The Story Behind My Family’s Historic Farm Featured in ‘Forks Over Knives’

The Esselstyn Family Farm is featured prominently in “Forks Over Knives,” but there is much more to this farm than you might know. Learn about its rich history (and how… Read more

Tucson Spicy Lentil Tacos

Several years ago, my Mom, Dad, sister Jane, Colin Campbell, and I gave a one-day “Healthy You” seminar in Tucson, Arizona. The night before the event we were invited to… Read more

Mexican Lime Soup

This soup is colorful and fun to offer to guests. Serve in large bowls and crumble healthy chips on top of soup before enjoying. From The Engine 2 Diet Instructions:… Read more

Southwestern Potato Bowl

What is more filling than potatoes? And what packs more Southwestern flavor than Ro-Tel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies? Nothing and no one. So, giddyup! (Editor’s Note: If you can’t… Read more

World-Renowned Ultra-Marathoner Scott Jurek Talks Snacks, Potatoes, and Micro-Goals

[Rip Esselstyn, bestselling author of The Engine2 Diet and former professional triathlete and firefighter, chats with Scott Jurek, world-renowned ultramarathon champion and bestselling author of Eat & Run. Meet and… Read more

Q & A With Plant-Strong Athletes and Advocates Rip Esselstyn and Rich Roll

Rip Esselstyn, bestselling author of The Engine2 Diet and former professional triathlete and firefighter, chats with Rich Roll, bestselling author of Finding Ultra and world-renowned ultra-endurance athlete. Rip Esselstyn: If… Read more

Pasta Primavera

This pasta dish has no bouillon, or any other meat, in it. It’s colorful, hearty, tasty, and a great way to get greens into your evening meal. It also makes… Read more

Fire Brigade Stuffing

My brother-in-law, Brian, makes this stuffing, which will make your palate swoon and your tummy sing. Here’s a fun twist to make your guests swoon as well: Cook, then serve… Read more

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Quesadillas

These quesadillas from My Beef with Meat are a regular with the Engine 2 plant-strong Hall family. They are simple to make and very satisfying. Instructions: Preheat oven to 375º… Read more

Tips for Visiting Friends and Family Who Are Not Plant-Strong

Visiting friends and family who are not plant-strong can be very tricky and requires a delicate balance of grace and diplomacy. You want to do your best to stick to the… Read more