Tag: vegan

The Veggie Table: Apple Walnut Wheat Berry Salad

by in The Veggie Table, October 7, 2011

I’m an apple-a-day kind of girl: I just can’t get enough of that sweet, crunchy, sometimes tart snack that comes in a myriad of different varieties. Apples are portable, satisfying, pair wonderfully with peanut butter, and travel well (I always have one in my carry-on). But sometimes I’m looking for another way to enjoy myRead more

Food News: Chains Offering Vegan Fast-Food Options

by in Food News, October 1, 2011

Convenience store 7-Eleven is now offering vegan meals, and there are vegan options at Johnny Rockets, PF Changs Pizza Hut and Dairy Queen, too.

Top Picks: Healthy Apps and Web Sites

by in Food News, Healthy Tips, January 3, 2011

With so many nutrition websites and apps popping up, who has time to check them all out? We took a look at those most talked about. Here’s what we found.

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 17, 2010

Growing up with a vegan chef (my mother), I’ve had the most wonderful vegetarian Thanksgiving experience. Our table would be loaded with the most creative and delicious dishes made from seasonal fruits and veggies, grains, legumes, nuts and seeds. We’ve put together vegetarian (and even some vegan) options for Turkey Day—and you don’t have to be a vegetarian to enjoy them.

The Veggie Table: Vegan-Friendly Mother’s Day Brunch

by in The Veggie Table, May 8, 2010

Celebrate Mother’s Day by treating mom to a homemade, vegan breakfast in bed or a healthy, hearty brunch spread.

Spotlight Recipes: 25 Vegetarian Favorites

by in Healthy Recipes, April 21, 2010

Whether you’re a committed vegetarian or vegan or just want to try something new, meatless meals provide great variety to your dinner table meal line-up — They can be both delicious and healthy (foregoing meat isn’t an excuse to eat cheese pizza every day!) We chose 25 tasty recipes covering all of the major food groups vegetarians should be eating (these are healthy picks for meat-eaters, too): fruits and veggies, whole grains, beans/legumes, nuts, and seeds.

The Veggie Table: Thanksgiving Tips for the Vegetarian

by in Healthy Holidays, Thanksgiving, The Veggie Table, November 14, 2009

When you’re the cook, you can make sure to serve options that fit your vegetarian diet, but if your host isn’t serving a vegetarian Thanksgiving, don’t despair. Here are some tips on how to navigate — and still enjoy — the feast.

Going Veg? Don't Make These Mistakes

by in The Veggie Table, June 13, 2009

When I switched cold-turkey from a meat-eating to vegan diet, I was pleased to see I could still eat fries, chips and salsa, and my secret guilty pleasure, Swedish Fish (it’s not realfish, so it’s OK!). But I quickly realized I’d stumbled into a common veggie pitfall — eating junk food in place of fresh, whole, plant-based foods. Here are some other vegetarian mistakes.

Vegan Diet Basics

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, May 8, 2009

Vegetarian, vegan – what’s the difference? Despite popular belief, it’s possible to get all the nutrients you need when on a vegan diet. Here are the basics of veganism and a days worth of delicious vegan recipes.