Are you sometimes confused about what to eat? Does it seem like nutritionists are always changing their minds? Do you want to lose weight but don’t know where to look, or what to believe? Almost everyone I know answers yes to at least one of these questions. Yet decades of research and thousands of studies have shown that approximately 80% of chronic conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and stroke can be prevented through modifiable lifestyle changes like diet. Eighty percent! So why are people continuing to gain weight and suffering from preventable diseases that compromise their wellbeing and longevity? As a health expert and food personality, I write, speak, teach, and cook to help put an end to nutrition confusion. I’m so glad you found me! Please poke around my website to see the different ways I help people harness the power of food to live their healthiest, most delicious lives. You, too, can enjoy a longer life, free of chronic disease, by learning to balance the science of nutrition with the pleasure of eating. We’ll do it, together, one delectable bite at a time.

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Roasted Delicata Squash Salad with Cranberries, Pecans, and Orange-Tarragon Vinaigrette (Recipe)

Delicata squash is one of the quickest and easiest squashes to prepare, making it perfect for weeknight meals. With its edible skin, sweet flesh, and seeds that roast up quickly, this squash has it all! Roasted butternut squash gets a lot of love on my blog, with far too many recipes to link to cohesively; please do search away for…

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I cooked my heart out for the extraordinary Nigella Lawson (aka, the Domestic Goddess) in the search for America's "best undiscovered cook" on ABC's 2015 season of The Taste. You can now download episodes here. (I'm in episodes 1 through 4 and am especially prominent in episode 4.)

PK Newby on The Taste


Happy St . Patty’s Day! (Includes Irish Soda Bread, Brown Bread, and the Emerald Isle)

Thanking all of you who read my blog, follow me on Facebook and other social media, and are generaly awesome humans. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My blogging has been dismal, I know. It’s because I spent the last 13 months writing and editing Food & Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press), coming in September 2018. Stay tuned!…

Cooking & Eating the PK Way

Whether you love to cook or are just learning, check out my YouTube channel for globally inspired, plant based cuisine that will prevent disease, promote health, and make you swoon.


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