Today's simple vegetarian supper recipe: Asparagus cooked with the lovely grain called "farro" and topped with a simple and most surprising green onion sauce. My version of Heidi Swanson's recipe has been "lightened" considerably, reducing...Show More Summary
I find it almost amazing that Scott & I have lived in so many different places and we've never had air conditioning. Boston, New York City, Colorado, Lake Tahoe, Charleston, Los Angeles — none of our apartments had air conditioning. Even in Europe, air conditioning was a rarity. Show More Summary
I have to admit that I’ve been on a miracle-collecting mission. And by collecting, I mean they continue to come into my periphery and I continue to take notice. I have a running list of books about miracles. Same thing with quotes. Speaking of quotes, this week’s little nugget of awesomeness came from an interview [...]Show More Summary
Reblogged from The Sistah Vegan Project: This photo (and video of the lecture below) is from the women of color food justice and self-care panel. This took place at the Conference Against Environmental Racism at the University of Oregon-Eugene, on May 18 2013. The featured critical thinkers are Dr. A. Breeze Harper of the Sistah […]
You've got questions... about minimalism! This is the second post in our two-part Minimalist Monday series answering your fantastic questions about minimalism. You and your husband often move internationally. In fact, I am amazed and jealous. Show More Summary
Exciting news, Herbies! Dr. T Colin Campbell and Dr. Howard Jacobson's new book, WHOLE, has been released! and it's already a New York Times Bestseller! I got a chance to read this amazing book a few months ago and I can't recommend it enough. Show More Summary
I bought a product called "Daiya Wedge" today in the jack flavor. I've bought Daiya shreds before but never this. It's basically a compact wedge of Daiya that you can slice and use how you wish. It melts nicely. I made a gooey quesadilla with roasted red peppers. This is the pasta e fagioli recipe from Urban Vegan cookbook. Show More Summary
Dinner 04/14 Carbonnades a la Flamande Braised Carrots Zucchini and Pepper Tart Bringing one back from the old days -- our riff on Julia Child's recipe made with alder-smoked tofu this time around. Along for the ride on the side was a zucchini and bell pepper tart. Show More Summary
Juicy teriyaki seitan stuffed with fresh, vibrant scallions. Grilling season is here!
You've got questions... Q: My daughter and I are doing a 5K tomorrow and I haven't run since joining the meal plan. Any post-workout/run suggestions for food or drink? A: Make sure you hydrate after the race. Some people feel queasy after running and can't stomach solids, so a liquid is the best option for the first half hour or so. Show More Summary
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