Spelt Carob Chip Cookies
Nov05

Spelt Carob Chip Cookies

If you’re looking for some basic chocolate chip cookies to make but you’re vegan, these are as close as you can get to those delicious chocolate filled snacks. Its healthy, vegan, and tastes great!

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Soy Protein Truffles
Nov05

Soy Protein Truffles

A perfect healthy snack and they’re raw, also delicious and fudgy. Don’t miss out on these, Vegans!

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Sarah’s Cookies
Nov02

Sarah’s Cookies

We have Sarah to thank for these yummy cookies! Perfect combo of oatmeal, chocolate, and pecans. mmmmmm.

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Rice Pudding With Raisins
Nov02

Rice Pudding With Raisins

Quick Rice and Raisin Pudding. Stress free dessert ready in 15 minutes! Enjoy this rice and raisin pudding for a wonderful treat.

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Rene’s Tomato Soup Spice Cake
Nov02

Rene’s Tomato Soup Spice Cake

This is a recipe for a tomato soup cake that my mom used to make for the family when I was growing up. It is fast and cheap to make. Don’t let the name (or the soup can) scare you; it makes a very delicious spice cake.

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Pineapple Banana Ice Cream
Nov02

Pineapple Banana Ice Cream

Vegan Pineapple Banana Ice Cream Quite possibly the easiest recipe ever! If you have already tried banana ice cream, and would like to switch it up add some pineapple!

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The Perfect Vegan Pie Crust
Nov02

The Perfect Vegan Pie Crust

Light, tender, flakey, and easy to make this will be a staple in your baking collection of easy pie crust recipes.

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Vegan Peanut Butter Cups
Nov02

Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

People say peanut butter and chocolate is the perfect combination. Well this recipe for peanut butter cups sure taste perfect. Enjoy them with milk or over your ice cream as a topping. Either way they taste great and are easy to make!

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Pina Colada Cheesecake
Nov02

Pina Colada Cheesecake

Ever tried a Pina colada cheesecake? Well you’re missing out! This dessert is a perfecty fluffy tropical after dinner treat!

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Oatmeal Nut Butter Cookies
Nov02

Oatmeal Nut Butter Cookies

For all you nut lovers, try these nutty cookies. Easy, quick, and vegan. Its perfect!

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Orange-Vanilla Creamsicles
Nov02

Orange-Vanilla Creamsicles

A longtime childhood favorite – Orange Julius on a stick! This one is an easy, quick recipe.

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Mini Baked Donuts
Nov02

Mini Baked Donuts

Looking for a way to make donuts without frying and all that oil? This is the best vegan donut recipe out there, makes fluffy delicious donuts with a yummy glaze recipe to top it off.

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Low Fat Zucchini-Applesauce Cake
Oct29

Low Fat Zucchini-Applesauce Cake

This cake recipe could be a great snack in the evening with a cup of coffee. And you don’t have to worry about the fattening continents in a regular cake, this one is low fat!

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Granola Bars
Oct29

Granola Bars

These are a great snack to keep on hand for your entire family. Feel free to substitute your favorite nuts and dried fruits.

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Grandma’s Chocolate Crazy Cake
Oct29

Grandma’s Chocolate Crazy Cake

Everyone loves grandmas cooking. Especially this delicious, moist chocolate cake. No need for frosting on this cake, it is that sweet and moist!

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Graham Cracker Cookies
Oct29

Graham Cracker Cookies

These cookies are a perfect holiday treat. With some yummy chocolate and nuts on top, your family will fall in love with them.

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Fig and Cherry Bars
Oct26

Fig and Cherry Bars

These chewy, not-too-sweet and incredibly easy bars provide excellent nutrition in a small, portable package.

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Delicious Tofu Cheesecake
Oct26

Delicious Tofu Cheesecake

Delicious tofu cheesecake has all the sweetness and yumminess a cheesecake needs. You wont regret trying it out.

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Decadent Chocolate Pâté
Oct26

Decadent Chocolate Pâté

Make this paté as a treat on special occasions, or use it to wow guests at a dinner party. Served with a fresh raspberry coulis and some non-dairy “whipped cream,” this is vegan heaven.

