As a vegan, it's hard not to feel heavy-hearted around Thanksgiving time. While the rest of the country looks forward in eager anticipation to a day of feast and celebration, we vegans tend to be seen as a thorn in the side of the collective consciousness. Some of us try and simply avoid thinking about the impending [...]
With Valentine's Day around the corner, what could be a better excuse for indulging in a little chocolate therapy with a beloved friend? (Or alone, for that matter - there's less chocolate competition that way.) Nowadays, the range of vegan chocolate treats is so extensive it's enough to make a person wish she could just [...]
As spring approaches, so does a new season of fresh greens and garden fare ready to make into delicious dishes. Whether you’re looking for the perfect picnic, potluck salad or a simple delicious fresh dish for dinner, these vibrant salads are sure to satisfy. All eight recipes are 100% vegan and incorporate a mixture of [...]
From special celebrations to weekend treats, the art of baking a cake from scratch is a worthy endeavor. We've included a mix of simple recipes to whip up when unexpected guests arrive and more complicated recipes for lazy days when you want to fill the house with warmth and mouthwatering smells.
These warm and bright plant-based essential oils can reawaken pleasant memories, stimulate the immune system, and provide a welcoming atmosphere for guests.
Humans are far from the only animals to experience the deep connection between mother and child. In fact, this might be one of the very experiences that is universal -- crossing all boundaries between species. And yet, somehow, we manage to suppress our awareness of this all-important bond when it involves individuals who are different from us, especially when acknowledging this fact would require us to make a change in our own behavior, such as eliminating our dependence on the products of animal husbandry.
For a very special birthday, a fancy dinner, or just for the fun of it, these three recipes will impress your guests and make you wish you could eat them every day!
For vegans, visiting family can be problematic at any time of year. And for non-vegan family members, the task of preparing food that will keep everyone happy can be daunting... But with understanding, patience and compassion on both sides, it is actually very easy to turn a potentially tricky situation into a fabulous time for all.
This holiday, why not dress up your table with some festive delights that have nothing to do with the traditional menu? As long as the foods are beautiful and delicious, who’s to say what a holiday table should contain? ... Following is a selection of recipes that are aesthetically beautiful, mouth-wateringly delicious, and will offer your guests and family an opportunity to enjoy a peaceful holiday menu that will delight the taste-buds of all.
This is one of our favorite bread recipes for any time of year, but if you’re visiting family for the Jewish holidays (or hosting a vegan at the family meal), hopefully this recipe will be helpful for your Hanukkah spread.
Gathering with family and friends around a magnificent holiday meal can be a warm, wonderful experience. When the holiday fare is vegan, it adds a whole new level of enjoyment to the sharing of food, and provides a profound foundation for the celebration. For a truly delicious vegan Thanksgiving meal, it’s easy to replicate traditional [...]
Many people don’t realize that animals raised as 'free-range' suffer much of the same torment as those in standard operations.