Layered and Luscious: Vegan Lasagna
Jan09

Layered and Luscious: Vegan Lasagna

We think lasagna is one of the all-time favorite comfort foods. Cathe Olson shares five of her favorite lasagna recipes – traditional, spinach, vegetable, butternut squash, and lima vegetable – plus a delicious vegan substitute for Parmesan cheese you ca make yourself!

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Hot Drinks for the Holidays
Dec04

Hot Drinks for the Holidays

Nothing’s better after an afternoon of sledding or a cold winter hike than a nice hot drink. Here are a few recipes you could try out.

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Vegan Holiday Gifts from the Whole Foods Family
Dec04

Vegan Holiday Gifts from the Whole Foods Family

I love giving homemade gifts – especially from my kitchen. Here are the recipes and some ideas for packaging and accompaniments.

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Nourishing Your Independent Toddler
Oct08

Nourishing Your Independent Toddler

Don’t let the table become a battleground. Here are a few ways to make meals enjoyable for the whole family and to help your child develop a healthy attitude toward food.

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Packing the Vegan Lunchbox
Aug01

Packing the Vegan Lunchbox

Are you nervous about packing lunch? Don’t know what to make? Don’t worry, you’ve got it covered with these easy recipes.

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Bottoms Up: Fun and Healthy Summer Treats You Can Drink
Jun27

Bottoms Up: Fun and Healthy Summer Treats You Can Drink

Rather than heading to a convenience store for neon-colored, artificially flavored, overly sweetened slushies, try making your own specialty drinks. They’re fun for kids to create and are so delicious.

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Spring Minestrone with Brown Rice
May31

Spring Minestrone with Brown Rice

“I find myself making this delicious soup from Super Natural Cooking by Heidi Swanson every week when I get my box of vegetables from the local CSA. It’s a great way to serve the thinner asparagus spears.”

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Squash and White Bean Soup
May31

Squash and White Bean Soup

“This soup was a hit in a cooking class I gave recently. Everybody asked for seconds.”

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Roasted Root Vegetables
May10

Roasted Root Vegetables

This is an easy way to prepare root vegetables and a delicious side dish for dinner. Use any kind of root vegetables you like (white or sweet potatoes alone are delicious)

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Enchilada Sauce
Feb22

Enchilada Sauce

This may not be totally authentic but it is easy and it tastes great. Try it with your favorite enchilada dish.

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Cashew Yogurt
Feb20

Cashew Yogurt

Cashew yogurt is delicious alternative to dairy or soy yogurt. It is a good source of protein, iron, magnesium, and zinc as well as beneficial bacteria and enzymes. It just takes a few seconds to mix up.

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The HOT Lunch Box
Jan07

The HOT Lunch Box

I want my kids to have a healthy, hot lunch when the weather gets cold. Here are some of our favorite lunchbox recipes.

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Warm Up with Buckwheat
Jan06

Warm Up with Buckwheat

With colder weather on the way, you may be looking for warming foods. Why not try buckwheat? Here are a few recipes to get you started with buckwheat.

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Pumpkin Seed Pesto Ravioli
Dec23

Pumpkin Seed Pesto Ravioli

Using prepared wonton wrappers (available in the deli section of most markets) makes it easy to make ravioli. If you get your family to help wrap up the raviolis, it won’t take any time at all.

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Pasta with Vegetables and Pine Nuts
Dec19

Pasta with Vegetables and Pine Nuts

This is a lovely light dinner full of colorful vegetables that takes only about a half hour or less to make.

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Kasha, Potato, and Carrot Casserole with Mushroom Gravy
Dec04

Kasha, Potato, and Carrot Casserole with Mushroom Gravy

Looking for warming foods to stave off that winter chill? Why not try buckwheat? It’s an excellent winter food because it aids circulation and is warming to the body.

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas
Nov15

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

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Sunflower-Sesame Molasses Cookies
Nov05

Sunflower-Sesame Molasses Cookies

These are cookies you can feel good about. This makes a big batch so there’ll be plenty to store in the freezer.

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Cranberry-Sweet Potato Cookies
Oct26

Cranberry-Sweet Potato Cookies

A sweet and nutritious cookie to complement your holiday meal. If you’ve never tried sweet potato cookies you are missing out!

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Applesauce Cake with Whipped Tofu Topping
Oct16

Applesauce Cake with Whipped Tofu Topping

Wait until you bite into this moist, warm, delicious applesauce cake with a cool, whipped tofu topping. Easy to make and great for the whole family!

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Vegan Meals for Skeptics
Sep27

Vegan Meals for Skeptics

Many non-vegetarians think vegans eat strange food. When serving them, rather than switching from steak to tempeh, or serving tofu or seitan to your wary guests, here are some delicious dishes that are naturally vegan and they are sure to enjoy.

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Sweet Potatoes All Year Round
Sep24

Sweet Potatoes All Year Round

Forget about sweet potatoes smothered in brown sugar and marshmallows and try some of our favorite recipes.