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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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Coffee Coconut Cookies
Oct22

Coffee Coconut Cookies

If you love coffee cookies then you must try these! Coffee cookies with a twist of coconut flakes to add that tropical flavor. With a cup of coffee it will be perfect!

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Coconut Tapioca Pudding
Oct22

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

A favorite dessert of so many generations, this one adds fragrant coconut milk for a tropical taste.

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Coconut Kisses
Oct22

Coconut Kisses

For all coconut lovers! This is a great recipe for coconut kisses / cookies. Fun and easy to make with children. Everyone will enjoy its sweet creamy flavor. Yum!

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Very Vegan Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Oct21

Very Vegan Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This ridiculously creamy chocolate chip ice cream is so vegan yet so good. You cant even tell its made of tofu and soy milk!

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Chocolate Fudge
Oct21

Chocolate Fudge

Who doesn’t love a little fudge every now and then? This fudge recipe is easy to whip up and so worth the overnight wait!

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Chocolate Coconut Cheesecake
Oct21

Chocolate Coconut Cheesecake

The yummiest baked cheesecake made with tofu, cocoa, and coconut! A great after dinner dessert with a glass of milk. It hits the spot!

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Chocolate Chunk Coconut Cookies
Oct21

Chocolate Chunk Coconut Cookies

Chewy cookies with shredded coconut and chocolate chunks throughout. Here is a delicious twist on traditional chocolate chip cookies. They’re great for coconut lovers

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Chocoholics Spread
Oct21

Chocoholics Spread

Delicious and way more healthier than store-bought chocolate spread. This spread can be eaten by itself! It’s that good, kids will love it.

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Chewy Granola Bars
Oct21

Chewy Granola Bars

These granola bars are perfectly chewy and nutritious and great for lunch boxes, breakfast on the run or just with a cup of coffee.

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Carob Nut Clusters
Oct20

Carob Nut Clusters

Delicious, insanely quick & easy carob nut clusters recipe. These treats are perfectly sweet and nutty and great for parties and snacks!

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Carob Fudge Dessert
Oct20

Carob Fudge Dessert

Wonderful substitute for regular fudge, this is rich and creamy. You don’t have to bake it. This fudge recipe will knock your socks off! Yum!

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Carob Candy
Oct20

Carob Candy

Enjoy these delicious fudgy carob candies with a nice warm cup of coffee! Kids will love these too!

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Carob Cake with Rich Carob Frosting

This luscious cake can grace a dinner party table and also be made into cupcakes that delight any child. For a double carob punch, frost with Carob Icing.

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Bryanna’s Pineapple Sherbert Pops
Oct20

Bryanna’s Pineapple Sherbert Pops

These cool, sweet, creamy treats are perfect for a hot summer day. Very quick and easy to make, just pop them in the freezer and you’re good to serve them in a jiffy!

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Blueberry Coffee Cake
Oct20

Blueberry Coffee Cake

This easy, delicious cake is a perfect light dessert that’s not too sweet, yet it’s also substantial enough to serve at brunch

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Big Momma Freedom Chocolate Cake
Oct16

Big Momma Freedom Chocolate Cake

If you’re looking for a vegan chocolate cake that dark, rich, sexy and utterly delicious. The search is over thanks to this vegan chocolate cake with vegan chocolate frosting. It’s so rich and delicious, no one will suspect it’s dairy-free.

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Best Baked Apples
Oct16

Best Baked Apples

This is an absolutely classic dessert – it’s so simple, and a great way to use up cooking apples. Especially perfect for a winter day. Kids and adults alike love this!

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Banana-Yogurt Ambrosia

Here’s an easy ambrosia fruit salad recipe. Fun for kids and great for a hot summer day!

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Banana Cake
Oct16

Banana Cake

The easiest banana cake to make, just right for using up those very ripe bananas in the fruit bowl! Its a good alternative to banana bread when you’re looking for a sweet treat.

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Banana Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding
Oct16

Banana Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

Easy to prepare, simple ingredients, and oh so delicious, this bread pudding recipe is one you will make again and again.

