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Honey Pumpkin Pie ?

Yum! Homemade pumpkin pie, here sweetened with honey instead of processed sugar. The filling is soft and smooth and dreamy good. Make this with either canned pumpkin or roasted fresh pumpkin. ~recipe & photo updated & republished 2014~~more recently updated recipes~ 2007: "If I were a guy, I'd only eat pie. Show More Summary

My Thanksgiving Menu (Plus Game Plan & Prep Sheet!)

LIMITED TIME: The current meal plan has a special Thanksgiving menu + prep sheet + shopping list. We're also including a FREE eBook with this week's plan + the Thanksgiving section from my new cookbook! It's our gift to you! Everything...Show More Summary

Cost Of Becoming Vegan

When people think of organic vegetables and fruits, they think, “It’s too expensive.” On the contrary, you will find that transitioning to plant-based nutrition will cost less.

A Special Thanksgiving Meal Plan! Plus FREE eBook + Bonus Thanksgiving Recipes

Whether you're taking the day "off" to celebrate Thanksgiving (Thanksliving? Thanksvegan?), you're the lone veg-head, you just want to eat healthy (but without a bazilion leftovers), or you're not celebrating at all, this week's meal...Show More Summary

Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings Expanded Table of Contents

Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings has been out for 2 weeks now! I hope you're enjoying the new cookbook and recipes, especially with the holidays right around the corner :) By popular demand, we've created an "expanded" table of contents for easier navigation. Show More Summary

Herbies of the Week: Sara & Jeff (They've Lost 35lbs & Run Half Marathons Together!)

Meet our Herbies of the Week: Sara & Jeff! After losing his dad to congestive heart failure, Jeff started researching different diets when he came across a plant-based diet. Following a long discussion with his wife, Sara, they both agreed to adopt a plant-based diet as an experiment for 3 months. Show More Summary

Vegan Cruise Dining Options

Scott and I went on our first cruise together back in 2007. I was vegan (though not necessarily plant-based, and not yet oil-free) and Scott was vegetarian at the time. I emailed the cruise company (Costa) ahead of time about our dietary requirements, and they assured me they would accommodate us. Show More Summary

Simple Scalloped Potatoes ? Recipe

How to make scalloped potatoes with just five ingredients, thin-thin layers of potato, the bottom gets as crispy as good hashed browns and the top layer gets crispy like kettle chips! This may be a "simple" recipe for scalloped potatoes...Show More Summary

"Clam" Chowder, Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Curry, BBQ Black Bean & Pineapple Pizza & More!

Warm up your belly (and tastebuds!) with this week's meal plan! Grab a bowl of hearty "Clam" Chowder (NEW!), scrumptious Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Curry (NEW!) and classic Lentil Chili. Also new on this week's plan is the Carrot Noodle...Show More Summary

Updated Happy Herbivore Cookbooks Master Table Of Contents (Now with Holidays & Gatherings!)

Now that my latest cookbook Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings is out, we've updated the "master" table of contents of Happy Herbivore cookbook recipes! The latest version includes recipes from all five Happy Herbivore cookbooks (The...Show More Summary

Slow Cooker Garlic Smashed Potatoes ? Recipe

Hello, veggie lovers! It's November and at A Veggie Venture, that means it's time to go crazy for the real stars on the Thanksgiving table, the vegetables! I've been collecting especially-for-Thanksgiving vegetable recipes since 2006. Show More Summary

Herbie of the Week: Tara (She No Longer Suffers From GI Issues or Depression + 45lbs GONE!)

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Tara! Tara once suffered from a laundry list of health issues including headaches, depression, chronic constipation, fatigue, ulcers, sinus infections, and severe PMS symptoms as well as high cholesterol and blood pressure. Show More Summary

Mushroom & Sausage Stroganoff with Mashed Potatoes.

This recipe is ridiculously good! I used the "Seitan Portobello Stroganoff" recipe from Vegan With A Vengeance. I used two 8oz. cartons of cremini mushrooms and replaced the seitan with 2 sliced Field Roast apple sausages. The amount...Show More Summary

Anatomy of a Muffin

All muffins, more or less, are made up of the basic proportion of ingredients. This means that the kinds of muffins you can make are limited only by your imagination. I make mini muffins every week for the kids to take on their lunches--the...Show More Summary

A Vegan Taste of Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan)

If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you know I've spent the last few weeks in Asia :) After writing Vegan in Europe, I decided I needed to explore a new continent :) (I suppose I technically went to Asia when I stayed...Show More Summary

Buffalo Chickpea Chili, Acorn Squash Tacos, Easy Cinnamon Rolls & More!

We're kicking off November with a new meal plan that's sure to dazzle your tastebuds! Stay warm during these cool fall nights with the Buffalo Chickpea Chili (NEW!) and Black Bean & Pumpkin Soup (NEW!). You'll also enjoy Acorn Squash...Show More Summary

Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings Releases!

Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings is here!! Well, the cookbook stork already visited a few of you early so you already have my newest cookbook baby, but for everyone else... TODAY IS THE DAY! The Official release date for my newest cookbook, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings. Show More Summary

Three Secrets for Rich & Creamy Mashed Potatoes ?

Hello, veggie lovers! It's November and at A Veggie Venture, that means it's time to go crazy for the real stars on the Thanksgiving table, the vegetables! I've been collecting especially-for-Thanksgiving vegetable recipes since 2006. Show More Summary

Herbie of the Week: Stevi (She's Lowered Her Cholesterol & Blood Pressure!)

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Stevi! Facing the need to be put on statins for high cholesterol, Stevi made the decision to transition to a plant-based diet. Fast forward almost two years later, and the results are incredible! In addition...Show More Summary

Grilled Portobello Sandwich, Pesto Pasta Salad, Scones

Grilled portobello, red pepper, red onions on toasted whole grain bread with Vegenaise, arugula pesto and fresh arugula. Amazing sandwich. Served with arugula pesto pasta salad. Arugula and spinach pesto mixed with Vegenaise made a great pasta salad dressing. Cranberry and raisin scones.

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