Buying Healthy Bread

How to Buy Healthy Bread Not all loaves are created equal. Here’s what you need to know BY Rachel Dowd PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mike Lorrig Kate Hahn loves bread so much that on occasion her boyfriend has kept quiet after buying a loaf just to be sure there would be enough for lunch the next day….

Edible Gardening 101: Your Best Basil Harvest Ever By Willi Galloway Want to make a huge batch of pesto later this summer? Then start harvesting your basil now! The biggest mistake you can make with basil is not harvesting enough in early summer. To understand why harvesting early and often is so important with basil,…

Gluten Free Potato Salad

Brought to us By VT Gluten Free Potato Salad Serves 8 30 minutes or fewer Plain yogurt and grainy mustard make a light, tangy sauce for potato salad. Serve slightly warm or chilled. 2 lb. fingerling potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces ½ cup plain low-fat yogurt ¼ cup whole-grain mustard 2 tsp. olive oil 1…

Chia Seeds

A great VT article on Chia Seeds: What they do and how to use them to improve your overall health Healing Foods Chia Seeds The word is spreading fast of chia seeds’ rich supply of heart-healthful omega-3s Popular as a novelty product to the tune of Ch-ch-ch-chia!, the seeds of the Salvia hispanica plant are…

Gluten Free Quinoa Agave Rice Granola

Modified from VT’s original recipe Quinoa Agave Rice Granola Gluten Free Quinoa Agave Rice Granola Yields:  6 Servings Time: 3o Minutes or less Naturally Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten Free Ingredients: 5 unsalted brown rice cakes ½ cup quinoa flakes, such as Ancient Harvest ½ cup coarsely chopped raw almonds ⅓ cup agave 4 Tbs. (½…

Improving School Lunches & What You Can Do To Make A Difference

5 Ways Parents Can Improve School Lunch Practical advice from Mrs. Q By Sarah Wu Three years of working for Chicago public schools wasn’t enough for me to notice what was happening in the cafeteria; I actually had to eat the food to realize the enormity of the problem. So as “Mrs. Q,” I ate…

Starting your own Vegetarian Dining Club

The New Supper Club What better way to honor Earth Day than to win over friends and loved ones to the delights of plant-based eating? Here’s how to start your own veg dining club BY Nancy Eisman I’ve been incubating the idea of a veg supper club for several years. As a vegetarian for more…

Vegan Carrot & Zucchini Cake Muffins

Vegan Carrot Zucchini Muffins  Time: 25 Minutes Yield: 12 – 15 (10 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Muffin Ingredients: 1 organic banana, medium ripe, frozen, then thawed ⅔ cup organic agave (low glycemic index) ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 1½ cups fresh organic carrots, grated (2 medium carrots) 1/2 cup fresh organic zucchini,…

Bob’s Red Mill Online Deals

For more information and specials running visit this link at: Bobsredmill.com They have an amazing array of grains and more with some great savings the month of April. I hope you all will visit the store and see what they have.  We love to place large orders and get all our family and friends to…

Chloe’s Kitchen – 125 Delicious Vegan Recipes

This is an incredible and talented young lady, Chloe Coscarelli.  If you haven’t heard of her, I highly recommend you pick up her new book.  It is available as an e-book as well as a hard bound cookbook. You need to know her and her wonderful delicious meals, as they are AMAZING.  This brand new…