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PYP 094: Karen Page on the Secret Reason to Go Plant-Based: Flavor

Karen Page is one of the most influential food writers of our time. The author, with her husband Andrew Dornenberg, of several impressive books about gourmet cooking, chefs, and fine restaurants. Read More

PYP 092: Tracy Russell on Green Smoothies as the Easiest First Step on the Road to Health

On December 31, 2007, Tracy Russell went to bed in mediocre health, lacking energy to exercise, and 40 pounds overweight. The next morning, she made her first green smoothie, and hasn’t looked back since. Read More

PYP 091: Heather Crosby on the Courage to Become Healthy

When Heather Crosby found herself in poor health and, according to her doctors, destined to be on meds for the rest of her life, she decided to take her health into her own hands. Read More

PYP 084: Julieanna Hever on the Vegiterranean Diet

Julieanna Hever, the Plant Based Dietitian, was torn. As an expert on nutrition, she knew that the healthiest diet for humans is plant-based whole foods. Read More

PYP 079: Plant-Based Katie on Healing Her Relationship with Food and Experiencing True Pleasure

Katie Mae grew up eating chicken, beef, mashed potatoes – and overcooked frozen vegetables (when her parents forced her). In high school she exhibited disordered eating patterns, and thought of herself as an “ice cream addict.” Fast forward to today, and Katie is an unabashed foodie and flavor ambassador for a cuisine that most people… Read More

PYP 075: Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn on Healthy Cooking Made Really Easy

Mother and daughter Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn are co-authors of the brand spanking new Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook. The recipes are inspired by two things: the nutritional profile of heart-protective foods validated by their husband and father Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, and a knack for making healthy food prep as easy and… Read More

PYP 069: How to Keep Kids Healthy Even if They’re in Daycare

Sparked by a situation in my own family, I devoted this episode to supporting parents who send their kids to daycare and still want to feed them well. I reached out to my network of “Here’s how to do it” genius educators and collated the short interviews into this comprehensive and hopefully valuable resource. Read More

PYP 064: Chef Alan Roettinger on Navigating Life Through Joy (and much more)

Alan Roettinger packs a ton of wisdom, compassion, and humor into a 102-minute interview – one of the longest and most inspiring I’ve had the privilege to conduct. Alan shifted his career as private chef to the rich and famous (he doesn’t name names, except for Bill Clinton and Frank Sinatra) to a successful stint… Read More

Food Demo: Quick and Easy Kale Avocado Salad

Howard and Yael (but mostly Yael) demonstrate how to make a really quick and easy and deliciously health kale avocado salad.

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Food Demo: Sprouted Quinoa Salad

This salad, adapted from a recipe in Rawlicious: Delicious Raw Recipes for Radiant Health by South African raw food evangelists Peter and Beryn Daniel, is the perfect dish for hot weather pot lucks and lazy late dinners with family and friends. The Rawlicious recipe calls for 1/8 cup olive oil; I substitute an avocado to…

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