Recipes 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

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

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

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

Virtual Vegan Potluck: Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Tart

It’s hard to believe that it’s time for another Virtual Vegan Potluck already! I’ve been thinking about what to bring for a while. I created this dish a few months ago but I decided to save it to share today. This dish combines a few of my favorite things –

Kathy Hester’s Slow Cooker Tempeh Braised with Figs and Port Wine

Kathy Hester joins me today with a guest post! You may know Kathy from her cookbooks The Vegan Slow Cooker, The Great Vegan Bean Book, Vegan Slow Cooking for Two (or Just for You), and her newest book OATrageous Oatmeals. I’ve never met her in person, but we’ve

Pasta with Creamy Cashew Sauce

I had a nice surprise in my inbox a few weeks ago. It seems that my recipe for Pasta with Beans and Greens with Creamy Cashew Sauce has been quite popular on Nava Atlas’s website VegKitchen.com, so she asked Hannah Kaminsky to take new photos of the dish.