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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 …



Kidney Bean Bites

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One afternoon I grabbed what I thought was corn from the freezer but later realized it was mixed vegetables. Once they thawed on the counter I knew they weren’t going back in, so I looked …



Split Pea & Cauliflower Soup

Split Pea & Cauliflower Soup

A variation of pea soup is part of many cultures. In the 18th and 19th centuries, split pea soup played a prominent role in the British and Irish diets. Sailors loved eating peas, because they …



Careers in Plant-Based Nutrition: Options for Action in an Emerging Field

Careers in Plant-Based Nutrition: Options for Action in an Emerging Field

We need you. We have never before been faced with so much overweight, chronic disease, and associated emotional and financial ill effects of the standard American diet. We have much to do if we are …



Puréed Spicy Sweet Potato with Chickpeas

Puréed Spicy Sweet Potato with Chickpeas

This soup combines sweet potatoes with earthy spices, a good dose of fresh ginger, and just a small amount of nut butter (gives depth of flavor without being too heavy or cloying). The soup is …