Monthly Archives: November 2011

Red Cabbage, Carrot and Apricot Salad

Here’s a nice change of pace from “white” coleslaw —  a combination of red cabbage and carrot, sweetened with dried apricots. It adds a refreshing note to spicy meals and adds vibrant color to the plate.

The Everything Vegan Pregnancy Book by Reed Mangels, RD PhD

Any woman can feel confident about a vegan pregnancy with the easy-to-read but comprehensive Everything Vegan Pregnancy Book*, written by a registered dietitian who also holds a doctorate in nutrition.

Vegetarians or vegans at the Thanksgiving table? No problem!

For vegetarians and vegans, Thanksgiving used to mean being relegated to side dishes, but over the last couple of decades it has grown into an occasion for full culinary expression. A more plant-based celebration actually reflects Thanksgiving’s original intent— a feast of gratitude for the harvest’s abundance. Still, Thanksgiving can be a trying time for […]

Cold Curried Cucumber Soup

Here’s a nearly-instant cold soup. Cucumbers are undoubtedly one of the most refreshing of veggies. So on a very hot day, if you want to be as cool as one, serve this lilting cucumber soup.

Cold Potato, Green Bean, and Quinoa Soup

Potatoes, green beans, and quinoa make a refreshing trio in a cold summer soup. Serve with fresh corn on the cob and a colorful salad or grilled veggies. Though I think this soup tastes best chilled, if you can’t wait, it’s good warm, too!