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. kirsten@cleangreensimple.com

Latest Articles

Cashew Ricotta Pizza with Microgreens

For a tasty way to eat your vegetables, make this cashew ricotta pizza with microgreens. Serve this vegan recipe for lunch or dinner with your favorite side dishes for the ultimate plant-based pizza night.

Summer Farro Salad

15 Best Summer Salad Recipe Ideas

These vegan summer salads are rich in seasonal flavors. Serve them as sides or with plant-based protein for a light summer meal. What’s more, many of these recipes take less than 30 minutes to make!

Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Peppers

Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Peppers

Cauliflower rice stuffed peppers are simple, delicious, and light. Cut back on refined carbs and fuel up on veggies with this healthy vegan recipe!

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!

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.

Carrot ginger dressing in a small glass bowl.

Carrot Ginger Dressing

This simple Carrot Ginger Dressing recipe can be made in less than 10 minutes. It’s perfect for zesty salads, wraps, or stir fry and contains just a touch of oil.

Guacamole in a bowl with tortilla chips

How to Make the Best Guacamole

This easy guacamole recipe is healthy, simple, and ready in just 10 minutes. Made with tangy lime and fresh cilantro, this guac is great with tortilla chips, tacos, enchiladas, or tofu scramble.

Vegan Spring Recipes

20 Delicious Vegan Spring Recipes

Spring is around the corner, which means fresh herbs, colorful vegetables, picnics, and sunshine! From crispy asparagus to fresh basil, these simple vegan spring recipes are bursting with seasonal flavor.

Best Vegan Tortilla Soup

Learn how to make the best vegan tortilla soup with this easy recipe. Enjoy it for lunch or dinner with plant-based shredded cheese, fresh cilantro, avocado, and a squeeze of lime juice.

Tomatillo green chili salsa on a plate with tortilla chips.

Tomatillo Green Chili Salsa

Tomatillo green chili salsa, or salsa verde, is a delicious vegan condiment that’s ready in 25 minutes. Get the step-by-step recipe, plus tips for making this easy sauce at home.

How to Quick Pickle Any Vegetable

Quick pickles are the easiest to make. With just a little prep, you’ll be eating sweet and tart pickles in just two hours. Learn how to quick pickle here.