Monthly Archives: March 2012

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 can include spinach, lettuce, kale, and collard greens; for the more advanced green smoothie drinker, you can also add parsley, dandelion greens, watercress — really, any leafy green veggie your palate can handle, and enjoy. Bananas, apples, pears, avocado, and mango are great companions in these beverages. Here’s a […]

Apple and Pear Fruit Compote

A compote of cooked apples and pears is a nice light way to end a festive Passover seder meal. This is excellent served with

Vegan Desserts by Hannah Kaminsky

Reviewed by Gail Davis. After having my sweet tooth so soothingly satisfied by all of the sumptuously sweet recipes in Hannah Kaminsky’s first book, My Sweet Vegan,* I couldn’t imagine that there could possibly be that many more sweet surprises up Hannah’s skillful sleeve. But to my amazement and delight, her new book, Vegan Desserts: […]

Vegan Whipped Cream

This amazing vegan whipped cream recipe is from Vegan Desserts: Sumptuous Sweets for Every Season,* reprinted with permission of the author and Skyhorse Publishing, ©2011 Hannah Kaminsky. Photo by Gail Davis reprinted from her blog, Hungry Vegan. 

Wild About Greens

125 Delectable Vegan Recipes for Kale, Collards, Arugula, Bok Choy, and other Leafy Veggies Everyone Loves  Nava Atlas serves up a comprehensive collection of scrumptious recipes, all featuring ultra-healthy, super-nutritious leafy greens. Leafy greens are a breeze to grow and prepare, and these 125 dishes showcase the most commonly used varieties in an irresistible selection of […]

BBQ-Flavored White Beans with Sausage and Spinach

I will fully admit that this recipe combining vegan sausage, canned beans, and barbecue sauce screams “emergency dinner!” But it’s spicy, hearty, high in protein, and best of all, ready for the table in about 20 minutes. Some nights, you need a main dish like that, and this one never disappoints.