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All The Blogs -- June 2010

Bryanna Clark Grogan

VEGAN BLT SALAD, ITALIAN "SAUSAGE" BURGERS WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS FOR CANADA DAY/JULY 4TH!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 30, 2010 | Food, International, Lifestyle

Read More: BLT Salad, Italian sausage burgers, mushrooms, salad, vegan burgers

Italian "Sausage" Burger!Happy Canada Day (July 1st) my fellow Canadians!  And Happy 4th of July to my friends South of the Border!  Sorry my blogging has been sparse lately-- lots of family stuff, some great (like my grandaughter's high school...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan vs. Carnivore BBQ Throwdown!

Ellen Sheen | June 29, 2010 | Food

Read More: appetizers, BBQ, burgers, contest, Throwdown, vegan, vegetables

This weekend my husband (the carnivore) and I hosted a BBQ throwdown. Our two teams (mine vegan, his carnivore) had to create four courses: Starter, main, dessert and bonus beverage round for five judges (and all our othe friends) to taste...

Meet The Shannons

Special Edition : Jambalaya and a tribute to Cafe Bamboo

Meet The Shannons | June 28, 2010

Read More: Cajun, Creole, Jambalaya, Louisiana, Restaurants, sausage, Seafood, Southern, spicy, Vegan, vegan foods

We recently heard some sad news. Dan and I went to New Orleans for our honeymoon last summer and it was pretty hot, Dan caught a cold and we saw alligators. Basically, We had an amazing time in one of...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

NEED A CHOCOLATE HIT?

Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 26, 2010 | Food

Read More: chocolate, cocoa, cocoa camino, drinking chocolate

  When I went shopping the other day, I noticed a Cocoa Camino (organic, fair trade) product I had never seen before-- Cocoa Camino Drinking Chocolate (here's a Canadian vendor)-- "the chocolate bar you can drink any time of the day". It is a...

Chef AJ

Free Culinary Class with Chef AJ

Chef AJ | June 23, 2010

For those of you who live in the Los Angeles area, I will be teaching a free Culinary class at the Whole Foods Market on National Blvd. on Wednesday, July 7th at 6:30pm.  The subject of the class is "How...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Elevation

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | June 21, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Dr. John McDougall, EarthSave, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, inspiration, John Robbins, Meals for Health, plant-based nutrition, Rip Esselstyn, Sacramento Food Bank

There is inspiration and then there is elevation. I have been blessed (or cursed) with a mad passion for plant-based, whole food nutrition...a passion that wakes me up early in the morning and keeps me up late at night,...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

GRADUATIONS, FAMILY EMERGENCIES, VISITORS, NEW SOYMILK STRAINER AND FATHERS' DAY BBQ SAUCES

Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 20, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: barbecue sauce, BBQ sauce, bouillon strainer, china cap, chinois, Fathers Day, soymilk strainer

A simple dinner we had in a rushed week-- black beans seasoned with cumin and sherry, ripe avocado with lemon juice, roasted pumpkin seeds, quinoa and bulgur wheat mixture, and roasted sweet potatoes. Yum!This is going to be a bit...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Barbecue With a Side of Chemicals

Janice Stanger, PhD | June 19, 2010 | Health

Read More: barbeque, cancer, heterocyclic amines, in utero, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Killer Reasons to Break Up with Your Grill This Summer The start of warm summer breezes and promise of the Fourth of July inspire many to drag out their barbecue grill. Charcoal and lighter fluid join the bestseller list....

