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Plant-Based Eating Resources


Forks Over Knives 2011 documentary highlights health benefits of plant-based diets in overcoming the epidemic of obesity and chronic, degenerative diseases. Website contains articles, recipes and information about educational programs. Forks Over Knives - The Cookbook is both comprehensive and useful.

Happy Herbivore Lindsay Nixon offers recipes, meal plans, shopping lists and personal testimonials in an insightful, down-to-earth manner. I recommend Nixon's Guide to Plant-based Living and Happy Herbivore Cookbook series.

JewishVeg provides information and recipes about plant-based diets in context of health, compassion and Jewish values.

John McDougall, M.D. Website includes articles, recipes and residential programs. Free 10-day meal plan and webinars. Author of The Starch Solution.

NutritionFacts.org Michael Greger, M.D. analyzes and summarizes the latest research in daily videos and blogs that are factual, consumer-friendly and without commercial bias. Author of How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent & Reverse Disease, 2015.

North American Vegetarian Society(NAVS) annual Summerfest conference at the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, includes an array of informative speakers from experts in the field of plant-based eating.

Physicans Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) Nutrition research and healthy eating advocacy founded by Neal Barnard, M.D. The 21-DayVegan Kickstart provides free meal plans, recipes, tips and support. Has the Cancer Project and resources to reverse diabetes.

PlantPure Nation 2015 documentary and movement to promote the power of plant-based eating to repair our healthcare crisis. Has a 21-Day Jumpstart Program with frozen entrees, as well as meal-starter kits and recipes. PlantPure Nation Cookbook contains over 150 practical, easy-to-follow recipes.

T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies Based on Campbell's ground-breaking research, has recipes, articles and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate.


Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast & Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes, Isa Chandra, 2010.

Cancer Survivors Guide: Foods That Help You Fight Back, Neal Barnard & Jennifer Reilly, 2009.

China Study Cookbook: Over 120 Whole Food, Plant-based Recipes, LeAnne Campbell, 2013.

China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook: Cook Once, Eat All Week with Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes, Del Sroufe, 2015.

Crazy Sexy Wellness Revolution, Kris Carr.

e-Book: Whole Food, Plant-based on $5 a Day, Emma Rouche.

Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook: 125 Easy & Delicious Recipes to Jump-Start Weight Loss & Help You Feel Great, Neal Barnard & Robyn Webb, 2010.

Oh She Glows, Angela Liddon.

Protective Diet - The Oil, Sugar & Nut Free Plant Based Plan, Julie Marie Christensen.


China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health, Drs. T. Colin Campbell & Thomas Campbell, 2006.

Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes without Drugs, 2007.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure, Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., 2007.

Whole: Rethhinking the Science of Nutrition, T. Colin Campbell & Howard Jacobson, 2014.


Pittsburgh East-Surburban Plant-Based Nutrition Support Group Monthly meeting and newsletter. Contact: Sally Lipsky s.a.lipsky@gmail.com

Pittsburgh Vegan Meetup

SanaView Janet McKee, board-certified Holistic Health Counselor, provides health-related services and events with a focus on foods and healthy living.

Schwartz Living Market on E. Carson St., Pgh., hosts health-centered events.

VeganPittsburgh.org Lists vegan-friendly restaurants.