Golden Turmeric Milk

Golden Turmeric Milk

This delicious drink is packed with nutrients and antioxidants. While all of the ingredients are healthy, the Turmeric is the nutritional powerhouse. It is anti-inflammatory, aids in digestion, improves skin, fights Alzheimer’s, reduces bloating and can help prevent cancer. I try to have this drink 5 times per week – it’s really nice before bedtime….

Read More »

Phenomenal Twice Saked Potatoes

The Best Twice-Baked Potatoes

This dish is truly a vegan outreach party pleaser. Whenever I’m invited to a potluck that includes nonvegans I always want to bring a dish that everyone will love. I considered how popular twice-baked potatoes always were while I was growing up, and I thought, what an easy and traditional dish to veganize. I often…

Read More »

Delicious Butternut Chowder

Butternut Squash Chowder

David Silver, restaurateur and vegan food industry consultant, says he created this chowder, “for a restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen back in the early ’90s. It was inspired by the Pan Asian theme of the restaurant. At the time, I used fish sauce. Upon becoming vegan, I modified the recipe with umeboshi paste (evolution at work!)….

Read More »

A Responsible Thanksgiving

A Responsible Thanksgiving with Farm Sanctuary’s Adopt a Turkey Project

For vegans and vegetarians, the turkey-centric Thanksgiving holiday can be a challenge. It often isn’t simply the fact that much of the food is riddled with animal products, leaving nothing but the veggies and rolls to nibble. The abysmal treatment of the commercially-raised turkey is enough to steal the appetite of the hungriest diner. Even…

Read More »


Elevated Eggplant

This isn’t your traditional eggplant recipe (fried and drenched in mozzarella and tomato sauce). Though we love Eggplant Parmesan, we think we’ve taken our eggplant to the next level. We hope you find it elevated and very enjoyable!

Creamy Pumpkin Smoothie: This delicious, autumn inspired pumpkin smoothie is packed with potassium, Vitamin A, and fiber.

Creamy Pumpkin Smoothie

Looking for a delicious & easy way to eat seasonally?  Pumpkin to the rescue!  With beta-carotene, antioxidants, Vitamin A, and pectin, pumpkin builds the immune system, protects from free radical damage, and contains insulin regulating properties. The added spices to this yummy smoothie will help regulate your energy all day long.

Since your body doesn't make vitamin B12, you'll need to get it from animal-based foods or from supplements, and it needs to be consumed on a regular basis.

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is an incredibly important vitamin at every stage of life. Found in a variety of foods, Vitamin B12 is important to our bodies in a number of different ways, including the promotion of healthy brain development, memory, healthy skin and proper blood pressure. In supplement form, B12 can be taken internally (swallowed as…

Read More »

Soba Summer Rolls

Soba Noodle Summer Rolls

There is so much goodness in these mouthwatering summer rolls—bright antioxidant-rich vegetables, creamy avocado loaded with vitamin E, powerful immune-supporting shiitake mushrooms, protein-rich tofu, and satisfying buckwheat noodles! The rice paper wrappers are very sticky, so they hold the rolls together beautifully.

Strawberry Pops

Strawberry Surprise Popsicles

These popsicles have a surprising ingredient—cucumber! Cucumber not only adds a refreshing note, but it’s a good source of B vitamins. Strawberries contain vitamin C in great abundance. Try throwing some basil in with the mint for an even brighter flavor.   Photography by Charity Burggraaf  © 2015 by Jennifer Katzinger. All rights reserved. Excerpted…

Read More »

Delicious Sizzlin Kabobs

Sizzlin’ Veggie Kabobs

Kabobs are such a festive summer food. The whole family will enjoy having a meal cooked on the grill. You might want to grill up some extra vegetables that have been marinating too! Photography by Charity Burggraaf  © 2015 by Jennifer Katzinger. All rights reserved. Excerpted from Gluten-Free & Vegan for the Whole Family by permission…

Read More »


Anti-Inflammatory Cocktail

Fennel is an anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine, analgesic, & antioxidant. Apples inhibit the development of allergies because rich in histamine-lowering quercetin. Cucumber has analgesic (pain killing) properties and is an antioxidant that prevents the synthesis of the inflammatory compound prostaglandin. Broccoli is anti-carcinogenic, prevents gastric mucosal damage (suggesting potential histamine-lowering action), and finally, ginger is as effective…

Read More »