Monthly Archives: January 2011

Donating to Charity from IRA’s

The Pension Protection Act of 2006 added a provision that allowed IRA owners over the age of 70 1/2 to contribute up to $100,000 ($100,000 per spouse for Married Filing Jointly taxpayers) directly to a charity (such as The Vegetarian Resource Group). This direct transfer from the IRA to the charity would count toward the […]
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What do home schoolers and vegetarians have in common?

by Corey Bivins When I tell people that I homeschool my children, their response is something like “oh, you must be a saint, I wish I could do that!” If there’s one thing I have learned over the years, it’s that when you choose to do things that aren’t mainstream, be prepared to answer questions […]
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Rice Krispie Treats

Add to: Recipe Box | Grocery List | Meal Planner Recipe submitted by KayceeBassett, 01/27/11 Rice Krispie Treats Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 (10-ounce) bag Dandies Vegan Marshmallows 2 tablespoons vegan margarine (I use Earth Balance Buttery Spread) 4 cups puffed rice cereal (Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice Cereal is vegan and crispy) Directions: 1. In […]
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Add to: Recipe Box | Grocery List | Meal Planner Recipe submitted by KayceeBassett, 01/27/11 Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Ingredients (use vegan versions): 2 cups sugar 1-1/2 cups water 1 cup canola oil 1 cup raisins 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 cups flour 3 cups rolled oats (not quick-cooking) 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon […]
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Tomato Quinoa Soup

Add to: Recipe Box | Grocery List | Meal Planner Recipe submitted by KayceeBassett, 01/27/11 Tomato Quinoa Soup Ingredients (use vegan versions): 4-1/2 cups water + water for cooking potatoes, divided 4 large potatoes 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 cup chopped red onion 3/4 cup thinly sliced celery 2 (10.75-ounce) cans […]
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Vegan Panini Recipes!

Have a Panini Party By Nanette Blanchard This article originally appeared in Vegetarian Journal Issue 4 2010. Panini are becoming ubiquitous, and it’s no wonder why! One bite of that flaky loaf and some piping-hot fillings, and most people are hooked! Panini are delicious grilled sandwiches that are Italian in origin and typically made from […]
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Fashion Friday: Pretty as a Peacock

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See It to Believe It: The Vegan Chili Dog!

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Win the ‘Appetite for Reduction’ Cookbook!

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Eggplant and Chickpea Curry

Sometimes when a recipe is truly great, I find I have little to say other than “Make this.”  So, if you like Indian food in general and Baingan Bharta in particular, make this.  It’s as good as or better than what you’ll find in a restaurant but without a lot of oil or, possibly, butter […]
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