Monthly Archives: April 2012

Vegan Stuffed Shells with Almond “Ricotta”

This quick and easy dish is a favorite in my cooking classes. Pasta stuffed with light and fluffy Almond Ricotta and liberally doused with marinara sauce is a truly satisfying entrée. Although this recipe calls for large pasta shells, feel free to substitute other large stuff able shapes, such as manicotti or cannelloni. Recipe adapted 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 […]

Two-Potato Bread Stuffing Casserole

You need not wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy this vegan stuffing, made hearty with regular and sweet potato and whole-grain bread. That said, it is most welcome at the holiday table! For an everyday meal, roast some broccoli and cauliflower florets while this is in the oven, and serve with a bountiful tossed salad with […]

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.