All of the cookbooks and online recipes listed below are plant-based meaning they contain no dairy, eggs, or animal products. However, not all of them are oil-free so make sure to double-check the ingredient list before making a recipe. For tips on adapting a recipe to be oil-free, click here.
RECIPES FROM PAST COMMUNITY MEALS
Online BLOGS & Recipes
Blissful Basil blog — Recipes
Dr. Esselstyn — Recipes
Dr. McDougall — Recipes
Engine 2 Diet — Recipes
Fat Free Vegan — Recipes
Forks Over Knives — Recipes (also check out the phone app)
Happy Herbivore blog — Recipes
Oh She Glows blog — Recipes (also check out the phone app)
Plant Powered Kitchen blog — Recipes
PlantPure Nation — Recipes
Plantz St. blog — Recipes
Roadmap to Making Homemade Oil-free Salad Dressings
COOKING WITH CHILDREN
Plant-Based Cooking Class with Children — Presentation from our Children's Class
Kid Friendly Recipes — Additional Recipes given to Class Participants
If you would like to attend a guided grocery store tour, visit our Events page.
Eat Plant-Based — Beginner's Guide to Plant-Based Grocery Shopping
Veg Kitchen — How to Read a Nutrition Label
Jeff Novick’s — Fast Food 3: Shopping School
JL Goes Vegan — Reading Labels to Avoid Animal Products
PlantPure Nation — How to Read Nutritional Labels Video
Forks Over Knives — Meal Planner (paid weekly meal plans, offers 14-day free trial)
Lighter — Meal Plans (free and paid versions available)
Happy Herbivore — Meal Mentor (paid weekly meal plans)
Mary McDougall — Planning Meals Free Online
Don’t feel like cooking or need something quick? Jump below to our section on Purchasing Meals and Meal Delivery.
Online Cooking Courses
Forks Over Knives — Online Cooking Course
Culinary Rx — Online Cooking Course
Food Is Medicine attendees can enroll in Culinary Rx, a self-paced, online cooking course focused on plant-based nutrition for only $49.99 (that's $50 off the original price!). Click here to view the class syllabus. If you wish to enroll, follow these steps:
1. Go to www.rouxbe.com/culinary-rx/ and click "Enroll Now".
2. Create your account, either by filling in the fields or click on "Sign up with Facebook".
3. On the checkout page, enter the code: MIDLAND and then complete the checkout. When you click on the card number field, you will see the price change.
PURCHASE MEALS OR MEAL DELIVERY
LeafSide — Dehydrated Meals (just add water) shipped to your door
MamaSezz — Fresh Meal Delivery shipped to your door
PlantPure Nation — Frozen Meal Delivery shipped to your door (these meals are also available for purchase in The Market at Midland Memorial Hospital)
Purple Carrot — Meal Kit Delivery shipped to your door
Whole Heart Meals — Fresh Meals, Ready-to-Eat local pickup or delivery in Midland
Restaurants & Eating Out
Dining Out When You Must — Lecture by Mary McDougall
Healthy Dining Out Tips for Any Cuisine — Article from Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine
HappyCow — Worldwide guide to vegan-friendly restaurants and health food stores