Eat to Thrive
T. Colin Campbell has revolutionized how we think of nutrition for decades. Now—for the health of our bodies and the world’s communities, for the restoration of ecological balance—it’s time we put that knowledge into practice.
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Vegan Habichuelas Guisadas (Puerto Rican Stewed Beans)
Traditional Puerto Rican stewed beans typically contain oil and pork, but in this healthier version, you don’t need any animal products or oil. This twist on the classic Caribbean dish still has all the delicious flavors and textures of the original. Serve with brown rice or quinoa and your favorite plantain side dish.
This Puerto Rican seasoning blend is used in many traditional dishes. Its unique balance of spices and herbs creates a bold and complex flavor profile essential to authentic dishes. With its versatile use and long shelf life, Homemade Sazón is an easy way to bring Puerto Rican cuisine into your kitchen.
Simple and healthy, these crazy delicious Chipotle Mushroom Tacos are all that with their smoky, aromatic seasoning and hearty, “meaty” texture.
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Lemon
These oil-free roasted cauliflower steaks can be served as a healthy, flavorful side dish packed with delicious spices and a tangy splash of lemon. They can also be enjoyed as a main dish. Either way, it’s a great choice for incorporating more vegetables into your diet.
This whole food, plant-based vegan pasta puttanesca is prepared without oil. It is a flavorful and nutritious dish, perfect for those looking for a healthy, low-fat meal. The recipe is easy to prepare and features a tangy herb-infused sauce that you can adjust to delight your taste buds.
Oil-Free Easy French Hummus Dressing
This tangy, effortless dressing comes together in five minutes or less—not bad for a delectable, nutritious substitute to conventional dressings! It’s an excellent way to incorporate creaminess and flavor into your salads, roasted vegetables, and other dishes.
The ever-popular California fish taco has not been forgotten in my kitchen. The special components in this recipe are the artichokes and creamy lime dressing. We love these easy, fun plant-based tacos.
This Oil-Free Kung Pao Tofu is packed with excellent umami flavor. Along with sweet, salty, sour, and bitter, umami is one of the five basic tastes. Often described as savory, it’s a common element of Asian cuisine.
Did you know you can prepare sweet hummus? Everything tastes better with chocolate, and this hummus recipe proves it. It’s succulent and easy to make—a dessert that goes with everything, even breakfast!
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Eat to Thrive
Biggest Secret: Health is in your hands
Social Media, Language Justice, and Partnership Helps Our Community “Comer Para Prosperar/ Eat to Thrive!”
Rooted Santa Barbara County (Rooted) and the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (Foodbank SBC) have formed an innovative education collaboration: utilizing graphic design, animation, video, and the accessibility of social media, our organizations have helped make plant-based nutrition available to our Spanish-preferring neighbors. Our organizations are committed to creating equitable access to education on the … Continued
What is the Delusion of Eradication? (Video)
One of the core tenets of industrial agriculture is that we can dominate nature, bending natural processes to fit our will and design. But what are the consequences?
Escaping Agricultural Sacrifice Zones
Industrial agriculture is turning the entire planet into a sacrifice zone, and we must act now to rectify the environmental impacts of food production.
How Common is Protein Deficiency?
We are a people preoccupied with protein. We have been ever since we discovered the nutrient in the mid-19th century. You might have heard that protein comes from the Greek proteios, meaning “of prime importance.” And it is important—we cannot live without it. But judging by the level of attention granted to protein—in the mind … Continued
Dr. Stephanie Peacock’s Top Foods for Gut Health
Every time we eat, we feed the trillions of bacteria that make up our gut microbiome. Ideally, we should have 300–400 types of these bacteria. But unfortunately, due to processed foods and lack of fiber, many individuals have less than this. This loss of critical microorganisms and the lack of diversity in our microbiome can … Continued
Biggest Secret: Health Is in Your Hands
"Biggest Secret: Health is in your hands" educates local communities and improves food literacy throughout Serbia with public lectures, addressing common misconceptions, myths, and doubts about health and whole food, plant-based (WFPB) nutrition.
Can Agriculture Prevent Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction?
The effort to combat the ongoing biodiversity crisis, which has led many to conclude we are currently entering and experiencing Earth’s sixth mass extinction event. Unlike the previous five extinction events, the current one is caused by the activity of a single species—humans.
12 Favorite Plant-Based Valentine’s Day Treats
These plant-based treats will make your Valentine’s Day celebration extra special! With 12 recipes to choose from, there’s a little something for everyone—a glamorous two-level cake, mouth-watering cookies, and more than a few recipes using classic romantic ingredients: chocolate and fresh berries. All the recipes are oil-free, and most of them are gluten-free too. You’ll … Continued
15 Incredible Plant-Based Super Bowl Appetizers
The Super Bowl is around the corner, and we have some winning recipes to help you score the perfect party! Regardless of who you are rooting for—or whether you even care for the sport—you´ll need the appropriate fuel to enjoy the game. These fun, delicious recipes are tested and super easy to make. From creamy … Continued