Food Is Medicine Resources
Thank you for attending our 2016 Food Is Medicine event!
This resource page has everything you need to learn how to adopt a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle and be successful! Below is information about the monthly community meals, as well as a list of recommended cookbooks, online resources and recipes.
Above are some photos from last year's conference. The 2017 Food Is Medicine Conference is scheduled for Saturday, August 12, 2017. More details will be announced soon. If you would like to receive an email once tickets go on sale, please register for the event using the link above.
Websites Our Speakers Referred To During Their Presentations
Dr. Greger's "How Not To Die" Presentation at Google
Dr. Greger's website: www.nutritionfacts.org
Kim Campbell recommended www.thevegancorner.com
Nelson & Kim Campbell's website: www.plantpurenation.com (Documentary available on Netflix and iTunes)
Recipes for Food Served at the 2016 Event
Morning snacks: fresh fruit was donated by Alberton's on Andrews Hwy and nut butter brownies were made by the chefs at Midland Memorial Hospital
Lunch: Leek, Potato and Onion Soup, Sweet Potato Veggie Lasagna, and Blueberry Lemon Coconut Bars were catered by Teen Challenge of the Permian Basin
Afternoon snacks: fresh veggies were donated by Strawberry Fields Café on Wadley Ave
Resources (click to view/download)
Breast cancer and plant-based nutrition recommendations
List of recommended plant-based cookbooks
Midland Memorial Hospital Market Menus
Online resources for recipes and meal planning
Plant-Based Nutrition Quick Start Guide
Culinary Rx Discount Code for Attendees
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.culinary-rx.com and click "Enroll Today".
2. Create your account, either with Facebook Connect or by clicking on "Create New Account".
3. On the checkout page, enter the code: MIDLAND and then complete the checkout. When you click on teh card number field, you will see the price change.
Join our Plant Strong West Texas Pod Group
To learn more about plant-based nutrition, join our Plant Strong West Texas Pod Group. Many of the members have amazing testimonials about how whole-food, plant-based nutrition has changed their life, but we have a lot of 'newbies' too. Find out what WFPB is all about and get encouragement from other members.
Every month, we gather for a community meal at someone's home. Each attendee is responsible for bringing a dish to share with the group (recipe is provided for you). If you are interested in joining our group, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Physician Offices Who Support WFPB Nutrition
Padmaja Patel, M.D.
4214 Andrews Hwy, Suite 102, Midland, TX 79703
Call to make an appointment: 432-689-0291
Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center
4214 Andrews Hwy, Suite 101, Midland, TX 79703
Call to make an appointment: 432-221-3045
The DNLC offers whole-food, plant-based group classes three times per month. Each class is designed to
increase your knowledge and skills toward taking control of your health through
the power of your food choices. Classes are 2 hours each and space is
limited. Most medical insurance is accepted, please contact your insurance
subscriber for your plan details. Group Grocery Store tours will
be set up on a individual basis.
To find other plant-based doctors in Midland or surrounding areas, visit www.plantbaseddoctors.org.
Alive! A Physician’s Biblical and Scientific Guide to Nutrition by Scott Stoll, MD
The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, PhD
How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD
The Pleasure Trap by Doug Lisle, PhD
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselstyn, MD
Reversing Diabetes by Neal Barnard, MD
Whole by T. Colin Campbell, PhD
Most of the books above can be purchased in the Midland Memorial Hospital gift shop or online at Amazon.com.
Below are a few videos to help you begin your new whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. Kim Campbell, author of PlantPure Nation cookbook, talks about how to stock your pantry with good choices and what to eat for breakfast.
We've also included a video about the PlantPure Nation Jumpstart meals which you can purchase here. All of the Jumpstart frozen meals are free of animal proteins, dairy, eggs, and oil and are shipped to your home.
PlantPure Kitchen Pantry
Kim's PlantPure Kitchen
Introducing PlantPure Jumpstart Meals