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.

Charro Beans
Charro Beans

Frijoles charros or Mexican cowboy beans is an authentic Mexican recipe that originated in northern Mexico. These beans are also a Tex Mex favorite dish usually served as a main course or side dish.


Green Rice (Arroz verde)
Green Rice (Arroz verde)

Green Rice is a vibrant, nutrient-rich dish that combines a medley of fresh green ingredients—kale, spinach, parsley, and cilantro—to create a flavorful and wholesome meal. With a refreshing taste, it is a great way to incorporate more greens into your family’s menu.


16 Delicious Plant-Based Picnic Ideas
16 Delicious Plant-Based Picnic Ideas

We have rounded up our all-time favorite plant-based picnic ideas to inspire your outdoor dining adventures. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with these flavorful dishes!


Strawberry Nice Cream
Strawberry Nice Cream

Dive into a bowl of creamy and refreshing strawberry nice cream. Made with ripe strawberries and blended to perfection, this guilt-free dessert is a delightful way to enjoy the flavors of summer.


Soursop Ice Cream
Soursop Ice Cream

Soursop, also known as guanábana or graviola, is native to the Americas and the Caribbean. The flavor is a combination of strawberry and apple with a subtle citrus note. It’s perfect for this refreshing creamy ice cream, which is easy to make without an ice cream machine.


Mango Chia Pudding
Mango Chia Pudding

Indulge in the lusciousness of this creamy Mango Chia Pudding, a delectable treat that strikes the perfect balance between sweetness and flavor. With just a few simple ingredients, this delightful pudding is a nutritious option for breakfast or dessert that will satisfy your taste buds.


Fire Up the Grill: 12 Healthy Meatless Summer Recipes
Fire Up the Grill: 12 Healthy Meatless Summer Recipes

Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or simply looking to incorporate more plant-based options into your diet, these recipes will ignite your taste buds and showcase the incredible flavors you can achieve through plant-based grilling.


Grilled Fruit With Lime Marinade
Grilled Fruit With Lime Marinade

Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with a delightful grilled fruit experience featuring a zesty lime marinade. This recipe offers a unique twist as the fruits are transformed into a smoky and caramelized delight on the grill. The combination of the natural sweetness of the fruit with the tangy and refreshing notes of lime creates a harmonious explosion of flavors.


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