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Bryanna Clark Grogan

5-MINUTE CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE-- VEGAN, ALMOST NO-FAT, WHOLE GRAIN (IF YOU WANT IT TO BE!), W/ GLUTEN-FREE VARIATION

Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 23, 2010 | Food

Read More: 5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake, cake, chocolate cake, microwave oven, Vegan 5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

UPDATE, Aug. 26, 2010: Well, last night I tried steaming the mugs as an alternative to using a microwave-- it was a flop, I'm afraid!  For one thing, it ended up taking 18 minutes steaming time, which kind of defeats...

Ellen Sheen

Quinoa Curry Salad with Tofu... in a box!

Ellen Sheen | August 21, 2010 | Food

Read More: curry, picnic, salad, tofu, vegan

We were invited to attend a little 'festival' put on by Music Together, a local class you can take with your small child in which you sing songs, bang on drums and dance... quite fun. Anyway, the festival had...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

SOME SIMPLE SUMMER MEALS, KITCHEN MISHAPS, AND PERUVIAN LUCUMA ICE CREAM FROM CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 19, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: bulgur, dried fruit, green bean and bulgur salad, Instant Clear jel, lucuma, pattypan squash, summer, summer squash, tabbouleh, tabouli, vegan gelato, vegan ice cream, vegan lucuma ice cream

A summer lunch on the back deckI can't believe this week has gone by so fast! Sheesh! And here it is Thursday again! We did have a fun few days with DH's stepdaughter from Montreal and her two lovely 12-year-old...

Chef AJ

The Debut of "The CHEF and the DIETITIAN"

Chef AJ | August 18, 2010 | Food

Read More: black bean brownies, brownies, cacao, Chef Aj, green smoothies, Julieanna Hever, Plant-Based Dietitian, plant-based recipes, The Chef and the Dietitian

World famous Plant-Based Chef and Dietitian team up for the first episode of their soon-to-be hit show, The Chef and the Dietitian. Dynamic duo, Chef AJ and Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., are kicking off their new series to show you...

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

WHAT TO MAKE FOR COMPANY?

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...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

FLAX AND 100% WHOLE WHEAT "SANDWICH THIN"-TYPE BURGER BUNS

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...

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...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

TORTA VERDE (LIGURIAN SAVORY CHARD AND POTATO TART WITH OLIVE OIL PASTRY)

Bryanna Clark Grogan | July 30, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: chard, Italian, Leek and Potato Soup, olive oil, olive oil pastry, quick tofu feta crumble, savory pie, Swiss chard, Tofu feta Crumble, torta

As I mentioned in my blog last week, we have lots of lovely Swiss chard growing in our mini-garden, so I thought of this dish to use up some of it in an interesting way.This type of delicious savory...

Meet The Shannons

The Betty Crocker Project : The Vegan Pudding-Palooza!

Meet The Shannons | July 27, 2010 | Food

Read More: Betty Crocker, Betty Crocker Cookbook, chocolate, dessert, desserts, Meet The Shannons, pudding, snacks, vanilla, Vegan, vegan food

I learned something new about my marriage recently: one of Dan's favorite desserts is pudding! Luckily, I can make some pretty tasty vegan puddings! !At Meet The Shannons, we recently asked folks on Facebook and Twitter what flavor of vegan...

Gail Davis

Book Review: The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook by Neal Barnard, MD and Robyn Webb

Gail Davis | July 23, 2010 | Food, Health

Read More: book review, cookbooks, Gail Davis, Go Vegan Cookbook, The Get Healthy

It's a no-brainer: Wanna be healthy? Go Vegan! But the truth is, it's very easy to eat an unhealthful vegan diet: Just load up on refined flour and sugar, oils, and heavily processed foods, and you'll be on the...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

A GARDEN FOR NON-GARDENERS, IN THE GROUND AND ON THE DECK; AND THE REWARDS

Bryanna Clark Grogan | July 22, 2010 | Food, Green, Lifestyle

Read More: arugula, basil, butter lettuce, chard, deck garden, gardening, gardens, Italian parsley, lettuce, pattypan squash, spinach, tomatoes

The pattypan squash are blooming-- can't wait for the little beauties!DH does most of the gardening-- 99% of it-- around here, but neither of us is really into gardening. But you can't live in the country and not grow something in the...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

AN EASY DISH WITH AN UNUSUAL INGREDIENT AND ACCOLADES; NEW BOSCH; BREAD PHOTOS

Bryanna Clark Grogan | July 19, 2010 | Food

Read More: Bosch Universal Mixer, cocoa, linguine, mushrooms, pasta

  DH got a new Bosch Universal Machine from our "Bosch Lady", Grace, now semi-retired. Only, it's not the new, new one!  It's a slightly older limited edition model, in red! Isn't it cool?  She only had one left.  DH...

Ellen Sheen

Spicy Lentil Sliders

Ellen Sheen | July 19, 2010 | Food

Read More: burgers, Lentil, vegan, vegan burgers

These were really fun to eat (and really fun to photograph), put together and flavorful as all get out. Honey actually said 'woah, if you had done these burgers for the throwdown you would have won the burger round!' Yes,...

Chef AJ

Get a HEALTHY TASTE OF LA

Chef AJ | July 17, 2010 | Food, Health

On Sunday, November 7th the finest in plant based cuisine meet the best in nutritional science.  So why am I telling you this NOW?  Because seating is limited and tickets are already selling fast.  But if you purchase them before...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

PERUVIAN GOODIES!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | July 15, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: achiote, aji amarillo, aji mirasol, aji panca, annatto, chiles, huacatay, papa seca, Peru, Peruvian cuisine, Peruvian Green Sauce, trigo mote, Vancouver

Dried Peruvian Panca and Mirasol chilesLast Thursday, DH and I went to Vancouver for a few days. Among other things, we enjoyed a big family party for my cousin Chris' birthday, and visited with a whole passle of cousins, nieces,...

Chef AJ

How to dress your salads when you don't eat oil

Chef AJ | July 11, 2010 | Food

It's important to eat alot of fruits and veggies, especially fresh fruits and veggies.  One of the easiest ways to do this is to eat at least one large salad a day.  Rip Esselstyn calls it a "shock and awe...

Vegparadise Blog

Becoming Raw -- The Ultimate Weight-Loss Regimen

Vegparadise Blog | July 8, 2010 | Food

You don't have to be a raw devotee to benefit from reading Becoming Raw because so much of the nutritional information applies to everyone. Anyone who contemplates going raw will find this volume an essential guidebook for achieving success in...

Gail Davis

Book Review: The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of the East by Mark Reinfeld and Jennifer Murray

Gail Davis | July 8, 2010 | Add category, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Asian cuisine, cookbook, Gail Davis, Taste of the East, vegan

As soon as I heard about The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of the East, I couldn't wait to get my hot little hands on a copy. But wait a minute ... did I hear that right? 150 Asian-inspired recipes I...