Raw Kale Salad with Puy Lentils and Sweet Apricot Vinaigrette

June 14, 2012

Image © Food52 Hey all! I’m delighted to be posting today with exciting news. Starting today, I’ll be contributing a biweekly column to Food 52, which is one of the most beautiful, clever, and inspiring food websites around. I first discovered the site through Chloe, who is a great resource when it comes to all […]

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“What if I ‘Mess Up’?” Why Going Vegan is Not a Pledge of Perfection

June 13, 2012

In my many conversations about veganism, I often hear something along the following lines: “I don’t really eat/crave/need animal products, but I’m not sure I could ever be a ‘perfect vegan.’ What if I mess up, or crave a non-vegan food”? If this statement—or something akin to it—resonates with you, then let me tell you […]

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Kombucha Infused Sangria: A Perfect Summer Party Drink! Plus, Is Wine Vegan? The Lowdown on Vegan Wines.

June 5, 2012

I am so glad you all liked the party recap yesterday! I hope it’s proof that vegan entertaining can be as fun as it is delicious and effortless. If you’re interested, the dessert recipes are up on the interwebs! To check out Victoria’s amazing high raw peanut butter pie (made with banana soft serve and […]

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Raw, Vegan Rainbow Slaw; My “Conversion Narrative”

May 30, 2012

Hi all! Hope the week is going well. Before I share the delicious “slaw” recipe pictured above, I wanted to encourage you all to head over to writer, historian, and activist James McWilliams’ wonderful blog today, where I’ve written a very honest account of why I became vegan, and how my motives have evolved. If […]

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Tuesday Giveaway Madness! Tickets to The Seed Vegan Experience in NYC; Plus, a Quick Note About Ads

May 29, 2012

First things first: I was having a couple of tech issues with the blog in the last few days, so if your browser has been showing you sesame seed cookies for 5 days straight, go ahead and scroll back through the last few (tasty) posts! Things should be up to date now. Today is a […]

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Recovery in Progress: Meghan’s Story

May 12, 2012
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Needless to say, I am abundantly grateful for your comments on my superhero smoothie post. Thank you, CR readers, for inspiring me every day. I’m here today with a new Green Recovery post. This one is from Meghan, who writes the blog Happy Life: One Gal’s Plunge into the Present. Meghan has a long, long history […]

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Zesty Cilantro Lovers Hummus: It Might Surprise You!

April 11, 2012

How do you feel about cilantro? If you’re a “cilantro hater,” you are in fine company, according to this article. And you needn’t feel that narrow tastebuds are to blame: the article suggests that genetics and biochemistry may have something to do with it. I myself am a lot like the doctor described in the […]

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