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Ellen Sheen

Vegan Protein Bites

Ellen Sheen | July 15, 2011 | Food

Read More: protein, protein shakes, Vegan Recipes

How can you go wrong with the perfect marriage? Chocolate and peanut butter is what I speak of. Especially when one of those is protein. These little bites are rich but not too sweet, crunchy and slightly addicting. What better...

J Morris Hicks

Olive Oil; not a health food...the first in a series of six

J Morris Hicks | July 14, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: esselstyn, healthy food, heart disease, olive oil

I received a note from a reader recently about someone who had just been told that olive oil was not good for you: Hi, I am so confused about the oil issue. The movie "Forks over Knives" says that...

Chef AJ

Chocolate Glazed Balsamic Strawberries

Chef AJ | July 13, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Chef Aj, pastries, raw food, raw vegan, strawberries

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy this fat-free and sugar-free no fuss dessert.  ...

Ellen Sheen

Homemade Granola

Ellen Sheen | July 13, 2011 | Food

Read More: Vegan Recipes

I have always loved granola, but now? I straight up lurve granola! This granola. So simple, truly delicious and packed full of all kinds of goodies that are good for you, filling and tasty. For full recipe and more photos...

Ellen Sheen

Kale Quinoa Salad

Ellen Sheen | July 12, 2011 | Food

Read More: salad dressing, Vegan Recipes

This is one of my alltime favorite salads. It's fresh, crisp, colorful and full of different textures and flavors. It's also really easy to make and lasts easily up to three days. In fact, it's almost better that way! For...

J Morris Hicks

"Tweeting" the whole truth about the food we eat in less than 140 characters

J Morris Hicks | July 8, 2011 | Food

Read More: eating in harmony with nature, less animal suffering, vibrant health

You may never hear the "whole truth" about the Casey Anthony saga, but you have already heard the whole truth about something much more important. The question is, what are you going to do with that truth? These days, if you...

Ellen Sheen

Chilled Asian Noodle Salad

Ellen Sheen | July 8, 2011 | Food

Read More: Asian Fusion, salad dressing, Vegan Recipes

This salad is so flavorful and delicious. Ideal for your 'ladies who lunch' or a summer dinner on the patio, complete with sunshine and a glass of vino. Perfection! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the...

Jess Parsons

Can you afford FUD in your food?

Jess Parsons | July 6, 2011 | Food

Read More: animal foods, cost of food, dr t colin campbell, education, food guidelines, health-promoting diet, New Zealand, nutrition

What is the cost of a healthy diet? The Department of Human Nutrition at the University of Otago does a yearly survey of the cost of a selected range of groceries.  The grocery list is based on the New...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

4th of July Chili

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 4, 2011 | Food

Read More: 4th of July, beans, chili, fiber, Fourth of July, July 4th, plant-based chili, tempeh, vegan meals

If you like fireworks, this chili will fire up your taste buds and give you a great kick to celebrate America's birthday! Enjoy the spice, color, texture, and festivities with this nutrient-dense delicious dish.  Yield: 5 cups 1 medium...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Recipes From Todd's Home Run Diet

Janice Stanger, PhD | July 3, 2011 | Food

Read More: diabetes, green smoothies, Home Run diet, recipes, weight loss

When Todd Rosenthal was diagnosed with diabetes, he transformed his health through putting together his own "Home Run" diet. This whole foods, plant-based eating plan, built on physician and nutrition expert recommendations, plummeted his blood sugar level from 310 to...

Ellen Sheen

Mushroom Crostini

Ellen Sheen | July 1, 2011 | Food

Read More: appetizers, crostini, mushrooms

Delicious pungent, earthy little fungi have got to be one of the best things ever. And I don't care where they grow from; the end result is delicious. As is the end result of this super simple yet very flavorful...

Vegparadise Blog

Celebrate Your Independence All Month with Bang-Up BBQ Ideas

Vegparadise Blog | June 30, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Fourth of July celebration, vegan barbecue

Let's leave that old-fashioned image behind, and step out onto the patio of the vegan household to see what's cookin' for this year's 4th of July barbecue. The vegan gathering of family and friends pays homage to its furry friends,...

Chef AJ

Hail To The Kale

Chef AJ | June 29, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Green, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, kale, raw food

This dressing will make a kale lover out of anyone.  The secret is to chop it very fine and massage the dressing in.  The dressing will keep in the refrigerator for about a week and is good on everything from...

Sarah Taylor

I'd Like to be Vegan ... But I Just Can't Give Up Dairy!

Sarah Taylor | June 29, 2011 | Food

Read More: dairy, dairy substitutes, switching from vegetarian to vegan, vegan, vegetarian

After I give a lecture, the number one comment people make to me is, “I’ve been vegetarian for years, but I just can’t seem to give up dairy!”  If this sounds like you, read on.    I always joke that,...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Ellen Sheen | June 29, 2011 | Food

Read More: chocolate cake, vegan baking

I have made this cake before, but it's so darn good I made it again. Because it's a day to eat chocolate cake for breakfast. And all day long. This cake is rich and chocolatey without being overly sweet. It's...

Jess Parsons

Gluten free vegan baking

Jess Parsons | June 28, 2011 | Food

Read More: gluten free, intolerance, vegan baking, vegan muffins, wheat

Most grain products for sale are wheat products. Bread, crackers, biscuits, muffins, pasta.. A change from wheat can do you good, even if you don't have a diagnosable intolerance. I avoid giving Nadia (3) lots of wheat in the...

Chef AJ

Chocolate covered Frozen Bananas

Chef AJ | June 25, 2011 | Add category, Celebrities, Food, Health

Read More: bananas, cacao, Chef Aj, chocolate truffles, nuts

This are even better than the ones sold at Disneyland, and they're much healthier too....

Ellen Sheen

Spinach Fennel Pasta Bake

Ellen Sheen | June 24, 2011 | Food

Read More: pasta dishes, vegan cheese, vegan lasagne

It's carb load day! With my race tomorrow, now's the time to load up on those delicious carbohydrates. This lovely pasta dish boasts roasty fennel, healthy fresh spinach and a vegan 'ricotta' that can't be beat. So good for carb...

Becky Mikles

What is that in my loaf of bread?

Becky Mikles | June 22, 2011 | Food

Read More: Bread, Food, Health

Why is it so hard to buy a decent loaf of bread? With most supermarkets devoting an entire aisle to bread products, it frustrates me when I can't find a simple loaf of bread with just a few basic ingredients. ...

Ellen Sheen

Tofu Sprout Salad

Ellen Sheen | June 22, 2011 | Food

Read More: sprouts, tofu, Vegan Food, vegetarian diet

Last day of carb cutting and this is the way to do it! Plus you get the pleasure of a photo... This little salad is light and fresh, yet filling from the delicious tofu. It makes a lovely light main...