Tahini has to be my favorite seed butter because it gives any dish or sauce an excellent creamy, nutty and earthy flavor, making it surprisingly delicious in desserts and scrumptious in sautés. But if you’ve never heard about tahini, its health benefits and many uses, then you’re in luck. The Talents of Tahini will tell [...]
Kale is a dark leafy green with a lot more to it than your average vegetable. It is: - Easy to grow - Full of health benefits - Delicious and simple to use in recipes! In this simple guide to using kale I’ll teach you how to integrate kale into recipes you already have and [...]
These seven simple soups, sauces and sides are a great way to start integrating miso and all its health benefits into your daily meals. These recipes use miso to create tangy salad dressings, warming soups, delectable vegan gravies and more!
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what could be a better gift for your beloved (or your beloved self) than a batch of hand-made chocolate truffles? … How about hand-made chocolate truffles that are not only vegan, but pretty darn healthy?
There was once a day when vegan chocolate mousse, brownies, chocolate cream pie and our other favorite chocolate vegan desserts were unheard of. In response to our sweet tooth and the desire to produce delicious vegan food that reflected our favorite comfort foods and special treats, the Gentle World Community began creating these recipes over [...]
If you’ve recently begun sprouting seeds, grains and legumes, or are a long time sprout fanatic, these “rawsome recipes” from Incredibly Delicious: Recipes for a New Paradigm will spark your desire to have sprouts at every meal. If you’ve never sprouted before, but are interested in starting, check out this simple guide to sprouting! Raw [...]
Sprouts are a potent source of antioxidants and are alkalizing to the body. Both of these effects are essential for protecting against disease and strengthening the immune system.
If you're interested in the health benefits of cabbage, you're in luck! We've included salads, slaws, stir fries and more to help you incorporate cabbage into your weekly menu.
Whenever the scent of bread baking emanates from our community kitchen, it reminds me that whole-grain breads are one of the most comforting pleasures of life...
Although our diet is based around organic whole foods, anyone who knows us will attest to the fact that we are somewhat obsessed with sweet treats and baked goods.
On Saturday, March 12th, Gentle World volunteers hosted a free vegan cooking class at our favorite NZ venue: The Herb Shack. With 22 attendees who showed lots of interest in the vegan culinary techniques, the day was a fantastic success, as well as a whole lot of fun! As well as demonstrating a number of [...]
From the 9th to the 12th of February, Gentle World volunteers provided healthy, delicious vegan food to participants at a healing convention at The Herb Shack Café in our local town of Kaitaia, New Zealand. With both practitioners and patients requiring gluten-free meals three times a day (plus desserts), we had a great opportunity to [...]