Archive: May 2011

Just Fine and Dandies Vegan Rice Crispy Treats

May 20, 2011
Just Fine and Dandies Vegan Rice Crispy Treats

Actually, these aren’t “just fine”, they’re awesome, but I was trying to be clever with the title there… I don’t remember rice crispy treats being my childhood favorite; I think I was more of a cheesecake and chocolate chip cookie kind of kid. But I’m definitely a crispy treat convert. When I first moved from…

Grilled Vegan Portobello Steaks

May 19, 2011
Grilled Vegan Portobello Steaks

Grilling season is upon us! To be honest, we don’t even own a grill, but I love using my cast iron grill pan with summer vegetables to get similar texture, flavor, and markings. Of all of the gorgeous summer foods perfect for grilling, portobellos are my favorite. Because of their tender, juicy texture and mild…

Vegan Buddha Bowl

May 18, 2011
Vegan Buddha Bowl

Lately, I’ve been such a hummus junky. I’m constantly dipping raw vegetables, especially carrots and cucumbers, as a snack or small meal. I’ve even found that if I’m craving something sweet, hummus and carrots does the trick. I know hummus is hardly a sweet treat, but for some reason, it’s been working for me as…

Healthy and Budget-Friendly Vegan Snacks for Kids

May 17, 2011

When One Green Planet contacted me about contributing a monthly column to their site, I was thrilled to be invited to take part. They have so many great contributors, including presidents, CEOs, and founders of compassionate and eco-friendly¬† organizations, well-known authors, vegan fashion designers, bloggers, activists, and experts in all fields eco-friendly.¬† There’s such a…

I Eat Trees 2.0: Vegan Recipes and Cookbook Reviews

May 15, 2011

Things look a little different around here! We’ve been working to make I Eat Trees easier for you to use. By separating the actual vegan recipes from the rest of the pack and dividing cookbook recipe reviews into individual cookbooks, they’re easier to find and easier to share. You can also search specific recipe categories…

Raw Vegan Broccoli In Cheese Sauce

May 10, 2011
Raw Vegan Broccoli In Cheese Sauce

Last week, a new friend contacted me asking if I knew of any vegan caterers in the area, and if not, would I be interested. She was looking for someone to make a staff meal for 14, because with one vegan and one vegetarian to accommodate, she decided to go all-vegan. Did I mention I…

Vegan 101: Vegan Meals For Kids

May 9, 2011

When JL contacted me to do a guest post about vegan meals for kids to contribute to her fabulous Vegan 101 series, I was so honored to receive the invitation.¬† It’s such a helpful, informative series, and I couldn’t be more thrilled at the opportunity to participate. Thank you so much, JL! With getting kids…

Happy Mother’s Day

May 8, 2011

I just wanted to take a moment to say Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! I’ll be celebrating by spending the day with the little man who made me a proud mommy! Just in case you had forgotten, here are some sweet treats you still have time to make for the mother…

Alive in 5 Raw Mind-Blowing Vegan Dressing

May 4, 2011
Alive in 5 Raw Mind-Blowing Vegan Dressing

After reading Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr, I became more enthusiastic about raw foods. And while I know how to make the raw food basics, I wanted to get myself into a raw food cookbook or two to see what those creative raw food authors had come up with. Now, my first instinct was…

Vegan Overnight Oats

May 3, 2011
Vegan Overnight Oats

Making warm, berry and syrup-loaded waffles before bed and expecting to wake up to a delicious ready-to-go breakfast probably wouldn’t go as planned, and most convenience grab-and-run breakfast products are loaded with refined sugars, artificial colors and flavors, and other undesirable hidden ingredients. If you’re not a morning person, and I know I’m not, having…