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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 21 years, vegan for 6. Her passion is working to make veganism mainstream to promote a better, kinder world for all beings.

Making Vegan Easy…with the Jazzy Vegetarian!

By |January 25th, 2016|

So when I received my copy of vegan-ease by Laura Theodore, aka The Jazzy Vegetarian, I had to smile to myself. I need a box full of these books so I can give a copy to every person who says one of the above to me! vegan-ease is a beautiful, hardcover book full of great recipes and enticing photos that walk the reader through the meals of the day vegan style.

Conscious Choices for a Healthier Future: Gabriel Cousens on the Vegan Mainstream Cookbook Club

By |January 12th, 2016|

This week on the Vegan Mainstream Cookbook Club we are featuring Dr. Gabriel Cousens and his two most recent books, Conscious Eating and Conscious Parenting (coauthored by Leah Lynn).These books provide a plethora of information about how to eat and live in a way that will help to optimize all aspects of your health and well being.

It’s Cold Outside and Soup’s On!

By |December 14th, 2015|

If I could only eat one type of food for the rest of my life it might be soup. So when the opportunity came up to feature Soup's On! by Chef Mark Reinfeld - I grabbed it! This is a lovely book absolutely chock-a-block with all kinds of creative soup ideas, and the best thing is that they're easy, fast and inexpensive to make.

Ethical Consumption Starts What Eating Like You Give A Damn

By |December 11th, 2015|

No matter how adventurous you are as a new – or veteran – vegan, sometimes you just want some good old comfort food, and that’s what Eat Like You Give A Damn, by Herbivore founders, Michelle Schwegmann and Josh Hooten, is all about. This book is full of recipes and photos that will make your […]

Getting Inspired for A Plant-Based Journey

By |December 10th, 2015|

This is a book that is changing people's lives all over the place! The Plant-Based Journey by Lani Muelrath is full of great information and inspiration to become healthier and go plant-based from wherever you are. Lani has a special talent for inspiring people to adopt the best of the plant-based diet and lifestyle, and see the great benefits!

Stocking Your Vegan Pantry With Miyoko Schinner

By |December 9th, 2015|

I've had my copy of The Homemade Vegan Pantry for a few months now, and it is already starting to look like one of the cookbooks I have had for years...dog eared, noted in, splattered on - you get the picture: LOVED!

Plant Power YOUR Family This Christmas!

By |December 8th, 2015|

Dreena Burton is a genius in the kitchen, and even though we were lucky enough to feature her for a week on the Vegan Mainstream Cookbook Club when the book first came out, she generously offered another copy of the book for giveaway during our Christmas Promotion Series.

A Little Bit O’ Teff Love!

By |December 7th, 2015|

Teff Love is aptly named because when I opened this book and started perusing, it quickly became apparent how much love and passion author Kittee Berns has put into this book, and these recipes.

Veganism: Doing it Yourself with DIY Vegan!

By |November 30th, 2015|

You know that feeling you get when you flip through a brand new cookbook and immediately want to make almost every recipe you set your eyes on? Well, that's the feeling I got when I received my copy of DIY Vegan by Nicole Axworthy and Lisa Pitman. This is a seriously beautiful and inspiring cookbook, and includes EASY (that's key) Do-It-Yourself versions of everything from vegan coffee creamer to sweet and sour sauce!

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