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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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Apple Cherry Crisp
Oct14

Apple Cherry Crisp

An easy, healthy, scrumptious apple cherry dessert. Great for gatherings and served with some non- dairy ice cream for a hot summer day.

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Anzac Biscuits
Oct14

Anzac Biscuits

Anzac biscuits are easy to make and taste great! Enjoy this traditional biscuit on Anzac Day or any other day of the year.

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Almost Sugar Free Apple Pie
Oct14

Almost Sugar Free Apple Pie

Unlike berries which can be tart, apples really don’t need anything extra. This easy to make apple pie cuts out most of the sugar but none of the delicious flavor.

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Almost No-Fat Brownies
Oct14

Almost No-Fat Brownies

Loaded with chocolate but not too sweet, these barely any fat brownies have the rich fudge taste and texture you desire without all of the fat.

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Almond Crumb Topping
Oct14

Almond Crumb Topping

You can never have too many variations of crumb toppings. This one is developed originally for an apple pie, but the wonderful almond scent great taste works well with many different pies.

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Almonds: What A Joy
Oct14

Almonds: What A Joy

My favorite candy bar used to be this chocolate covered coconut bar with almonds on top – delish! It hits the spot every time!

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All-Time Best Vegan Carrot Cake
Oct14

All-Time Best Vegan Carrot Cake

This is a yummy carrot cake with rich cream cheese frosting. It tastes very much like the non-vegan version so you can enjoy it just as much.

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Window Pane Potato Chips
Oct13

Window Pane Potato Chips

Looking for a fun way to use up your potatoes and herbs? Try these window-pane potato chips. They look beautiful and taste so good!

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White Bean Paste Toasts with Roasted Red Peppers
Oct13

White Bean Paste Toasts with Roasted Red Peppers

Tired of the same old appetizers? These bite-sized toasts come together easily, with a pureed white bean spread and freshly roasted red peppers. Your guests will be asking for this recipe.

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Veggie Kofta
Oct13

Veggie Kofta

Delicious, healthy, great finger food for parties and kids love them too!

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Veggie Balls
Oct13

Veggie Balls

These meatballs have been a wonderful addition to our family dinners. They are healthy, versatile and easy to make ahead since they can be frozen for later use.

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Vegan Spanakopita
Oct13

Vegan Spanakopita

This delicious pie combines a tofu ricotta filling with spinach or silverbeet. The result is a very tasty and highly nutritious dish. Serve with salad or vegetables. Check it out!

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Zucchini Carrot Bread
Oct08

Zucchini Carrot Bread

This sweet, summer squash loaf makes an equally good impression as a light, healthy snack or a sensible dessert.

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Vegan Cornbread
Oct07

Vegan Cornbread

This is a genuine southern cornbread recipe made vegan. It’s traditionally baked in a cast iron skillet but a baking pan or glass baking dish can be used instead.

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Vegan Pumpkin Muffins
Oct07

Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

These light muffins are easy to prepare and are perfect for breakfast, snacks, or even dessert. Add some chopped pecans or walnuts and they are especially wonderful!

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Flax Seed Crackers
Oct07

Flax Seed Crackers

These raw flax seed crackers – made from five raw foods plus spices – are oh so good, and good for you! For the less raw folks, you may lightly bake these until crisp.

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Fat Free Banana Bread
Oct07

Fat Free Banana Bread

Looking for a fat free and moist banana bread recipe? This recipe is moist and delicious, with loads of banana flavor. Make it for breakfast and slip a slice into a lunchbox.

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Carrot Pineapple Sunshine Muffins
Oct07

Carrot Pineapple Sunshine Muffins

Bring some pineapple and carrot sunshine to your morning with these wonderfully tender muffins. They are great with your morning cuppa and nutritious enough for a quick breakfast or a healthy snack.

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Whole Wheat Blueberry Bread
Oct07

Whole Wheat Blueberry Bread

This lovely bread is a seasonal favorite in the VegFamily kitchen. Fresh blueberries make this bread so wonderfull but you can also use frozen, canned or even dried blueberries.

