Getting Started







  • Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure by Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. M.D. (2007).
  • Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease  by Dr. Dean Ornish   (2010).
  • The Food Prescription for Better Health: A Cardiologist’s Proven Method to Reverse Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity, and Other Chronic Illnesses, Naturally!  by Baxter D. Montgomery, MD (2011).
  • How Not To Die   by Michael Greger, M.D. with Gene Stone (2015).
  • Breast, The Owner’s Manual: Every Woman’s Guide to Reducing Cancer Risk, Making Treatment Choices, and Optimizing Outcomes by Kristi Funk, MD (2018)
  • Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes without Drugs by Dr. Neal Barnard (2008).
  • Power Foods for The Brain: An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory by Dr. Neal Barnard (2014).
  • Fiber Fueled: The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome   by Will Bulsiewicz MD (2020)
  • Beyond Cancer: The Powerful Effect of Plant-Based Eating: How to adopt a plant-based diet to optimize cancer survival and long-term health   by Sally A. Lipsky   (2017)
  • Staying Alive: Healing from Heart Disease – A Survivor’s Story by Sherry Shrallow (2018)



  • Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cures by Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. M.D. (2007).
  • The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook by Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn (2014).
  • The China Study Cookbook   by LeAnne Campbell, PhD (2013).
  • The China Study Quick and Easy Cookbook  by Del Sroufe (2015).
  • The PlantPure Nation Cookbook  by Kim Campbell (2015).
  • The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook  by John A. McDougall and Mary McDougall (1997).
  • Straight Up Food: Delicious and Easy Plant-based Cooking without Salt, Oil or Sugar by Cathy Fisher (2016).
  • The Engine 2 Cookbook   by Rip Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn (2017).
  • How Not To Die Cookbook   by Dr. Michael Greger (2017).
  • How Not to Diet Cookbook  by Dr. Michael Greger (2019).
  • Vegan under Pressure: Perfect Vegan Meals made Quick & Easy in your Pressure Cooker by Jill Nussinow (2016).
  • The Plant-Based Diet for Beginners: 75 Delicious, Healthy Whole-Food Recipes by Gabriel Miller (2019).



  • Forks Over Knives
  • Fast Food Nation
  • What the Health
  • The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue
  • Vegucated
  • Cowspiracy
  • PlantPure Nation
  • Food Matters
  • Eating You Alive
  • Ingredients
  • The Future of Food
  • Hungry for Change
  • Game Changers
  • Code Blue



Dr Greger’s Daily Dozen  

Cronometer – Has a free version

Dr. McDougall Mobile Cookbook   

Forks over Knives Recipe App   


Meal Planning Programs


RECIPE WEBSITES: (*not all vegan recipes are oil-free or sugar free, so may have to adapt)