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Nip It In The Bud: Address Problems When They Are Molehills, Not Mountains

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 19, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: change, communication, cooperation, crisis, relationships, tea party

We are a nation that tends to deal with its problems when they become crises, rather than when they are first developing. This tends to be extremely costly, destructive and inefficient. This same style of problem-solving can be seen in...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Stopping Our War on Animals

Dr. Will Tuttle | June 17, 2010 | Animals

Read More: animals, veganism, vegetarian, war

The last few weeks have been painfully embarrassing for the dairy and egg producing industries. First, there was the release on May 15, 2010, by Mercy For Animals, an animal protection group, of undercover video footage taken at Conklin Dairy,...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

VEGAN SANIYA-- A DELICIOUS LEVANTINE DISH TO ENJOY WITH PITA

Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 13, 2010 | Food, International, Lifestyle

Read More: Field Roast, Field Roast Classic Meatloaf, hummous, Levant, low-fat hummous, no-oil hummous, saniya, taheena, tahini, tomatoes

We had this for dinner last night and lunch today, and ate with just as much gusto the second time as the first! This is a little-known (at least in North America) dish from the Levant-- Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Israel....

Michael Greger MD

My new 2010 Latest in Nutrition DVD

Michael Greger MD | June 12, 2010 | Health

I'm so excited to announce that the newest volume of my annual Latest in Nutrition series is currently in production and available for pre-order. As usual, I scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition so you don't have to,...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Plant-Based Diet Can End Wildlife Apocalypse Now

Janice Stanger, PhD | June 10, 2010 | Animals

Read More: oil spill, wildlife

Successful wildlife conservation depends on a transition to a plant-based diet. The devastating apocalypse now for birds, fish, and mammals threatened by the Gulf of Mexico oil gusher captures the world's conscience and desire to rescue animals in peril. Yet...

Meet The Shannons

The Betty Crocker Project : Vegan Crab Cakes with Tartar Sauce

Meet The Shannons | June 10, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Crab, faux, Mock Meat, sauce, Seafood, summer, vegan, vegan BBQ, vegan food, veganism

Until I lived in Virginia, I was really not aware of what can only be called The Chesapeake Bay Crab Cake Phenomenon. It's impossible to ignore all the crab themed items littering every store along this coastline. Aprons, cereal bowls,...

Gene Baur

The Power on Your Plate

Gene Baur | June 10, 2010 | Green

Read More: Agribusiness, Climate Change, Current Affairs, Environment, Factory Farming, Gene Baur, Global Warming, News and Updates, Science, United Nations, Veg for Life, Veganism

 by Gene Millions of gallons of oil are spreading across the Gulf of Mexico, killing wildlife and threatening coastal communities. This environmental disaster makes it clear that there are costs associated with our dependency on fossil fuel. These costs are...

Chef AJ

Enjoy my delicious OIL-FREE RAW/VEGAN salads at Whole Foods now!

Chef AJ | June 9, 2010 | Food

Read More: Cooking, Food, Health, Home, Lifestyle Choices, Salt, Sugar, Veganism

Those of you who know me know that my specialty is teaching people how to eat delicious vegan food and still avoid what I call "THE EVIL TRINITY" (sugar, oil and salt). Those who are vegan not just for ethical...

Vegparadise Blog

Meatless Monday: An Initiative We Should All Support

Vegparadise Blog | June 9, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

If we are judged by the company we keep, we are in good company. Vegetarians in Paradise bedfellows turn out to be an impressive group of organizations interested in public health.The roster of organizations includes Columbia University Mailman School of...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

WAFFLES MADE WITH SELTZER WATER??

Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 9, 2010 | Food

Read More: seltzer, waffles

I like Cooks' Illustrated magazine. I know that it's not even vegetarian, and can be quite meat-centered, but they have good reporting on the food science of their recipes. In their latest issue, they had a recipe and article about waffles. Their...

Ellen Sheen

Quinoa Greens Salad

Ellen Sheen | June 9, 2010 | Food

Read More: almonds, quinoa, salad, sesame oil, vegan, vegetables

I realized recently that I have been doing a whole heck of a lot of salads lately. Yes, it is summer and I want to fulfill my 'salads of summer' responsibility... who cares that the weather right now in...

John Davis

Read all about it - antiquarian veg*ism

John Davis | June 9, 2010 | International

Last week was the biggest literary festival in the UK, at Hay-on-Wye, a small town just on the Welsh side of the border with England. It's held there every year because, despite having a population of only about 1,900, it...