The Plant-Powered Dietitian
Welcome to Sharon’s multi-award winning blog, The Plant-Powered Dietitian, where Sharon posts daily on living a rich, fulfilling plant-powered life. On these pages, you will learn about cooking tips, nutrition information, recipes, photo diaries, traveling, product reviews, interviews, the latest in science, and much, much more.
The hot weather is here, and it’s tempting to just say “no” to cooking. However, you can eat delicious, easy, wholesome plant-powered meals without turning on the stove or oven. It’s all about turning to cool, seasonal foods and your slow cooker. I put together this...read more
This easy, delicious medley of pasta, cauliflower and herbs makes the simplest of hearty side-dishes. Or you can chill it and serve this dish as a cold pasta salad....read more
Research has consistently linked fruit consumption with benefits, such as lower risk of chronic diseases. And a new study continues to support this idea. Higher consumption of fresh fruit was associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes, and reduced occurrence of...read more
Turn to marinara sauce and a cornucopia of vegetables—summer squash, eggplant, bell peppers, and onions—to make fresh pasta sing with rustic simplicity....read more
The jewel-like black beans gleam in this crunchy, zesty salad, which is packed with disease-fighting anthocyanins, vitamin C, fiber, and lutein. Serve with corn tortillas and vegetable soup for an easy, refreshing meal. And don’t forget to pack up the leftovers for...read more