Books Archive

Savory Stuffed Apples from The Great Vegan Grains Book by Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes

Have you noticed that there seems to be a war on grains going on? Some people don’t think they should be consumed because our human ancestors didn’t eat them, however it’s believed that grains have been a part of the human diet for many thousands of years.

The Plant-Based Journey by Lani Muelrath

By now, I think we all know that following a whole-foods, plant-based diet is the best way to stay healthy. In my work as a health coach, I’ve found that people who are transitioning to this type of diet often feel overwhelmed and aren’t quite sure where

Buffalo Mozzarella from DIY Vegan by Nicole Axworthy and Lisa Pitman

Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while probably already know that I had major surgery in the spring of 2014. For those of you who are new to this blog, I had major surgery in the spring of 2014. I was instructed not

Easy as Chocolate Pie from Cook the Pantry by Robin Robertson

I don’t know how she does it, but Robin Robertson has come out with yet another vegan cookbook. As you can probably tell by the title, her new book Cook the Pantry is all about pantry cooking.   Cook the Pantry is chock-full of delicious and nutritious vegan

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

Spicy (or not) Cauliflower Po’ Boy from The Easy Vegan Cookbook by Kathy Hester

I often hear people say that they think eating vegan must be difficult – it’s hard to find ingredients, everything is too expensive, the food is weird, yada yada yada. While I guess that can be true of some vegan food, it’s not really the norm. Most

Only-Kale-Can-Save-Us-Now-Salad from Eat Like You Give a Damn by Michelle Schwegmann & Josh Hooten

I’m not sure when I first heard of Herbivore Clothing, but I know it was well over 10 years ago, and I think my friend Val may have been the one who did the introductions. I remember gleefully pulling their magazine (aptly titled Herbivore) out of my

Vegan with a Vengeance by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

I have a confession to make, and it may result in my membership to the vegan club getting revoked: I didn’t buy the original Vegan with a Vengeance when it came out in 2005. It wasn’t an intentional boycott, I just didn’t know about it. Those were

Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking by Annie and Dan Shannon

A few years ago there were only a few vegan cookbooks on the market, making it easy to pick one, if you happened to be browsing the shelves at Barnes and Noble. Now there are hundreds, which is both good and bad. It’s good to see that

Très Green Très Clean Très Chic by Rebecca Leffler

Hello, my name is Dianne and I’m a cookbookaholic. I have a serious problem. I can’t say no to review copies of cookbooks. I have always had a great love of books and it’s gotten really out of control in past few years. My house is overflowing