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Del has worked in vegetarian and vegan kitchens since 1989, has owned a vegan bakery, a vegan personal chef service, and has worked as executive chef at Wellness Forum Foods in Columbus Ohio for over 12 years. He has written four cookbooks: Forks Over Knives: The Cookbook; Better Than Vegan: 101 Favorite Low-Fat, Plant-Based Recipes That Helped Me Lose Over 200 Pounds; The China Study Quick and Easy Cookbook; and The China Study Family Cookbook. Del is currently working with the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies as a culinary specialist and the host of CNS kitchen.

Strawberry Chopped Salad
Strawberry Chopped Salad

I have made more than my share of dessert recipes using strawberries, but I also like including them in salads where they can provide a fresh contrast to other ingredients. This dish is one I made recently when I happened upon a really good pint of berries in the store.


Oil-Free Salad Dressings
Oil-Free Salad Dressings

For many people, the hardest part about adopting a whole food, plant-based diet is giving up oil. This can be particularly daunting when looking for salad dressings. These tips are sure to help.


Stir Fry Basics in an Oil-Free Kitchen
Stir Fry Basics in an Oil-Free Kitchen

Stir fry is a delicious, easy, and versatile option for those eating a whole food, plant-based diet. These tips will help you elevate your stir fry skills in no time.


Mistakes We Make When Going Plant Based & How to Avoid Them
Mistakes We Make When Going Plant Based & How to Avoid Them

There are many challenges when switching to a new lifestyle, and your challenges are often going to be unique to your particular situation. Your background, your environment, the support systems that you choose to take advantage of—all of these can have a major impact on your success.


Plant-Based Hollandaise Sauce
Plant-Based Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise is a decadent sauce traditionally made with eggs and butter. This vegan version is delicious, especially when served over steamed vegetables.


Easy Muesli Cereal
Easy Muesli Cereal

Muesli is a breakfast cereal made from rolled oats, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, and sometimes other grains. It is easy to prepare and nice to have on hand. Try pairing it with chopped fresh fruit and unsweetened non-dairy milk.


Apple Fig Arugula Salad
Apple Fig Arugula Salad

The peppery arugula, toasted pecans, and mix of tart and sweet fruits in this salad make it a perfect accompaniment for any dish. Or, it can be a quick, easy meal on its own when cooking seems like too much work.


Sweet Potato Cornbread
Sweet Potato Cornbread

Cornbread is the perfect accompaniment to chili and so many other comforting dishes. This version puts a new spin on an old favorite with the addition of sweet potato.


Asian Noodle Soup
Asian Noodle Soup

The ingredient list for this soup may look long, but the soup comes together quickly and is full of delicious, comforting flavors.


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