Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sweet and White Potato Salad with Mixed Greens

This potato salad, combining white or golden potatoes and sweet potatoes is one I often make for company. It’s so pretty, perched on mixed greens and ringed with grape tomatoes and avocado, yet is incredibly easy to prepare. Adapted from Vegan Express.

Tofu Aloo Gobi (Cauliflower and Potato Curry)

We’ve rarely gone out for Indian food without including this classic cauliflower and potato curry among our selections. It’s a vegetarian/vegan standard. This simplified rendition comes together quickly, and the tofu mimics paneer, the bland, soft cheese found in some Indian dairy dishes. Photo courtesy of In My Box: An Exploration of My CSA Box.

Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo has become a day to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride (contrary to popular belief, it isn’t Mexico’s independence day) —and a delicious way to celebrate is with easy vegan south-of-border and Southwestern-style dishes. VegKitchen has plenty to choose from!

Vegan Appetizer Recipes

Not sure why, but vegan and vegetarian cookbooks rarely present many appetizer recipes to speak of, so hopefully you’ll find  the  wide array of choices here useful and appealing. A nice idea for entertaining (for the winter holidays or any casual occasion) is to offer a spread of hot and cold appetizers (instead of the […]

Asparagus Recipes – Easy and Versatile

The abundance of asparagus recipes on VegKitchen is a testament to how versatile it is —you can use it chilled in salads, blend it into soups, or serve simply grilled or roasted. It used to be that the appearance of big bunches of asparagus was a sure sign of spring. These days, like lots of […]

Bulgur and Sweet Potato Pilaf

This attractive dish has a subtle sweet flavor and the crunch of toasted walnuts. Double this recipe for a great winter holiday grain dish—it’s perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinners. Recipe adapted from Vicki’s Vegan Kitchen by Vicki Chelf ©2011, Square One Publishing, reprinted by permission. 

Vegetarian and Vegan Cookbook Reviews on VegKitchen

If you’d like to browse some of the best vegetarian and vegan books out there, VegKitchen presents this selection of vegan and vegetarian cookbook reviews. Let us know what some of your favorites are if you don’t see them on this list, and we’ll try to get a review posted. This is listed in alphabetic […]

Cooking up a Fresh Feast

Zoe Helene interviews The Organic Gourmet, Leslie Cerier. Photo by Tracey Eller. There’s a reason Leslie Cerier teaches at some of the finest spas and retreats, and there’s a reason her classes are so popular. Twenty plus years of wisdom and amassed expertise, authenticity, warmth and passion certainly help. Leslie’s classes are informative and fun Leslie specializes in whole […]