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Del has worked in vegetarian and vegan kitchens since 1989, has owned a vegan bakery, a vegan personal chef service, and has worked as executive chef at Wellness Forum Foods in Columbus Ohio for over 12 years. He has written four cookbooks: Forks Over Knives: The Cookbook; Better Than Vegan: 101 Favorite Low-Fat, Plant-Based Recipes That Helped Me Lose Over 200 Pounds; The China Study Quick and Easy Cookbook; and The China Study Family Cookbook. Del is currently working with the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies on several projects, including an initiative called “Chef Del’s Diet Daze.”

Smoky Black Bean Burger
Smoky Black Bean Burger

This burger takes a little more effort than some burger recipes, but it’s totally worth it. The flaxseed keeps the burger from being crumbly, and the beets give it that authentic look that is so popular.


Cauliflower Breakfast Scramble
Cauliflower Breakfast Scramble

There are many very good recipes for scrambles, but most call for tofu. In this recipe, cauliflower takes the place of the tofu—with delicious results.


Strawberry Tarragon Dressing
Strawberry Tarragon Dressing

This easy and delicious salad dressing is perfect for summer! Drizzle it over a heaping bowl of your favorite greens and veggies.


Strawberry Chopped Salad
Strawberry Chopped Salad

I have made more than my share of dessert recipes using strawberries, but I also like including them in salads where they can provide a fresh contrast to other ingredients. This dish is one I made recently when I happened upon a really good pint of berries in the store.


Oil-Free Salad Dressings
Oil-Free Salad Dressings

For many people, the hardest part about adopting a whole food, plant-based diet is giving up oil. This can be particularly daunting when looking for salad dressings. These tips are sure to help.


Stir Fry Basics in an Oil-Free Kitchen
Stir Fry Basics in an Oil-Free Kitchen

Stir fry is a delicious, easy, and versatile option for those eating a whole food, plant-based diet. These tips will help you elevate your stir fry skills in no time.


Mistakes We Make When Going Plant Based & How to Avoid Them
Mistakes We Make When Going Plant Based & How to Avoid Them

There are many challenges when switching to a new lifestyle, and your challenges are often going to be unique to your particular situation. Your background, your environment, the support systems that you choose to take advantage of—all of these can have a major impact on your success.


Plant-Based Hollandaise Sauce
Plant-Based Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise is a decadent sauce traditionally made with eggs and butter. This vegan version is delicious, especially when served over steamed vegetables.


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