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Food Resources

Cookbooks

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.

  Blissful Basil  by Ashley Melillo

Blissful Basil by Ashley Melillo

  The China Study All-Star Collection  by LeAnne Campbell

The China Study All-Star Collection by LeAnne Campbell

  The China Study Cookbook  by LeAnne Campbell

The China Study Cookbook by LeAnne Campbell

  The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook  by Del Sroufe

The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook by Del Sroufe

  Eat to Live Cookbook  by Joel Fuhrman, MD

Eat to Live Cookbook by Joel Fuhrman, MD

 Eat to Live Quick & Easy Cookbook by Joel Fuhrman, MD

Eat to Live Quick & Easy Cookbook by Joel Fuhrman, MD

  The Engine 2 Cookbook  by Rip and Jane Esselstyn

The Engine 2 Cookbook by Rip and Jane Esselstyn

  Everyday Happy Herbivore  by Lindsay Nixon

Everyday Happy Herbivore by Lindsay Nixon

  Forks Over Knives: The Cookbook  by Del Sroufe

Forks Over Knives: The Cookbook by Del Sroufe

  Forks Over Knives Family  by Matthew Lederman, MD and Alona Pulde, MD

Forks Over Knives Family by Matthew Lederman, MD and Alona Pulde, MD

  Forks Over Knives: Flavor  by Darshana Thacker

Forks Over Knives: Flavor by Darshana Thacker

  Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings  by Lindsay Nixon

Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings by Lindsay Nixon

  Happy Herbivore Light & Lean  by Lindsay Nixon

Happy Herbivore Light & Lean by Lindsay Nixon

  Kristen’s Healthy Kitchen Recipes  by Kristen Stoll

Kristen’s Healthy Kitchen Recipes by Kristen Stoll

  The How Not to Die Cookbook  by Michael Greger, MD

The How Not to Die Cookbook by Michael Greger, MD

  The McDougall Quick & Easy Cookbook  by Dr. John McDougall, MD

The McDougall Quick & Easy Cookbook by Dr. John McDougall, MD

  Oh She Glows Every Day  by Angela Liddon

Oh She Glows Every Day by Angela Liddon

  Plant-Powered Families  by Dreena Burton

Plant-Powered Families by Dreena Burton

  The Plantpower Way  by Rich Roll

The Plantpower Way by Rich Roll

  The PlantPure Nation Cookbook  by Kim Campbell

The PlantPure Nation Cookbook by Kim Campbell

  The PlantPure Kitchen  by Kim Campbell

The PlantPure Kitchen by Kim Campbell

  The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook  by Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn

The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook by Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn

  The Vegan 8 Cookbook  by Brandi Doming

The Vegan 8 Cookbook by Brandi Doming

  Vegan Under Pressure  by Jill Nussinow

Vegan Under Pressure by Jill Nussinow

 

DINING OUT

Dining Out When You Must — Lecture by Mary McDougall

HappyCow — Worldwide guide to vegan-friendly restaurants and health food stores

Restaurant Guide for Midland, TX

RECIPES FROM PAST COMMUNITY MEALS

2017 Recipes — Download from Dropbox

2018 Recipes — Download from Dropbox

 

Online BLOGS & Recipes

Big list of oil-free salad dressings — Volume I  &  Volume II

Blissful Basil — Recipes

Center for Nutrition Studies — Recipes

Dr. Esselstyn — Recipes

Dr. McDougall — Recipes

Engine 2 Diet — Recipes

Fat Free Vegan — Recipes

Forks Over Knives — Recipes (also check out the iOS and Android app)

Happy Herbivore — Recipes

Oh She Glows — Recipes (also check out the iOS and Android app)

Plant Powered Kitchen — Recipes

PlantPure Nation — Recipes

Plantz St. — Recipes

Straight Up Food — Making Homemade Oil-free Salad Dressings

 

COOKING classes and demonstrations

If you would like to attend an upcoming plant-based cooking class, visit our Events page.

Healthy City — Presentation from our Children's Cooking Class

Healthy City — Kid-Friendly Recipes

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!). 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.

 

Grocery Shopping

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

Healthy City — "Packaged Foods" - A Picture Book of Minimally Processed Foods

JL Goes Vegan — Reading Labels to Avoid Animal Products

PlantPure Nation — How to Read Nutritional Labels Video

Veg Kitchen — How to Read a Nutrition Label

 

Meal Planning

Forks Over Knives — Meal Planner (paid weekly meal plans, offers 14-day free trial)

Lighter — Meal Plans (free and paid versions available)

Mary McDougall — Planning Meals Free Online

Meal Mentor — Meal Planner App - (paid weekly meal plans via iOS or Android app)

Don’t feel like cooking or need something quick? Jump below to our section on Purchasing Meals and Meal Delivery. 

 

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