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Contributed by Colleen Holland, associate publisher of VegNews. I am just going to say it: vegans have a dirty little secret. To the outside world, we eat nothing but sprouts, hummus, and brown rice, but us seasoned herbivores know the truth. You know what I’m talking about—maple-glazed doughnuts, cookies ‘n’ cream milkshakes, mile-high peanut butter cakes, Doritos-style chips, caramel candy bars, and the list goes on. In 2013, there is a vegan version of nearly every dessert or snack on the market, and we can’t get enough. Heck, I didn’t even eat most of this stuff before I went vegan, but put a chocolate peanut butter cup or marshmallow moon pie in front of me now, and suddenly the world comes to a halt. Why? Because it’s vegan. Read More→Print This Post
While it’s good to tell and show your mom that you love her every day, Mother’s Day is the day when you must walk the walk and go above and beyond. The hard part isn’t deciding to shower your mom with affection and proof that you think she’s amazing. The hard part is deciding how to shower your mom with affection and proof that you think she’s amazing. Read More→Print This Post
Excerpted from Dating Vegans: Recipes for Relationships * by Anne Dinshah. Published by American Vegan Society, © 2012. Reprinted by permission.
When you’re about to take your relationship to the next level, and one of the two partners is a vegan, here are some questions to ask as you’re considering a long-term union: Read More→Print This Post
Excerpted from Dating Vegans: Recipes for Relationships* by Anne Dinshah. Published by American Vegan Society, © 2012. Reprinted by permission.
The desirable qualities of people we like to date are those characteristics that make them appealing to us. For a growing number of people, being vegan tops that list. Everyone has the potential to be a vegan; most people just do not know that yet. Read More→Print This Post
When you switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet, you are making a significant lifestyle change. You will need to learn about vegetarian protein options and develop meal plans to receive the most balanced diet. You will also need to adjust your finances to account for the slight increase of your grocery bill. Fresh produce and some of the premium ingredients for the vegetarian or vegan diet can cost more than processed foods. Read More→Print This Post
From cookies to cakes and everything in between, vegan baking is a breeze with our handy substitution guide. Contributed by Brooke Still, reprinted with permission, courtesy of VegNews.com. Photo by Hannah Kaminksy. Read More→Print This Post
If you love roasted vegetables, either on their own or incorporated into other dishes, you’ll find lots of recipes here on VegKitchen. Exposing uncooked vegetables to high temperatures (similar to what happens on the grill) draws the natural sugars to the surface, heightening their flavors. And the aroma that permeates your kitchen in the process is intoxicating! Read More→Print This Post
Most days, dinner time at my house has to stay simple and quick, and with summer still blazing ahead turning on the oven is a big turn-off. When I’m too tired to think about cooking I can always fall back on grilling a pizza. Since husband Tom and I are the owners of artisan food company GalloLea Pizza Kits, pizza remains a favorite and a staple in our kitchen all year long. But whether you have a Pizza Kit or not, here’s the skinny on grilling your own pizza. It’s so simple, and the results are not only delicious, but healthy. Try some of our recipes below for a pizza that’s off the beaten path. Read More→Print This Post