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  • Vegan Recipes: Not Just For Vegans Anymore [Cookbook Review]

    As you know from prior posts, I’m not vegan. But when I got an offer to review a vegan cookbook, I had an epiphany. I eat fruits, vegetables, grains, and pasta. And I love cookbooks. So I grabbed the chance. Good call! Alan Roettinger’s cookbook, Extraordinary Vegan, is my first vegan cookbook but it won’t […] More

  • The Soupbox Cookbook Review and Chilled Melon Recipe

    The Soupbox Cookbook: Sensational Soups for Healthy Living offers up a wide selection of soups for all occasions and all seasons. The Chilled Melon Soup recipe is perfect with Easter dinner or any springtime meal. More

  • Cookbook Review and Giveaway: Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day!

    If you only think of peanut butter and jelly when you hear ‘vegan sandwich,’ it’s time to expand your horizons: Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day offers a smorgasbord of deliciously creative recipes, destined to forever revolutionize your approach to the (not so) humble sandwich! Enter our giveaway contest to win your own copy; then try these amazing recipes for Green Monster Bread and the Almighty BLT, for a sneak-peek at just how tasty vegan sandwiches can be. Your lunchbox — and your belly — will thank you! More

  • Vegan Artisan Cheese: Cookbook Review with Cashew Cream Cheese Recipe

    If you loved dairy cheese before going vegan — or lean towards vegan eating, but still struggle with a cheese habit — prepare to celebrate! Miyoko Schinner’s Vegan Artisan Cheese will revolutionize your vegan kitchen, in luscious and delicious ways. There are no ‘substitutes’ here: these cheeses hold their ground against any and all dairy competitors, and not just among vegans! More

  • Vegan Unplugged: a Pantry Cuisine Cookbook and Survival Guide (Cookbook Review)

    Vegan Unplugged takes vegan cooking into the wilds — and also into the power outage, the road trip, and the omni-inlaw weekend visit. This cookbook is a treasure trove of ideas for making tasty, nutritious, resource-conserving vegan meals when you’re out of your normal kitchen groove. With one butane burner and a well-stocked pantry, you can eat vegan gourmet on the road, after the hurricane, in your dorm, or even in your mother-in-law’s guest room! More

  • Chia: the Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood (Book Review)

    It’s official: I love chia! This cookbook has opened my eyes to the beauty of this humble but mighty Aztec seed. For smoothies, shakes, muffins, salads, soups, stews, baking, or just energy-boosting ‘agua fresca’ (chia and water plus lemon or lime), Chia: the Complete Guide to the Ultmate Superfood offers everything you never knew you didn’t know about cooking with chia! More

  • Gluten-Free Vegan Comfort Food Book Review – Vegan Recipes Included

    Looking for classic comfort foods transformed into gluten-free and vegan? Look no further. Gluten-Free Vegan Comfort Food has 125 recipes from vegan breakfast options like French toast to potluck favorites like baked beans and peanut butter rice crispy treats. Author Susan O’Brien has also written The Gluten-Free Vegan: 150 Delicious Gluten-Free, Animal-Free Recipes and Gluten-Free, […] More

  • Kitchen on Fire: Book Review

    Kitchen on Fire: Mastering the Art of Cooking in 12 Weeks or Less can give a beginning cook confidence in the kitchen. More

  • Vegan Pie in the Sky Review and Recipe

    Vegan Pie in the Sky is the latest vegan cookbook from Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terri Hope Romero. It’s a whole cookbook full of pies just in time for pie season! More

  • Cookbook Review: Appetite for Reduction by Isa Chandra Moskowitz (Recipes Included)

    Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes is the latest vegan cookbook from Isa Chandra Moskowitz. The recipes are nearly all under 400 calories and many are under 200, while still being filling and nutritious. I recommend this cookbook for anyone, vegan or not. Try the OMG Oven-Baked Onion Rings and Quinoa, White Bean, and Kale Stew (recipes at the end of this review) and see what you think. More

  • Foodie Book Recommendations

    If you’re looking for food-related books to read (and cook out of) this winter, here are some of my recommendations. Please share your favorite foodie reads as a comment! More

  • Book Review: Raw Food for Everyone

    Raw Food for Everyone by Alissa Cohen serves as both an introduction to raw food for beginners and a more advanced cookbook for experienced raw foodies. More

  • The Primal Blueprint Cookbook

    The paleo diet has its fair share of followers. When I saw The Primal Blueprint Cookbook at the bookstore, I thought I’d see what the talk is about and try out some modern-day paleolithic recipes. It was well worth the money. More

  • The Farmer and the Grill, A Great Guide to Grassfed Grilling

    Ah, grassfed beef. Suddenly, it’s THE thing to eat. You’ve heard all about the complex flavor and the bonus of being able to find sustainable and filet mignon on the same plate. The moment has come. You carefully create your marinade or even just a salt and herb rub so you don’t hide the flavor. […] More