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…

Chana Masala aka Curried Chickpeas (Recipe)

Monday, December 3, 2018

Chana Masala (aka, Curried Chickpess) provides everything you’re looking for in a meal: hearty, healthy, nutritious, and delicious. Perfection in a pot. If you’re new to this blog, you’ll see that my repertoire centers on plant-based, globally-inspired cuisine from all around the world. (I’ve got hundreds of recipes up here, so check them out!) Many dishes have been stimulated by…

Why is Nutrition So Confusing? An Infographic

Friday, October 26, 2018

If you’re confused about nutrition, you’re not alone. Please read and share this infographic, and get all your food and nutrition questions answered in my new book “Food & Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know” . — Learn more about nutrition scientist and food personality Dr. P.K. Newby here, and check out her new book here. You can also follow…

Easy Vietnamese Pickled Vegetables (Do Chua): Essential Bành Mi Ingredient (Recipe)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Quick. Easy. Colorful. Tasty. And with a kick (if you’re into that kind of thing). You need some pickled vegetables in your life. This post is long-past overdue, as I first made my scrumptious Spicy Bánh Mì with Sesame-Soy Tofu, Pickled Seasonal Vegetables, and Miso Mayo at last year’s Lousiana Food Prize Festival in Shreveport. It was such a hit—everyone…

“Food & Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know” Now On Sale & Book Tour Schedule

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Are you sometimes confused about what to eat for health? Do you want science-based information but don’t know who or what to believe? Do you feel like nutritionists are always changing their minds? I’ve got you. From gluten-free to all-Paleo, GMOs to grass-fed beef, our newsfeeds abound with nutrition advice. Whether sensational headlines from the latest study or anecdotes from…

Summer Means Strawberry Rhubarb Pie (Recipe)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Few desserts are more summery than this scrumptious and vibrant pie, which celebrates the best of the season with local strawberries and rhubarb. You don’t need me to tell you that pie is a special-occasion-only thing when it comes to nutrition, just like any other high-calorie, high-sugar goodie. So it’s filed firmly under the “hedonism” part of my “Healthy Hedonism”…

Spring Green Salad With Asparagus, Apples, and Pecans

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

‘Tis the season for asparagus, and this spring salad also includes Granny Smith apples and toasted pecans for extra green and crunch. It makes a delighful lunch or brunch at home, and it’s perfect for a picnic. This year’s local produce is arriving at last, and I was very excited to pick up some first-of-the-season French radishes, spinach, and asparagus…

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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