Show-Stopping Pumpkin Pie, the P.K. Way (Recipe)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Pumpkin pie gets an over-the-top treatment when adorned with a pile of toasted maple walnuts and mountain of whipped cream. Sure, it’s no longer Thanksgiving. On the bright side, I’m all set to share my sublime dessert for next year’s holiday. But who says pumpkin is only for autumn, anyway? I say, bring on the squash all season long. Plus,…

Comparing the Real Ingredients of Beyond, Impossible, and Beef Burgers

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Think “100% beef” is superior to plant-based options because of the ingredients? It’s time to take a closer look at how that cow became your burger. A Facebook friend recently posted the ingredients of Beyond, Impossible, and Beef burgers. The list for the plant-based patties were the same as I have below; you can see them on any food package…

Lemony Pesto Pasta Sauce: No Need for Cheese! (Vegan Recipe)

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Like so many vegan recipes, you won’t miss the dairy in this mix of garlicky herbaceous goodness that will make your pasta sing. The key to delicious: Make it your own! I am fairly obsessed with pesto, perhaps because I didn’t grow up eating it and am making up for lost time. Pesto Genovese with basil and pine nuts is…

Why I Love Beyond Burgers (Video)

Monday, June 24, 2019

Today’s veggie burgers look and taste nothing like the bland patties of yore: Find one you love and make a better choice for your health and our planet. The plant-based movement is taking off, with many amazing new foods sprouting up in supermarkets to tantalize your taste buds. Enter Beyond Meat and its many variants, burgers to sausage. In this…

P.K. Newby on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (“I Love Black C*****!)

Thursday, April 11, 2019

This is the awesome that happens when a snippet of an interview about my new book gets picked up by Jimmy Kimmel Live. NOTE: That’s black coffee, folks. I learned to love it, and you can too! Once you give your tastebuds time to adjust, it really is delicious. — Learn more about nutrition scientist and food personality Dr. P.K….

Chopped Salad: A Fridge Forage Feast (No Recipe Needed)

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Chopped salads are a terrific way to toss together a handful of greens, veggies, nuts, beans, and fruits—whatever you got—for a fast and phytonutrient powered lunch. Okay, maybe the word “feast” is a little strong here. But, man, was this salad tasty! It combined a number of things I had in the fridge that needed to be used. No recipe…

No Recipe Needed Minestrone: Make it Your Own (Vegan)

Friday, February 1, 2019

Easy minestrone stars pantry staples like canned tomatoes and beans. Add some aromatics and veggies of your choosing and you’ve got the perfect (vegan) soup for winter. I’ve written about minestrone before—you can watch a video here if you like—but it’s been a while and I was newly inspired to post again about this super easy and crazy delicious soup….

Grilled Tofu with Sesame-Soy Marinade (Recipe)

Monday, December 24, 2018

If you think you don’t like tofu, perhaps you just haven’t tried the right recipe. I hope this savory little number will change your mind about this nutritious and delicious plant-based protein source. Perhaps waxing on about tofu seems strange around the holidays to some, but it’s perfect from my perspective. Because with so much meatiness this time of year,…

Seven Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain (Infographic)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Like it or not, most of us gain weight over the holidays. These seven tips will help you enjoy the season healthfully to avoid going on that pesky new year’s diet. — Learn more about nutrition scientist and food personality Dr. P.K. Newby, and check out her newest book. You can also follow her on FB, where she is much…

Sweet Potato Latkes (Recipe)

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Sweet potato latkes. Because why should white potatoes have all the fun? I can’t let Hanukkah go by without posting this scrumptious recipe which, if truth be told, I made in mini form for Thanksgiving, an hors d’oeuvre topped with cranberry-pear chutney. To tweak the recipe for posting, I made them again last night in a dinner-for-two size. (Oh, the…

Dr. P.K. Newby is a nutrition scientist, speaker, and author with expertise in all things food, farm to fork, whether preventing obesity and other chronic diseases through diet or teaching planet-conscious eating. As a health expert and food personality, she brings together her passions for food, cooking, science, and sustainability to educate and inspire, helping people eat their way towards better health, one delectable bite at a time. Healthy Hedonism (TM) is her philosophy: Because healthy food shouldn’t suck.

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