Shepherd’s Pot Pie recipes

A close friend of mine loves to eat my vegetable pot pie with mashed potatoes on top. This recipe is a great way to find out why. From The Forks Over Knives Plan Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F…. Read more

Polenta with Pears and Cranberries

Use the ripest pears you can find in the market—Bosc, Asian, or D’anjou—and fresh cranberries when they are in season (usually from October through December). Adapted From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook Instructions: Heat the brown rice syrup in… Read more

Chilled Peanut Noodles recipes

I love anything with peanut butter—especially a spoon. I eat peanut butter only as a special treat because of the fat content, and this dish is one of my favorite special treats. This dish comes together quickly. If you are… Read more

Almost Instant Peanut Sauce

Ginger and cayenne give this sauce a flavorful kick, and it takes only 5 minutes to make. From The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook Instructions: 1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, and whisk well. 2. Store refrigerated in… Read more

Fruit and Nut Oatmeal

Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfast foods. It is quick to prepare and easily adaptable to my ever-changing moods—some days I want it with fruit, some days I want it plain, and sometimes I want a little bit of… Read more

Banana Almond Granola recipes

This recipe was inspired by my favorite banana almond muffins. Whether in muffins or in cereal, bananas and almonds pair perfectly. From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 275°F. 2. Add the oats to… Read more

Chickpea Avocado Salad recipes

Serve this flavorful salad on a bed of greens for a complete meal. I like arugula with this dish, but feel free to use your favorite.

Green Chile Rice with Black Beans recipes

Black beans are not usually added to this popular Mexican rice dish, but their addition makes it into a one-pot meal. Use whatever beans you have on hand, or leave them out if you want to serve this as a… Read more

Pizza with Creamed Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Olives

I like a pizza that kicks with flavor, and this one does it for me. The creamy sauce is rich without the added fat in most cream sauces, and the sun-dried tomatoes and olives add a perfect tangy-salty punch.

Thai Noodle Soup recipes

Once the ingredients are prepped for this soup, the dish comes together quickly. Sautéing the vegetables first shortens the stewing time, so there’s no need to spend long hours over a soup pot. This is a great one-pot meal that… Read more