150 Pounds Ago, I Was One Chinese Buffet Away from a Health Crisis

On March 1st of 2012 I was 44 years old, weighed 380 pounds, and was on blood pressure and cholesterol medicine. I watched Forks Over Knives, then checked out some other resources for plant-based eating, …

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Chipotle Pasta

Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients; this recipe comes together quickly and is relatively effortless. Just stir, heat, dump—go! It’s the sassy sister to mac ‘n’ cheese, with healthy additions like …

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Caramelized Onion & Pepper Quesadillas

Catering for Whole Foods Market was one of the best jobs I’ve had. Not only was it a great company to work for, but also I was able to enjoy mouth-watering dishes. One of my …

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From Meds to Marathons: How Eating Whole Plants Reversed My Asthma and Eczema

Imagine an active eight-year-old boy playing baseball, basketball, and tennis …  going nonstop. Now, imagine that same boy hindered with difficulty breathing ― something most of us take for granted. That was me, diagnosed with …

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Lentil and Rice Loaf with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

This flavorful loaf is perfect for anytime you want a hearty main dish. It can be made with fresh or dried herbs. Make two loaves while you’re at it and freeze one for leftovers. This …

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My Patient Didn’t Just Control His Diabetes, He Cured It!

Some of you may have read my previous blog post about how I came to embrace a whole-food, plant-based diet and the effects it had on my personal health and my approach to the prevention …

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Wholesome Oat Snackles

These little snackles are are great for packing in lunches, or to curb midmorning cravings. It’s like having your oatmeal without the bowl! Wholesome Oat Snackels From Let Them Eat Vegan • 1 cup rolled oats • 1 …

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I Overcame a Life of Meat, Junk Food and Sickness by Adopting a Plant-Based Diet

For years, I lived the fat life … big rare T-bones, grilled lamb chops, dirty martinis, fried calamari appetizers, large pieces of chocolate cake, and often a pack-a-day habit. By 2012 I had blossomed to …

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Lentil Vegetable Soup

This soup is a favorite of my boys and so easy to make. I think one of the reasons they like it, is because I chop all of the vegetables really small. And, like most …

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Indian Curry Lentils

A simple and wholesome legumes dish that will tickle your senses with curry and fragrant spices. 55 minutes cook time – though only 3 minutes prep work! Indian Curry Lentils Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup …

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