Monthly Archives: April 2012

No-bake Peanut Butter Treats

These are a kid-friendly snack, and an easy treat that kids can help make. A little sticky, but fun! Recipe adapted from The Double Energy Diet* by Judi and Shari Zucker. Reprinted by permission of The Book Publishing Company. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog.

Three-Potato Salad with Spring Greens

This gorgeous potato salad combines three kinds of potatoes with the early greens of spring for earthy flavor with plenty of eye appeal. Blue potatoes are surprisingly easy to find, if you look for them, but if you can’t find them, simply substitute two additional medium sweet potatoes. Recipe from Wild About Greens. Photo by […]

Vegan Dessert Recipes

Vegan dessert recipes — cookies, cakes, brownies, pies, and ice cream — sure have grown up over the last few years! Here is VegKitchen’s wide array of all kinds of sweet treats. If you’re looking specifically for gluten-free vegan desserts, we’ve got plenty of those too. You’ll find them listed at the end of the […]

White Pizza with Asparagus and Spinach

Here’s a light, lively pizza that’s perfect for a springtime meal, featuring favorite spring veggies, asparagus and spinach. If you prefer a red pizza to white, simply omit the silken tofu sauce and replace it with marinara sauce, or even fresh tomato slices. Serve with a big green salad; toss in some chickpeas, whose flavor […]

VegKitchen’s gluten-free vegan recipes

It can be challenging to be either vegan or gluten-free, but when you’re both, it’s doubly tricky to find suitable recipes. VegKitchen offers lots of vegan, gluten-free recipes for every meal. Use this list as a great resource for easy, everyday recipes to suit both dietary needs. For all recipes that contain products that have […]

Roasted Vegetables: An Asparagus to Zucchini Guide

Roasting vegetables in a hot oven brings their natural sugars to the surface while maintaining nutrients. For those who aren’t keen on steamed or raw veggies in the winter, you may find that roasting might spark some interest. I’ve found 425 degrees F. to be the ideal temperature for my oven, but 400 degrees F. works […]

Groovy Green Smoothie

A great way to start the day with a hit of blood-cleansing chlorophyll and some good-quality protein from the seeds and protein powder. Adding protein will keep you feeling satisfied for hours! Recipe and photo contributed by Ricki Heller, from Diet, Dessert and Dogs.

What is a Vegan Diet?

What is a vegan diet, and how is it different from a vegetarian diet? Sometimes called a plant-based diet, vegans avoid all animal products in the diet, including eggs, dairy product, and even honey. Vegetarians avoid meat, fowl, and seafood;  For most vegans, ethical factors weigh in equally, if not more so, as health and environmental […]