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Vegan Baking
Sep15

Vegan Baking

Just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean you can’t make luscious cakes, pies, and cookies. Try some of our favorite holiday treats. And check out these great vegan baking cookbooks.

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Ten Ways to Help You and Your Children Obtain Optimum Weight and Better Health
Sep15

Ten Ways to Help You and Your Children Obtain Optimum Weight and Better Health

Find out the ten things you can do that will have a huge impact on your health—and the health of your children.

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Super Summer Salads
Sep15

Super Summer Salads

I love summer salads because I can take advantage of the abundance and variety of fresh vegetables and fruit. Try these recipes for an amazing summer salad by the pool.

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Springtime Asparagus
Sep15

Springtime Asparagus

One of the things I love most about spring is…asparagus! Here are a few recipes and ideas you could try.

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Smoothies and Shakes
Sep13

Smoothies and Shakes

Smoothies can be great snacks for the whole family. They are easy to prepare and perfect at home or on the run.

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Sorbets: Cold, Fruity, and Delicious
Sep13

Sorbets: Cold, Fruity, and Delicious

These light, refreshing treats, bursting with fruit flavor, with maybe a subtle hint of an herbal infusion or liqueur, will make a sorbet lover out of you.

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Recipes for the Busy Family
Sep13

Recipes for the Busy Family

Every mom needs a selection of quickie meals. Here are a few staples to keep stocked up on.

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Plastic Water Bottle Safety
Sep13

Plastic Water Bottle Safety

Although the FDA has approved all plastics currently being used to package food, they might not all be safe.

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Millet—Not Just for the Birds
Sep13

Millet—Not Just for the Birds

Here are a few recipes to get you started in the wonderful world of millet.

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Meals on a Budget: Save Money. Eat Beans.
Sep12

Meals on a Budget: Save Money. Eat Beans.

So what’s your favorite bean dish? Split pea soup, bean and cheese burritos, chili, bean salad? Here are a few recipes that are cheap to make, but still very satisfying and delicious.

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Let’s Chat about Chickpeas
Sep12

Let’s Chat about Chickpeas

hickpeas are easy to prepare. They have a long cooking time but there is really no work involved. Here are a few recipes to try.

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Kale: Queen of the Greens
Sep12

Kale: Queen of the Greens

Here are some easy ways to select, store, and prepare kale. If your family still won’t eat it, I’ll share tips for adding kale to dishes you already eat in ways that nobody will notice.

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Cultured Foods
Sep12

Cultured Foods

The term ‘fermented foods’ may sound unappetizing but yogurt, miso, pickles and sauerkraut are delicious and easy to incorporate into your diet. Here are a few ideas

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Go Nuts for Nuts and Seeds
Sep12

Go Nuts for Nuts and Seeds

Here are some easy and tasty ways to incorporate more nuts and seeds into your diet.

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Even Vegans Scream for Ice Cream
Sep12

Even Vegans Scream for Ice Cream

I found the best way to satisfy my ice cream craving, however, is to make it myself. With these simple recipes it should be easy!

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Cooking in Bulk
Sep09

Cooking in Bulk

Sometimes you’re just too busy. Here are some foods that can be prepared ahead of time in large quantities and frozen.

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Cooking With Your Kids
Sep09

Cooking With Your Kids

When you give them a chance, you may be surprised at how adept your children can be in the kitchen!

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Coconut Power
Sep09

Coconut Power

There are many ways you can use coconut milk in your cooking. Give these recipes a try!

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Breakfast on a Budget
Sep09

Breakfast on a Budget

With a little advance planning, you can have a healthy and inexpensive breakfast-even on the busiest mornings. Try these recipes.

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Berry Good for You
Sep09

Berry Good for You

Berries not only taste good but they are very nutritious. Your family will love these recipes.

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Awesome Avocados
Sep09

Awesome Avocados

Avocados are great in so many ways. These recipes can help you include them in your meals.

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An Apple a Day
Sep09

An Apple a Day

An apple a day keeps the doctor away! Try these simple and delicious apple recipes.

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Almond Joy
Sep09

Almond Joy

Almonds are a vegan super food. They are a good source of protein, essential fatty acids, calcium, iron and several B vitamins. If your children don’t love almonds, they will after you try these delicious recipes.

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Starting Solids
Aug27

Starting Solids

Fortunately, it’s not as difficult as you may think. A lot of it is just relying on your own motherly intuition about when your baby is ready for solid food. Here are a few guidelines to help you get started.

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Super Foods for Pregnancy and Lactation
Aug27

Super Foods for Pregnancy and Lactation

What you eat makes a big difference in how you feel physically and emotionally while pregnant or breastfeeding Your diet also directly affects the health of your baby. Vegan women must take extra care to ensure they are getting the nutrients they need in order for mother and baby to thrive.

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Vegan Bite By Bite
Aug23

Vegan Bite By Bite

If you or someone you know is looking to change to a healthier plant-based diet, this book is what you’re looking for. It’s like having your own personal coach to guide you through the transition to a new way of eating!

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