crunchy….Creamy….Refreshing….Satisfying The perfect salad hits all of these notes. The ideal blend of colorful vegetables, hearty protein, and a flavorful dressing delights your taste buds without weighing you down. How can YOU master the salad?  I’ve got 4 simple Chef’s Tips to help.  Follow these 4 easy steps and you’ll have delicious, interesting salads every

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  • Is 90% Good Enough? What we can learn from the Reducetarian Approach and Blue Zones about Vegan Diets

    Is 90% Good Enough? Sometimes the idea of a 100% vegan diet can seem so overwhelming that it detracts us from the big picture.  The all-or-nothing approach might appeal to some, especially those of us who thrive off of extremes and set boundaries.  However, the totally plant-based lifestyle is foreign to our traditional Standard American

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  • 4 Easy Healthy Vegan Snacks in Less Than 5 Minutes: Round Two

    Are you short on time but need something healthy to eat?  Are you looking for an easy snack that you can grab on the way to work or before heading to the gym? It’s Round Two of my easy snack.  Here are 4 healthy snacks that are ready in less than 5 minutes. In Round

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