What Rip Eats in a Day - Video

Rip Esselstyn has followed a PLANTSTRONG lifestyle for more than 33 years, fueling his time as a professional triathlete and then as an Austin City Firefighter.

One of the questions that people ask the most: What does Rip Esselstyn eat? Here is what a typical day for looks like for Rip. 

Today Rip shares a simple step-by-step approach to quick and easy meals he regularly enjoys.

Below is a list of ingredients to have on hand so you can cook along. 


Rip's Big Bowl (Order Ours or Make Your Own)
Rolled Oats, Old Fashioned
Bite-Size Shredded Wheat
Grape Nuts or Ezekial 4:9 Nuggets
Ground flax meal or hemp seeds
Unsweetened Plant Milk
Fresh or frozen fruit (berries, mango, banana, grapefruit)

Cheesy Chickpeas
No-Salt Added Garbanzo Beans (1-2 cans)
Nutritional Yeast
Bragg's Liquid Aminos or Tamari
Whole Wheat Flour
Whole Wheat Pasta
Frozen Broccoli

Open Face Sandwiches
Whole Grain, Oil Free Bread (like Ezekiel)
Oil-free Hummus
Spinach
Yellow Mustard
Sliced Cucumbers
Salt-free Lemon Pepper Seasoning

Rip's Sweet Potato Bowl
Sweet Potatoes
No-Salt Added Black Beans
Red Bell Pepper
Green Onions
Frozen Mango Chunks
Salsa
Avocado
Arugula or Spinach