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Vegan Munster
Oct06

Vegan Munster

For those days, when you have a little more time, try out this recipe for a delicious vegan munster cheese. Definitely worth the try.

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Sunflower Seed Milk
Oct06

Sunflower Seed Milk

A rich, sweet, homemade dairy-free milk beverage – nutritious and delicious!

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Mocha Frappuccino
Oct06

Mocha Frappuccino

You can make your own mocha frappuccino at home for much less than that fancy coffee place sells it and you can keep it healthy and full of protein. The flax seeds give it a very creamy texture, and adds omega-3 fatty acids.

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Tex-Mex Spring Rolls
Oct06

Tex-Mex Spring Rolls

This recipe is so easy. You’ll be skeptical about the taste when you look at the ingredients but you’ll love it once you try it.

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Oct06

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Like pumpkin pie? You’ll love a this smoothie! Add a dollop of cream and you can serve this as a dessert beverage.

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Tasty Veggie Tacos
Oct06

Tasty Veggie Tacos

You have to try these veggie tacos. It’s quick, easy, and your kids (big and small) will love it!

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Mystery Smoothie
Oct06

Mystery Smoothie

Use this smoothie as a full breakfast drink. When you include blueberries, the kids won’t know that the drink is also brimming with healthy minerals and extra protein from the greens that have “mysteriously” made their way into it! The carob powder contributes extra calcium, and the nutritional yeast extra B-vitamins and proteins, to this nutrient-dense drink.

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Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Oct06

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

A go-to appetizer for parties, this spinach and artichoke dip has all the creamy-inside, brown-and-crispy-on-top texture and cheesy taste that makes dips like this appealing

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B12 Smoothie
Oct06

B12 Smoothie

This smoothie was created by a VegFamily dad and named for his little boy, to help support his B12 intake and absorption. The sweet potatoes, beets, and pumpkin seeds all serve this function.

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Power Pudding
Oct06

Power Pudding

This protein pudding is great for babies and children providing protein, omega 3 fatty acid, plus carrots and beets, all sweetened with rich molasses. But adults love it too!

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Roasted Garlic Hummus
Oct06

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Skip the store-bought spreads and whip up creamy homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus with this simple recipe

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Lemon Mint Soda
Oct06

Lemon Mint Soda

Aren’t we all looking for a healthy soda? This one is refreshing and delicious and free of the usual chemicals in regular soda.

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Rice Paper Rolls
Oct06

Rice Paper Rolls

These delightful, veggie filled rolls are simple to make and attractive on a platter. Show them off at your next fancy dinner.

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Mexican Layered Dip
Oct06

Mexican Layered Dip

You will love every layer of our crunchy, creamy dip. It’s great for summer entertaining and game-day parties. Pull out all your ingredients and get ready to layer them up in a dish!

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Lavender Lemonade
Oct06

Lavender Lemonade

If you adore lavender, this drink is for you! It has a distinctive, refreshing taste and that lovely lemony tang.

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Iced Chai Latte
Oct06

Iced Chai Latte

This was very refreshing, creamy, and not too sweet. An interesting variation on traditional chai!

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Hungry Hottie Smoothie
Oct06

Hungry Hottie Smoothie

This smoothie is the signature drink of Hungry Hotties everwhere! It’s sweet, sassy, healthy, and delicious – just like YOU! Remember being a “Hungry Hottie” is an attitude. It’s a way of life, not an image in the mirror. It’s about seizing each day, making choices that honor your higher self and stepping into your greatness! Cheers!

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Apple Cinnamon Smoothie
Oct06

Apple Cinnamon Smoothie

Looking for great smoothie recipes? Here’s a blended drink for fall or winter. It’s a delightful change-of-pace fruit beverage to make when summer fruit is out of season.

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Guacamole
Oct06

Guacamole

For the perfect guacamole, less is more. Simple ingredients combined for phenomenal flavor. Here is a simple yet scrumptious recipe.

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Protein Milkshake
Oct06

Protein Milkshake

This is a refreshing drink that is easy to make and a delight for the tastebuds. With soy and peanut butter it is full of protein too.

