All The Blogs -- August 2010

Gail Davis

The Next Time You're in Miami, Treat Yourself to a Spectacular Vegan Meal at Vegetarian Restaurant by Hakin

Gail Davis | August 11, 2010 | Food

Read More: Gail Davis, Miami, vegan restaurant, Vegetarian Restaurant by Hakin

I recently visited Miami and discovered an amazing little vegan restaurant: Vegetarian Restaurant by Hakin. This sweet little eatery serves some of the most delicious Caribbean American vegan cuisine to be found anywhere. I could have easily eaten every meal...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 11, 2010 | Food

Read More: a scapici, bean salad, Fougasse, Italian bean salad, Italian Rice salad, Nanaimo Bars, pattypan squash, Potato Fougasse, summer squash, Vegan Nanaimo Bars, zucchini

Piedmontese Rice salad from my book "Nonna's Italian Kitchen"I was rushed today (as usual these days-- book deadline looming-- that's why not much blogging these recently!) and trying to figure out what to make for my husband's discerning (but omnivore) stepdaughter...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Fear Is The Problem. Forgiveness Is The Solution.

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 8, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: acceptance, forgiveness, love

If we perceive ourselves to be religious people, and our religious doctrines espouse forgiveness, acceptance and love, it is critical that we do the best we can to practice what our religions preach.If we fail to do this, if we...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

My Plant-Based Food Guide Pyramid

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | August 6, 2010 | Health

Read More: dairy substitutes, food guide pyramid, fruit, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, leafy green vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, vitamin B12, vitamin D, whole food plant-based diet, whole food sweets, whole grains

There are almost as many food guide pyramids out there as there are diet books. I have yet to find one that meets my standards for an optimal plan. Thus, I decided to work with my graphic designer, Sherri...

Vegparadise Blog

Listen Up to Chow Down

Vegparadise Blog | August 5, 2010 | Health, Video

What do Charles Venezia, John Oehrle, and Garnet Hall have in common? The answer: they're movie stars. Not household names, the three are featured players in a drama about their own mortality. Chow Down, a dynamic documentary, reveals how people...

Michael Greger MD

Vegans "Significantly Less Polluted"

Michael Greger MD | August 5, 2010 | Health

Every five years, the U.S. government measures the amount of toxic waste in our food supply. Dioxins are a class of industrial pollutants spewed into the atmosphere that "accumulates in the fatty tissues of humans and food animals consumed...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 5, 2010 | Food

Read More: no-knead, no-knead burger buns, no-knead dough, whole grain, whole wheat burger buns

  A rather tippy veggie burger, with all the trimmings, made with one of my new thin buns.   I've been meaning to try some "sandwich thin"-type buns for a long time, and finally got inspired to adapt one of...

Ellen Sheen

Curried Fig and Sweet Potato Salad

Ellen Sheen | August 4, 2010 | Food

Read More: curry, fig, salad, sweet potato

I came up with this little salad we served with some vegan 'dogs'. Tofutti is where my heartstrings lie. kielbasa, sun dried tomato, brat... delish. In fact, my dear friend Abby was at a recent beer tasting event and she...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Eat More, Wrinkle Less

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 1, 2010 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: antioxidants, skin, whole foods, wrinkle

Your skin, your largest and heaviest organ, mirrors the health of your body. Your 20 pounds or more of skin protect you, regulate body temperature, make essential chemicals, and allow you to feel touch, temperature, and pressure. The complexity...

Vegparadise Blog

Kudos for The Nut Gourmet

Vegparadise Blog | August 1, 2010 | Food

Well, I must say I am very satisfied with The Nut Gourmet.  I can't get enough of nuts, and this book provides so many different recipes in which I can use nuts of all kinds :-).  I especially love how...