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Discover what is actually keeping you stuck from eating more plants. 

The PlantWhys Empowered by Plants Program empowers you to finally overcome emotional eating, food addiction, gut issues and lose weight through positive phycology. You will learn how to make simple changes in your life that have a big impact in improving your mental health and preventing chronic disease.... 

Even if you’re not someone with a lot of extra time on your hands.

What do you really, really want? What are your secret desires when it comes to your health?


There's a lot of health coaching programs right now that will help you count macros, or calories and increase your protein. Unfortunately most health experts only focus on short-term wins and gains. 

But short-term benefits don't always guarantee a lower risk of chronic disease. 

 You know that eating more plants is the best way to lose weight and improve your gut health. 

After all, bodybuilders have an average life span of just 47 years!

… And you want to live longer than that. 


But why haven't you changed yet? You want this. What is keeping you stuck?

You've read all the books, you have the knowledge about the benefits of a plant focused diet, but why are you still over eating on processed foods at night?

Because we need to address what is going on at a deeper level.

But before I get to that, allow me to introduce myself.

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Hi, I'm Ali Essig... 

Certified Plant-Based Nutritionist who helps women and moms lose weight, improve their gut health, and overcome emotional issues and food addictions through positive psychology and a plant-based diet. 


....and I do this this because I know what it is like to go through a health trauma that could have been prevented. 

On October 1, 2019 I found myself racing into the ER to see my husband slumped over in a wheelchair looking like he had just aged 50 years.


He was suffering from a stroke. 


After days in the hospital and multiple tests, they found no clear explanation. No hole in his heart, no heart arrhythmia, no genetic history. The only direction we were given was a piece of paper that said he needed to follow a heart-healthy diet by avoiding trans fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and by eating more fiber and avoiding alcohol. 

I dived deep into the research and found that the best diet to prevent the kind of stroke my husband had is a plant-based diet. But it’s also the best diet to avoid most of the top 15 causes of death in America. It sparked an intense passion to share this news with the world. Because while I thought I didn’t have time to eat healthy with six little ones underfoot, if you don’t make time now, your body will make time for you in the future in the form of disease, sickness, or tragedy.


As a result of switching to a plant-based diet...


...my husband's important health numbers have significantly improved. His cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure have all gone down. And he has lost over 20 pounds and has kept it off for years without exercise or calorie restriction.

While I’m thrilled with what we’ve managed to accomplish, I’ll admit that changing my family's eating patterns was a real struggle at first.

In the beginning, I didn’t know what I was doing and I didn’t have anybody I could ask.

Each time I went to make a quick lunch or dinner, I had to completely change my patterns. I used to use cheese and meat in many of our favorite dishes, and it was a struggle finding yummy recipes without animal products.

Yet even after all that research, I still made a lot of expensive mistakes along the way … costing me lots of time and money on programs, classes, books, and recipes, while causing me plenty of frustration when no one in my household wanted to eat it.


The good news is that I learned from those mistakes so you don't have to...


...and after continually getting asked by my friends to help them, I decided to become certified and make a business helping people lose weight by eating more plants. 

But the more and more I worked with women, the more i began to realize that our emotional connection to food plays a larger role than any knowledge about the benefits of eating more plants. 

I would work with clients who had more knowledge than me, but just couldn't change. 

They couldn't lose the weight. 

They romanticized their treats. 

They ate in secret. 

They would convince themselves they could moderate... but then eat the whole bag and feel so sick.


After helping hundreds of women I saw common patterns. Deeper emotional issues. Deeper addictions. And in order to actually find success, these issues need to be addressed. 

That’s why I’m so excited to tell you about my VIP Empowered by Plants Small Group Coaching Program.  

It’s designed for women like you … women who need to finally address the root of their eating issues.

The Empowered by Plants program is your easy, step-by-step guide for finally easing off processed foods, meat, dairy, and processed sugars, and for easing into eating a plant-predominant diet. We do this by focusing on overcoming emotional eating and food addictions that are keeping your stuck.

In fact, by the time you get to the end of it, you will have not only lost weight, but all other aspects of your life will improve because you will finally be free.

What will be the cost if you don't change?

Will you continue to be miserable? Will you increase your risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease?
Or has your food problem already caused you an illness?

Most importantly, what are the feelings, emotions, and conditions you have tried to control with food?

Sadness? Loneliness? Fear? Work conditions? Problems with your spouse or kids? 
It is time to look at the bigger picture when it comes to your health. And it starts by going within first. 

