Archive for January, 2012
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Combined with peas and artichoke hearts, vegan cheddar cheese is a great change of pace from standard mozzarella-topped pizza. This is a quick one to throw together. Read More→Print This Post
A recent study published in Global Environmental Change shows by cutting meat and dairy consumption by 25 percent, we could reduce two greenhouse gases by 80 percent. This is a big, honking deal. So if you’re thinking about moving to a more plant-based diet, welcome aboard and thanks for helping the environment. Read More→Print This Post
This dish requires some cooking time, but does so on its own, without you fussing. The recipe doubles easily, so you can make it tonight and enjoy leftovers tomorrow. Serve it with a side of marinated tempeh or hummus and you’ll be doing the protein strut. Recipe and photo contributed by Ellen Kanner. Read More→Print This Post
When you need a heaping helping of something fast, inexpensive, and hearty, I can think of few things that fit these criteria better than a big pot of chili. Of course, bean chilies—without the carne—have been a have become a vegetarian standard; this is the recipe I’ve been making for years. Simple, hearty, and warming, this is a great choice for casual winter parties and for Super Bowl Sunday. If you need fewer servings, cut the recipe in half, or then again, make the whole quantity, and freeze half to enjoy just before winter’s end. Recipe from Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas; photo by Susan Voisin, FatFree Vegan Kitchen. Read More→Print This Post
Anytime of the year is a good time for nachos, especially if
you’re entertaining for football or better yet, the Super Bowl! They are quick, easy and absolutely everyone loves them. When you’re trying to be vegan or entertain vegan friends nachos may seem out of the question, but it’s not true! Read More→
Chewy, moist, creamy, hot, sticky steamy, rolled, wrapped, stacked; whole grains are sweet, easy, versatile, nutritious, delicious, high-fiber, low fat, filling, satisfying, and energizing! Read More→Print This Post
Though inspired by Brazil’s famous national dish (feijoada), this stew doesn’t claim to be authentic, but is abundant with nourishing ingredients. I love the contrast of the black beans and sweet potatoes, both flavor-wise and visually. Serve with steamed fresh greens and a tropical fruit salad or orange slices, as shown here. Thanks to Nanette Blanchard for the lovely photo! See the comments by a Brazilian reader, below, on how this differs from the national dish. Read More→Print This Post