When My Heart Surgeries Failed, Dr. Esselstyn’s Book Taught Me How to Take Back My Health

When My Heart Surgeries Failed, Dr. Esselstyn’s Book Taught Me How to Take Back My Health

In 2008 I had double bypass surgery. Two years later, both grafts were completely blocked. One was stented and the other could not be fixed. In October of 2011, I had another blocked artery that …



Chickpea Noodle Soup

Chickpea Noodle Soup

Warm, healthy and super delicious, you’ll love this vegan version of the classic comfort food!



How I Went from Cancer Patient to Ironman Triathlete

How I Went from Cancer Patient to Ironman Triathlete

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is, what inspired you to do an Ironman Triathlon right after being diagnosed with breast cancer?  The answer is that I stumbled onto some powerful information …



The Multiple Sclerosis and Diet Saga

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Note from the Editor: Earlier this week, Jack Osbourne, reality T.V. personality and son of singer Ozzy Osbourne, revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Below is an article from John McDougall, …



Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Now that summer has arrived my favorite quick-cooking grain to eat is quinoa. We use seasonal summer produce to make this salad nutrient-packed! This Mexican-inspired quinoa dish uses both regular and red quinoa for added …



How I Dumped Milk Down the Drain, Adopted a Plant-Based Diet, and Regained My Singing Voice

How I Dumped Milk Down the Drain, Adopted a Plant-Based Diet, and Regained My Singing Voice

Having known some things about foods for the last 10+ years, I wasn’t too anxious to watch Forks Over Knives, as I figured it would just confirm what I already knew: the foods we often …



The Calorie Density Approach to Nutrition and Lifelong Weight Management

The Calorie Density Approach to Nutrition and Life Long Weight Management

Calorie density is the simplest approach to healthful eating and lifelong weight management. This common sense approach to sound nutrition allows for lifelong weight management without hunger; more food for fewer calories, and is easy …



Breakfast Potatoes from Newly-Released Cookbook, “Bravo!”

Breakfast Potatoes from Newly-Released Cookbook, “Bravo!”

This is a wholesome alternative to the greasy fried and overly salted potato dishes often served at breakfast time. This dish can be prepared ahead of time, so all you need to do is bake …



Chef Del’s Mushroom Stroganoff

Chef Del’s Mushroom Stroganoff

Stroganoff originated in Russia as a beef dish served in a rich sour cream sauce. And although there are many versions of the original recipe, this plant-based one is made with rich porcini mushrooms and …



Interview with Forks Over Knives’ Ruth Heidrich on ESPN Radio

Interview with Forks Over Knives' Ruth Heidrich on ESPN Radio

Ruth Heidrich, who was featured in Forks Over Knives, was interviewed on ESPN 1700 San Diego to discuss her breast cancer recovery and accomplishments as an Ironman triathlete. Click below to listen to the interview.