Cooking an elaborate meal is something I don’t get to do very often, and not because there aren’t enough holidays, birthdays, or ends of long work-weeks to celebrate. It’s simply because of time—lack of it. An hour spent prepping something fresh and tasty is an hour spent not cleaning off my desk, not finishing that almost-overdue library book, and not walking the dog. Enter the healthy-in-a-hurry meal. I don’t own a microwave, so there’s a limit to how quickly I can get food onto my plate and into my mouth, and besides, I’ve never been into prefab foods. Instead of relying on packaged products, I’ve developed a repertoire of fast, tasty, healthy meals that take very little time to prepare.
Eating red hot chili peppers could lead to a longer life, according to a new study. That's one good reason to try these delicious "Sausage" and Pepper Heroes.
At only 15, Haile Thomas is an enthusiastic advocate for plant-based eating. It all started when her father was diagnosed with diabetes and the whole family decided to cook and eat more healthfully. Through her website, cooking classes, TV appearances and work with Sweetleaf Stevia Sweeteners, Haile inspires kids and adults to eating nutritious, delicious, plant-based food.
Our favorite traveling cook, Victoria Holder (of Victoria's Creative Kitchen) is on the road in Europe, but that doesn't stop her from coming up with simple and fun recipes like this one.
Farm Sanctuary, which rescues abused and abandoned farm animals around the country, is teaming up with famous vegans and asking them to encourage their friends to try a vegan meal. First up: The producer Russell Simmons challenges his friend and rapper DoBoy go try the vegan way of eating. Here's how it's going...
Give a gift that lasts a lifetime! Check out Foundations of Plant-Based Nutrition, a comprehensive online cooking course — click here for information and a big discount. Meanwhile, see cooking instructor Kayleen St. John demonstrate this root-to-frond cooking tip.
You don't have to figure out how to lose weight and eat more healthfully all by yourself. Sign up for this online course, 6 Weeks to Plant Powered Weight Loss and you'll get lots of guidance, tips and recipes from our nutrition expert, Sara Sullivan.