Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Ultimate Vegan Baking Cheat Sheet

Baking should be a joyful experience for everyone involved. Spare the lives of countless animals by choosing to make your favorite recipes vegan.¬†Save a copy of PETA’s Ultimate Vegan Baking Cheat Sheet and begin baking with compassion! Read full article at living.peta.org
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Grilled Rosemary Garlic Polenta

Grilled Rosemary Garlic Polenta Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 red onion, minced 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon rosemary, ground in spice grinder dash cayenne salt, to taste 3 3/4 cups low sodium broth 1 cup coarse corn meal 1/2 cup nondairy milk, optional Directions: 1. Grease a casserole dish. In […]
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Apple-Cherry-Pomegranate Tart

Apple-Cherry-Pomegranate Tart Ingredients (use vegan versions): Tart Crust: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups vegetable oil 3/4 cup nondairy milk or water 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Tart Filling: 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 (12 fluid ounce) can pomegranate juice (I use Old […]
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Vegan Sushi Recipe

Vegan Sushi Recipe Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 cup short grain brown rice 1-2 tablespoons brown rice or apple cider vinegar 1 large mushroom, sliced sea salt, to taste 1 tablespoon tamari 4 nori sheets 1 small carrot, julienned 2″ zucchini, julienned 1 green onion, sliced lengthwise Directions: 1. Cook the rice according to package […]
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Chicken Meat Demand Drops

A new report indicates that the number of chickens raised and killed for meat at the end of this year has decreased because of a lower demand for meat. The latest report … Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Socialite Starts Vegan Bag Line

New York socialite Cornelia Guest is already a vegan baker, cookbook author, board member of the Humane Society of New York, and actress, and now she can add… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Silverstone Pushes Testing Ban

Alicia Silverstone, actress and author of vegan manifesto The Kind Diet, has written an open letter to European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy John Dalli… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Back-to-School Vegan Lunch Ideas

So long, summer! With school starting (or just around the corner for a few lucky kids), most parents have back-to-school clothes,¬†school supplies, and new backpacks on their minds. One thing you don’t want to overlook is making sure that your child has a complete, nutritious, and tasty meal while at school. Luckily for you, I’m […]
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Chick’n Scallopini with Wild Mushroom Risotto

Chick’n Scallopini with Wild Mushroom Risotto Ingredients (use vegan versions): Risotto: 2 (5-ounce) bags dried wild mushrooms, rehydrated and sliced 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 small yellow onion, chopped salt, to taste 3 cloves garlic, minced, divided 1 cup white rice 1/4 cup chiffonaded basil 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped […]
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"Creamy" White Bean Soup

“Creamy” White Bean Soup Ingredients (use vegan versions): 2 tablespoons olive oil (or enough to saute) 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 4 medium carrots, sliced 3 small celery ribs, sliced 5 garlic cloves 8 fresh basil leaves, chopped up (8 tablespoons dried is fine too) 4 cups vegetable broth 2 (15-ounce) cans white beans 1 […]
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