Red Meat Linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease
April 30 2016
While previous studies have shown contradictory findings, a recent study found that eating red meat may raise risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Plant-Powered Week in Photos
April 29 2016
Come see what I’ve been up to this week with my plant-powered week in photos!
Sharon's Dirt Report: Pears
April 28 2016
Just one bite into a crisp, cool pear and I’m hooked. I just love the fragrant crunch of these delicious fruits, which are nature’s perfect on-the-go foods. Thanks to its natural protective skin, you can toss a pear into your handbag, gym bag, or lunch box for a delicious, healthful treat.
In the Studio with Sharon: David Ingalls, MS, RD, of Zing Bars
April 27 2016
It’s such an honor to have David Ingalls, MS, RD, co-founder and CEO of Zing Bars, on my blog today! David earned his Masters degree in nutrition science from Bastyr University in 2004 and completed his dietetic internship at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle in 2005.
Spring into Fresh, Healthy Eating
April 26 2016
As the first blossoms appear on fruit trees and tender vegetable sprouts push forth from the earth, it’s time to celebrate the best of fresh spring produce.
Zucchini Carrot Spice Muffins (Vegan)
April 25 2016
I turned to the powers of aqufaba for this tender, plant-based muffin. Just whip up the reserved liquid from a can of beans and you can replace eggs in your favorite baked recipe.
Ask Sharon: What supplements should I take while eating a plant-based diet?
April 24 2016
As part of my new program “Ask Sharon”, I am answering the top question of the month submitted through my blog, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to answer here. You can even win a prize! Don’t forget to submit your burning nutrition question this month via my blog, or other social media. Here is my favorite question this month, which comes from Mara: What supplements should I take while eating a plant-based diet?
Science Saturday: Red Meat Linked to Stroke
April 23 2016
According to a report by a German medical research group, intake of red meat sharply increases stroke risk.
Sharon @ The Plant-Powered Blog: Sesame Red Chard Salad with Edamame and Brown Rice
April 22 2016
Edamame—the immature, green beans from the soy plant—is one of my favorite go-to plant-powered foods. Super packed in high quality protein (17 grams per cup!), plus fiber, iron, calcium, and more, I include this food in my diet regularly.