This was a bittersweet Vida Vegan Con. I’ve been at all three. VVC111, we were told would be the final Con. The first two were in Portland, OR. VVC111 or VVCATX, took place in Austin, TX. At the first VVC, I was honored to be a presenter. I owned that I did not blog. T’was ok. I […]
Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes by Pastry chef, culinary educator, and cookbook author, Fran Costigan. She is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Her scrumptious creations lack nothing—except dairy, eggs, white sugar, and cholesterol. Now everyone with a real sweet tooth, including those who are lactose intolerant, reducing cholesterol, or simply prefer healthy, natural ingredients without sacrificing taste, truly can have their cake… and eat it.
In her new book The Good Karma Diet: Eat Gently, Feel Amazing, Age in Slow Motion, my dear friend, the super talented, truly kind and beautiful, smart and sassy Victoria Moran goes beyond restrictive diet plans (eat blueberries on day one, chia seeds sprinkled on matzo on day two, etc. etc.) and obsessive calorie counting to […]
This is my first Mother’s Day since my mother, Shirley Bernstein passed last fall. My Mom was outspoken to say the least, kind of feisty in her choice of words at unexpected times, a totally dedicated grandmother and great-grandmother, and a woman who did not like to cook. The kitchen, she told me while I was […]
Award-winning chef and Veganomicon coauthor Terry Hope Romero knows her veggies. In Salad Samurai, she’s back to teach you the way of the veggie warrior, rescuing salads from their bland, boring reputation and “side” status with more than 100 vibrant, filling entrees. This is our guide to real salads: a hearty base, a zesty dressing, and loads of terrific tasting […]