Green Bean Salad Recipe with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

The traditional green bean casserole has become an uninspired, uneaten dish at many a holiday gathering. Mix things up with this fresh green bean salad from Brooklyn Supper. This is a great side dish to make ahead of time because it needs to marinate in the dressing. The basil, garlic, and balsamic vinaigrette make this ...Read More »

Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

These double chocolate chip cookies are not your average cookie. For one, there’s no flour, refined sugar, or processed oils in this seven-ingredient recipe. The best part is that they actually taste good! Some gluten-free, vegan recipes are hit-or-miss. A lot of them just taste bland. These do not—they taste delicious and have a decadent ...Read More »

Recipe: Sweet and Savory Vegan Buddha Bowl

If you’ve scrolled through your social media in the last year, you’ve probably come across a slew of veggie-filled dishes called a “Buddha bowl.” They are usually deep, round bowls filled with healthy cooked and raw vegan ingredients that fill you up and keep you sustained for hours. The easiest way to throw these bowls together ...Read More »

8 Ways to Use Organic Beeswax

Beeswax is an amazing natural substance that can be used in many ways to improve our lives. A book could be written about its uses… and probably has been written. It’s essential to purchase organic beeswax. In order to be certified organic, chemicals cannot be used on land within 3 miles of the beehive, as ...Read More »

How to Make Organic Coconut Milk Kefir

Kefir is a healthy and delicious cultured milk drink, similar to yogurt, that has been enjoyed for centuries throughout Russia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and even certain parts of Asia. Much of the Western world is just beginning to discover the benefits of this amazing drink. Depending on area of origin, most recipes call ...Read More »

Shockingly Healthy Vegan Chocolate Pudding Recipe

I hate to be a spoilsport but you know those little pudding cups that are a popular item in kids’ lunches? They’re not much more than neatly-packaged doses of refined sugar, dairy milk, and processed oil—not the best choice if you’re following or trying to instill healthy eating habits. Instead, consider trying this vegan chocolate ...Read More »

‘Organic' GMO? No Way!

Consumers have always been able to count on the fact that if a product is certified organic, it’s GMO-free. That’s because GMOs aren’t allowed in organic. At least they haven’t been, so far. Last week, our allies at Food DemocracyNOW! broke the news that Melody Meyer, a member of the Organic Trade Association (OTA), wants ...Read More »

Healthy Vegan Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

Nothing tests your willpower like Halloween. Everything at hand is both delicious and terrible for you. And since it’s just one day, is a day-long sugar binge really all that bad? Unfortunately, yes—because it’s never just that one day. The holiday season is upon us and Halloween marks the beginning of our collective descent into ...Read More »

Vegan Custard Stuffed Pumpkin Recipe

This vegan custard recipe was inspired by the Cambodian recipe for sangkya, also known as songkya. Traditional sangkya is an eggy custard with a strong coconut flavor. Most recipes call for quite a bit of sugar, so this recipe is a loosely adapted interpretation of the original. It’s much healthier, completely vegan, and is a ...Read More »

Gardening At Home Linked To Increased Veggie Consumption

Scientific research confirms that gardening may be linked to higher rates of vegetable eating in older populations of adults. According to a report from Texas A&M University and Texas State University, older populations of adults who garden are more likely to eat vegetables than their non-gardening counterparts. This study, published in Hort Technology, surveyed adults ...Read More »

DIY Vegan Probiotic Yogurt Recipe With Floratrex™

Probiotics are one of the best ways to maintain gut health and yogurt is one source many people turn to. But, if you’re dairy-free, you might have trouble finding a store-bought probiotic yogurt that meets your needs. When you do manage to find one, vegan yogurt tends to be rather more expensive than dairy-based. So ...Read More »

Paprika Parsnip Fries Recipe With Lemon Cashew Cream

When I found this recipe on A House in the Hills, I couldn’t wait to try it. The unsung hero of the produce aisle, parsnips have twice as much fiber and more than four times the amount of iron as potatoes. With this recipe, they’re an easy-to-make, tasty substitute for french fries.[1] Delicious, crispy, and ...Read More »

6 Fall Plants To Get Planted Now

By: Pamela Bofferding, Ready Nutrition | The weather is getting colder, but that doesn’t mean your gardening plans are thwarted. There are distinct benefits to planting some things in the autumn months: the temperature is cooler, the soil is still quite warm, there is more moisture in the soil and there are more good weather ...Read More »

Banana Cherry Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

We found this beautiful, blush-hued treat on Simple-Veganista. The combination of cherries, dark chocolate, and whipped bananas is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping calories in check. Unlike conventional ice cream, this vegan ice cream has 60% less fat, no added sugar, and only 4 ingredients. Cherry season only comes around once a ...Read More »

7 Ways To Get Rid Of Leftover Fruit

Each year, about 40 percent of all food in the United States goes uneaten, or around $165 billion dollars worth of food. Although a certain amount of this waste in the food stream simply can’t be helped, due to the processing and distribution in produce as well as uneaten food from restaurants. However, when we purchase perishable food ...Read More »

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