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.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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....read more