In the Empowered by Plants Program, I show you the easiest ways to:


ease into eating more plants.

overcome emotional eating. 

ease into eating less dairy.

overcome food addictions.

ease into eating less meat.

finally lose weight.

AND learn how to manage the bloat that may come when you first start eating more plants.


But that’s not all.

In the Empowered by Plants VIP Small Group Coaching Program, you’ll also get ALL our Plantwhys meal plans.


Along with DAILY texting support, monthly one-on-one coaching, and weekly small group coaching. 


Yep, you read that correctly.

The accountability is insane. 

We won't let you fall through the cracks. 

You will text pictures of what you are eating everyday to your plant-based coach, nutritionist or dietitian.

You will also be assinged an accountability partner within the program. 

And you will join weekly group calls, and monthly one-on-ones.

It’s so amazing that I promise you it works even if …

You struggle with being consistent (you can be)

You don’t think you’re any good at cooking (you will be)

You worry you don't even know where to start (I’ll show you)

You think that you could never completely give up animal products or your favorite processed foods (you won't have to)

With the proper support, coaching, techniques, and emotional support, plant-based eating isn't just easy to do, it’s life-changing. 

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But the Empowered by Plants Program doesn’t just teach how—we dig deep into your WHY. 


Eating meat sparingly and eating more whole plant foods is the best thing you can do to prevent chronic disease. Unlike medications, there isn’t one kind of diet for optimal liver function and a different diet to prevent Alzheimer's disease. A heart-healthy diet is also a brain-healthy diet and a liver healthy diet and a lung healthy diet. Any sustainable steps towards a plant-predominant diet will increase all of your overall short and long-term health.

You already know this. But why aren't you following it. 

That is what we spend a lot of time digging into. 

You not only will be eating more plants by the end of this program. You will transform into a different person. 

Are you willing to do whatever it takes to change, heal, and finally transform your life?


Is the pain of living exactly how you are greater than the pain of change?

If so, you are ready.

You might not think that you can do this, but I promise you, all it takes is for ONE person to believe in you. 

Think about it, if Taylor Swift heard me sing and said, "wow, I believe you could be an amazing singer!"

That's all it would take for me to invest everything into my new singing career. 

It just takes one person. 

Let me be your person. 

I believe in you.


You don’t need to be vegan or give up all processed foods to succeed.


Now, at this point, some of you might be thinking ...

This Empowered by Plants Program sounds great, but am I really capable of doing this?

Don’t I need to go completely cold turkey and give up all my favorite foods to overcome food addiction????

I can confidently tell you no.

First, you don't need to give up any food group completely. That's right—you don't have to be vegan or 100% whole food plant-based. You just have to aim for a plant-predominant lifestyle. What does that mean? It means that 90% of the time you are eating whole plant foods. Which allows 10% wiggle room for cake on your kid's birthdays, blue cheese on your favorite salad, or even a steak every once in a while.  

The program was designed as a lifestyle change. Not a diet.

Not something that you start and then stop once you've hit your goal or finished our course. This is the rest of your life—and so it has to be flexible. It has to allow room for fun foods and celebrations in order to be successful. If you want to add 13 healthy years to your life, you have to be able to stick to it for the rest of your life. This is a way of living. 

There’s nothing I teach in the Empowered by Plants Program that you can’t do.

This program works even if you don’t have extra time to meal prep!


Or even if you have selective eaters!


Or even if your spouse doesn’t want to eat this way!


The PlantWhys Empowered by Plants Program empowers you today to make simple changes to lose weight, have more energy and better gut health, overcome emotional eating and food addictions, decrease anxiety, lonliness and depression and most importantly prevent chronic disease.... 

Even if you’re not someone with a lot of extra time on your hands.



Right now, you’re reading this because there’s something you want more of. 


Either you want

  • to lose weight
  • fewer aches and pains
  • better gut health
  • less risk of chronic disease
  • better skin
  • improved fertility or athletic performance
  • less emotional eating
  • less addictive behaviors around food
  • less overeating
  • you wish you had more time to eat healthily
  • or you’d like to feel a greater sense of direction about what foods nourish and heal your body.


You can have ALL those things with the Empowered by Plants VIP Program.


But you may be doubting that it can work for you because you don’t have time to meal prep or you have picky eaters in your home. Or your spouse doesn’t want to eat this way.

This program can still work for you because we teach you have to focus on what you can control. You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen. In fact the simple meals are the ones that help you lose weight anyway! You don’t have to force family members to eat just like you eat. But you can make small, sustainable tweaks to your diet and your family will notice and be inspired to try.

Imagine that for a moment.

What would change for you if right now, you committed to creating a better future (and present!) for yourself, by following the exact steps I outline in the program?

