Recommended websites

Here are some of our favorite websites that can help you embrace a Whole Food Plant-Based diet.

Click on the links (in green) for more information

PlantPure Nation

plant-pure-nation-logoThere’s a really cool thing that happening in communities across the country with PlantPure Nation. With a goal of helping more people in the mainstream to experience the benefits of a whole food, plant-based lifestyle, PlantPure offers a line of products and services promoting the whole food, plant-based (WFPB) lifestyle, including a popular line of healthy, delicious, convenient and affordable vegan frozen meals, a dry-food line of vegan meal “starter” packs, cookbooksand a unique plant-based wellness program for individuals, companies and health care providers.

They also support a grassroots movement by empowering a network of independent local groups (Pods) and people to promote the benefits of a whole food, plant-based lifestyle. You can see if there is a Pod set up in your community or you could start one. It’s a grassroots effort to get a group of people involved in a Plant-Based lifestyle and support one another. Here’s the link.

They even have an employer based program.  If you work for a company that you think might be interested, contact them here.

Brand New Vegan

Chuck Underwood started Brand New Vegan to provide the same healthy, plant-based recipes he used when he first got started so that anyone can eat healthy at home.

He makes it easy by using common ingredients you can find in your grocery store and includes simple instructions that anyone can follow.

Not only are his recipes 100% free, they are often based on our favorite comfort foods, so we’re really not giving up anything…. (except the fat and calories).

Forks Meal Planner

Plant-based meal planning made easy: Take the work out of what to shop, prep, and cook each week with customizable weekly meal plans.

Try Forks Meal Planner free for 14 days. No credit card required.

Forks Over Knives Cooking Course

There’s nothing healthier than meals cooked at home, where you control the ingredients.

In the online Forks Over Knives Cooking Course, you'll learn how to create delicious, plant-based and oil-free meals right in your own kitchen.

Fat Free Vegan

At Fat Free Vegan, you'll find lots of great, member-contributed, vegan recipes that are all low in fat.  The rule is no added oil or margarine, so if you have an original vegan recipe that meets those criteria, you can share it with others.

Happy Herbivore

Happy Herbivore is a wonderful resource. Lindsay Nixon has written several cookbooks with many recipes that are not only easy, but use common ingredients. Check out her Youtube Videos and her meal planning system that provides you with weekly meal plans, recipes and grocery lists.  Meal Mentor

She also has a weight loss program: Supreme Slimdown

Dr. McDougall's Health & Medical Center

A physician and nutrition expert who teaches better health through vegetarian cuisine, John A. McDougall, MD has been studying, writing, and speaking out about the effects of nutrition on disease for over 50 years. features lots of information, resources and programs on nutrition and health.


Swich helps you develop cooking skills tailored to your individual health goals, skill level, and food preferences.

100% online, 100% plant-based, 100% free.

The Rouxbe Cooking School -- the world’s leading online cooking school -- started Swich to inspire a global health movement and teach the world how to cook with confidence.

Thrive Market

Healthy living made easy...

At, you can save up to 50% on the world’s highest quality, healthy & sustainable brands—delivered to your door.


MamaSezz is a whole food plant-based meal delivery company located in the U.S.

They make it easier for you by delivering fresh, ready to eat whole food plant-based meals right to your door.

Enjoy the benefits of Plant-Based Meals without Cooking at


  • Organic, No-GMO & Responsibly Sourced
  • Vegan, Oil-Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar-Free, No Preservatives
  • Made Fresh to Order - Never Frozen
  • Ready to Heat & Eat - No Chopping
  • Salt-Free & Soy-Free Options


The Cleanest, Most Nutrient-Dense Meal Imaginable!

This is a great plant-based meal with tons of superfoods! What a great item to have on hand for those busy days. Great for travel, too! Just add water and shake or blend!

Order your Ka'Chava here and get 10% off


Delicious Whole Food Plant-Based Meals in an Instant
Get All the Benefits Without the Work!
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  • Complete & Nutritionally Balanced: All meals have leading edge nutrition science
  • Amazing Flavors: Made by expert chefs to taste great
  • Ready in Seconds! Just add water, no shopping, fridge, or cooking required
  • No Refrigeration Needed: Goes with you anywhere


Introducing the World's First Whole-Food Bean Bar

Learn more at

You can use the coupon code “Mercia” for the opportunity to try 3 flavors for $9.99 or “Mercia10” for 10% off your order.


  • Nuts & Seeds: Crafted with organic cashews, walnuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, & peanut butter, WellBean provides you with heart-healthy whole-food fats.

  • Beans: Loaded with fiber and resistant starch, nutrient-rich legumes are the primary ingredient in each WellBean, providing you with half a serving of beans.

  • Fruit: Dates, plums, figs, and raisins, naturally infused with beneficial antioxidants, add up to half a serving of high-nutrient fruit in every WellBean bar.



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When you embrace a Whole Food Plant-Based diet, you open the door to a wide range of foods and ingredients.  We've put together some recommendations for nutritious, great-tasting food you can order online.