Vegetable White Bean Hash

Vegetable White Bean Hash

Making hash is a great way to use whatever vegetables you have left over from the night before. But in the case of this delicious recipe, it seems unfair to consider it just a dish …



Cancer-Free without Chemo … Thanks to Dr. McDougall and Forks Over Knives

Cancer-Free without Chemo … Thanks to Dr. McDougall and Forks Over Knives

In January of 2012, I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, triple negative. My surgery was scheduled for January 30th. Not knowing any better, I planned to follow surgery with the recommended conventional aggressive chemo …



Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Talk about easy! This Vegetable Quinoa Salad is great to make at the beginning of a busy week to take to work or school. You can serve it plain, over fresh salad greens, or in …



Take Heart! Whole-Food, Plant-Based Living Will (Slowly) Reach the Masses

Take Heart! Whole-Food, Plant-Based Living Will (Slowly) Reach the Masses

Once you know the connection between dietary choices and health, watching other people eat can be a gruesome sight. It can seem like you are watching a train wreck in slow motion. I was once …



Plant-Based Diet Helped Me Become Pregnant

Plant-Based Diet Helped Me Become Pregnant

I credit the whole-food, plant-based diet described in Forks Over Knives for helping me overcome infertility. I always believed that I ate a healthy diet with very little processed food and lots of fruits and …



Fabulous Un-fried Falafel Burgers

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I have made many attempts at a baked falafel and even falafel burgers, but had not hit on the “one” that packed a full-of-flavor punch like a fried falafel ball does—until this.



My $1.50 a Day Challenge: Eating a Plant-Based Diet on an Austere Budget

My $1.50 a Day Challenge: Eating WFPB on a Budget

I recently took on a personal challenge to eat on $1.50 a day for five days. I was apprehensive and didn’t think I could do it. Here’s my story … 



FOK Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds and Enjoy 85-Mile Hike with My Son

FOK Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds and Enjoy 85-Mile Hike with My Son

I am a scout leader from the Ft. Worth/Keller area in Texas. I have been overweight for most of my adult life. A friend posted a link to the Forks Over Knives documentary on my …



Curried Tomato Lentil Soup (Shorba Addis)

Curried Tomato Lentil Soup (Shorba Addis)

This recipe is based on an Ethiopian soup with a rich, deep curry flavor and complex textures. It’s easy to make in a big batch for the week ahead, but it’s so good, don’t expect …



Tips for Eating Healthfully While Traveling Abroad

Tips for Eating Healthfully While Traveling Abroad

I admit, while I love traveling, I was a little nervous the first time I decided to take a trip abroad after adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet. Sure I was an old pro at navigating …