Yeah, actually—you could.

In fact, you’d be surprised if you knew how attainable that goal actually is.

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In a year’s time . . . imagine what your life would be like IF you followed the exact steps I teach in the program.


You could …

  • have finally lost that stubborn weight.
  • have a lot more energy than you have right now
  • control your emotions without turning to food and enjoy the freedom that comes with a healthy body
  • wake up feeling happy and excited, by improving symptoms of anxiety and depression
  • have better skin, nails, and hair
  • control gut issues, and have less bloating and gas
  • have increased mental clarity
  • finally be rid of your food addictions and overeating
  • gain consistent habits in achieving your goals

That scenario isn’t a pipe dream.

Many of my clients have experienced all these things by following a plant-predominant diet.

You can too, by putting the information I teach in the course to work for you.

So, let me tell you more about what you’ll get  with the Empowered by Plants VIP Program.

It consists of daily accountability, goals, lessons and calls to hold your hand every step of the way. 

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+ Daily accountability texts with pictures of your food 

+ Weekly group calls

+ Monthly one-on-one calls (60 mins)

+ Monthly one-on-one life coaching calls (20 mins)

+ Lifetime access to our course

+ Full access to our membership (for one year)

The group coaching program includes everything we have ever made. All meal plans, weekly group coaching calls, fitness and mindset classes, cooking demonstration classes AND individual sessions to map out the best eating plan for you and your household. You will have daily accountability where you send pictures of what you eat everyday to your coach. This program is for you if you want and need individualized support.


 you’ll also get  all our meal guides with shopping lists. 

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Let’s review just some of what you’ll learn in the Empowered by Plants Program: 


  • You will have first access to our food addiction recovery program
  • You will be assigned an accountability partner within the program.
  • We work with you on developing important systems and strategies for losing weight on a plant-based diet.
  • We will work on not only your food addictions, but your emotional connections to food.
  • We use positive phycology and you will report your daily gains and goals everyday so you are always focusing on your WINS.
  • We teach the science behind plant-based nutrition so that you are confident knowing it is the best diet for longevity. 
  • We work on an abundance mindset so you won’t feel deprived. We teach 30 different mindset lessons, focusing on one each week. 
  • In our weekly calls we split it up into individual reporting on your progress, plant-based education and a weekly mindset lesson. 
  • We work on how food affects your risks of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease so you know exactly what to eat and what to avoid to protect you from chronic disease. 
  • You learn how to ease into a plant-based diet so that you can avoid the bloat.
  • We go deep into everything that might be affecting your gut health.
  • You learn what foods will literally add years to your life.
  • We help you understand the right way to transition to a plant-based diet and make sure you are not lacking any essential nutrients.
  • We teach you how to see past dietary trends so you never have to be confused again on what hot new diet to follow. 
  • We work with you to find out how much protein your specific body needs so that you aren’t putting stress on your liver and kidneys and you are getting enough for your muscles and bodily needs (it’s not as much as you think!)
  • We don’t just focus on food—we also work with you holistically so you can improve all the aspects that contribute to your long-term health.
  • We help you keep family traditions alive no matter how you choose to eat. 
  • We have cooking videos to show you new recipes every week
  • We teach you how to navigate social and family situations and questions you will be asked about your diet. 
  • We help you become confident in your eating choices so that everyone can see how it has positively impacted your health. 


That’s just a sneak peek of some of what you’ll learn in our exclusive signature program—VIP covers way too much to list here.

As you can see, the PlantWhys VIP Group Coaching Program comes with everything you need to be successful. 

There is literally nothing else on the market that’ll take you by the hand and show you exactly what you need to do to successfully transform your life through plants. 
But don’t just take my word for it.

Check out some of the amazing results people have gotten with the PlantWhys Group Coaching Program:


"I’ve always been a meat & potatoes guy, so when anyone ever mentioned “plant-based” anything, I was sceptical. I’ve now been plant-based since January-2021, and I’m learning how to use plant-based food as medicine. My blood pressure dropped below normal for the first time in years, so with the help of my doctor, I began reducing my BP medications. Thanks to weekly group sessions and personal one-on-one weekly coaching with Ali, I’m well on my way to better health. This experience is changing my life! In 3 months, I’ve lost 32 lbs., and reduced blood pressure medication by 375%. If you’re ready to improve your health, you’d be well served to make Plantwhys a core piece of your program.”


