About Steph Leach

As a Plant-Based Integrative Nutrition Certified Health Coach, Stephanie Leach works with individuals and families that are ready to reclaim their health and avoid or reverse chronic conditions by helping them transition to a customized whole food, plant-based diet and lifestyle that works for them.

Bone Building Green Juice Recipe

Want strong healthy bones? Put down the dairy and enjoy a refreshing, mineral packed green juice instead. Eating your veggies and drinking fresh green juices significantly reduces the rate of bone loss, and can even help rebuild bone. Today I’m going to share with you a delicious bone-building green juice recipe. It’s made from ingredients [...]

By | 2018-12-14T08:19:28+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Juicing|0 Comments

3 Causes of False Hunger Pains That Trick You Into Eating

Your stomach growls and feels empty, so you head for the fridge. But wait - you just ate a couple of hours ago. Are you really hungry, or is there something else causing these “hunger pains?” It’s a good question, because if you respond to false hunger pains (or hunger pangs) you may end up [...]

By | 2018-12-07T09:37:39+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Nutrition|0 Comments

Best WFPB Cheese Sauce with Bowtie Pasta

Craving a big plate of messy, cheesy nachos? Can't do without comforting mac n' cheese? Here's my all-time favorite Best WFPB Cheese Sauce recipe. Not only is it healthier than dairy or oil-based commercial cheese alternatives, it tastes really good! You can stir this satisfying, whole food, plant-based vegan cheese sauce into pasta, as I've [...]

By | 2018-11-30T09:45:38+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Vegan|0 Comments

Black Bean Polenta Casserole Plant-Based Vegan Recipe

I eat a lot of beans. I like cornbread. So I thought I might like this Black Bean Polenta Casserole. And I was right. It's a whole food, plant-based recipe full of flavor! Beans are an excellent source of plant-based protein. Unlike animal protein, beans provide fiber and phytonutrients that support a healthy body from [...]

By | 2018-11-09T09:41:50+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Meatless Dinner Recipes, Recipes, Vegan|0 Comments

Anti-Cancer Juice Recipe

Looking for a potent anti-cancer juice recipe? This "juice bomb" is made from fruits and vegetables with anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties. Researchers estimate that our bodies experience an average of 800 incidents of DNA damage per hour (19,200 per day!) DNA damage can cause mutations that give rise to cancer if not repaired. Fortunately, what [...]

By | 2018-11-01T09:14:06+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Healthy Eating, Juicing|0 Comments

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine Plant-Based Vegan Recipe

This Moroccan Vegetable Tagine is a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) oil-free vegan recipe full of delicious dried fruits, high fiber plant-based protein and tantalizing spices. Recently I was invited to an International Food Tasting Tour at a friend's house. Each room had a theme, including Asia, South America, Europe, and Africa. I was in the [...]

What is a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet?

You may be wondering what exactly is a whole food, plant-based diet? What do you eat? What don’t you eat? Is it the same as a vegan diet? These are all great questions, and they’re the same ones I first had when I learned about this way of eating. (Watch the video below, or continue [...]

By | 2018-10-19T09:09:41+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Diets, Fruit, Grains, Healthy Eating, Nutrition|0 Comments

Your Diet and Breast Cancer – What You Need to Know

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women (besides skin cancer.) I used to think that family history or genetic predisposition are the main causes of breast cancer. After all, that is what we hear about in the media most often. But I was wrong. Way wrong. Only about 2.5% of breast cancer [...]

By | 2018-10-05T09:04:57+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vegan Hatch Chile Tortilla Soup with Fresh Tomatoes

This vegan tortilla soup features the best of Fall in the Southwest - Hatch chiles and fresh, sun-ripened tomatoes. Hatch chiles are varieties of green chiles (usually Big Jims) grown in the Hatch Valley in New Mexico. I fell in love with them when I lived in New Mexico during my Middle School years. When [...]

By | 2018-09-20T11:48:48+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Vegan|0 Comments

Mediterranean Diet vs. Vegiterranean Diet

If you’re interested in following a Mediterranean Diet to improve your health, you’ll want to read the book, “The Vegiterranean Diet” by Julieanna Hever, MS RD. The book cuts through the often-repeated myths and gets to the core of the health-promoting foods of the Mediterranean Diet - the whole plant foods. Julieanna is a Registered [...]

By | 2018-09-13T13:58:17+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Diets, Healthy Eating|0 Comments