The Lusty Vegan – Tips for Omnivores Dating Vegans & Recipe

The Lusty Vegan, new cookbook authored by Chef Ayindé Howell and Zoë Eisenberg, isn’t your usual cookbook. As the title suggests it’s about uniting a passion for amazingly delicious vegan food with relationships. Ayindé and Zoë share their experiences of past failed relationships with non-vegans, what worked, what didn’t work and why, their lusts both in the kitchen and in the bedroom; general advice on how to approach different types of relationships; and... Read More

Vegan Tacos Cookbook Review

One of my favorite go-to and easy meals is tacos. I always keep some corn tortillas in the freezer for those nights when I really don’t want to think about making a big meal. I generally use a combination of leftovers and other items in my fridge. I also prefer corn tortillas over wheat, because they are more flavorful authentic. Now, Jason Wyrick’s Vegan Tacos* cookbook has helped me take tacos to a whole new level. This book offers truly authentic and inspired recipes... Read More

Happy Herbivore Review & Giveaway

The holidays are just around the corner and so are those New Year’s resolutions. Do a goggle search and you’ll find “Eat Healthy” and “Exercise More” as the most popular resolution. If those two are at the top of your list for 2014, I’ve got just the book for you—HappyHerbivore Light & Lean by Lindsay S. Nixon. It’s a hefty book with 319 pages, chock-full of features to get you on the right track. Flipping through it you’ll... Read More

Gluten-Free Vegan Pie Review & Giveaway

Nothing says holiday season like fresh baked pies, sweet or savory. The wonderful smells of baked goods filling the house, the warm heat radiating from the oven, a cup of tea or hot chocolate to go with it. You can have  your pie and eat it too, even if you’re gluten-free and vegan, thanks to Jennifer Katzinger’s Gluten-Free & Vegan Pie* cookbook. This adorable, smaller-sized and easy to handle book contains more than 50 sweet and savory pie recipes. Featuring... Read More

Whole Grain Vegan Baking Review & Giveaway

I was so delighted to receive a copy of Whole Grain Vegan Baking* to review. Ever since I took Fran Costigan’s Chocolate Dessert class (almost three years ago!), I feel much more confident baking and making baked goods more healthful. I’m even more delighted to be doing the giveaway below. So please stick around, read the post (there will be a test at the end ), and comment for a chance to win a copy. I’ve always loved whole grain foods, multi-grain breads... Read More

The China Study Cookbook Review & Giveaway

We’re truly living in exciting times. There are sooo many vegan cookbooks on the market nowadays, it’s almost impossible to own them all. Just when you think you have all the ones you really need want, there’s another one coming out. Case in point The China Study Cookbook,* by Leanne Campbell, PhD, launched earlier this year. Yes, it can be a companion to The China Study* book by T. Colin Campbell, her father. The book starts off with a basic introduction to... Read More

Book review: The Vegan Cheatsheet

We received a copy of “The Vegan Cheat Sheet: Your Take-Everywhere Guide to Plant-based Eating“*, by Amy Cramer and Lisa McComsey, so we could read and review it. The book is presented as a guide and reference for new vegans. It starts with what is veganism and why you should adopt a vegan diet, talks about some myths and misconceptions and then jumps into dietary advice and cooking ideas. Most of the book is comprised of recipes, but they also have sections on grains,... Read More

Nut Butter Universe Cookbook Review & Giveaway

Nut Butter Universe It seems the virtual book tours are gaining popularity with cookbook authors. I’m glad I could be a part of this one for Robin Robertson’s Nut Butter Universe: Easy Vegan Recipes with Out-Of-This-World Flavors*. Who could pass up reviewing a nut butter book?! I own several of Robin’s cookbooks and I love how easy and tasty her recipes are. This one is no exception. The intro of the book walks us through some background information nuts,... Read More

Cookbook Review: Gluten-Free Vegan Eats From Around the World & Giveaway

When Allyson Kramer asked me to be part of her virtual tour for her new cookbook launch for Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats From Around the World* (GGFVE-FATW), I was totally thrilled. I was so excited when I received my copy for review and I’m even more excited to be bringing you this review, a recipe from the book and cookbook giveaway (see end of the post for more details). I decided to try 3 recipes for this review, I ended up making 5 —the 5th is in the oven right now... Read More

Veganomicon: Vegan Cookbook Review

If you can only afford one vegan cookbook, then buy Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero. All of the recipes have been kitchen tested, so you know the recipes will be easy to make and delicious. This is a great book if you want to learn to cook vegan food or improve your skills. We started using Menus for the Masses on page 266 for ideas for the Bucks County Vegan Supper Club. This is an easy way to get started on planning a meal. Veganomicon’s... Read More

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