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It's Coming--Are You Ready?

Vegparadise Blog | February 5, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

With hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, and fires wreaking havoc throughout the world and with terrorist attacks a possibility, it becomes urgent that all citizens be prepared for emergencies.A Vegetarians in Paradise reader in New York City wrote to us...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

"POTTED TOFU"-- MISO-MARINATED TOFU THAT'S KINDA LIKE FETA

Bryanna Clark Grogan | February 5, 2010 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: pickled tofu, potted tofu, preserved tofu, tofu, Tofu Feta, vegan feta

"Potted Tofu" in a green salad. (The British pot-- or preserve-- meat or shrimp, so why not tofu?)http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/2010/02/potted-tofu-miso-marinated-tofu-thats.htmlI haven't made this recipe for a long time-- it is in my first and second books, but I have added a way...

Jeff Nelson

Backstage Photos from the Joffrey Ballet

Jeff Nelson | February 2, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: ballet, joffrey, nelson, nina, randa, willie

In my last entry, I explained how our three kids were lucky enough to be selected to perform in the Joffrey Ballet's production of CINDERELLA at the Music Center in downtown Los Angeles last weekend. I took my camera with...

The Healthy Librarian

Dinner and a Movie On a Cold Winter's Night - How About Some Meaningful Movies for Grown-Ups and a Sophisticated Mediterranean Vegetable Ragout?

The Healthy Librarian | February 2, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: movies, recipes

"We are always on the lookout for movies that "speak to our condition" (a Quaker phrase) and reveal new possibilities for our lives. We love dramas that touch on universal experiences, knock down barriers between people, and evoke our...

Vegparadise Blog

Recession Grub Saves the Day

Vegparadise Blog | February 1, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Our Aunt Nettie has a head like a hard disk.  It's filled with gigabytes of information about food and cooking.  And she's just itchin' to share her learnin' with city folk who live in mortal fear of the stovetop....

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can Our Political Passions For President Obama Tell Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 31, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, change, compromise, growth, President Obama, relationships, resentments, success

The following commentary is a generalization. It doesn't apply to everyone, but it does appear to be an extremely common scenario disturbingly prevalent in our country today. Equally so, the generalization doesn't apply solely to those who don't care...

Micco

Single-Serving Rice Pudding - with Endless Variations

Micco | January 30, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: breakfast, desserts, food, gluten free, recipe, sugar free, vegan, vegan diet

When I woke up this morning, all I could hear was the tapping of rain against my window.  I pulled down my blinds to see soggy grey clouds and umbrellas shuffling down the street; it made me immediately fall back...

Jeff Nelson

Nina, Randa & Willie Nelson a Hit in Joffrey's CINDERELLA

Jeff Nelson | January 30, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: ballet, dance, nelson, nina, randa, willie

If you're a longtime VegSourcer, you probably know that our twin daughters, Nina and Miranda, are lifelong dancers who particularly love ballet.  They are currently studying in a conservatory in Hollywood, where they drive an hour each way daily to...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Fighting for Fat-ism

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 30, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: exercise, fat, healthcare crisis, julieanna hever, losing weight, overweight, patient care, physicians, plant-based dietitian, plant-based nutrition, registered dietitian, whole food plant-based diet

Yesterday morning, as I was peddling away on the seated elliptical, reading Dr. David Kessler's The End of Overeating, I looked up at the muted television screen right above me and saw a headline on one of the morning shows....

Vegan Vagabond

Tip #1: Traveling as a vegan requires the proper frame of mind. If you want to change the world, you may have to change your mind.

Vegan Vagabond | January 29, 2010 | Lifestyle

If there is one thing that I have learned, since becoming a vegan, that has helped me the most in my travels, it is to set my mind right. I used to set myself with high expectations and demand that...

Vegparadise Blog

Your Invitation to Soar with Vegparadise

Vegparadise Blog | January 27, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Since 1999 our friends around the world have joined us (Zel and Reuben Allen) at vegparadise.com to explore all things vegetarian, or should we say vegan. In this Vegparadise Blog we hope to engage you in our quest to...

