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Evelisse is the Executive Director for Spanish Programs and Culinary Content for the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. Evelisse received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Purdue University and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She is a diplomate of the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine and a graduate of the Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate program. Evelisse is a certified instructor for PCRM’s Food for Life Program and collaborated in the GEICO Workplace Nutrition Study coordinated by the Washington Center for Clinical Research. She is an active board member and speaker for the Casa Vegana de La Comunidad non-for-profit organization in Puerto Rico. Evelisse practices Culinary Medicine in her business The Food Pharmacy and Farmacia en la Cocina in Florida. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram.

12 Creative Plant-Based Kale Recipes
12 Creative Plant-Based Kale Recipes

Everyone knows that kale is super healthy, but it’s also a very versatile green. With the right recipes in your toolkit, you can make the most of this wonderful vegetable for any time of day!


Berry Oatmeal Bake
Berry Oatmeal Bake

This fruit-sweetened pineapple berry oatmeal bake is good for breakfast, snacks, or even dessert. It’s packed with satiating oats and antioxidant-rich berries, but sweet enough to feel like a treat!


Gallo Pinto (Costa Rican Rice and Beans)
Gallo Pinto (Costa Rican Rice and Beans)

Rice and beans are a staple in Latin American cuisine. This dish of sautéed rice with black beans is a breakfast mainstay in Costa Rica. It is enriched with a sofrito prepared with onion, pepper and garlic.


Vegan Frittata
Vegan Frittata

This simple dish can be adapted to your taste—choose whichever veggies make you happy! It’s also a great option to make ahead of time, as it’s just as good the next day.


15 Easy and Delicious Chickpea Recipes
15 Easy and Delicious Chickpea Recipes

Get creative with this super tasty, versatile, and healthy legume. From snacks to dessert, chickpeas are a winner!


Mangú (Dominican Mashed Plantains)
Mangú (Dominican Mashed Plantains)

Mangú is a traditional Dominican dish that is served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is made up of boiled and mashed green plantains and topped with red onions sautéed with a bit of vinegar. It’s fast and easy to prepare, but also very hearty!


Our Top 12 Cauliflower Recipes
Our Top 12 Cauliflower Recipes

You might have noticed that cauliflower is all the rage these days. There’s cauliflower “rice,” cauliflower “steak,” and so much more. Discover our 12 favorite recipes that use this versatile veggie.


10 Plant-Based Treats for a Happy Valentine’s Day
10 Plant-Based Treats for a Happy Valentine’s Day

Want to enjoy a sweet treat on Valentine’s Day yet remain true to your whole food, plant-based lifestyle? No worries! Try these delicious and decadent vegan recipes to celebrate love and friendship.


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