Kirsten Nunez, MS

Kirsten Nunez, MS

Kirsten Nunez is a health and lifestyle journalist who focuses on food, nutrition, and DIY. She has an MS in Nutrition and loves helping others find new ways to have fun with healthy cooking. Since 2014, she has contributed to over 15 digital publications, including Brit + Co, VegNews, and eHow. Kirsten lives in Beacon, New York.

Latest Articles

Vegan bánh mì on a white plate

Vegan Bánh Mì

Learn how to make vegan bánh mi, a delicious Vietnamese sandwich filled with tofu, pickled carrots, and a creamy mayo-based sauce. Enjoy it for lunch or dinner whenever you’re craving a fresh and savory meal.

Coconut milk whipped cream on fresh strawberries

Coconut Milk Whipped Cream

Learn how to make coconut milk whipped cream using just three ingredients. This dairy-free and vegan recipe is inexpensive, easy to make, and perfect with fresh fruit, waffles, pies, and more.

Vegan grilled cheese on a white plate

Vegan Grilled Cheese

This vegan grilled cheese recipe is classic comfort food that’s quick to throw together. This recipe is easy, healthy, and completely dairy-free! Enjoy it for lunch or a snack.

Vegan tomato soup in a white bowl

Vegan Tomato Soup

This vegan tomato soup is dairy-free, healthy, and easy to make at home in a blender. Serve this simple soup recipe as an appetizer, side dish, or part of an entrée.

Roasted Brussels sprouts salad on a black plate

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Salad

This 30-minute warm salad is perfect for the fall and winter months. It’s easy, plant-based, and equal parts sweet and savory. Serve this vegan salad recipe as an entrée, side dish, or appetizer.

Vegan feta cheese in a bowl

Vegan Feta Cheese

Equal parts tangy and salty, this vegan feta cheese recipe is delicious and dairy-free. Learn how to make it in less than 10 minutes in a food processor at home.

Split pea soup in a white bowl

Easy Vegan Split Pea Soup

This vegan split pea soup recipe is easy, healthy, and simple. It’s a one-pot meal that can be served as an appetizer or entree. You can even freeze it for a make-ahead lunch or dinner.

Avocado chocolate pudding in a glass.

Vegan Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Ready in just 5 minutes, this vegan avocado chocolate pudding is delicious and creamy. It’s an easy, healthy dessert that’s perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. Enjoy it alone or with your favorite toppings.

Vegan curry in a bowl

Simple Vegan Curry

This hearty vegan curry is packed with vegetables and flavor. Enjoy this simple recipe with flatbread, pita, or basmati rice. It can be easily customized based on the veggies you have on hand!

Chickpea salad sandwich on a plate

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This healthy and easy chickpea salad sandwich takes just 10 minutes to make. It’s delicious, simple, and packed with plant-based protein. Enjoy it for lunch or dinner with your favorite bread!

Vegan tofu scramble with roasted potatoes on a white plate

Vegan Tofu Scramble

Ready in just 10 minutes, this vegan tofu scramble recipe is an easy and healthy plant-based breakfast. It’s high in protein and delicious with roasted potatoes, sautéed veggies, and a side of toast.

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Vegan Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)

This homemade vegan coquito is creamy, rich, and dairy-free. It’s packed with coconut and cinnamon, making it the perfect holiday drink. You can make it in advance or skip the rum for a non-alcoholic version.

Vegan Mushroom Gravy

This vegan mushroom gravy is healthy, creamy, and delicious. It’s also a freezer-friendly, make-ahead recipe, so it’s perfect for plant-based Thanksgiving dinner. Enjoy it with mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, vegan meatloaf, and more.

Vegan vegetable broth in glass jars

Homemade Vegan Vegetable Broth

Learn how to make homemade vegan vegetable broth with this easy recipe. It’s an excellent use for leftover vegetable scraps while saving money! Use your healthy broth for soups, casseroles, chilis, sauces, and cooking grains.