Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lightly Cooked Cherry Tomato and Ricotta Bruschetta – Recipe

Lightly Cooked Cherry Tomato and Ricotta Bruschetta This bruschetta is the epitome of carefree cooking, made almost entirely by gathering good ingredients. Ripe, organic cherry tomatoes (maybe from your backyard?), ricotta (Calabro?), a bit of good olive oil, garlic and fresh basil. A nice artisan pain au levain brings chew and flavor to the party. […]
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Vegan Food on College Campuses

By Lindsey Siferd and Jessica Friend Many students, when applying to college, have several worries. Will I like my roommate? Are my classes going to be difficult? Will the food be good? For vegan students, the last question is even more important– will there be food for me to eat? Luckily, many colleges are expanding […]
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Dairy Farms Pollute Lake

A New Zealand lake is undergoing a $11.6 million project to clean up pollution from nearby agricultural runoff. Research from New Zealand’s National Institute of… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Hollywood Fights Fur

Last Saturday, former Golden Girl Betty White joined the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles to benefit rescued animals and Animal Alliance’s… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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College Students’ Poor Diets

A new study shows that most college students consume less than one serving of fruits and vegetables each day. Conducted by Oregon State University researchers and… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Vegan Chili

Vegan Chili Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1/4 cup corn or soybean oil 2 (15-ounce) cans kidney beans 2 tablespoons liquid smoke (I use Colgin*) 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste 18 fluid ounces water 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 tablespoon celery seed 1 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon oregano […]
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Vegan Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie Recipe Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 cup dry lentils 6 medium potatoes, medium chunks 1 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 yellow onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced (or 2 teaspoons dried) 2 tablespoons red or white wine, or to taste pinch black […]
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Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup Ingredients (use vegan versions): Meatballs: 1 package (8 ounces) Italian style seitan, finely chopped 1/4 cup yellow onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup Italian parsley, finely chopped 1/4 cup  + 2 tablespoons vegan Parmesan, divided (I recommend Galaxy brand) 2 egg replacers (I use Ener G) salt and pepper, […]
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Long-Distance Internship Report

The summer before my senior year of college, I found the opportunity to do a long distance internship with VRG, and was happy to be welcomed into a group that does such great work for the vegetarian and vegan community. Even though I am a psychology major, Charles and Reed assigned me projects that were […]
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Deschanel Supports Sanctuary

Bones star Emily Deschanel has been announced as the national spokesperson for Farm Sanctuary’s Walk for Farm Animals. The vegan actress hopes to raise… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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