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Green Monster Smoothie
Oct06

Green Monster Smoothie

This is a strange color, but really sweet and yummy! It’s is so tasty, and the kids will get iron, protein and a funny green drink they will love, especially when they find out it has ice cream in it!

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Grilled Potato Skins
Oct06

Grilled Potato Skins

There is nothing like a plate full of crispy potato skins, filled with melty soy cheddar cheese flavor, and topped with vegan bacon bits, vegan sour cream and green onions.

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Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Oct06

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

With the addition of tofu this fruty smoothie becomes a protein powerhouse. Choose a juice addition to complement the flavors and please your own taste.

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Fresh Pineapple and Mango Salsa
Oct06

Fresh Pineapple and Mango Salsa

A bright and fresh-flavored mango salsa with pineapple, jalapeños, onion, lime juice and cilantro. Perfect for the summer!

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Protein Fruit Smoothie

We like to make this smoothie on mornings that require a little help waking up. It has a secret little caffeine ingredient, gives you the energy you need and is filled with nutritious ingredients to make sure you are getting a good breakfast!

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Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup
Oct06

Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

This soup is so simple! We’ve made it for countless meat eaters, and they go gaga over it! We hope you find it equally enjoyable.

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Baba Ghanoush
Oct06

Baba Ghanoush

The Orient brings us many wonders of the culture and foods. A simple one to prepare and probably everyones favorite, is Baba Ghanoush.

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Raspberry Peanut Butter Sandwich
Oct06

Raspberry Peanut Butter Sandwich

A tasty sandwich recipe for kids! This delicious, very berry, sandwich was a real hit in our test kitchen! It even appealed to those that ordinarily won’t eat a regular PB & J sandwich.

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Chickpea Salad
Oct06

Chickpea Salad

My Auntie Bonnie needs a chickpea intervention. She has them stockpiled in her kitchen cupboards, and although I was concerned for a while about her stockpiling towels and duvet covers, it’s the chickpea obsession that I’m worried about the most. Does anyone really need 35 cans of chickpeas “just in case”? This incredibly simple but fresh and delicious salad is purrfection. Just like my Auntie Bonnie.

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Eggplant Red Pepper Lasagna
Oct06

Eggplant Red Pepper Lasagna

Everyone loves a good eggplant lasagna. This one adds leeks and red pepper, giving it a deeper flavor and the soy based cheese sauce makes it protein rich. Serve with a nice garlic bread for a perfect meal.

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Vegan Almond Joy
Oct06

Vegan Almond Joy

My favorite candy bar used to be this chocolate covered coconut bar with almonds on top – delish! Unfortunately, that bar doesn’t fit into my plan for being a Hungry Hottie so I created this recipe instead. It hits the spot every time!

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Applesauce Banana Muffins
Oct06

Applesauce Banana Muffins

These lowfat muffins are not only delicious but they are a healthy breakfast and snack. Makle a double batch and freeze for quick on-the-go lunchbox additions.

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Vegan Pie Crust
Oct06

Vegan Pie Crust

This makes a great all-purpose flaky pastry, perfect for filling with luscious summer fruit. It’s an old-school recipe, probably similar to the one that your grandmother made. The pastry dough is great for filled pies and prebaked crusts, especially if you want to eliminate dairy from the dessert. Makes enough dough for a single-crust 9-inch (23 cm) pie.

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Chili Rellenos Dip
Oct06

Chili Rellenos Dip

This fresh and spicy southwestern dip is a beautiful compliment to any dish but most definitely delicious with tortilla chips. Serve as a snack or an appetizer.

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Cheesy Herb Dip
Oct06

Cheesy Herb Dip

This dip is easy to through together at a moment’s notice and pairs well with chips, crackers, or vegetables.

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Pimento Cashew Cheese
Oct06

Pimento Cashew Cheese

Cashews, seasonings, lemon juice, and a tad of pimento are whirled together to make the most wonderful cheese spread in less than 10 minutes. Serve with crackers or raw veggies for a wonderful appetizer.

