Defining Veganism

Something interesting has been going on in the vegan movement over the course of the past couple of years. People have been redefining what it means to be vegan. A few months ago I saw someone on Facebook write, “it doesn’t meant that she’s not vegan because

9 Vegan Recipes for National Taco Day

It’s come to my attention that October 4th is National Taco Day. I know, I know… there seems to be a day for everything now. It’s getting ridiculous. But who wouldn’t want to take a day out of the year to celebrate the wonder that is the

Vegan Cinnamon-Oatmeal Baked Apples

A few weeks ago Dennis and I made our annual pilgrimage to Warwick, New York to go apple picking. We now have a produce drawer full of fresh, crisp apples. We’ve both been snacking on an apple a day, but I’ve also been looking for different ways

Mushroom Carbonara Bowl from Vegan Bowls by Zsu Dever

I am happy to be hosting Zsu Dever on her Vegan Bowls blog tour today. Who doesn’t love one bowl meals? Simple to prepare and using familiar ingredients, these savory bowls are delicious, versatile, and many can be made in 30 minutes or less. Best of all,

Family Favorites Desserts: Chocolate Cream Pie

When Angela from Canned Time asked me to participate in the Family Favorites Desserts series, I immediately jumped at the opportunity. Each month, Canned Time is featuring a different blogger who has veganized a favorite dessert from her childhood. NuNaturals is the unofficial sponsor of the series, so their stevia products are

Roasted Cauliflower Cutlets with Lemon from Laura Theodore’s Vegan-Ease

I’m super excited to be hosting Laura Theodore’s Vegan-Ease blog tour today! Before I tell you how wonderful this book is, I should probably disclose that I’ve been helping Laura with marketing for the book. (But I wouldn’t be doing so if I didn’t love it!)  

African-Inspired Chickpea Peanut Stew

The beginning of autumn is just a few days away. It’s my favorite season, and my thoughts are turning to warm mugs of tea, snuggly sweaters, and crunchy leaves. One of my favorite things to do in the fall is to cook a big pot of stew that we can

Raw Pad Thai from Spiralize! by Beverly Lynn Bennett

I learned a little bit about raw foods in 2009 while I was attending the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and it was interesting enough that I signed up for a raw “cooking” class at the local adult school. In the class, the instructor made raw spaghetti with marinara

Brussels Sprouts Salad

I often have a large salad or a sandwich with a side salad for lunch. A few weeks ago I felt like I needed a break from my usual side salad of romaine, shredded carrots, and purple cabbage, so I dug around in the fridge to see

10 Vegan Recipes for Labor Day

If you’ve been reading  my blog on a regular basis, you may have noticed that I have taken short break from blogging in August. Most people take vacations in the summer, or they slow down and spend more time relaxing, but I’ve done the opposite. I’ve been been working