Miranda Nelson

Plant-Based: A Better World

Miranda Nelson | January 26, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Vegan Plant-based Green Health

There are may reasons why shifting towards a plant-based diet is desirable, whether it be for one's health, the earth, or the suffering of animals. People need to make a connection between the food the eat and the way they...

Michael Greger MD

My swine flu DVD is now available free

Michael Greger MD | January 26, 2010 | Lifestyle

Influenza pandemics, triggered by bird or swine flu viruses, have the potential  to kill millions of people. The influenza virus has existed for millions of years as an innocuous intestinal virus of wild ducks. What turned a harmless waterborne...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can the Supreme Court and Martin Luther King Teach Us About Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 24, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: character, constitution, democracy, ethics, integrity, liberty, martin luther king, supreme court, Truth

Times change. There was a time when we could look at Supreme Court Justices with great respect and admiration. They were people who had a high standard of right action, a commitment to the Constitution of the United States,...

The Healthy Librarian

It's the Start of the New Year, the Start of the New Decade, and the Start of My Sixties. Some Simple Strategies for Staying Healthy and Happy. At Least I Can Hope!

The Healthy Librarian | January 22, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Blue Zones, Dan Buettner, DASH Diet, Dr. David Jenkins, longevity, plant-based diet, prevention of chronic disease, resolutions, veganism

Author Dan Buettner has scoured the Earth -- not for the fabled Fountain of Youth -- but for the key to a happy old age. He spent five years visiting areas of the world where people tend to live longer,...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

EXPERIMENTS WITH PUMPKIN KIBBEH

Bryanna Clark Grogan | January 20, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: bulgur, kibbee, kibbeh, kibbi, pumpkin, pumpkin kibbeh, Tofu/Tahini Mint Sauce

http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/2010/01/experiments-with-pumpkin-kibbeh.html I've been wanting to try a pumpkin kibbeh for a long time, but never got around to it before now. (Read about the Middle Eastern dish kibbeh at this blog post, along with a recipe for a delicious...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can We Learn From Haiti?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 17, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: acceptance, blessings, gratitude, grievances, laugh, resentments, smile

Life is fleeting. Life is precarious. Life is precious. Life is not to be taken for granted. In the blink of an eye it can be taken away. It behooves us to look at each new day with appreciation,...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

FINALLY! NO-KNEAD, CRUSTY ALMOST-ALL WHOLE WHEAT ARTISAN BREAD (AND PIZZA)!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | January 14, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: bread, no-knead, no-knead bread, no-knead dough, no-knead whole wheat bread, pizza, whole wheat bread

UPDATE: THIS DOUGH ALSO MAKES GREAT PIZZA!See the photo at the end of this post. http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/2010/01/finally-no-knead-crusty-almost-all.html Over the last few months, in between other projects, I have been trying to make a whole wheat, crusty, no-knead artisan loaf that...

Patti Breitman

Dr. Michael Klaper Joins New and Improved True North Health

Patti Breitman | January 12, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: fasting, healthiest diet, medical doctors, spa, vegan diet, vegan doctors

Doctor Michael Klaper Joins Improved and Expanded TrueNorth Health For those of us who strive for excellent health it is frustrating to watch the fight over who will pay for drugs and surgeries being called a "health care" debate.  As...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

COMING UP FOR AIR!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | January 8, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Brussels Sprout Slaw, Christmas, Field Roast Chipotle sausages, holiday meals, New year, seitan, soyatoo!, tofu pot pie, vegan Nanaimo Bars, vegan stuffing, vegan tourtiere, vegan trifle

Wednesday, December 30, 2009  http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/ No recipes today! It is ironic that I spent the last week cooking and entertaining (mostly family) and cooking and entertaining some more, and I haven't had time to photograph or blog about it!Suffice it to...