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Carrie Barrett May 16, 2022
Hypertension - A Silent Killer

Hypertension - A Silent Killer

47% of American Adults Have High Blood Pressure Let's take a few minutes to discuss the implications of that staggering statistic. When you get your blood pressure taken at the doctor’s office, you’ll get two...

Carrie Barrett April 26, 2022
Why Do I Have to Give Up Cheese? It's So Hard!

Why Do I Have to Give Up Cheese? It's So Hard!

Let’s call it like it is. Cheese is Dairy Crack. “I just can’t live without my cheese,” you say. It is one of the most common struggles people have when going PLANTSTRONG. Here’s the thing....

Ami Mackey April 20, 2022
The PLANTSTRONG All Star Recipe Collection

The PLANTSTRONG All Star Recipe Collection

Whether you are brand new to the lifestyle or are a plant-eating pro—these recipes are in the PLANTSTRONG Hall of Fame and are consistently ranked the highest in our community. You can make each one...

Carrie Barrett April 13, 2022
How Can I Stay PLANTSTRONG When Traveling and Eating Out in Restaurants?

How Can I Stay PLANTSTRONG When Traveling and Eating Out in Restaurants?

Rip's Tips for Eating PLANTSTRONG While Traveling I have heard every argument possible against a plant-based diet, and at the core, most comments fall into this category:   “But Rip, it’s just too hard to...

Carrie Barrett April 8, 2022
6 Reasons Why Alcohol Is Unhealthy

6 Reasons Why Alcohol Is Unhealthy

This is an excerpt from The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet.  1. Alcohol is packed with empty calories. Like soda and fruit juice, alcoholic drinks are entirely empty calories. One jigger of whiskey contains 105...

Carrie Barrett March 28, 2022
The Problem with the Paleo—It's a Devil's Bargain

The Problem with the Paleo—It's a Devil's Bargain

  So what’s wrong with all the Paleo diets being promoted today?   For one thing, our early ancestors didn’t eat just meat. Up to 80 percent of their diet was actually plants. And it...

Carrie Barrett March 16, 2022
What Should I Look for When I Read Nutrition Labels?

What Should I Look for When I Read Nutrition Labels?

Learn to Become a Label Reading Ninja! Use this quick-and-easy method to find health-promoting products in your grocery store! Never, ever, ever believe anything on the front of a package. Instead, go to the nutrition...

Carrie Barrett February 21, 2022
Why is Exercise So Important?

Why is Exercise So Important?

Sitting has become the new smoking. Our sedentary inertia has become a blanket of sticky molasses gluing us to our couches, and it’s slowly killing us. Rip Esselstyn Why is exercise so important? Well, first of...

Carrie Barrett February 9, 2022
Heart Disease Runs in My Family. Do I Really Have Control Of My Destiny?

Heart Disease Runs in My Family. Do I Really Have Control Of My Destiny?

Make Yourself Heart-Attack Proof - Excerpt from PlantStrong Genetic susceptibility should definitely be on the list of considerations when you prioritize your lifestyle and daily habits. But with the Standard American Diet, everyone is susceptible...

Carrie Barrett February 3, 2022
How to Begin a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet?

How to Begin a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet?

This is an excerpt from The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet by Rip Esselstyn.  Thinking of trying whole food, plant-based eating plan? We invite you to take a seven-day, all-in test drive to quickly experience...

Laurie Kortowich February 1, 2022
Eat Strong Food to Stop Heart Disease

Eat Strong Food to Stop Heart Disease

Genetics loads the gun.....lifestyle pulls the trigger. Excerpt from Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue by Rip Esselstyn What is the number one reason to love our strong plants? Because it’s the only way to cure our...

Ami Mackey July 30, 2021
How to Make Your Own Plant-Based Milk

How to Make Your Own Plant-Based Milk

Making your own plant-based milks is easy! Try something new to serve with your breakfast. For the whole story behind these alternative milk recipes, be sure to watch this fun episode of Snackables with Rip...

Ami Mackey June 22, 2021
Rainbow Ribbon Salad

Rainbow Ribbon Salad

Summer days are heating up across the country. This cool customer packs a savory and sweet crunch with a tangy lime twist. Perfect for picnics and back yard barbecues - this colorful salad is packed...

Ami Mackey June 11, 2021
Introducing the all new PLANTSTRONG Foods

Introducing the all new PLANTSTRONG Foods

It's finally time! We are so happy to share the following updates on the all-new and improved PLANTSTRONG food products. For a year, we have been working on four new PLANTSTRONG granola varieties: Classic Oatmeal...

Ami Mackey May 24, 2021
Mjeddrah (Lentils and Rice)

Mjeddrah (Lentils and Rice)

This recipe is great for busy summer days when you have a lot going on and a big family to feed. The crockpot does all the work, especially if you use dried onion. We love...

Laurie Kortowich May 17, 2021
Golden Turmeric Dressing

Golden Turmeric Dressing

Thousand of articles have been published in the medical literature about curcumin, the bright yellow bioactive substance in turmeric. Curcumin is a potent anti-inflammatory agent that may help with inflammation and in fighting cancer. If...

Laurie Kortowich May 11, 2021
Calorie Density for Weight Loss

Calorie Density for Weight Loss

The coolest thing about understanding calorie density principles is that you can discard all the nonsense you’ve heard about dieting and start over with a clean slate. It’s liberating when you realize the reason America...

Laurie Kortowich May 10, 2021
Spiced Turmeric Veggie Wraps

Spiced Turmeric Veggie Wraps

100% of PLANTSTRONG Meal Planner members who have tried this recipe gave it a thumbs up. If you purchase oil free hummus and bake your tofu in advance, you can make these in a few...

PLANTSTRONG April 8, 2021
‘Rinotta’ (Dairy Free) Stuffed Shells

‘Rinotta’ (Dairy Free) Stuffed Shells

These dairy-free, nut-free stuffed pasta shells will likely become a new family favorite. They are easy to make and will be quick to disappear. These are just as delicious as the stuffed shells you remember...

PLANTSTRONG April 8, 2021
Apple Pie Pizza

Apple Pie Pizza

Apple Pie made PLANTSTRONG! The comforting essence of apples and cinnamon make this recipe a wintertime favorite. Start with a wholesome, whole grain, oil-free pizza crust. (Our PLANTSTRONG PIZZA KIT can be delivered to your...

PLANTSTRONG April 8, 2021
Berry Oat Bake

Berry Oat Bake

This baked oatmeal is packed with nutrition and is a perfect breakfast to enjoy on a weekend with the family. Want more delicious, PLANTSTRONG recipes? You’ll find old favorites, plus hundreds of new recipes (for...

PLANTSTRONG April 8, 2021
Epic Brats

Epic Brats

Base Ingredients: 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans (no salt added), drained and rinsed 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans (no salt added), drained and rinsed 1/2 cup cooked brown rice or 1/2 cup baked...

PLANTSTRONG April 8, 2021
Mindset Matters: Failure IS an Option.

Mindset Matters: Failure IS an Option.

We’ve all been there. You try a new diet or decide to finally get in shape.  You pick a plan, set your calendar and get to work. Things are going pretty well for a couple of...

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