Books Archive

Teff Love Review, Recipe and Giveaway

Several years ago Mesob, an Ethiopian restaurant, opened in my town, and I noticed that about half of the menu was vegan. Before it’s arrival, I didn’t know that Ethiopian food was “a thing”. I’ll try just about anything vegan, but Dennis didn’t like the sound of

Greens 24/7 Review, Recipe and Giveaway

I’m a greens pusher. Green vegetables have so many wonderful health benefits that I recommend them to all of my health coaching clients on a regular basis, suggesting they eat them with every meal. To most people, that means some spinach thrown into a smoothie, a salad,

Keep It Vegan by Áine Carlin – Recipe and Giveaway

I have to admit that when I was first asked to review Keep It Vegan: Over 100 Simple, Healthy and Delicious Dishes by Áine Carlin I was going to turn it down. I hadn’t heard of the author before, and I already had a stack of books

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible Guest Post and Giveaway

I’m beyond excited to be hosting The Vegetarian Flavor Bible blog tour today! Author Karen Page is here with a guest post and a chance for you to win a copy of the book. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is a gigantic tomb devoted to the flavor profiles

Easy, Affordable Raw by Lisa Viger – Recipe and Giveaway

I first became aware of the raw food phenomenon about 5 years ago. I decided to give it a try, and with the help of a fellow health coach, I did a 21 day raw challenge. I was amazed at how much energy I had after just a

Living Candida-Free by Ricki Heller – Recipe and Giveaway

In my health coaching practice, I occasionally work with clients who are suffering from candida overgrowth. It can be a tough thing to treat, as most doctors don’t know much about it and will usually just prescribe an antifungal medication to combat it. (That is, if they recognize that

My Top 10 Most Anticipated Cookbooks of 2015

2014 was an amazing year for vegan cookbooks. I think I added about 25 to my collection. (Yes, 25 new vegan cookbooks!) I imagine it’s only going to get better in 2015, and I will probably have to get creative with bookshelf space, as I’m starting to

But I Could Never Go Vegan! Review, Recipe and Giveaway

When people learn that I’m vegan, they usually say something like, “I could never go vegan – I would miss pizza,” or “I could never go vegan – I need my protein.” It’s strange that they immediately give reasons why they could never do what I do, especially since

My 10 Favorite Vegan Cookbooks of 2014

Every December at this time I look back at the cookbooks I’ve accumulated throughout the year, and write about my favorite ones. This is a tough task this year because so many amazing vegan cookbooks were released in 2014. They came my way at such a fast rate

Sweet Eats for All by Allyson Kramer: Review, Recipe and Giveaway

A few years ago I was misdiagnosed with celiac disease. I was having some digestive issues at the time, and the doctor had run a gamut of tests. When I went back for my results, I saw the office’s physician assistant who said the blood test showed