Plant-Powered Week in Photos: Paris
February 27 2015
I spent 3 glorious days in Paris, and I can’t wait to share my plant-powered culinary adventures with you! Here are a few glimpses.
Pistachios: Heart Health in Every Bite
February 26 2015
Eating to fend off heart disease—the leading cause of death in the U.S. for men and women—is a smart endeavor. And the latest science shows that heart healthy eating is all about eating a diet rich in lean protein sources, whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and healthy plant fats. Those healthy plant fats, from sources such as olives, avocados, seeds, and nuts—including pistachios, can help reduce the risk of heart disease.
In the Studio with Sharon: The veg girl RD, Kristine Duncan, MS, RDN, CDE
February 25 2015
I’m so excited to have the veg girl RD, Kristine Duncan, MS, RDN, CDE, on my blog today. Kristine is a vegetarian dietitian, freelance writer, community college instructor, dog lady, cat lady, and nutrition blogger at www.veggirlrd.com.
Harvard Culinary Training Session
February 24 2015
During the second week of January, the Humane Society of the United States co-hosted a first ever two-day culinary training with attendees representing culinary operations from Harvard University, Boston University, Boston College, Tufts University, and the Rhode Island School of Design. These people all gathered at Annandale Hall at Harvard for a hands-on training experience to prepare delicious plant-based entrees and desserts that would appeal to all dietary preferences of students.
Vegan White Chocolate Coconut Macadamia Cookies
February 23 2015
Yum! These golden, flavorful cookies disappeared in seconds in my house! A plant-powered spinoff from the classic White Choc Macadamia cookie, my cookie recipe is modest in sugar, and packed with the power of chia, flax, coconut, and almond flour!