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 101

What Does a Vegan Eat?

Cooking for One Recipes

Ingredients Guide

Vegetables, Fruit, Grains, Beans, Lentils, Nuts, and Seeds
How to pick, store, and cook fresh produce
Oil-free, vegan recipes
Science-Supported Nutrition
Organic or Not?

Global Flavors



This is your essential resource for healthy, plant-based recipes and traditional cooking techniques from around the world. Learn the history behind Mexican, Asian, Italian, and African cuisines.  Explore the ingredients and flavors characteristic of each region.  Recipes adapt these traditions for an oil-free, whole foods, vegan diet.

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