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Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | May 1, 2010 | Food

Read More: Back to Eden, bakeries, Pertunia's Pies and pastries, Portland OR, Sweetpea Baking Co., The Dovetail Bakery, vegan bakeries, vegan pastries

The Dovetail Bakery front doorWhen Julie told me that Portland had 3-- count 'em- 3 vegan bakeries, I nearly fell over! I'm jealous, but it's probably for the best! The most well-known bakery is Sweetpea Baking Co., which we didn't...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | May 1, 2010 | Food

Read More: food carts, Fran Costigan, IACP, Julie hasson, Native Bowl, Portland OR

  NATIVE BOWL, Julie and Jay Hasson's wonderful vegan food cart at Mississippi MarketplaceIt's been too long since I blogged! I've been in Portland, OR for 5 days, with 2 more days on either end for traveling to and from...

Ellen Sheen

Spicy Vegan Chili

Ellen Sheen | April 30, 2010 | Food

Read More: chili, vegan, vegan meals, vegan soup, vegetables

This chili was spicy and delicious! Note: if you do not like a lot of spice, don't put in a whole can of chilis in adobo sauce!Need:Oil for cookingOne onion, diced2 bell peppers, diced (I used one red and one green)4-6...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Pineapple Aloha Rice

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | April 28, 2010 | Food, Video

Read More: aloha, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, Hawaii, healthy meals in minutes, Jesse Pomeroy, julieanna hever, pineapple, pineapple aloha rice, rice, teriyaki,

A luau in a bowl...have a happy, healthy Hawaiian dish that satisfies the pickiest of eaters and nourishes your body from within. In less than 15 minutes, you can have this delicious, nutrient-packed meal that makes you feel like...

Meet The Shannons

Betty Crocker meets The Shannons

Meet The Shannons | April 27, 2010 | Food

Read More: American cuisine, Betty Crocker, Betty Crocker Cookbook, casseroles, cookbooks, Cooking, Home, Julia Child, Milk, mock meat, recipes, vegan meals, Veganism, Vegetarian

We recently saw the movie Julie & Julia. Being armchair chefs ourselves, it's surprising it took us so long to see a movie about a book about a normal person finding her way through Julia Child's classic cookbook in a...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Stroganoff

Ellen Sheen | April 26, 2010 | Food

Read More: portobello mushrooms, simple meals, spinach, tofutti sour cream, vegan, vegan meals

My carnivore husband (who never gets meat in our house!) asked me to try an alternative to one of his favorite meals: stroganoff. This alternative turned out to be pretty darn tasty, simple and passed the 'honey, did you write this one down?'...

Ellen Sheen

Mushroom Quesadillas... tasty and filling!

Ellen Sheen | April 21, 2010 | Food

Read More: mexican, mushrooms, quick healthy meals, simple meals, vegetarian, vegetarian meals

We love mexican food; it's a staple in our household. To make the quesadilla a little more filling and healthy, I added mushrooms, which are so so good for you. This tasty twist is simple and loved by kids...

Vegparadise Blog

From Afghanistan to the Vegan Table

Vegparadise Blog | April 21, 2010 | Food, International

Normal 0 0 1 101 578 4 1 709 11.1282 0 0 0 A bowl and a jug of water are part of the traditional hand-washing ritual before each meal, since foods are shared communally and eaten mostly with...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | April 19, 2010 | Food

Read More: chocolate cake, chocolate cupcakes, cocoa, coconut, coffee, crazy cake, mudpie cake, pecans, wacky cake

Here is my latest low-fat version of what my family calls "Mudpie Cake" (not to be confused with "Mississippi Mud Pie Cake", "Mississippi Mud Cake" or even "Dirt Cake"!), a WWII-era cake (also called Wacky Cake, Cockeyed Cake, "Hole-In-The-Middle" Cake,...

