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Chocolate Mousse: Healthy Vegan Dessert

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Why a vegan chocolate mousse? At least once a week, someone tells me that they’d like to adopt a plant-based diet but can’t imagine how it’s possible to live without dairy. A few years ago, in response to this, I set-out to create recipes that provide fabulous alternatives to dairy. One of the most popular has…

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My Experience with a Juice Cleanse

Green Juice - Juice Cleanse

Hello Dear Reader-   When my youngest daughter came back from a few days away with friends and announced that she’s been eating nothing but junk and needs to detox, I took notice. Her idea…”let’s do a juice cleanse together.”   As it happens, I’ve been pretty curious about juicing as a culinary technique. I know…

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 A Cry in the Night

Cow with calf

      This post is a departure from my usual format in which I write about plant-based cuisine, share recipes and nutrition/health information. I wrote this after reading an article about a dairy farm located relatively close to my home in Massachusetts.    ——————————————————————————–   A mother’s experience, 20+ years ago, Singapore (where two…

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Veggie Packed Curry Stew

(Curry in a Hurry) Serves 6-8   Garam masala is a blend of spices typically containing cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, pepper and cumin. This blend of spices adds a highly aromatic flavor and warming quality to this nutritionally dense and simple to prepare curry dish.   Ingredients:   1 medium onion, small dice 3 carrots,…

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Ten Steps to Grant Funding Your Vegan Work

This post outlines how I obtained grant funding to do what I love (teach free vegan cooking classes to low-income groups) and how you can too!   Network with Likeminded People At a Forks Over Knives screening, I met an attendee who is a board member of Mission Hill Health Movement (MHHM), a non-profit organization…

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Challah Rolls

Basket of Braided Challah Rolls

Makes 12   Ingredients: 1 cup lukewarm water 1½ tablespoons sugar 1 packet active dry yeast ½ of a medium-sized ripe banana, mashed 3 cups all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon almond milk 2 teaspoons maple syrup   Preparation:   Add the water to a small bowl and then stir in the sugar until…

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A Dozen Satisfying and Tasty Plant-based Breakfast Recipes

Oatmeal Bowl

I’m often asked what I eat for breakfast. For many of us, it’s hard to imagine starting the day without meat, dairy or eggs. Turns out there are many wonderful non-dairy yogurts and cream cheeses on the market. My favorites are two superb products from Kite Hill: an almond-based yogurt and a chive cream cheese. I also love Miyoko’s Kitchen nut-based cheeses….

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Tofu Scramble

Tofu Scramble

Serves 2-4   Ingredients:   1 – 16oz. package firm or extra-firm tofu, drained 1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp dried oregano ¼ tsp ground turmeric 2 tbs nutritional yeast 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bell pepper, chopped 1½ cups spinach or kale, chopped salt and pepper, to taste 1…

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Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

Serves 2-3   Ingredients: 1 ripe banana, sliced and frozen 1½ cup frozen mango or pineapple chunks 2 tablespoons fresh lemon or lime juice (about one lime or lemon) 1½ cup non-dairy milk (e.g., almond, soy, rice etc.) 2 cups of chopped kale   Procedure: Blend all of the ingredients together in a  blender. Enjoy!…

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Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Banana Pancakes

  Serves 4   Ingredients:   2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 2 tbsp baking powder 3 tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 3/4 cups non-dairy milk 2 tsp fresh lemon juice (or vinegar) 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana 2 tbsp canola or vegetable oil ¼ cup non-dairy semi sweet chocolate chips   Procedure:…

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