Canned pumpkin: It’s not just for pumpkin pie! It is rich in fiber, vitamin A, and blends great into muffin mixes, soup, and numerous other pumpkin possibilities. Use up leftover Thanksgiving pumpkin puree for batch of vegan pumpkin alfredo big enough for a houseful of guests. The sauce is so rich and creamy, you’ll wonder how there isn’t a dollop of dairy in sight.
When I first found out I was lactose intolerant, my mom and I had to drive 30 miles away to a health food store just to pick up a carton of soy milk. Now, nearly 20 years later, almost every supermarket offers a plethora of dairy alternatives. With a rise in dairy allergies, intolerances andRead more »
September seems to be synonymous with apples. Maybe it’s because apple picking is a favorite fall activity, or back-to-school images of apples start popping up everywhere. Whatever it is, I welcome fall and its bounty of apples with open arms (and apple-picking baskets)! Apples make a nutritious and filling snack to crunch on, with theirRead more »
Here are some of my favorite veg lunches to try if you’re looking for new meat-free bagged lunch options to bring to work, or to pack for your kids as a new school year is upon us. Don’t forget to include an ice pack or frozen beverage to keep your lunch cool.
You’d think that as a vegan, you have a multitude of choices out there when it comes to veggie burgers, right? Not always. So I set out to make a veggie burger with a little more bulk that would hold up well in a whole wheat bun.
This year, you won’t have to give dad the usual tie, tools, or electronics to show him some love on Father’s Day. Instead, host a barbecue with these vegetarian Father’s Day feast ideas.
Celebrate Mother’s Day by treating mom to a homemade, vegan breakfast in bed or a healthy, hearty brunch spread.
Whether you’re following a vegetarian diet or cooking for a veggie-inclined friend, it’s a no-brainer that you want to stay away from foods that contain meat. But what about lesser-known animal ingredients? Many processed foods that seem veg-friendly may not be. Check out our list for foods you might not know about.
This month has me seeing green and not just because of St. Patrick’s Day. I’m thinking dark leafy greens. Leafy greens are like the little black dress of produce — they go with just about everything. Eat greens raw in a salad, stirred into a soup or sautéed for a side dish. If you’re usedRead more »
This Valentine’s Day, I want to strike a balance between sweets and heart-healthy foods, so I’ll be making loved ones my Pumpkin Banana Bread Pudding. It’s made with fiber-filled whole-wheat bread, pumpkin and bananas, which are all heart healthy. Better still, this vegan recipe is free of saturated fat and cholesterol, which means it’s a treat for your ticker, too!