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Vegan Carrot Cake
Oct06

Vegan Carrot Cake

This is a the best vegan carrot cake you will ever eat! It has rich cream cheese frosting that tastes very much like the non-vegan version. Totally yum!

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Cauliflower Salad with Capers and Olives
Oct06

Cauliflower Salad with Capers and Olives

This colorful salad makes a great dish to serve for lunch or as a first course for a fancy dinner.

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Tropical Sunrise Smoothie
Oct06

Tropical Sunrise Smoothie

There’s nothing like a fruity smoothie to start your day! This mix of tropical fruits, almond milk and wheat germ make it delicious and energizing!

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
Oct05

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Quinoa is a high protein grain, making it the perfect filling for a pepper entree dish.

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Asparagus Rolls
Sep30

Asparagus Rolls

A quick and easy asparagus appetizer to serve at your next party. Ingredients are minimal, preparation is fun – simply delicious!

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Baked Potato Latkes
Sep30

Baked Potato Latkes

Baked latkes tend to be undercooked or you don’t get that crispiness of those fried in a pan. We have a little secret that will give you perfectly cooked and crispy latkes.

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Almond Milk
Sep27

Almond Milk

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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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Parchment Paper
Sep27

Parchment Paper

In the baking world, there is one tool that is above all others: it protects your bake ware, quickly releases your goodies from pans, and makes for easy cleaning. In fact, it’s one of my favorite kitchen secrets and I rarely bake without it.

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Seitan Recipes
Sep27

Seitan Recipes

Today’s topic is Seitan… but before I start talking about The Wheat Meat I wanted to give you my Number One tip in the kitchen. Do you have your pens out? Are you ready to write this down? This will be on the test!

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Breakfast Smoothies
Sep27

Breakfast Smoothies

Smoothies are especially easy to make and clean up after if you use an immersion blender. Use these recipes as a starting point for creating combinations of your own.

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Quick and Easy Vegan Desserts
Sep27

Quick and Easy Vegan Desserts

Undoubtedly you will have more than one day when you need to whip up a dessert but are short on time – and patience! These fast, no-fuss dessert ideas are ridiculously simple but will taste like you spent all day preparing them.

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Vegan Treats
Sep27

Vegan Treats

This frozen treat is easy, light, and delicious, and you can use any fruit, from berries, to peaches, to mangoes.

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Happy, Healthy Birthday – Vegan Style
Sep27

Happy, Healthy Birthday – Vegan Style

Stop worrying. The Diva of Dairy Free Desserts says organically naturally delicious treats are a snap. The other parents will be asking you for recipes. Guaranteed!

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Cooking with Avocados
Sep27

Cooking with Avocados

Next time you’re looking for a versatile ingredient to add to your dinnertime arsenal, think “creamy.” Think “rich-tasting.” Think “velvety.” And then, think “green.”

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How to Cook Eggplant
Sep27

How to Cook Eggplant

Throughout the culinary world when a person thinks of a vegetarian and eggplant, in most cases what comes to mind first is the Eggplant Parmesan. There is no doubt this is one of of the best ways to have it. But here are a few more delicious ways with eggplant.

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Go Vegan on the Cheap
Sep27

Go Vegan on the Cheap

Vegan meals need not be expensive nor require unusual or difficult to find ingredients. Some of the best vegan dishes are easy to make and cheap!

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Healthy Salads
Sep27

Healthy Salads

Salads can indeed be entrées or main courses, but careful selection of ingredients and mindful attention to the serving size will define them as smart, rather than senseless. With so many fabulous whole foods to select from, refining the salad with smart choices assures its healthful place on the table.

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Food Labels: How Bad Brands Happen to Good People
Sep27

Food Labels: How Bad Brands Happen to Good People

You know what we’re talking about. Those pesky imposters that use front label trickery to insinuate that their brands are healthy but they actually have hidden trans fats and high amounts of sodium, preservatives, and artificial sweeteners and flavorings. How many times have you fallen prey to these front label tricks that pop up on many of the most-popular brand name foods?