Ellen Sheen

Sun Dried Tomato and Roasted Asparagus Pasta

Ellen Sheen | April 18, 2010 | Food

Read More: asparagus, basil, pasta, sun dried tomato, vegan, vegan meals

This pasta is super easy and really tasty. It's one of our favorite quick meals because we frequently have all the ingredients and it doesn't take very long to make. It's also a huge favorite with my non veg...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Nori Edamame Salad with Miso Sauce

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | April 17, 2010 | Food, Video

Read More: damame, ginger, healthy meals in minutes, Jon and Julieanna in the kitchen, jon ham, julieanna hever, minerals, miso sauce, nori edamame salad, noritos, plant-based dietitian, salad, sushi salad

I wanted to call this salad a "Sushi Salad", but Jon insisted that sushi implied fish and he didn't want to mislead our viewers to think we were veganizing a recipe. Our goal together is to bring healthy meal...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD


Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | April 16, 2010 | Food, Video

Read More: healthy recipes, Jon and Julieanna in the kitchen, jon ham, julieanna hever, pineapple, plant-based nutrition, simple meals, yams

Yams are not only filled with flavor but they are also nutrient-dense sources of energy.They are very low in fat but yield lots of energy and fiber with vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, calcium, phosphorus, and choline....

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Mufaletta

Ellen Sheen | April 14, 2010 | Food

Read More: mufaletta, portabello mushroom, sandwich, vegan, vegan meals, vegetables

This sandwich is a steadfast favorite in our house. It's perfect for a summer picnic or if you're eating in. Bright and colorful, everyone loves the flavor! Need: 1 loaf of artisan bread 2 or 3 portabello mushrooms Olive...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | April 8, 2010 | Food

Read More: almonds, Camilla Saulsbury, dried cranberries, energy bars, oatmeal, school snack, tahini

I had to make a healthy "goodie" for my granddaughter's school lunch last night, and I remembered a recipe I had seen on the blog of Camilla V. Saulsbury, whose delightful book "Enlightened Chocolate", I reviewed last month. I recalled that it...

Chef AJ

What to serve at Easter

Chef AJ | April 1, 2010 | Food

Read More: Easter, Lentil, recipes

People keep asking me what to serve at Easter that they can eat and their non-vegan friends will like.  My recommendation is this Hearty Lentil Loaf.  You can make it even easier by buying the pre-steamed 19 ounce box of...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | March 31, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: easter, Easter pie, Neapolitan grain and ricotta Easter pie, Pastiera Napolitana, rice

A reader wrote to me a couple of weeks ago: "Do you have any vegan recipes for the Italian wheat and rice pies that are served on Easter morning along with the frittata that my Grandma used to make? Thank...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Pasta fa' Julieanna

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | March 29, 2010 | Food

Read More: balsamic vinegar, fresh herbs, Julieanna Hever, pasta, Plant-Based Dietitian, quick healthy meals, spinach

When the moon hits the sky like a big pizza's Pasta fa' Julieanna... Last minute quick fix for pasta problem is that I can't just eat one portion! Herb-y and balsamic-y...this dish is a real treat! Plus, we...

Chef AJ

John Mackey is putting the WHOLE back into Whole Foods

Chef AJ | March 27, 2010 | Food

I recently had the privelege of teaching for a week in Austin, Texas at the invititation of my good friend, Rip Esselstyn (author of bestselling book "The Engine 2 Diet".  The event was part of the "E2/Whole Foods Immersion Program". ...

Vegparadise Blog

Veganizing Easter and Passover

Vegparadise Blog | March 25, 2010 | Food

Read More: Easter, History

Easter and Passover share many common threads. Each of the holidays connects Christian and Jewish people throughout the world to their spiritual roots, brings families and friends together, and celebrates the occasion by preparing foods that are part of a...

Bryanna Clark Grogan


Bryanna Clark Grogan | March 20, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: besan, chickpea flour, panelle, panelli, panisse

I love chickpeas and chickpea flour. One of the tastiest, cheapest, easiest snacks (or sides) in the world is an ancient recipe from Southern Italy, called panelle or panelle di ceci (panelli or paneddi in Sicily). They are also popular in Southern France, where they are known...