Archive for August, 2010
If you’re looking for a wide array of easy tofu recipes that will please adults and kids alike, you’ve come to the right place! Tofu is a superb food to add to the repertoire of growing children, and pays bountiful dividends in women’s and men’s diets as well. Many nutritionists experts recommend completely eliminating meat and high-fat dairy products as protein sources and getting more from plant-based foods such as grains, legumes, and soyfoods. Read More→Print This Post
In your mind, visualize the supermarket you frequent. Put yourself in the produce department. Think summer. Now think winter. Does it look much different? Any different? Now imagine yourself in the restaurants you frequent. It’s fall, and you are studying the menu. Now shift gears—it’s spring. Have the menus changed very much? Have they changed at all? Read More→Print This Post
This is an inviting late-summer dish suffused with the flavors of the Southwest. Stoneground grits are more flavorful than those available in supermarkets; they’re available in natural food stores and well-stocked supermarkets with natural foods sections. Read More→Print This Post
In this Southwestern variation of succotash, the bright melange of the freshest corn and vegetables makes for a wonderful celebration of the summer harvest. Read More→Print This Post
This simple, tasty summer dish is traditionally made with egg ribbons, but vegans can substitute ribbons made of hearty whole grain flours. Read More→Print This Post
Here’s the Chinese restaurant classic, in a hearty, “beefy” vegan version using seitan in place of the real thing. It’s better this way!
Seitan gives this stew a “meaty” texture. Prepared seitan is readily available in most natural foods stores as well as a growing number of well-stocked supermarkets. If you’d like to try making your own seitan, click on the recipe for Homemade Seitan. Adapted from The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. Read More→Print This Post