Plant-Based 101

What is a Plant-Based Diet?  How do I start eating healthy?  This is your essential guide to whole foods, vegetarian and vegan eating.  Find cooking videos, recipes, articles, and more tools to learn more and help you start feeling better today. 

What to Eat on a Healthy, Plant-Based Diet

A plant-based diet is, quite literally, a diet based on plants.  It is centered around fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes, nuts, and seeds with minimal or no animal-based foods like meat, fish, eggs, or dairy.  It often implies a whole foods diet, with minimal refined flours, sugars, and oils.  


Helpful Cooking Videos, Delicious Recipes,

Useful Articles to Get you Started

 

Plant-Based Cooking is cooking that uses primarily plants.  Chef Katie shows you the essential for healthy whole-foods vegetarian cooking.  Helpful videos cover everything from quinoa and lentils to oil-free saute and fat-free caramelizing. 

 

What Does a Vegan Eat?  
What’s the Difference between Vegetarian and Vegan?  
How do vegans get protein?  
Find answers to 9 common questions about eating a plant-based diet, from what foods are included to advantages of eating less meat.  Get links to the best healthy recipes for breakfast, dinner, and dessert.

Whether you're a basic beginner cook or an experienced Quinoa chef, this is an essential, helpful resource.

 

One of the most frequent frustrations I hear about eating healthy is “how do I cook for just one person?”  Individual cooking doesn’t need to take a lot of time or preparation.  It will help empower you to take control of your diet - monitoring the fat, salt, and sugar in your food.  Here are my 5 delicious tips to keep you motivated and 16 vegetarian, plant-based recipes to get you started.


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