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Healthy Dessert Recipes: Bean Cakes
Sep27

Healthy Dessert Recipes: Bean Cakes

I’ve been able to come up with healthy “cheesecakes” and pound cakes. And now, cakes with the nutritional punch of beans! Yes, they are rich, satisfying and delicious.

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Food Coloring – The Scary Truth
Sep27

Food Coloring – The Scary Truth

Before you indulge your children (or yourself) by purchasing those neon-colored snacks and drinks (read: blue sports drinks), you might ask yourself: Are these artificially colored foods really harmless? Our food sleuths have a few colorful words to say about the matter.

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V8 Vegetable Juice – You Could’ve Had a V8, But Should You?
Sep27

V8 Vegetable Juice – You Could’ve Had a V8, But Should You?

DOINK! You could’ve had a V8. But the better question may be, should you have had a V8? It depends on which variety of V8 you’re drinking.

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Cooking Rice
Sep26

Cooking Rice

Confused about what rice to choose when you are preparing a meal? Here’s a brief look at some of the most popular rices.

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Vegan Lunch Ideas
Sep26

Vegan Lunch Ideas

Tired of the same old lunches? Here are a few ideas to help you look forward to having your midday meal.

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Vegan Marshmallows
Sep26

Vegan Marshmallows

As a gourmet whole foods chef I don’t have experience with marshmallows. But after reading the ingredients of store bought marshmallows, I have a better option for you.

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Best Cookware
Sep26

Best Cookware

A well equipped kitchen is the first element of a home cook succeeding and enjoying cooking. Here are Ann Gentry’s recommendations on what to buy.

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Vegetable Stir Fry
Sep26

Vegetable Stir Fry

Vegetable stif fry is a versatile dish that pairs with almost anything. Here are a few ideas on how to make a great one.

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Vegan Cake
Sep26

Vegan Cake

Having touble getting your cake to come out tasting light and delicious? Here are a few tips on how to create a delicious vegan cake.

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Vegan Pancakes
Sep26

Vegan Pancakes

Do your pancakes come out rubbery and flat? Here are some easy tips for you to make the perfect vegan pancake!

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What is Canola Oil?
Sep26

What is Canola Oil?

Is canola oil good for you or are there concerns?

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How to Caramelize Onions
Sep26

How to Caramelize Onions

Golden, sweet and delicious, caramelized onions make a wonderful addition to so many foods, giving a deep deliciousness to the dish. Here’s how to caramelize them just right.

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Instead of White Flour
Sep26

Instead of White Flour

Q Some recipes call for whole wheat flour and unbleached white flour. I’d rather not use white flour. Can I just substitute more whole wheat for the white flour or is there some other type of flour I should use?   A If you are baking cakes, crusts, cookies or muffins, I’d suggest using whole wheat pastry, barley, rice or oat flours. You can use one flour alone preferably the whole wheat pastry or barley...

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Egg Yolk Substitute
Sep26

Egg Yolk Substitute

There are lots of substitutions out there for eggs. But what about egg yolks? What can give the same texture and color and still be vegan?

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How to Cook Tofu
Sep26

How to Cook Tofu

Looking for ways to make tofu more appealing to your family? Here are a few ideas that we think will make most everyone love tofu!

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Arrowroot and Kudzu – What’s the Difference?
Sep26

Arrowroot and Kudzu – What’s the Difference?

Is there a difference in arrowroot and kudzu or can they be used interchangeably?

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How to Cook Brown Rice
Sep26

How to Cook Brown Rice

Does your brown rice turn out too hard, not fluffy, or too soft? Here is a quick how-to for perfect brown!

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Olive Oil
Sep26

Olive Oil

Most recipes that I use or read contain olive- oil for sautéing. But should we cook with olive oil?

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Buying Organic Produce
Sep26

Buying Organic Produce

What produce is advisable to buy only organic? Are there any safe non-organic produce? Ann Gentry offers her experienced advice on what to buy.

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Cooking with Seitan
Sep26

Cooking with Seitan

Here are three easy and straighforward tips for cooking with seitan. Follow these and you should be able to create a delicious dish!

