Books Archive

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

Vegan Casseroles by Julie Hasson – Recipe and a Contest!

I’m super excited to be hosting Julie Hasson on her Vegan Casseroles blog tour today! She’s here with a recipe from the book and an exciting giveaway!   The word “casserole” makes me think of my childhood. My brain conjures up images of wood-paneled station wagons pulling up

The Lusty Vegan – Recipe and Giveaway

I’m happy to be hosting The Lusty Vegan blog tour today!  The Lusty Vegan is a project I’ve been close to, as I do freelance work for the book’s publisher Vegan Heritage Press, and I designed the cover! I enjoy working on projects like this because it

Vegan Without Borders by Robin Robertson – Recipe and Giveaway

I don’t know how she does it, but Robin Robertson has managed to write yet another amazing vegan cookbook! Vegan Without Borders is her newest opus, and it’s a gorgeous hardcover book full of delicious recipes and mouthwatering recipes.   In Vegan Without Borders, Robin has used her

The Forks Over Knives Plan

If you’ve seen the film Forks Over Knives, then you’re already familiar with the concept behind The Forks Over Knives Plan, which is, in a nutshell, eating a plant-based, whole foods diet for optimal health. This is not a fad diet, nor is it a deprivation diet

OATrageous Oatmeals Recipe and Giveaway

I’m super excited to be hosting Kathy Hester’s OATrageous Oatmeals blog tour today! Not only was I a recipe tester for OATrageous Oatmeals, Kathy also included one of my recipes in the book! Kathy’s here with a recipe for Veggie Oat Taco Mince, and she also has a chance for you to

Book Review and Recipe: Plant-Powered for Life by Sharon Palmer, RDN

Sharon Palmer is on a mission to help you fall in love with plants. In her new book Plant-Powered for Life she conjures up images of farmers markets full of fresh, crisp vegetables, produce bins overflowing with juicy ripe fruit, and fields of fresh leafy greens. Even

Book Review: Vegan Finger Foods

Finger foods are, well, food you eat with your fingers. Sometimes called “tapas” or “small plates,” and they can even be appetizers. The recipes in Vegan Finger Foods by Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes are perfect for serving at parties, taking with you to potlucks, or to eat yourself

Book Review: Salad Samurai

I was once at a book signing Terry Hope Romero was doing in my hometown in NJ where someone approach her and ask about making salads. Terry said that she’s not a big salad person, and she doesn’t eat them very often. So last year at Vida