• 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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  • 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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  • Mushroom Leek Barley Soup

    Medium |  Servings: 8 |  Ready In: 45 minutes |  Yield: 16 cups soup This hearty vegan soup pairs creamy barley with leeks and mushrooms for classic comfort-food flavor. The simple flavors in this oil-free recipe will fill your kitchen with aromas transporting you back to childhood. Make a big batch and freeze extras for

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  • Simple Fruit Mocktail Salad

      Easy  |  Servings: 8 |  Ready In: 10 minutes |  Yield: about 12 cups Light, crisp, refreshing fruit “mocktail” is a healthy take on the classic canned version of pears, peaches, and cherries. Make this satisfying, easy recipe in the summer when sweet cherries are in season for a healthy, plant-based finish at an

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  • Easy Oil-Free Garlic Greens

    Easy |  Servings: 6  |  Ready In: 15  minutes |  Yield: 6 cups This easy, oil-free starts by infusing water with garlic and red chili flake. Dark greens like chard, kale, and spinach then sauté for a simple plant-based recipe that is full of delicious Italian flavor.  Enjoy on its own or serve with Pasta “alla

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  • Strawberry Mango Chia Jam

      Easy  |  Servings: 12  |  Ready In: 10 minutes  |  Yield: about 3 cups Chia seeds look like raspberry seeds but act like a natural thickener in this quick jam. They offer fiber and healthy Omega-3 fats while mango provides all of the natural sweetness you need, without any of the refined sugar that you

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  • Raspberry Mango Chia Jam

      Easy  |  Servings: 24  |  Ready In: 10 minutes  |  Yield: about 3 cups Chia seeds look like raspberry seeds but act like a natural thickener in this quick jam. They offer fiber and healthy Omega-3 fats while mango provides all of the natural sweetness you need, without any of the refined sugar that you

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  • Purple Potato Breakfast Hash

    Easy  |  Servings: 4 |  Ready In: 35 minutes |  Yield: 8 cups soup Sometimes inspiration just comes in a color. Kids will love helping you find “purple foods” to add to this healthy, fat-free breakfast hash. This vegan, oil-free recipe is a great dish for entertaining at brunch or a side dish for dinner. 

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  • Italian Winter Vegetable Barley Soup

    Medium |  Servings: 6 |  Ready In: 45 minutes |  Yield: 12 cups soup Hearty barley is a budget-friendly whole grain that provides healthy fiber and protein.  It pairs with seasonal winter vegetables and simple Italian flavors for this satisfying vegan soup. Enjoy this oil-free, plant-based recipe for an easy, yet satisfying, one-pot dinner.  Serve with

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