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Quinoa Cooking Tips
Sep26

Quinoa Cooking Tips

Quinoa is high in protein and fiber, tastes delicious and has a nice nutty crunch. Any Gentry shares with us how to cook it so it comes out perfect every time!

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Energy Boosting Drinks
Sep26

Energy Boosting Drinks

Need an energy boost? Want to slip something into your juices or drinks to give you a bot more get-up-and-go? Here are a few tips to add a bit of umph to your beverages!

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Collard Greens
Sep26

Collard Greens

Collard greens are some of the most nutritious greens there are – they even beat broccoli in nutritional scoring! Here’s an easy way to cook them that makes them come out delicious every time!

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Vegan Muffins
Sep26

Vegan Muffins

Tired of soggy-topped muffins? Here are a few tips on how to make perfect vegan muffins every time!

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Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables
Sep26

Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables

How can I get my daughter to eat more vegetables when she hates anything green?

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Dairy Free – What Are Good Vegan Sources of Calcium?
Sep26

Dairy Free – What Are Good Vegan Sources of Calcium?

I want to give up dairy products. Could you please tell me what should I eat to give my body calcium?

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Green Onions and Scallions – Are They the Same?
Sep26

Green Onions and Scallions – Are They the Same?

Are green onions and scallions the same thing? Which part are you supposed to use, the white or green?

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Sprouted Potatoes – Are They Edible?
Sep26

Sprouted Potatoes – Are They Edible?

Is it safe to eat potatoes that have begun sprouting or that have turned a little green?

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Seaweed
Sep26

Seaweed

When a recipe calls for a cup of seaweed, like wakame, do they mean a cup before it’s soaked or to take a cup of it after it’s been soaked?

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Nutritional Yeast
Sep26

Nutritional Yeast

What is nutritional yeast, and why is it found in almost every vegan cookbook?

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Frozen or Canned – Which is Better?
Sep26

Frozen or Canned – Which is Better?

Is frozen or canned produce more or less healthy than fresh produce in terms of nutrients, additives, pesticides, etc?

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Tempeh
Sep26

Tempeh

I see tempeh in my store but I’m not sure what to do with it when I get it home. Can you give me some ideas? Does it need to be cooked? Marinated?

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Vegan Rich and Creamy Frosting
Sep26

Vegan Rich and Creamy Frosting

How can I make a creamy frosting that isn’t just a watery glaze? I want it to be rich and creamy.

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Vegan Cheese
Sep26

Vegan Cheese

 Q How do you make tofu cheese? I’ve seen it served at a few veg restaurants but I’m clueless as to how to make it.   A This is a top secret process at Real Food Daily! We worked many years to master how we produce it. So, I will not go into detail as to how we currently make it. I will share with you the traditional method I was once taught which is the base for making good tofu cheese. Take fresh firm...

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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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Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Agave Nectar: Which Should You Choose?
Sep10

Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Agave Nectar: Which Should You Choose?

Find out which sweetener is best for you and your family.

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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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Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes

I made this on a “empty the pantry day” when I had just a few ingredients and wanted something different. Everyone loved it!

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Introducing Solids: Feeding vegan babies
Aug27

Introducing Solids: Feeding vegan babies

Some moms want to delay solids as long as possible, but solid food will help provide your baby with nutrients and energy, and she’ll begin to develop a taste for solid foods. Encourage that.

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Baby Food on a Budget

Homemade baby food will cost less than $100, saving your family up to a whopping $500 or more! And before you say” but who has the time”, read this articles to see how easy it can be.

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Spaghetti with Eggplant Meatballs
Aug23

Spaghetti with Eggplant Meatballs

Faux meat products fall into two categories: “looks like,” and “tastes like.” Well, these meatballs hit the jackpot and accomplish both, all without sending me into my typical Italian food coma.

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Cool, Easy Vegan Treats for Summer
Jul15

Cool, Easy Vegan Treats for Summer

These treats can actually be a nutrient source for little ones who seem too busy playing to eat! I designed the recipes to be inexpensive, mostly low in fat, and easy and quick for parents and grandparents to make.

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