What is Kombucha and Why Should I Drink it

Home Brew Kombucha

What is Kombucha and Why Should I Drink It? I always get excited when I know a package is being delivered.  But, when I got my tracking information from GetKombucha.com for my Kombucha Continuous Brewing Kit, I obsessively tracked the package.  Dave at GetKombucha.com is a wicked upbeat guy who loves to share the benefits of ...

Turtle Bread Vegan Bread Recipe

vegan Turtle Bread

This Vegan Bread Recipe is part of a review of Mayim's Vegan Kitchen: More than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes from my Family to Yours.  These turtle breads are adorable, a conversation starter AND totally plant based, so that also means they are egg and dairy free.  Perfect for a holiday meal! From Mayim’s Vegan Table: ...

Peanut Butter Lover’s Vegan Muddy Buddy Recipe #Linky #Recipe #Vegan

Peanut butter muddy buddy snack

When Bell Plantation sent me some samples of their powdered peanut butter, PB2, I got to thinking about some fun recipes to use it in.  So far it has been used in smoothies, a Thai peanut sauce and this highly addictive vegan muddy buddy recipe. Ingredients: 1 cup vegan dark chocolate chips 1/2 cup creamy organic peanut ...

Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Date Nut Lollipops

Vegan Date Nut Lollipops Vegan cookies

I love the people at BenBella Books, they always send me the best cookbooks.  The latest book I received was Jazzy Vegetarian Classics by Laura Theodore.  Laura puts a vegan twist on American Family favorites.  This book would be a great gift for anyone, not just vegans because the recipes are so good. From the Publisher Classic ...

Flying Vegan Buffalo Dip

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John Schlimm, author of Grilling Vegan Style, recently wrote another awesome cook book.  The Cheesy Vegan, More than 125 Plant-Based Recipes for Indulging in the World's Ultimate Comfort Food was sent to me by DaCapo Press.  I have been following John on Facebook and Twitter for a long time.  He is such an upbeat, positive ...

Scrambled Tofu Recipe with Vegan Egg Yolks

The Vegg tofu Scramble

This scrambled tofu recipe is made with vegan egg yolks!  Yes, vegan egg yolks.   We have good friends who have egg allergies and we are anxious to share with them that vegan egg yolks exist in the world. I recently received a copy of The Vegg Cookbook and some samples of The Vegg vegan egg yolks to ...

Food Over Medicine: Food for thought

Food Over Medicine Book Review.

This summer BenBella Books sent me another great read to review, Food Over Medicine, The Conversation That Could Save Your Life.  Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, and Glen Merzer.  They talk about the the current state of health in America and how diet can improve peoples conditions.  They share success stories, recipes and tips on managing ...

Vegan For Her Book Review

Vegan For Her book review

The publishers at DaCapo sent me a copy of Vegan for Her, written by Virginia Messina with JL Fields, to review.  The subtitle is The Woman's Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet.  One thing that jumped right out at me is that the author states that the book does not need ...

Mastrad Topchip Microwave Chip Maker Giveaway

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Mastrad sent me a TopChips microwave chip maker to review.  I know what you are thinking, a microwave can not make crispy chips.  I thought the same until I sliced up a potato using the mandolin slicer that comes with the kit and popped the chip maker in the microwave.  Seriously, 3 minutes later I ...

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars from Plant-Based Recipes Cookbook (Giveaway)

The-China Study-vegan-No-Bake-peanut-butter-bars-recipe

Last week I received a copy of The China Study Plant-Based Recipes Cookbook from BenBella Books.  They know how much I like to read cookbooks with plant-based recipes and The China Study Cookbook does not disappoint.  Written by LeAnne Campbell, daughter of The China Study author, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and mother of two hungry teenagers, ...