An Exquisite Vegan Treat: Dining at the Ravens

By | March 9th, 2016|Cookbook Club, Food, Giveaways, Lifestyle, Vegan Cookbook Club|

When I received word that Dining at the Ravens was on its way to the publisher, and learned more about the Stanford Inn by the Sea, and what Jeff and Joan Stanford have been cultivating there for more than 35 years, I had one of those vegan moments - you know those moments where you see clearly that veganism really is becoming mainstream, and you feel all warm and tingly and good?

TOTAL Health Experience: It’s coming up in April!

By | February 15th, 2016|Education, Food, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Making "Vegan" Mainstream, Vegan Newbie|

What better way to learn about the benefits and "how-to's" of a Whole Foods Plant-Based diet than to immerse yourself in the information, the food and the practicalities for a week? To have access to leading health experts in the field? And to do it all in a beautiful, relaxing setting? That's what the Total Health Experience, hosted by Global Roots, coming up this April is all about.

Making Vegan Easy…with the Jazzy Vegetarian!

By | January 25th, 2016|Cookbook Club, Food, Lifestyle, Vegan Cookbook Club, Vegan Newbie|

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|Cookbook Club, Education, Environment, Food, Lifestyle, Vegan Cookbook Club, Vegan Issues|

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|Food, Giveaways, Lifestyle, Vegan Cookbook Club, Vegan Newbie|

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|Animal Rights, Cookbook Club, Education, Food, Giveaways, Lifestyle, Making "Vegan" Mainstream, Vegan Cookbook Club|

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|Cookbook Club, Education, Food, Giveaways, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Vegan Cookbook Club|

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|Cookbook Club, Food, Lifestyle, Vegan Cookbook Club|

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|Cookbook Club, Food, Kids, Lifestyle, Vegan Cookbook Club, Vegan Newbie|

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.