Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

This is my family’s favorite pea soup. My mom has been making this version for over 25 years. This tastes even better the next day and is great over baked potatoes or brown rice.



Sick and Declining at 23 … Radiant and Soaring at 25!

Sick and Declining at 23 … Radiant and Soaring at 25!

My name is Kimberly Allison, and I am 25 years old. I was raised on the standard American diet and ate that way my whole life―eggs for breakfast, sandwich for lunch, and steak for dinner. …



Yam Chickpea Spinach Curry

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I was looking for something to whip up for dinner one day and I found some diced frozen yams and spinach in the freezer. So I thought I’d create a different spin on Chana Masala with …



Why Everyone Should Eat More Plants

Why Everyone Should Eat More Plants

There is a misconception that eating a plant-based diet is unnatural, the purview of activist radicals and the socially marginalized. Instead, I submit that it is beyond a doubt the most natural, healthy, and advisable …



Raspberry Truffle Brownies

Raspberry Truffle Brownies

These dense, fudgy brownies have loads and loads of melt-in-your-mouth raspberry yumminess. Frozen berries actually will work better here because the dough is very stiff, and frozen berries are easier to fold in.



Cranberry Orange Pumpkin Muffins

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When organic canned pumpkin is plentiful, I like to make pumpkin spice oatmeal in the morning. One day I was in a hurry and didn’t have time to eat it and I wondered how it …



Fit Doesn’t Mean Healthy … Now at 50 I’m Both!

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I am a former Ms. Natural Olympia drug-free bodybuilding champion. My mantra used to be “protein, protein, protein!” Six times a day, I ate chicken, meat, fish, egg whites, or whey―up to 300 grams a day! I …



The Smoke and Mirrors Behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

The Smoke and Mirrors behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

The Atkins Diet lives on in the current bestselling books Wheat Belly by William Davis, MD and Grain Brain by David Perlmutter, MD. Robert Atkins, MD, creator of the Atkins Diet, was upfront with his …