The Plant-Powered Blog

Welcome to Sharon’s multi-award winning The Plant-Powered Blog, 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.

Sustainability Lessons: Part Agarian, Part Progressive

Sustainability Lessons: Part Agarian, Part Progressive

As part of my Master in Sustainable Food Systems program at Green Mountain College, I pondered the issue of agrarianism vs. progressivism. Check out my short essay on this subject below. Do I have an agrarian or progressive mind when it comes to agriculture? Maybe I’m...

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48 Farmers Market-Inspired Plant-Powered Recipes

48 Farmers Market-Inspired Plant-Powered Recipes

This is my favorite time of year to explore my local farmers market. Summer is the only time you can enjoy seasonal and local stone fruits fresh from the tree, vine-ripened heirloom tomatoes, and plump summer squashes in green and gold. It’s a time to celebrate all...

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Classic Bruschetta (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Classic Bruschetta (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

You’ll find this classic staple based on seasonal, ripe tomatoes served in most restaurants in Italy as an appetizer with toasted rustic bread. But it’s so easy to make at home. And if you have an abundance of summer tomatoes on hand from your garden or the farmers...

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Science Saturday: Whole Grains May Help Control Weight

Science Saturday: Whole Grains May Help Control Weight

I’m a big fan of including more whole grains in your diet—these nutty, whole plant foods are linked with a multitude of health benefits according to hundreds of studies. And a new study found that substituting whole grains for refined grains, which have half the...

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Sharon’s Favorite Things

Sharon’s Favorite Things

It’s been a fabulous week! I’ve enjoyed trips to my farmers market, spent time with friends, sampled delicious plant-based foods in local restaurants, and tried some new food products. I’m wishing for you a wonderful weekend, enjoying all that summer has to offer....

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