My Top 9 Plant-Powered LA Restaurants
July 26 2016
I’ve lived in LA now for more than 20 years, and I am so excited to see the explosion that has occurred in our dining scene. A renaissance in eclectic, historic, ethnic neighborhoods, and a restoration of the Downtown region have reenergized our dining scene, bringing a number of creative, hot chefs to open creative, approachable eateries.
Green Pistachio Smoothie
July 25 2016
This green smoothie owes its beautiful, vibrant color to nutrient packed pistachios and kale. Made with only fresh ingredients, the Green Pistachio Smoothie also has no added sugar!
Ask Sharon: Is pea protein a good choice?
July 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.
Olive Oil Protects from Air Pollution
July 23 2016
You know how much I love EVOO! It’s my number one oil in the kitchen, for heart health and flavor.
Vegetable Ribbon Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
July 22 2016
For this month’s Recipe Redux, I was challenged to celebrate veggies with creative shapes and sizes. Since vegetable ribbons are all the rage, I decided to share this fresh, gorgeous summer recipe, from my book Plant-Powered for Life.
Coffee: A Plant-Powered Beverage with Benefits
July 21 2016
When consumed in simple form, the way they’ve been sipped by humans for centuries, coffee can hydrate your body and offer the added bonus of plant-powered health protection. Coffee, the stimulating beverage once frowned on by health experts, is starting to enjoy some perks, due to a growing body of research demonstrating its potential health benefits.
In the Studio with Sharon: Michaela Ballmann MS, RD, CLT
July 20 2016
I’m so glad to have Michaela Ballmann, MS, RD, CLT on my blog today! Michaela is a registered dietitian, nutrition consultant, podcast host, and blogger who is enthusiastic about guilt-free eating, whole person care, and nourishing food.
My Top 5 Plant-Powered “How-To” Blogs
July 19 2016
I know how much you love those “how-to” blogs, which provide step-by-step instructions and photos for making a classic dish or cooking with an unusual plant food.
Spicy Sorghum Avocado Salad
July 18 2016
The Latin flavors of cilantro, avocado, corn and tomatoes truly brighten up this nutrient-rich, satisfying salad. It’s even better the next day!