Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ice Pop Joy by Anni Daulter

Homemade ice pops are one of the latest food crazes, and a good one at that, as you can sneak all manner of healthy foods into something that looks completely like a treat! Ice Pop Joy* by Anni Daulter (author of Organically Raised: Conscious Cooking for Babies and Toddlers*) is a fun guide to these […]

Tropical Tofu Ice Pops

These ice pops feature oranges, kiwis, and mangoes, plus coconut water, which is chock-full of electrolytes, calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Recipe and photo from Ice Pop Joy* by Anni Daulter (Sellers Publishing, © 2012), reprinted by permission.

Melon Madness Ice Pops

These enticing honeydew ice pops are low in fat and high in water content, so they’re the perfect pleasure on a hot sunny day! Recipe and photo from Ice Pop Joy* by Anni Daulter (Sellers Publishing, © 2012), reprinted by permission.

French Onion Soup

Ahhh, French Onion soup, my favorite vegetarian mistake. I loved this so much in my omnivore days that I just assumed since it was an onion soup that it had to be vegetarian. Boy, was I wrong. I was just three months into being vegetarian when on of my coworkers informed me that French onion […]

Creamy Green Pea and Cashew Butter Soup

A delectable, high-protein puree made of cashew butter and white beans silken tofu forms the base of this nearly-instant creamy green pea soup. Served chilled or warm, it’s a treat when you crave fresh soup but don’t have the time for a lot of chopping and simmering

Bryanna’s Light and Easy Chocolate Cake (or Cupcakes) with Fluffy Vegan Icing

These cupcakes are tender and light, but remember that fat-free treats don’t keep very well, so freeze what isn’t being used in a day or two. This is easy to make, but tender and moist. Be sure to use pastry flour, since there’s no fat in this, and use a bundt or tube pan, because fat-free cakes […]

Easy Zucchini Noodles with Peanut Sauce

When the heat gets this intense, I try to make meals that don’t require much if any heat (even if the AC is on!). I’ve really enjoyed my spiral slicer, which makes instant “noodles” from raw zucchini. Now, don’t get me wrong — I have no problem with pasta, but in the summer heat, zucchini […]

World Cuisine Tri-Blade Spiral Slicer: A Review

As the weather gets warmer, I like to add more raw food to my daily fare. Last year, I was particularly intrigued with the idea of making raw “noodles” from zucchini and summer squash, as I’d seen demonstrated in a number of raw food videos and books such as Mimi Kirk’s Live Raw.* To be […]