Monthly Archives: December 2010

Updated Vegan Guide to Leather Alternatives

Are you a frustrated vegan or vegetarian who loves shoes, but can’t find any decent non-leather options? Our Guide to Leather Alternatives tells you where to get non-leather shoes, bags, belts, and wallets. Don’t forget hiking and work boots. We even answer those special questions like where to find ballet shoes, baseball gloves, biking gloves, […]
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Hartland Lifestyle Center Programs

Hartland Lifestyle Center offers specially-designed natural healing treatment programs. Health guests learn the nutritional values of a plant-based diet, and are gaining personal experience for success in their new lifestyle when returning home. Hartland Lifestyle Education Center will give 10% discount to VRG e-mail subscribers on the lifestyle program* if the application is made no […]
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Vegetarian to Vegan: Making the Switch

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A New You in the New Year

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Still Eating "Organic?"

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Stuffed Crust Pizza

Add to: Recipe Box | Grocery List | Meal Planner Recipe submitted by veganmiss, 12/28/10 Stuffed Crust Pizza Ingredients (use vegan versions): Dough: 1 tablespoon sugar 1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast 1 cup warm water 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup bread flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons […]
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Grainless Cashew Butter Cookies

Add to: Recipe Box | Grocery List | Meal Planner Recipe submitted by sketch-freeveganeating, 12/29/10 Grainless Cashew Butter Cookies Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon flax meal + 3 tablespoons water) 1/2 cup roasted cashew butter 1/2 cup sucanat (ground in a coffee grinder until sandy) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup nondairy […]
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Bombdiggity Baked Falafel

Add to: Recipe Box | Grocery List | Meal Planner Recipe submitted by hotcooknmama, 12/29/10 Bombdiggity Baked Falafel Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1/4 cup old fashioned rolled oats (not instant) 1/2 to 3/4 pound dried chickpeas, soaked overnight 1 tablespoon egg replacer (I used the eggless binder powder: http://www.veganbaking.net/vegan-recipes/eggless-binders/eggless-binder-powder.html) 4 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons unbleached […]
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Buttermilk Spoonbread (Individual Corn Puddings) – Recipe

Spoonbread If a French souffle moved to Georgia and married a pan of cornbread, their offspring would be this classic Southern spoonbread. Tender, creamy and dead-easy to make, you should have this in your repertoire when you want a side dish for a bowl of vegetarian chili or a mess of collard greens. You can take […]
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New Formulation Skittles Are Gelatin-Free; Starbursts & GummiBursts Contain Non-Kosher Gelatins

by Jeanne Yacoubou, MS VRG Research Director The VRG recently reported that Skittles™ candy contains gelatin. We were told this information in November 2010 by a customer service representative at Wrigley, the company that manufactures Skittles™. At that time, we were told that Starburst™ and Skittles™ candy, both manufactured by Wrigley, contained the same ingredients, […]
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