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Katie Simmons is a Personal Chef based in Chicago, and a graduate of the CNS and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate. Her Plants-Rule website features delicious, healthy recipes for those with special dietary concerns like gluten-free, oil-free, plant-based, and low-residue. Outside of the kitchen, she is a Fitness Instructor.

7 Plant-Based New Year’s Food Traditions from Around the World

7 Plant-Based New Year’s Food Traditions from Around the World

A coin in the beans, 12 grapes at midnight, a hidden almond? What do they all mean? This helpful guide to foods and symbols from around the globe has you covered with plant-based New Year’s traditions to help bring you prosperity, happiness, and especially health.


Savory Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potato

Savory Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potato

Need dinner for 1 in just 7 minutes? Try this ultra easy, ultra healthy sweet potato recipe full of delicious whole food, plant-based ingredients.


How to Build the Ultimate Plant-Based Burger

How to Build the Ultimate Plant-Based Burger

Going plant-based doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the summer burger grilling season. With these next-level tips from Chef Katie, your veggie burgers will go from mundane to magical. Even your non-plant-based friends will be asking for your secrets!


Easy Pumpkin Spice Raw Energy Bars

Easy Pumpkin Spice Raw Energy Bars

These plant-based granola bars are packed with whole ingredients like pecans, pumpkin seeds, and dates. There’s no refined grain, sugar, or syrup. They make a great snack and are gluten and oil free.


Back to School: Plant-Based Tips & Recipes

Back to School: Plant-Based Tips & Recipes

Check out Chef Katie’s 3 tips to get back into a healthy school routine. These easy recipes will help you start the school year off right.


Plant-Based Asian Power Bowl

Plant-Based Asian Power Bowl

Sweet potatoes, bok choy, and shiitake mushrooms come together in this delicious plant-based asian power bowl. Oil-free flavor comes from ginger, red chili, and soy sauce for a quick vegan meal.


Banana Bread Oatmeal

Banana Bread Oatmeal

This quick and easy oatmeal combines the flavors of banana bread for a naturally-sweet start to your day.


Plant-Based Grilling Tips, Recipes, and Gear

Plant-Based Grilling Tips, Recipes, and Gear

Grilling is a great way to add healthy, low-fat flavor to your cooking. Check out these grilling essentials and recipes for healthy, plant-based cooking.


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