Topic: vegan recipes

Which Of These 7 Delicious Vegan Desserts Should I Make For Valentine’s Day?

Which Of These 7 Delicious Vegan Desserts Should I Make For Valentineâs Day?

I’m in the midst of a monthlong vegan eating experiment. My lovely boyfriend, however, is not. Since Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, I want to make him a sweet, tasty dessert to celebrate…but I also want to make something I can enjoy, too. Here’s seven vegan desserts that might make an appearance in my kitchen tomorrow….which one should I make for a Valentine’s Day dessert? More »

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Make Your Own Vegan Conversation Hearts

Valentine's Day Recipe: Make Your Own Vegan Conversation Hearts

Conversation hearts are a Valentine’s Day staple — but let’s be honest, store-bought candy hearts are kind of chalky and weird-tasting. They also contain gelatin, which is not only neither vegan nor vegetarian-friendly, it’s also a little icky when you know more about it. But if you’re craving a little message on a heart-shaped candy, why not make your own that are vegan, and free of artificial dyes and flavors? More »

Meatless Monday: 7 Healthy Pizza Recipes That Are All Vegetarian and Gluten-Free

Meatless Monday: 7 Healthy Pizza Recipes That Are All Vegetarian and Gluten-Free

Even when Super Bowl ads offend us, they’re annoyingly good at making us crave junk food. (I guess that’s why they spend the big bucks). Some are worth resisting entirely–that Oreo’s ad was funny, but please don’t go buy a pack of Double-Stufs–but some ad-inspired cravings are possible to quell by eating something relatively healthy. Case in point: pizza. Whether you’re eating vegetarian for Meatless Monday, going gluten-free, or even going grain-free for a paleo diet, it’s possible to find healthy pizza recipes that suits your needs–and is delicious. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Dairy-Free ‘Cheesy’ Recipes

Meatless Monday: 10 Dairy-Free 'Cheesy' Recipes

A great way to detox (on Meatless Monday or all of January) is cutting out meat and dairy, but that can leave you stuck with a mean craving for cheese. Thankfully, there are tons of vegan cheese recipes, store-bought vegan cheese brands, and natural ingredients to get you through. Though soy cheese is a good occasional stand-in, we tried to find alternatives like homemade nut cheese and healthy ingredients that make your food taste cheesy, without using any actual dairy. More »

Meatless Monday: 8 Delicious Detox Salads To Kick-Start A Healthy New Year

Meatless Monday: 8 Delicious Detox Salads To Kick-Start A Healthy New Year

By now you’ve finished off your holiday leftovers and New Year’s Eve champagne; it’s probably time to detox. But that doesn’t mean you have to cut calories or ditch drinking. You can easily improve your digestion, increase energy, and get your pre-holiday “glow” back without going on an extreme detox diet or juice cleanse. (In fact, for many of you, we recommend you don’t.) Laying off the party food, trying Meatless Monday, and making a few healthy recipes will yield vast improvements in your health. More »

The Cooking Channel Is Taking Vegan Mainstream (Hopefully) With Jason Wrobel’s “How To Live To 100″

The Cooking Channel Is Taking Vegan Mainstream (Hopefully) With Jason Wrobel's "How To Live To 100"

If the slate of vegan celebrities, cookbooks, restaurants, and chefs isn’t enough to push it over the tipping point, The Cooking Channel is doing their part to push veganism into the mainstream this Sunday, with their new show, “How To Live To 100.” Led by celebrity vegan chef, Jason Wrobel (whose Youtube videos are already a sensation online), the show could be more than just a resolution-helper for the temporarily healthy: It really is the first big cooking show to center around veganism–not weight loss or cutting calories with aspartame–and we’re hoping that it succeeds. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Curry Recipes To Warm You Up This Winter

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Curry Recipes To Warm You Up This Winter

When the weather outside is frightful, a lot of us turn to big plates of warm comfort food to stay cozy. But you’re missing a key ingredient that keeps you warm and healthy during the winter: Curry recipes. Curries contain turmeric and spices that boost your immune system and improve circulation; both are very good things when you’re battling cold weather and cold season at once. To help you make curry your new favorite comfort food, we found ten amazing vegetarian curry recipes that you can use today, for Meatless Monday–and keep on file for the rest of winter. More »

Easy Ways To Have A Compassionate, Vegan Holiday

Easy Ways To Have A Compassionate, Vegan Holiday

Having a compassionate, vegan holiday doesn’t have to be difficult–and it’s not just for people who already eschew animal products. What better time to think about animals than during a season that is all about peace and kindess. Even if you’re just giving it a test drive for the holidays, or learning to accommodate your vegan friends or family, we have some helpful tips to keep your holiday compassionate and animal-free. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Recipes To Prevent A Cold This Holiday Season

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Recipes To Prevent A Cold This Holiday Season

Most people telling you how to prevent a cold are selling you on mystery herbs and supplements, or old wives’ tales–but they often forget to discuss the best foods for a cold. Boosting your immune system and staying healthy doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money (or swallowing spoonfuls of unpleasant remedies); a big part of cold prevention is eating a balanced diet, with an emphasis on a few of the best foods to prevent a cold. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Last-Minute Vegan Halloween Recipes

Meatless Monday: 10 Last-Minute Vegan Halloween Recipes

Between a hurricane, an election, and the fact that this holiday is on possibly the least convenient day of the week, it’s understandable that you may not have had a lot of time for Halloween party-planning. Which is why for this week’s Meatless Monday, we’ve pulled together some vegan Halloween recipes that are fun, creative–and don’t take a ton of time or effort. More »