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

Is Popcorn Vegan?

Whether you’re watching a movie or hosting a party, you can’t go wrong with popcorn. But if you eat a vegan diet or have vegan guests, you might wonder if popcorn is OK to eat. Here’s what you need to know.

Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries

Crispy Baked Vegan Asparagus Fries

If you’re a french fry lover looking to incorporate more green veggies, these yummy vegan asparagus fries are a great new spin on an old favorite.

Best Vegan Shampoo

11 Best Vegan Shampoos for Shiny Healthy Hair

Check out our top picks for the best vegan shampoos online. These products are cruelty-free, all-natural, and packed with plant-based ingredients. There’s something for every hair type on this list, from dry to oily.

crispy teriyaki tofu bowl

Crispy Teriyaki Tofu Bowl

From the homemade teriyaki sauce to the crispy baked tofu, this flavorful 15-minute vegan dish is perfect for weeknight dinners.

vegan cream of asparagus soup

Vegan Cream of Asparagus Soup

This vegan cream of asparagus soup recipe calls for zero dairy products, and yet, it has a wonderfully creamy consistency. It’s also extremely easy to make!

Vegan Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Vegan Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

For a quick and healthy meal, try this vegan quinoa salad with lemon vinaigrette. It’s the perfect springtime dish, thanks to the colorful veggies and light dressing.

Vegan ranch dressing with vegetables

Homemade Vegan Ranch Dressing

Learn how to make a creamy vegan ranch dressing with no egg or dairy. Add this easy recipe to your saved recipes and try it on your next salad.

Homemade Vegan Ice Cream Without a Machine

Homemade Vegan Ice Cream Without A Machine

The next time you’re craving a healthy frozen treat, make this easy banana ice cream recipe. You’ll need nothing more than frozen bananas and a food processor or blender — no ice cream machine needed!

Spaghetti squash pasta with tomato sauce on a white plate

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash Pasta in the Oven

Thanks to this simple spaghetti squash pasta recipe, you can easily enjoy gluten-free “noodles.” Enjoy with vegan marinara, Alfredo, or cheese sauce for a delicious and healthy plant-based dinner.

Minced celery and carrots on a cutting board

How to Mince Celery & Carrots

Celery and carrots are staple ingredients in cooking. But to get the most flavor, you’ll want them minced. Learn how to quickly mince carrots and celery with our easy, step-by-step guide.