Dinner 04/07 Portobello Burger with Spinach, Onions and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Grilled portobello with wilted spinach, caramelized onions and roasted red bell pepper on a homemade bun with a little vegenaise and a tiny bit of hot sauce... perfection.
Embark on a journey that will forever change your relationship with food and spending. Food has always been the black hole of spending for me. I cook at home daily, and believe that good food is a necessary part of our lives. But I also know the reality of our bank account, and spending $200-300 [...]Show More Summary
I had the pleasure of hanging out with Allison Burd of Allison Burd Massage Therapy over the weekend. Allison runs a workshop called Kitchen Cosmetics, where she shows people how to create healthy skin care products with ingredients found in your kitchen. Allison was kind enough to bring her show on the road and spend [...]Show More Summary
I'm always getting emails from Herbies asking what brands I use — what bread can they buy that's whole-wheat and oil-free? What about tortillas? BBQ sauce? Pasta sauce? Regrettably, brands vary by region, so the brands I have access to might not be available in your area. Show More Summary
Dinner 04/06 Deep-Fried Tempeh Sushi with Carrot and Avocado There's a reason why we often make this sushi roll. ;) The tempeh is cut into four long strips, braised in a pan that has enough water to come up halfway on the side of the tempeh with the addition of a splash of sake (feel free to use mirin) and splash of tamari. Show More Summary
Rapper VEGAN BOSS will perform at Pasadena's Animal Advocacy Museum for the launch of the "Maze of Understanding" exhibit.
I'm stoked to introduce Sheldon, our butt-kicking Herbie of the Week. Sheldon is a retired NYPD captain and 9/11 first responder. During his police career, Sheldon was decorated in the line of duty 60 (SIXTY!!) times, yet it was his diet — not his public service — that almost cost him his life. Show More Summary
Ah, Wednesday. My favorite day of the week. I’m so excited you’re finally here so I can share Greta Polo—this week’s Everyday Hero—with the world. From the very first moment I met Greta, I knew she was put on this earth to do amazing things. She is beautiful—both inside and out—and has the most amazing [...]
I have been trying to cut back on the amount of Nightshades (white potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, paprika, chili powder, cayenne pepper, etc.) I’ve been consuming. I feel like we’ve slipped back into our old way of eating: pasta with tomato sauce on repeat, burgers and fries more often than not, and eating out a [...]Show More Summary
Loving this quote today from Iyanla Vanzant. Feeling like this one kind of speaks for itself. Happy Monday! ABOUT EMILY LEVENSON, CHHC, MSW: Emily has been inspiring others since the turn of the century. She has been referred to as a rainbowmaker, a lifestylist, a magical mentor, and a game changer. You can also find [...]Show More Summary
Hello Vegetable Lovers: Over the next while, watch for some housekeeping with the Alphabet of Vegetables here on A Veggie Venture. The goal is to separate out our "most favorite" vegetables so their pages will load more quickly, handy for all but especially those of us who check for recipes on our phones. Show More Summary
Appetizer 04/05 Socca We're making Socca again in a "new" cast-iron pan. Well, actually more of a skillet I suppose, and "new" to us -- it was probably made in the 1930s......but, hey the Socca turned out really well! ;)
Start your week off right with 2 new recipes, Citrus Spring Salad (both plans) and Breakfast Polenta (both plans). Stay on track throughout the week with delicious meals like Asian Bowl, Chocolate Espresso Quinoa and Roasted Veg Mini...Show More Summary
If you've never strawberried a salad, now is the time.
Easter 2013 03/31 Hickory-Smoked Tofu stuffed with Collard Greens topped with Oyster Mushroom GravyRoasted Fingerling PotatoesBraised Carrots Grilled AsparagusCiabatta with Radishes and Roasted GarlicEnglish Pea Soup A photo essay......Show More Summary
One of the most common questions I receive via email is about sugar addiction. Actually, let me take that back. It's rare that someone emails specifically about "sugar addiction." The wolf is cloaked in sheep's clothing, if you will....Show More Summary
You've got questions... about minimalism! This Minimalist Monday is the first post in a two-part series, in which I will be answering questions from you, my beloved Herbies, about the minimalist journey — both mine and yours! What are the basics of minimalism? This is the beauty of minimalism. Show More Summary
Meet Leah, one of the awesome Herbie Parents we featured in this week's Raising Herbies series in honor of Mother's Day. Leah has three beautiful plant-based kiddos, with a 4th on the way, and she also has a baby-centric Herbie Business,...Show More Summary
This is the final post in this week's 3-part Raising Herbies series. Check out Raising Herbies (Part 1): How to Raise Vegan/Plant-Based Kids, Transitioning Diets & More and Raising Herbies (Part 2): Getting Kids to Eat Healthy for more great tips from our amazing Herbie Parents. Show More Summary
When was the last time you took a break? No, really. When was the last time you got up from your seat and took a 10 minute break? If you’re anything like me, it was probably a few hours ago, and only to go to the bathroom or heat up food before going right back [...] The post Give yourself a break. appeared first on Emily Levenson.