Monthly Archives: August 2012

Buckwheat Groats (Kasha) with Fine Noodles and Vegetables

Buckwheat groats, or kasha, lend an invigorating texture and distinctive flavor to this enticing grain dish. Featuring colorful and crunchy veggies, think of this as a more colorful and contemporary version of kasha varnishkes. It’s a nice choice for a main dish for vegans at the Jewish New Year table, and a side dish for everyone else. Photos […]

How to Make Almond Milk

Baked Tomatoes Provençal

Here’s a great way to use late summer’s bumper crop of tomatoes. Seasoned with the characteristic herbs of Provence, this recipe for Baked Tomatoes Provençal can easily double if you have a surplus of tomatoes.

Family-Friendly Vegan Dinner Recipes (pdf e-book)

Family-Friendly Vegan Dinner Recipes: For families with vegan and vegetarian kids and teens — and anyone who loves simple, hearty fare. More families than ever are going vegetarian or vegan. Here is a selection of easy, tasty recipes to help the plant-strong members of your family eat well and thrive! For this compact collection, these […]

Rice Noodle Soup with Lettuce and Shiitake Mushrooms

This simple Asian-style soup, filled with fine rice noodles, crunchy lettuce, and healthy shiitake mushrooms, is a good introductory course for stir-fries and tofu dishes. Photos by Evan Atlas.

Avocado Recipes – Nutritious and Delicious

Avocados don’t just taste great, they’re also packed with loads of nutrients. These green fruits provide folate, vitamins B, C, K and E, fiber, niacin, potassium and more. If you want a food that is going to give your body the nutrients and vitamins it needs every day, grab yourself an avocado! The monounsaturated fats […]

Dreena Burton’s Plant-Powered Lunchbox Solutions

This post is excerpted from Dreena Burton’s Plant-Powered Kitchen. For the entire article, with lots more tips and photos, go to Vegan Children at School and Packing Plant-Powered Lunches. Here are some great ideas for lunch meals you can prepare for your children.

Stocking Your Refrigerator for Everyday Healthy Meals

VegKitchen’s post on stocking a healthy vegan pantry is one that gets a lot of views, so it occurred to me, in this bountiful season of fresh produce, that we should explore what it takes to keep your refrigerator stocked with fresh foods as well as other natural, wholesome edibles that compliment and bolster them. […]