Plant-Powered for Life

Plant-Powered for Life is a cookbook-slash-handbook to help anybody make plant-powered eating a habit and enjoy lasting, vibrant health—the fun way! In Plant-Powered for Life, Sharon presents a straightforward, delicious way to meet the challenge. She urges readers to set a personal goal and take one step closer to it every week. Each chapter—from “Aim for at least 6 servings of veggies” to “Give sprouted grains a try”—includes a call to action, a clear, concise explanation, and two to three globally inspired recipes, which cover every meal, course, and season. With this guide, anyone can forge new habits, cook great food, and enjoy a healthy plant-powered life—one tasty step at a time.

Plant-Powered for Life has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Books for a Better Life Award. Meredith Vieira will host the awards ceremony held in Times Center, New York on Monday, March 23.

“In Plant-Powered for Life, Sharon Palmer transforms the science of nutrition into an absolutely delightful culinary adventure. The fabulous recipes are inspired by traditions from around the world, and a clear understanding of food and health. This book is truly exceptional—from beginning to end, it is beautifully and brilliantly crafted.”

Brenda Davis, RD

Coauthor of "Becoming Vegan"

“As you heed Sharon Palmer’s advice to fall in love with plants, you will no doubt fall in love with Sharon’s newest book. The pages of Plant-Powered for Life are filled with great tips and easy-to-follow, delicious-looking recipes that also happen to be incredibly healthy.”

Sara Baer-Sinnott

President, Oldways

“Nutrition science and sustainability are complex issues. Sharon has done a masterful job of simplifying the science with 52 recommendations that give the reader clear guidance on making choices that are good for personal health as well as the health of our planet. Her culinary talent shines through with 125 recipes inspired by plant-based cuisines and cultures from around the world. Reading this book will enhance your understanding of the science; cooking from this book will make shopping for, preparing, and cooking amazing meals satisfying and fun!”

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN

Senior Director of Programs and Culinary Nutrition, The Culinary Institute of America

“Sharon has done it again! Enjoy this brilliantly written book filled with easy-to-prepare recipes that are sure to delight the palate of those new to plant-based cuisine.”

John Pierre

Author of "The Pillars of Health: Your Foundations for Lifelong Wellness"

“Making healthy eating practical, realistic, and delicious—that’s what Sharon Palmer is known for. Her tips for improving dietary choices are simple but powerful, and her recipes—inspired by the world’s most appealing cuisines—will show you how to eat for good health while enjoying some of the best meals you’ve ever tasted.”

Virginia Messina, MPH, RD

Coauthor of "Vegan for Life," "Vegan for Her," and "Never Too Late to Go Vegan"

Plant-Powered for Life will give people a new appreciation for the dazzling and delicious variety plant foods offer. Sharon’s 52 simple steps and 125 recipes will help eaters of all persuasions, from carnivores to vegans, make plant-based meals fun and exciting.”

Peggy Neu

President, The Monday Campaigns

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