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Katie Simmons

Katie is a personal chef based in Chicago. She specializes in creating delicious, healthy recipes for those with special concerns including gluten-free, oil-free, plant-based, and low-residue diets. Outside of the kitchen, she is a fitness instructor for Equinox, with over 13 years experience in the fitness industry. Learn more at her Plants-Rule website.

All Contributions from Katie Simmons (7)

Air Fryer 101 (Plus Recipes to Try)

The air fryer is one of the hottest healthy cooking appliances to hit the market in recent years, and for good reason:…

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Pumpkin pie spice and canned pumpkin make these muffins perfect for fall. If you don’t have the ready-made spice blend, use 1½…

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Greek-Style Stuffed Tomatoes

This classic Greek dish is the perfect vehicle for summer heirloom tomatoes or store-bought on-the-vine tomatoes. For the best flavor, serve the…

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Pumpkin Seed Granola with Millet and Oats

Whole grain millet and pumpkin seeds add textural interest to this tasty homemade granola. Dried dates and raisins lend natural sweetness. From…

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Creamy Vegan Potato-Leek Soup

Heaping spoonfuls of smoked paprika are what make this soup sing. The Spanish spice differs from the more common Hungarian (sweet) paprika…

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2-Minute Oil-Free Balsamic Dressing

We hope that’s quick enough for you! This easy, quick oil-free balsamic dressing comes from chef Katie Simmons. Serve it over a…

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Cooking for One: 5 Healthy Tips and 15 Recipes

One of the most frequently asked questions I hear are about how to cook for one person. Whether it’s from someone at…

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Master the art of plant-based cooking.

The Forks Over Knives online cooking course helps you learn new techniques, flavors, and styles for cooking delicious plant-based, oil-free meals at home.

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