Here you’ll find ten holiday favorites made without using animal products. These are all easy recipes you can make yourself.
These oatmeal raisin cookies will have you sneaking in seconds and thirds and fourths as the adult in you attempts to justify the empty plate of treats sitting in front of you.
America is obsessed with protein, and it’s causing an untold amount of pain, suffering, and premature death. And the sad thing is, it’s all preventable. Garth Davis, MD is one of the country’s most highly respected and top bariatric surgeons who sees the health consequences of this epidemic every single day, as patient after […]
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has become increasingly common amongst Western cultures. This chronic disease is now estimated to affect up to 27.8% of North America and 25.9% of Europe.1 With 1 out of every 4 people suffering from this condition, it is not surprising that direct and indirect healthcare costs associated with GERD in the […]
One of the most common questions I get from those who’ve adopted a plant-based lifestyle is, “How can I find a plant-based doctor?” Many who adopt a whole foods, plant-based (WFPB) diet do so for their health. They realize the food they put in their mouth has a profound effect on their overall health, be […]
Have you been thinking about making changes to your diet and lifestyle? Maybe you want to take that leap from frumpy & tired to healthy & fit? Then The Plant-Based Journey is the perfect book for you! Author, Lani Muelrath, has done a masterful job in creating what I’d like to refer to as the […]
Every plant-based foodie needs a great salad dressing. Eating greens plain would be bitter and boring otherwise. Solution – my Orange Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing. This dressing is tangy and delicious! It makes eating a salad fun and enjoyable. Now you can get all those phytonutrients from your greens AND your dressing with this no-oil salad […]
Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common degenerative joint diseases worldwide, affecting approximately 27 million adults alone in the United States.1 Although not as disabling as rheumatoid arthritis, it is seven times more frequent in occurrence in the population. It is also one of the oldest recorded diseases in human history, showing up in […]
On October 31, 2005, my father passed away from complications related to an autoimmune disease. Six years later, in September 2011, after many visits to various doctors and numerous lab tests, I was diagnosed with the same disease—systemic lupus with a positive double marker of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). My ANA was 1:40 and very specific […]
It’s summertime and that calls for something light and refreshing to satisfy your hunger. Introducing my Summertime Veggie Wrap loaded with mouthwatering flavor and lots of colors. Everyone always says for great health you need to eat the colors of the rainbow. This wrap delivers on that and much more. It tastes delicious, provides shades […]
A great tasting dip is a must for picnics, parties, or if you’re flying solo for snack time. This homemade, lemon-infused hummus dip rocks! Straight from my book, The Empty Medicine Cabinet, it’s the perfect hummus recipe for any occasion. Use it as a spread for vegetable wraps, as a dip for tasty baked crackers […]
One of my favorite homemade veggie burgers is my Black Bean and Brown Rice Burger. This is a delicious, filling plant-based burger that makes a wonderful substitute for a ground beef burger. Plus you get all the health benefits to go along with the taste. This recipe is rather quick and simple with only a […]
Cancer – the word actually comes from the Greek word karkinos, a word used to describe carcinoma tumors by the famous physician Hippocrates (460-370 B.C.).1 Cancer is arguably the most terrifying diagnosis anyone can receive from his or her physician. It’s also the second leading cause of death in the United States and around the […]