Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cold Carrot and Broccoli Soup

This cheerfully hued cold carrot soup, embellished with bright green broccoli, can be the centerpiece of a summer meal, served with crusty bread or sandwiches, and/or a big salad filled with summer veggies. Adapted fromVegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons.

Sensible Wine Drinking

While wine has always been considered by physicians to be the “healthiest of beverages,” it was not until the 1970’s when epidemiologists began to report than moderate drinkers had much lower risk of coronary heart disease than did abstainers.

Big Orange Bundt Cake

  This colossal cake elicits oohs and ahs when set out for serving but the proof is in the tasting and this cake goes to the head of its class. You’ll find a number of variations including an all orange juice cake at the end of the recipe. The orange zest adds superb flavor to […]

Great Reasons to Adopt a Plant-Based Diet

Those who have chosen to go vegetarian — and then who transition to vegan — appreciate knowing that their food choices can not only be tasty and healthy, but compassionate and humane as well. Not to mention the enormous benefit of whole-food plant-based diet to our rapidly deteriorating environment.

Cinnamon Rolls

This is a great rainy day project for kids of all ages. It’s a bit involved, with a number of steps, but none are complicated or difficult. Under adult supervision, kids are able to participate in nearly every step along the way. Rolling out the dough and sprinkling the filling are especially fun for little […]

How Vegans Can Prepare for Emergencies

With snow and ice storm season upon us, it’s a good idea to prepare for a possible extended loss of electrical power.  Even hurricanes, wild fires, tornadoes, and human goof-ups can take away the electricity for days and weeks at a time, leaving you with no fresh food and no way to prepare it.  This brief article […]

Corn Salad with Snow Peas

Here’s a great way to highlight fresh corn in a summer salad. Crisp snow peas, cabbage, and bell peppers meld nicely with the sweetness of corn kernels.

Pineapple Raisin Bread Pudding

Bread pudding made with pineapple and raisins makes a warm, satisfying finale to a winter meal, or a comforting dessert to have with tea.