"I was diagnosed with colon cancer on September 11, 2020. Eating plant-based has given me back control. Six months after chemo, my blood work is all in the normal range and I give a lot of credit to finding this course. Plantwhys saved me. Their approach is so easy. Honestly, they break things down and explain the whys and hows in an easy to understand way. Their philosophy of the 90/10 approach is doable, and gives you room for a Friday night pizza once in a while or some wiggle room for eating dinner at a friend’s house. I am so thankful that I found Plantwhys, and plant-based eating." 


“PlantWhys was perfect because it did not limit me in eating. There are so many varieties of plants and recipes and Ali gave me so many great ideas. After 3 weeks of eating delicious plant-based meals, my eczema completely cleared up! Normally, I would need steroid creams to get those results but these results came from the inside out! I’ve had Indian food, Ethiopian food, Nigerian food, all plants, no meat or dairy! My skin is thanking me and for that, I thank you Ali! Plant-based does not mean eating like a rabbit! It means the basis of what you consume is plants!”

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So, I know I’ve covered a lot here today...  

Let me just quickly sum up what you’re going to get with the Empowered by Plants Program.


Learn the absolute best way of easing into eating more plants, how to feed your family and make sure they are getting the nutrition they need, how to improve athletic performance, lose weight on a plant-based diet, and how to improve your gut health.

If you've ever wondered what you can do right now to avoid heart disease, cancer, diabetes, or Alzheimer's disease, this program is for you. With my step-by-step guide, I teach you the why and the how so you can increase your lifespan and add up to 13 healthy years to your life.


Taking nutrition courses is easy, but putting them into practice is the challenge. That is why you want this program. We work on the most important things that are keeping you stuck. The thoughts in your head, your emotions, and your food addictions. 


We hold your hand every step of the way. And we don't just focus on what you eat, we look at the whole picture. We look at other holistic approaches to health like emotional eating, food addictions, sleep, exercise, and stress management. And we teach you about living in abundance and eating with mindfulness.

You will also learn the power that politics play in your eating choices and how these simple changes can make a dramatic, positive impact on the environment.

But let me tell you why this course is an even better value…

In the PlantWhys Empowered by Plants Program, I show you how to prevent life-altering health events, by the way, that would cost you far more than the price of this program. 

In the PlantWhys Empowered by Plants Program, I show you how to shop for plant-based foods so that you will actually save money each week on groceries.  

Over time, the program pays for itself through the money you will save on your medical costs and weekly grocery bills. 
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Join the VIP group coaching program now and get access to:

  • All our meal guides ($150 value)
  • Our Empowered by Plants Course ($800 value)
  • Daily texting accountability and support for 6 months ($600 value)
  • Weekly group coaching calls to dive a little deeper ($500 value)
  • Monthly one-on-one coaching for 6 months ($800 value)
  • Monthly one-on-one life coaching ($250)
  • Live and recorded cooking and fitness classes ($300 value)
  • Full access to our membership for 1 year ($500 value)
  • 12 step-by-step goals to get you from where you are to where you want to be ($100 value)

You get all of this, valued at $4000!!!

Course modules packed full of downloadable guides, video presentations, and attainable weekly goals

Individual and group coaching sessions to go over unique topics and answer your questions in real time

New meal guide every season, including recipes, plant-based food prep tips, and organized shopping lists

Alright, NOW is the time.


There is literally nothing else on the planet that will take you by the hand and show you the exact steps you need to take to follow a sustainable plant-predominant lifestyle. 

So, to get started, click the payment button below, enter your details, and you’ll get immediate online access to the Empowered by Plants Program materials. 


Let me tell you why it’s important you do that right now… 

Because what is the cost of inaction?

 What will it cost you if your life doesn't change?

If you remain overweight, have crappy gut health, continue to emotionally eat terrible food that isn't good for you, let your food addictions ruin your life....

If you continue down this path, what will it cost you?

I went through a traumatic health event so you don't have to.

I am grateful that my husband had a stroke, and my dad died of a heart attack so that I could create this business and now work to prevent something terrible that like from happening to you.

My grandma died of Alzheimer's disease and those last 10 years of her life were ugly.

If you knew you could prevent that from happening to you, would you do it?

If so, ould the cost of this program be worth it to you?

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Group Coaching One-Time Payment


Special Black Friday Pricing

  • Lifetime access to our course, delivered all at once
  • Individual monthly consultations for 6 months
  • daily texting accountability (sending pictures of your food) for 6 months
  • weekly coaching calls
  • first access to our food addiction program
  • One year access to everything inside our membership (including our weight loss and gut health success path)

Group Coaching Payment Plan


Special Black Friday pricing

  • Pay as you go over 6 months
  • Access all the materials and consultations as outlined in the group coaching program