Plant-Powered Week in Photos
August 22 2014
I visited northern California last week to learn more about how fruits and vegetables are grown.
Indian Cuisine — Foods That Hold a Special Place in Plant-Based Food Traditions
August 21 2014
Most vegetarians agree: Indian food is one of the tastiest plant-based cuisines. With fragrant curry, dal, and korma dishes lending their aromatic, flavorful qualities to the plate, who needs meat?
Back to School Q&A: How I Prepare School Lunch for My Kids
August 20 2014
We always hear breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but what about lunch? Lunch is the glue that holds the day’s events together. Without it, we’d have nothing…nothing in our stomachs that is. And then hunger sets in. Have you ever tried to learn algebra on an empty stomach? A hearty lunch provides kids with the fuel they need to keep their bodies and minds going strong! Research has proven that proper nutrition affects school performance. Kids need adequate energy for academic achievement.
5 Spices I Can't Live Without
August 19 2014
I’m a big advocate for eating more pungent, aromatic, flavorful spices (and herbs) in your daily diet. Here’s a peek at five spices I just can’t live without!
Grilled Radicchio and Belgian Endive with Oregano
August 18 2014
Here’s a new take on a classic radicchio endive salad! Maybe you haven’t yet sampled grilled salad greens, such as radicchio and endive. But once you take your first bite, you’ll come back for more. By roasting them over the grill, you caramelize their flavors and tenderize their textures. It’s a nice way to “eat your salad” during the summer!