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Ellen Sheen

Vegan Almond Cheese

Ellen Sheen | June 18, 2011 | Food

Read More: almonds, cheese, raw food, raw vegan

I do sometimes lament the 'loss' of cheese in my diet. Especially when enjoying a glorious spread of appetizers. Problem solved. This raw almond cheese is not only simple to make, it's delicious! Plus you get way more protein minus all the bad...

Ellen Sheen

Grilled Vegetable Collard Wrap

Ellen Sheen | June 18, 2011 | Food

Read More: collard greens, vegan athletes, wrap

Get out there and grill! This collard wrap is a fantastic, healthy way to enjoy grilled veggies and the oh so important leafy green. It's definitely a favorite in our house! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here...

Chef AJ

Chocolate FUNdue - NO SUGAR

Chef AJ | June 14, 2011 | Food

Read More: Chef Aj, chocolate truffles, peanut butter, raw vegan

Here is another tasty episode of "The Chef and The Dietitian".  Using only whole dates to sweeten, we make a rich, decadent treat that will surely satisfy both your sweet tooth and cravings for chocolate.  Be sure to enjoy in...

Ellen Sheen

Broccoli Asparagus Quiche

Ellen Sheen | June 8, 2011 | Food

Read More: brocolli, pies, quiche, Vegan Food, Vegan Recipes

For me, there is something satisfying about veganizing a fully non-vegan dish. This quiche is not only protein packed, it's also bursting with flavor and the nutrients from some yummy green veggies. Oh, and it's really simple too! For full recipe and...

Becky Mikles

Try a little kindness

Becky Mikles | June 7, 2011 | Food

Read More: Cookies, Kindness, Travel, Vegan

Since 2007, my husband and I have been traveling full time around the United Sates in our 5th-wheel trailer.  After retiring from government jobs in California, and after several years of considering our post-retirement options, we concluded that life on...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Ellen Sheen | June 6, 2011 | Food

Read More: chocolate chip cookies, coconut macaroons, vegan cookies

These are seriously delicious. Seriously delicious cookies for any occassion. Ours just happened to be a bridal shower. The toasty coconut was a perfect compliment to the gooey chocolate chips. So good! For full recipe and more photos and information,...

J Morris Hicks

New Food Guide Unveiled -- Confusion reigns supreme -- Simple clarification needed!

J Morris Hicks | June 3, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: food guide, Michelle Obama, myplate, Vilsack

While we continue to hear almost every day that we should eat more fruits, vegetables, and grains; we almost never hear that we should be eating more meat. But rarely will you hear any public figure actually weigh in...

Ellen Sheen

Shitake Tofu Lettus Wraps

Ellen Sheen | June 3, 2011 | Food

Read More: lettuce, tofu, vegan foods

I was dreaming of P.F. Chang's lettuce wraps the other day, so I thought I would make my own. And they were even more delicious than P.F.'s. Sorry Mr. Chang! These are great as a meal or served for an...

Ellen Sheen

Summer Pasta Salad

Ellen Sheen | June 1, 2011 | Food

Read More: Barbecue, pasta salad, picnic, salad dressing, vegan mayonnaise

This pasta salad is a much healthier version of the traditional thick, creamy pasta salads of the past. Try crunchy veg and tangy vinaigrette... much better! Perfect for a picnic, barbecue or date with your 'ladies who lunch'. For full...

Sarah Taylor

Maui - The Vegan Capital of the World!

Sarah Taylor | May 31, 2011 | Food

Read More: Hawaii, Maui, Vegan, Vegan Food, Vegan Health, Vegan Restaurants

I just returned from Maui, where we bought some property earlier this year.  I have always yearned for a place on Maui, but had just assumed that if we ever bought a place, it would be a small condo somewhere...

Meet The Shannons

Come & Get It! Our Top 15 Favorite Vegan Recipes for Picnic & BBQ Season!

