Books Archive

Mighty Migas from The Taco Cleanse

Because I’m a vegan health and lifestyle coach, I receive a lot of requests from people asking me to review their cleanse or try their detox program. I almost always turn them down, because I know it’s not necessary to go on a cleanse or detox to

Vietnamese Brussels Sprout & Noodle Salad from Superfoods 24/7 by Jessica Nadel

In the nutrition world, superfoods are all the rage, and there’s always talk of incorporating more of them into one’s diet. The definition of a “superfood” can change, depending on who you are talking too. For some people, a superfood can be an exotic ingredient such as

What’s for Dinner? Dinnertime Favorites from Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen

If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I’ve been hard at work on an e-book. I’m happy to announce that it’s now available! What’s for Dinner? is the first in my Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen Favorites e-book series! It features 20 of the most popular dinner recipes

Mushroom Purses from The Make Ahead Vegan Cookbook by Ginny Kay McMeans

In my health coaching business, I see a lot of clients who work long hours and don’t have much time to cook in the evenings. I often recommend using a slow cooker or cooking ahead and freezing meals, so that dinner will be ready when they get

Savory Stuffed Apples from The Great Vegan Grains Book by Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes

Have you noticed that there seems to be a war on grains going on? Some people don’t think they should be consumed because our human ancestors didn’t eat them, however it’s believed that grains have been a part of the human diet for many thousands of years.

The Plant-Based Journey by Lani Muelrath

By now, I think we all know that following a whole-foods, plant-based diet is the best way to stay healthy. In my work as a health coach, I’ve found that people who are transitioning to this type of diet often feel overwhelmed and aren’t quite sure where

Buffalo Mozzarella from DIY Vegan by Nicole Axworthy and Lisa Pitman

Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while probably already know that I had major surgery in the spring of 2014. For those of you who are new to this blog, I had major surgery in the spring of 2014. I was instructed not

Easy as Chocolate Pie from Cook the Pantry by Robin Robertson

I don’t know how she does it, but Robin Robertson has come out with yet another vegan cookbook. As you can probably tell by the title, her new book Cook the Pantry is all about pantry cooking.   Cook the Pantry is chock-full of delicious and nutritious vegan

Raw Pad Thai from Spiralize! by Beverly Lynn Bennett

I learned a little bit about raw foods in 2009 while I was attending the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and it was interesting enough that I signed up for a raw “cooking” class at the local adult school. In the class, the instructor made raw spaghetti with marinara

Spicy (or not) Cauliflower Po’ Boy from The Easy Vegan Cookbook by Kathy Hester

I often hear people say that they think eating vegan must be difficult – it’s hard to find ingredients, everything is too expensive, the food is weird, yada yada yada. While I guess that can be true of some vegan food, it’s not really the norm. Most