While initially trying to transition to a whole food, plant-based lifestyle, many people aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to food preparation. There is often misconception that the ingredients are expensive or difficult to find, or that food preparation is too time consuming. I will emphasize the health benefits of various ingredients, and associate many of the recipes with the Food is Medicine page on the site. My goal is to help people see how easy it is to prepare their own delicious and nutritious meals as a part of a plan to improve their overall health.
Crispy Miso Chickpeas with Ginger Garlic Miso Tahini Dressing When discussing nutrition with clients, I often refer to Dr. Michael Greger's "Daily Dozen" as a set of guidelines to determine the healthiest foods [...]
Vegan Tostadas with Pickled Cabbage and Jalepeno Sauce Last weekend I was prepping some weekday dinners when my wife was out of town. I was in an adventurous cooking mood and was anxious to experiment [...]
Crunchy Granola Clusters (Banana Bread or Pumpkin) Who doesn't love granola? It's a versatile food that has enough presence to stand alone, but is also a great topping for yogurt, oatmeal, and smoothie [...]
Muhammara (Middle Eastern dip with roasted red peppers and walnuts) What is muhammara? It's a dip with a hummus-like texture that originated in Syria and is made primarily from blended roasted red peppers [...]
Nut and Seed Breakfast Bread with Dried Cranberries All too often, I hear people complain that they don't eat a healthy breakfast because they simply "don't have the time". If that's the case [...]
Roasted Mediterranean Cauliflower (Inspired by True Food Kitchen) If you're new to plant-based eating and looking for a restaurant that has great options, True Food Kitchen is a great choice if you're lucky [...]
Roasted Broccoli with Crispy Baked Tofu and Honey Sesame Glaze Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that has been associated with a reduction in the risk of various forms of cancer including lung, colon, [...]