Meet The Shannons | May 27, 2011 | Animals, Food, Green, Lifestyle

Read More: BBQ, bean salad, beer, burgers, companion animal, cornbread, cupcakes, Daiya vegan cheese, Field Roast, gardein, Marshmallows, parties, pasta salad, peanut butter, picnic, plates, potluck, Rice Crispy Treats, tofu, Tofurky

Howdy Partner! (Just kidding; I won't write this whole thing cowboy-style.) Let's get serious here, because we're about to talk about something I take very seriously... POTLUCKS! See, planning a really amazing group dining event combines art with mathematics, originating...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Taquitos

Ellen Sheen | May 25, 2011 | Food

Read More: cheese, seitan steak, vegan mayonnaise, Vegan Recipes

For Noodle Nose's 'graduation' week, I am letting him select the dinner menu. One problem: there is only so much macaroni and cheese this gal can handle... So with a little help in the options department, he selected these lovely...

Gene Baur

"Vegan America" is Closer Than You Think

Gene Baur | May 24, 2011 | Animals, Food, Green, Health

Read More: animal shelter, factory farming, Farm Sanctuary, road trip, vegan

    Thousands of years ago, Hippocrates, the founder of western medicine, said, “Let food be thy medicine.” Tragically, the way most Americans eat, food is more like poison, making us sick and killing us prematurely. Heart disease and cancer...

Ellen Sheen

Grilled Asparagus Salad

Ellen Sheen | May 23, 2011 | Food

Read More: asparagus, onions, salad dressing, tomatoes, Vegan entertaining

This salad is super simple, yet bursting with flavor. A definite new favorite in our household. It makes a lovely side dish or even a light lunch, for those ladies who lunch. For full recipe and more photos and information,...

Jess Parsons

Feeding cows to cows - lest we forget

Jess Parsons | May 22, 2011 | Food

Read More: animal feed, animal foods, carnivores, diet and health, European Union, farmers, livestock, rainforest, soy, vegans, waste

It couldn't happen again.  Could it? This week, the European Union is voting on whether to lift the ban on feeding animal by-products to pigs, chickens and farmed fish. Why, oh why? The discussion is not based on any...

Ellen Sheen

Barbecued Vegetable Pasta

Ellen Sheen | May 18, 2011 | Food

Read More: eggplant, garlic, vegan, vegetables, zucchini

This meal was purely simple, yet flavorful. Featuring fresh grilled veggies just in time for what appears to be a glimpse of summer! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama blog. Enjoy!...

Ellen Sheen

Veggie Fritters

Ellen Sheen | May 16, 2011 | Food

Read More: corn, fritters, vegan, zucchini

In preparation of summer... which is surely bound to get here sooner or later (right??), I made these gorgeous veggie fritters. Tasty, fun to eat and a great way to clean out your refrigerator! For full recipe and more photos...

Ellen Sheen

Blueberry Coconut Almond Muffins

Ellen Sheen | May 12, 2011 | Food

Read More: blueberries, coconut macaroons, vegan children, vegan muffins

A delicious twist on my original blueberry muffins. Light and fluffy. Lots of fun texture and packed with flavor. They're simple and make a great breakfast, snack or dessert. For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on...

Sarah Taylor

Quick & Easy Meals

Sarah Taylor | May 11, 2011 | Food

Read More: healthy eating, Healthy food, vegan children, Vegan Recipes

If you are a busy person or can’t stand spending your time in the kitchen, you always appreciate a really quick meal.  One of the easiest I’ve found is lettuce wraps. To make a lettuce wrap, you simply buy romaine...

Vegparadise Blog

Dr. Hans Diehl Receives 24 Carrot Award

Vegparadise Blog | May 10, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: CHIP, Coronary Heart Improvement Program, diet and health, nutrition, reversing chronic disease

Freshly minted with my doctorate in the health sciences and a graduate degree in public health nutrition and quite self-confident that I had the answers as a healer and researcher to help people with their health problems, I met  Nathan...