Black Bean Soup with Sweet Potatoes

Black Bean Soup with Sweet Potatoes

This soup has an irresistible quality; the flavors are deep and earthy with some sweetness from the potatoes. Don’t let the number of ingredients intimidate you – they build layers of flavor, but this soup …



After a Year of Terrible Health, Forks Over Knives Has Me Back on Track

After a Terrible Year of Health, Forks Over Knives Has Me Back on Track

2012 was a terrible year for my health. Already suffering from high blood pressure and asthma, I contracted seven lung infections, which required steroids and antibiotics that wrecked havoc with my digestive system and sapped …



Boulangere Potatoes

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This recipe is a great alternative to scalloped potatoes, which are traditionally very high in fat.



Navy Bean Soup

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Navy beans, like all dried beans, are a healthy component of a whole-food, plant-based diet. You can make this dish more brothy or creamy, depending upon your preference.



Greek Stuffed Peppers

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Whenever I make these stuffed peppers my dinner guests rave about them! It’s such a great way to use up leftover brown rice and it makes such a beautiful addition to any meal. You can …



Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

Pasta primavera is related to and likely derived from authentic Italian dishes. However this is more accurately a North American dish, created in Nova Scotia and brought to New York City in the early 1970s. …



After Hitting Rock Bottom, Forks Over Knives Helped Me Lose 100+ Pounds

After Hitting Rock Bottom, Forks Over Knives Helped Me Lose 100+ Pounds

I had struggled with my weight for many years. While cruising Netflix for documentaries I came across Forks Over Knives. I’m not going to lie. I passed on watching it on numerous occasions. Finally, one …



Cravings – How They Work and How to Manage Them

Cravings - How They Work and How to Manage Them

What are cravings and how do they affect your plan for healthy living? Cravings aren’t “bad.” They are just signals that you want something. When you are tired, you crave sleep. When you are thirsty, …