185 Articles by Leah Vanderveldt

Leah Vanderveldt

F*ck Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Here Are 11 Recipes That Will Make You Dream Of Pumpkins

I encourage you to think outside of the canned pumpkin puree; take the risk and cut up your own real, whole pumpkin or winter squash. It's worth it, I...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 19 2015

Want To Eat Clean? Here's The Only Shopping List You'll Ever Need

Grocery shopping is an inevitable part of a good wellness routine — if you want to eat well, you have to be prepared. I find it helpful to have a list...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 16 2015

Can You Freeze It? A Mini Guide To Vegetables (Infographic)

We talk here a lot about buying vegetables that are in season — for better taste and lower cost. And while canning is a great way to taste summer's...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 16 2015

Breakfast For Dinner: 15-Minute Tomato Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a Tunisian breakfast dish of stewed tomatoes, peppers, and eggs. It's also the perfect breakfast-for-dinner meal — quick-cooking, warm,...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 14 2015

A Genius Topping That Will Take Your Salad Game To The Next Level

It's fall! Which means it's time for Brussels sprouts, hearty greens, and squash. This time of year, I love warm roasted vegetable salads brought...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 14 2015

15-Minute Vegetable-Packed Chili To Cure The Monday Blues

My perfect weeknight meal is packed with vegetables and whole foods, fills me up, and tastes delicious. And ideally it doesn't cut into my precious...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 12 2015

11 Dishes To Make Using Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is a great ingredient to have in any kitchen — it can add dairy-free creaminess to oatmeal and soups and even be whipped like cream for a...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 7 2015

15-Minute Dinner: Smoky Mushroom Tacos

I love food — eating it, cooking it, and writing about it are kind of my jam. But by the time I get home from work in the evening, the last thing I...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 6 2015

Make This Tonight: Farro + Pesto Bowl (Ready in 15 Minutes!)

My ideal weeknight meal is packed with vegetables and whole foods, fills me up. and tastes delicious. And ideally it doesn't cut into my precious...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 5 2015

11 Tasty + Plant-Based Ways To Celebrate National Taco Day

Because all we really want to do is just eat a bunch of guacamole.

Leah Vanderveldt
October 4 2015

Rules I Live By To Eat & Feel Great: NYC's Hottest Healthy Chef Tells All

Franklin Becker is the executive chef of vegetable-forward restaurants The Little Beet and The Little Beet Table in New York City and executive chef...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 4 2015

A 15-Minute (One Pan!) Vegan Meal To Make Tonight: Chickpea Masala

I love food — eating it, cooking it, and writing about it are kind of my jam. But by the time I get home from work in the evening, the last thing I...

Leah Vanderveldt
October 1 2015

11 Smoothie Bowls To Take Your Breakfast Up A Notch

The concept of a smoothie bowl is a simple one. (Hint: It's exactly what it sounds like.)

Leah Vanderveldt
September 30 2015

I Tested 7 Natural Ways To Fall Asleep. Here's What ACTUALLY Worked

For most of my life, I've had a hard time falling asleep. My mind seems to light up with random thoughts, worries, and stresses as soon as my head...

Leah Vanderveldt
September 29 2015

15-Minute Dinner: Creamy Polenta Bowl (Dairy + Gluten-Free)

I love food — eating it, cooking it, and writing about it are kind of my jam. But by the time I get home from work in the evening, the last thing I...

Leah Vanderveldt
September 29 2015

15-Minute Dinner: Thai Vegetable + Chickpea Curry

I love food — eating it, cooking it, and writing about it are kind of my jam. But by the time I get home from work in the evening, the last thing I...

Leah Vanderveldt
September 28 2015

15 Best Restaurants For Plant-Based Eating We've Tried

Check them out if you're nearby or planning a visit to New York.

Leah Vanderveldt
September 24 2015

Happy National Guacamole Day! 7 Crazy Delicious Ways To Celebrate

Grab a big bag of corn chips, some fellow guacamole enthusiasts, and try out a couple of these out-of-the-box (or satisfyingly traditional) recipes.

Leah Vanderveldt
September 16 2015

A Beginner's Guide To Organic, Biodynamic & Vegan Wine

What's the difference between organic and biodynamic wine? Where can I find these kinds of wines? How do I pick a good bottle? And what's the deal...

Leah Vanderveldt
September 11 2015