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Dec232014

One Thing I'd Change in 2015: Let's Save the World by Eating Plants

I'm honored to be the guest blogger today on DrGreene.com. I was asked what change I'd most like to see in 2015. My response starts like this:

I’m dreaming of a world in which shared meals for groups and businesses welcome everyone to the table with plants. Eating plants instead of meat and other animal products will help slow climate change with minimal personal effort or inconvenience.

Take a minute to read the whole post, then come back for the seven recipes below. They will help make your life more delicious, healthy, and welcoming.

Click here to read Saving the World by Eating Plants Together

Seven Sharable Recipes to Get You Started

Use these recipes as the basis for a vegan default when you host gatherings.

Of course, you don't need to force bean burgers on your barbeque-loving uncle or boss. I'm only suggesting that the special request becomes "with meat" or "with dairy" instead of "vegan" or "vegetarian."  Folks who don't specify will thrive on scrumptious, healthy plants.

Hungry for More?

My newest book, Fifty Weeks of Green: Romance & Recipes, has 60 plant-based recipes that start with simple salad dressings and moves on to homemade biscuit mix and peach cobbler as the heroine learns to cook. My first book, Wildly Affordable Organic: Eat Fabulous Food, Get Healthy, and Save the Planet--All on $5 a Day, has an index of 50 vegan recipes in the back and lots of good shopping, cooking, and cleaning tips. And I'll be back on DrGreene.com the week of January 19th with recipes and tips about eating plants together.

About Dr. Greene

I'm a big fan of pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene's amazing work to make pediatric wisdom more available. He, his wife Cheryl, and their team improve children’s health by informing and inspiring those who care for them. If you came here from his site, welcome! If you didn't, please make sure to visit DrGreene.com.

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