Cooking

Going green is not just good for the environment. Research tells us that eating more green fruits and vegetables is great for your health! From apples to zucchini, there are loads of nutritious green items to choose from. Lettuce start with breakfast! Breakfast is a perfectly sane time of...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Prevention

New research suggests that eating a healthy plant-based diet may reduce the risk of kidney disease, but high-sugar, vegetarian junk food may raise that same risk.
Cooking

We’ve all heard the saying, “garbage in, garbage out”. When it comes to our health, the same premise applies. Unless you’ve got stellar genes, it’s unlikely you can smoke cigarettes, drink beer to your hearts content and snack on endless bowls of M & M’s and expect great health in return. I still recall arguments ... More plants, less cow for best health


While it may be tempting to toss the stems, leaves or flowers of plants, there's another great use for them... Cook them! In addition to reducing waste, you’ll also be improving the nutritional quality of your diet.
Cooking

Our online course library has been updated with culinary nutrition lessons. Here is a sneak preview from the Plant Based Diet: Vegetables course: Leafy Greens Leaf vegetables, also called leafy greens, salad greens, fresh herbs, vegetable greens, or simply greens, are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable, sometimes accompanied...