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 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.

Vegan spring rolls with peanut sauce

Vegan Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

This recipe for easy vegan spring rolls is healthy and delicious. Each roll is filled with sesame-flavored rice noodles, cilantro, and sliced vegetables. Enjoy this meal as a snack or light lunch.

Bowl of vegan peanut sauce

Vegan Peanut Sauce

Perfectly creamy and nutty, this easy vegan peanut sauce recipe comes together in just 5 minutes. Pair it with rice noodles, fresh salads, crispy tofu, or raw vegetables for a delicious snack.

Wild rice stuffed acorn squash

Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

This wild rice stuffed acorn squash is easy, healthy, and perfect for fall. Enjoy this seasonal recipe on its own or with a side salad for a delicious vegan dinner.

Vegan Vegan crispy baked onion ringsonion rings

Vegan Crispy Baked Onion Rings

These homemade vegan onion rings are oil-free, baked, and delightfully crispy. Enjoy them as a healthy side dish with plant-based burgers or wraps, or pair them with other vegan finger foods.

Vegan pumpkin cream cheese muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Featuring a blend of pumpkin puree, applesauce, and warm seasonal spices, these vegan muffins are packed with flavor. They’re easy to make and perfect for dessert, snack, or breakfast.

Nutritional yeast popcorn in a bowl

How to Make Nutritional Yeast Popcorn

Nutritional yeast popcorn is a tasty vegan snack that’s easy to make at home. Learn how to make nooch popcorn, plus tips and tricks for getting nutritional yeast to stick to popcorn.

Vegan black bean burgers with oats

Vegan Black Bean Burgers with Oats

Ready in just 25 minutes, these vegan black bean burgers with oats are perfect for meal prep and quick dinners. Enjoy these plant-based burgers on bread or chop them up for salads.

Dragon Fruit Salad

Easy Dragon Fruit Salad

This vegan dragon fruit salad recipe is healthy, easy, and delicious. Kiwi, mango, pomegranate, and a simple maple-lime dressing put a tropical twist on a classic side dish.

Diced and sliced dragon fruit on a cutting board.

How to Cut Dragon Fruit

Learn how to cut dragon fruit into wedges and cubes with this step by step guide. This mild, sweet flavor of this tropical fruit is perfect for smoothies, yogurt, and fruit salad.

Vegan garlic bread on parchment paper

Easy Vegan Garlic Bread

Enjoy a batch of homemade vegan garlic bread with this easy recipe. Sliced bread is smothered in plant-based butter, fresh garlic, vegan Parmesan cheese, and fresh parsley, then baked until toasted. It’s the perfect partner for pasta, soup, and more.

Watermelon Salsa

Cucumber Watermelon Salsa

Switch up your salsa game with this tasty melon version. Equal parts bright and fresh, this easy watermelon salsa recipe pairs perfectly with tacos, burritos, and tortilla chips. You can also serve it as a healthy vegan side dish.

Vegan croutons

Easy Homemade Vegan Croutons

Ready in just 20 minutes, these homemade vegan croutons are deliciously herby and crunchy. Serve this easy crouton recipe with your favorite soups, salads, and pasta dishes for lunch or dinner.