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July 12, 2024
Caryn Dugan, the STL Veg Girl, stops in to share her perfected recipe of corn ribs and shows Chelsea the secret to removing silks off the corn.

July 2, 2024
Caryn Dugan, STL Veg Girl, stops in to share an easy, no-cook summer treat to add to your barbecue this summer. Dugan chops up watermelon and pineapple with a side of sweet strawberry dip for yummy snack

Fox 2 Now
June 20, 2024
ST. LOUIS – This is an Instagram and TikTok favorite: rice paper dumplings. Caryn Dugan, STL Veg Girl, shares whether these dumplings are actually healthy, the ins and outs of buying rice paper and even how to assemble these delicious dumplings.

June 13, 2024
Join us for an inspiring episode with Dr. Jim Loomis and Chef Caryn Dugan, the dynamic duo behind the YouTube show, The Doc & Chef. Dr. Loomis, Medical Director at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the Center for Plant-Based Living, is a specialist in lifestyle medicine who turns complex concepts into easily digestible terms. Chef Caryn Dugan, known as St. Louis Veg Girl and the founder of the Center for Plant-Based Living, transforms nutritional expertise into delicious, accessible meals. Together, they connect the dots between nutrition science and real-world application, offering valuable insights and practical tips for adopting a plant-based diet. Tune in to learn from two leading voices in the world of plant-based nutrition and discover how to make healthy living both achievable and enjoyable!

May 2, 2024
Some people might think eating a dip for a meal is crazy, but when that dip is fully loaded with vegetables and beans, think again. Dive into this year's Cinco de Mayo recipe with all the gooey deliciousness without the saturated fat and excess calories. What's for dinner? DIP!

April 10, 2024
What can asparagus, peas and leafy greens can do for you?! What can’t they do for you! Dr. Jim Loomis is the medical director for the Center for Plant Based Living. He’s teaching us all the benefits plants have on our bodies. Plus, he’s a practicing physician in Washington, D.C. so hear what he’s seeing in his daily practice. Then Caryn Dugan, the founder and owner of The Center for Plant-Based Living, makes it easy to get these plants on our plates with fantastic recipes!

April 3, 2024
Is there anything better than cheese in a jar?! Creamy, pourable, delicious cheese -- It's droolfest! When Exam Room Podcast Chuck Carroll invited Dr. Jim Loomis and I on to talk about chronic inflammation, I knew I had to come up with a hit-it-out-of-the-ballpark kind of recipe. Something sweet, so, of course chocolate, you'll find that recipe here. And, something savory, and that HAD TO BE CHEESE! Everyone knows Cheez Whiz, and now you know Cheezy Whiz! Skip the saturated fat and cholesterol, keep the crack-like addiction. Oh and yes, do put it in a jar, nuke it and pour it over these chips and eat a big ol' pile while watching, what else, but a baseball game (Go Cards!)

March 12, 2024

March 5, 2024
It's that time of the year again, and I couldn't be more excited to share something truly special with you. If you've been following me for a while, you know I'm all about embracing a healthy, vibrant lifestyle. And there's one event I look forward to every year that encapsulates everything I stand for - The Vegan Health Bundle. This isn't just any collection of resources; it's a carefully curated collection that I'm both proud to contribute to and ecstatic to promote. Why? Because it's the only bundle I participate in annually, thanks to the unparalleled expertise and passion of its contributors. From top-notch physicians and health care professionals to renowned chefs and trainers, this bundle is a goldmine of knowledge and inspiration.