All Posts By Janel Ovrut Funk

The Veggie Table: Slow-Cooker Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Ideas

by , March 19th, 2013

slow cooker
I’ve waxed poetic before about my love for the slow cooker, a kitchen appliance I always assumed was used by beefy stew lovers or chicken soup eaters and not vegetarians. But in the last few months, I’ve come to learn that the slow cooke...

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The Veggie Table: Favorite Kitchen Tools for a Vegetarian or Vegan Kitchen

by , January 21st, 2013

ninja cooking system
Step into my kitchen and you’ll see I’m a sucker for collecting kitchen appliances, tools, gadgets and gizmos to help make cooking easier. Unfortunately, I’m running out of cabinet and counter space for all these appliances! But fortunately fo...

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The Veggie Table: Vegetarian and Vegan Resolutions

by , January 14th, 2013

This time of year always brings on lots of buzz about healthy resolutions and diet changes. More and more Americans have been making the shift towards a vegetarian or vegan diet, and what better time to start than the beginning of a new year? Perhap...

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The Veggie Table: Festive Holiday Beverage Comparison

by , December 21st, 2012

hot cocoa
‘Tis the season for festive holiday drinks like eggnog and hot cocoa. But if you’re avoiding dairy, whether for dietary, ethical, or food allergy reasons, you don’t need to feel left out this holiday season. Each year a new crop of festive hol...

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The Veggie Table: Favorite Vegan and Vegetarian Smartphone Apps

by , December 1st, 2012

If you have a smartphone, you know there’s an app for almost anything, including great vegan and vegetarian resources. As someone who frequently searches for vegan recipes on my phone while waiting in a long line or stuck in traffic (when I’m th...

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The Veggie Table: Favorite Vegan and Vegetarian Blogs

by , September 30th, 2012

blogger recipes
For my last post, I wrote a round-up of some of my favorite vegetarian cookbooks. But these days, I’m turning to blogs more than books for recipe inspiration. I love when I Google a recipe and a new-to-me blog pops up with the perfect meal inspira...

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The Veggie Table: Favorite Vegetarian Cookbooks

by , September 22nd, 2012

While I typically pull most of my recipe inspiration from vegetarian food blogs or websites, sometimes I like to curl up on the couch with a hot mug of tea and thumb through my collection of cookbooks to menu plan for the week ahead. Here are the to...

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The Veggie Table: Vegetarian Grill Ideas

by , July 29th, 2012
grilled zucchini and tomatoes

Grilled Zucchini and Tomatoes, from Food Network Magazine's 50 Things to Grill in Foil.

Most grill recipes may focus on meat, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t an assortment of great grilled vegetarian dishes that can be prepared on everyone...

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The Veggie Table: Raspberry-Lime Sorbet

by , June 23rd, 2012

When I was a kid, it was a treat to get an ice cream cone on a hot summer day. But when I became lactose intolerant, I had to give up my favorite cookies-and-cream-flavored treat for something dairy free. Fortunately, I found a favorite summer d...

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The Veggie Table: Homemade Almond Milk

by , April 14th, 2012
almond milk

Making almond milk from scratch is much easier than you'd think.

The thought of making my own almond milk always seemed so cumbersome and unnecessary to me. But desperate times call for desperate measures: When I realized we forgot to pick up our...

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