Monthly Archives: March 2012

Add Variety with Dried Fruit

Concentrated sources of natural sweetness and nutrients, dried fruits deserve a prominent place in the family snack pantry. All are excellent sources of dietary fiber and are filled with natural sugars, which, when added to cereals, baked goods, and trail mixes (or just eaten on their own), coax the palate to appreciate natural, rather than […]

Indonesian-Style Vegetable Stew with Rice Noodles

Characteristic of certain Indonesian vegetable dishes are colorful vegetables (in this case, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, and bell pepper), this stew is enveloped in a rich, spicy peanut sauce and embellished with rice noodles. This has so much going for it that you need only a simple salad to complete the meal.

Vegan Minute: Raw Massaged Kale Salad

Vegan Minute: Contemporary Creamed Spinach

Spinach Smoothie

This fruity green smoothie, combining spinach with banana and stone fruits or apple,  is from The New Green Smoothie Diet: Going Green Never Tasted so Good,* by Hilary Greenleaf, reprinted with permission.

Top 10 Benefits of Green Smoothies

Green smoothies have many health benefits (and we’ll discuss those in detail later on), but here’s a brief introduction to the many advantages of drinking green smoothies on a daily basis:

Vegan Minute: 3 great ways to use salsa

Vegan Minute: Quick Stir-Fried Collard Greens