About Emma Larocque

Emma Levez Larocque is a writer and vegan chef living on the west coast of Canada. She is also studying to become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. She has been veg for 20 years, vegan for 5. Her passion is working to make veganism mainstream to promote a better, kinder world for all beings.

You’re Invited…To Make the World a Healthier Place

By |September 18th, 2015|

A New York organization that aims to get healthy veg food into schools will soon be holding their Fall Gala, which helps to raise funds for the work they do in schools

Taking A Plant-Based Journey with Lani Muelrath

By |September 7th, 2015|

Eating plant-based has never been more popular. All over the world people are realizing the benefits of a veg or vegan diet and lifestyle for a number of reasons: their own health, the environment, and compassion for non-human animals. But what many find harder than the decision to go plant-based is actually going plant-based, or - dig a little deeper - doing it right so it is sustainable and truly healthy. That’s where Lani Muelrath’s new book The Plant-Based Journey comes in!

Feedlots and Farm Sanctuaries: A Piece of Hell…And A Piece of Heaven

By |July 31st, 2015|

It was the trip of a lifetime – a helicopter ride from Powell River, British Columbia to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. We started out early, and it was the perfect day, clear and warm, a high ceiling that allowed us to fly right over the Coast Mountains.

Sights to take your breath away and truly make you appreciate […]

Spicing it up with Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen

By |July 28th, 2015|

I love Indian food. True confessions, first thing in the morning! :-) I first became aware of Richa Hingle (aka Vegan Richa)’s fabulous vegan Indian food through tantalizing facebook posts and then her popular blog veganricha.com. So it’s probably not a surprise to hear that I was excited to learn about her new cookbook, Vegan […]

Making Healthy & Delicious Quick & Easy with Del Sroufe

By |June 15th, 2015|

Del Sroufe brings healthy plant-based recipes to Vegan Mainstream Cookbook Club the week of June 15, sharing recipes, ideas and conversation. Come join us!

Raw Cleansing with Kathy Peterman

By |June 1st, 2015|

If you have ever thought about doing a cleanse, but wasn't sure where to start, you will want to check out Raw Cleansing As A Pathway to Health, the new e-book just released by Kathy Peterman. This book is a step-by-step preparation and walk-through cleansing for everyone from beginners to regular cleansers

Families Get Plant Powered with Dreena Burton’s Latest Vegan Cookbook

By |May 20th, 2015|

Dreena Burton was one of the first vegan cookbook authors I became aware of, way back when. Since that time I have followed her career, loved and shared her recipes, and bought every single one of the cookbooks she has put out. She is a wealth of cooking knowledge, which the observer can see growing […]

Serving up vegan love with LOVE FED

By |March 25th, 2015|

What is more nurturing to us on a daily basis than good food can be? What has always made Grandma's cookies or favorite home-style meals so special? It's not just the physical ingredients - it's the vibration of love that makes it so unique. And so Christina Ross's new book Love Fed: Purely Decadent Simply Raw, Plant-Based Desserts came to me at a good time in my life.

Jump Aboard the Vegiterranean Ship!

By |February 11th, 2015|

When I first saw Julieanna Hever's latest book, the vegiterranean diet, I went into holiday mode. There's something about the cover...the colours maybe, that lends itself to daydreaming about going on vacation somewhere with sunny skies, blue seas and lots of healthy, delicious food to eat! Plus, the name of the book obviously immediately makes you think of the Mediterranean, and - well - who doesn't love the Mediterranean?

100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks to Kickstart 2015

By |January 22nd, 2015|

I'm a big fan of juices and smoothies. I love starting my day with a glass of water, and then a glass of power-packed nutrition. I think it's something about knowing I'm getting several servings of fruit and veggies into my body before I do anything else. I've never been a lover of breakfast, so when I discovered juice and smoothies, it felt like a no-brainer. Emily von Euw's brand new book 100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks hit the spot from the word go.