Do Potatoes Cause Diabetes?


Are potatoes dangerous? Do potatoes cause diabetes? You might think so if you followed the headlines. In 2006, the media was full of reports making these claims, some of which are still being made today. All …

Cajun Cornbread Casserole

Cajun Cornbread Casserole

Any excuse to eat cornbread is a good one in my book. This delicious and spicy cornbread-topped casserole is a complete meal with grains, beans and vegetables all in one dish, and can be found …

Mighty Muffins for Mother’s Day

Mighty Muffins

These muffins are the brainchild of my friend Bridget’s brother, Michael, who is an amazing cook. This recipe is great to serve Mom for breakfast-in-bed this Mother’s Day! Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts Video: Skim Milk and Acne

Skim Milk and Acne

This video looks at three Harvard studies that found a link between dairy consumption and acne in adolescent boys and girls.

Polenta with Black Beans and Mango Salsa from the Newly-Released Book, “The Starch Solution”

“The Starch Solution” Now Available, 15% Launch Discount – Read Book Excerpt

This savory Polenta with Black Beans and Mango Salsa recipe is from Mary McDougall, who is co-author of the newly-released book, The Starch Solution.  The book, which includes more than 100 recipes from Mary, is …

Why Moms Should Want Vegan Children

Child making Salad

The vegan diet based in whole-foods has been proven to prevent death from heart disease, reduce “bad” cholesterol levels, and lower blood pressure. It’s also associated with lower body weight, lower rates of hypertension, type …

Plant-Strong on The Road!

Plant-Strong on The Road!

Staying plant-strong while you’re traveling on planes, trains, and automobiles is a piece of cake (or even better, a piece of kale!). I’ve been traveling a ton lately. In fact, in February I was on the …

Following My Passion: How I Grew into a Plant-Based Chef

Following My Passion: How I Grew into a Plant-Based Chef

In 2006, having resigned from a stressful position in publishing, I found myself sitting across from a career coach I found in one of those free New Age magazines. Halfway through our first session he …

Forks Over Knives Launches New Website


We are pleased to announce the launch of the new! Our goal has always been to bring you the leading information in the plant-based world – and to that end, will feature daily …

Mushroom-Basil Au Gratin

Mushroom-Basil Au Gratin

This dish is based on traditional au gratin potatoes, but without the cheese, milk, butter or flour. And along with the potatoes, thin layers of mushrooms and onions are stacked with chard and fresh basil. …