Out of This World Chocolate Stout Cake: It’s Not Just for St. Patrick’s Day (Recipe)

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

You need chocolate stout cake with whiskey-laced ganache and sea salt in your life now more than ever. Especially if it’s St. Patrick’s Day. Or the apocalypse. But also if it’s not. Whether you’re looking for an at-home cooking project with your kids during the covid-19 pandemic (#staythefuckhome), need a show-stopping recipe to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, or just have…

The Best Diet Advice? Get Out of the Goop & Get Your Science On

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

With so much bogus diet advice, it’s no wonder people are confused about nutrition. But the truth about what we eat and why it matters is out there, if you ask science.   Do you feel like nutritionists are always changing their minds? Do you want science-based information about diet but don’t know who to believe? Do you wonder which…

Hot Cereal. Oatmeal. Porridge. Whatever You Call It. (Recipe)

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Easy-as-can-be hot cereal comes with many names—porridge, oatmeal, other things. Whatever it’s called, it’s stove to table in less than 5 minutes, and oh-so-healthy. I’ve written about oatmeal so many times, but not recently. And I was inspired to do so again given the chilly weather here in New England. (Though I eat oatmeal year round, truth be told.) I…

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….

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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