Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanksgiving Torte

The torte makes the ideal vegan Thanksgiving dish with its varied textures and savory flavors from the combination of wild rice, mushrooms, nuts, and sage. Served with a robust Mushroom Sauce on the side, this makes a hearty main dish and goes well with all the typical side dishes like cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, chestnut […]

Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cook by Leslie Cerier

After months of migraines, my hands and feet going numb, stomach in knots and extreme dizziness and fatigue I found out I had gluten intolerance. And going gluten-free after 25 years of eating “normally” was and still is one of the hardest things I have ever done. I have been gluten-free for about four months […]

A Life in Balance By Meg Wolff

Changing your diet can change your life, and Meg Wolff is proof of that. A Life in Balance: Delicious Plant-based Recipes for Optimal Health* tells her story and provides an arsenal of recipes and tips for enjoying healthy, flavorful and economic meals. Eating a diet of whole grains, beans, vegetables and fruits can prevent and reverse […]

Quick Green Veggie Soup with Couscous

For this bountiful vegetable soup, the less cooking time, the better. With a bounty of green veggies, including broccoli, zucchini, and peas, everything should remain bright green and just done.

Gardein Vegan Savory Stuffed Turk’y

Full disclosure: I’m not personally a big fan of meat substitutes, but I can fully understand why other vegetarians and vegans like them. I grew up with meat as a child, and one of the reasons I went vegetarian as a teen way back when was that I simply didn’t like it. Fast forward to […]

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

For hearty appetites, here’s a salsa made more substantial with beans and fresh corn. Serve with stone ground tortilla chips. 

Vegan Matzo Ball Soup with Spring Vegetables

This vegan matzo ball soup recipe is chock-full of spring vegetables, and the perfect prelude to the Passover Seder dinner. But more importantly, it’s vehicle for delicious Vegan Matzo Balls. Photo by Susan Voisin (FatFree Vegan Kitchen), from Vegan Holiday Kitchen. As an alternative to this Ashkenazik-style soup, try Moroccan-Style Vegan Matzo Ball Soup.

Vegan for Life by Jack Norris, RD and Virginia Messina, MPH, RD

I gush. It’s true. If I love something I can’t help myself. This book was in my mailbox on Thursday. I finished it by noon on Friday. It’s that good.