Food-borne illnesses can happen to you — whether you’re following a vegan diet or not. A good example is the recent E. coli outbreak in Germany caused from bean sprouts. However, a vegan diet can reduce your chances of contracting food-borne illnesses because many high-risk foods aren’t on your menu. The Daily Meal just posted an article on the most notorious food scares. Here’s what you’re missing by eating animal-free. Read More
Spinach, olives, and tofu give these spicy vegan enchiladas satisfying taste and texture. Serve with a side of rice or avocado salad to round out this vegan Mexican meal. Read More
These vegan bean and rice burritos are a meal in one. You can serve them with a jicama salad as a sit-down vegan meal, or wrap them up and eat them on the go. Read More
Taco night is always a fun vegan dinner idea for the family. These vegan bean tacos are easy to make and can be served with Spanish rice, sliced avocado, salsa, and vegan cheese. Read More
Mac and cheese is an American comfort food that no kitchen should be without. With a few ingredient modifications, even vegans can happily sink their forks into this ‘cheesy’ pasta treat. Adapted from Melisser Elliott’s vegan book The Vegan Girl’s Guide to Life, this vegan mac and cheese recipe will quickly become one of your family’s favorites. Read More
Just because a food product is labeled vegan doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the healthiest food choice for your vegan diet. If you want to replace processed vegan foods with fresh alternatives, making your own “cheese” is a delicious place to start. This cashew cheese recipe is as easy as they come and is the tastiest raw food recipe for cheese you’ll spread with your knife. Read More
If your children are picky pizza eaters who eschew tomato-sauced pies, surprise them with an apple pecan pizza. This vegan pizza features shaved apple slices tossed with cinnamon and drizzled with maple syrup — what kiddo isn’t going to love that? In addition to being super simple to make, you can serve this tasty vegan recipe for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Read More
I’m sure some of you have read the article where Alicia Silverstone admits to occasionally cheating on veganism, and the subsequent blog posts deriding her for doing so. This post from thisdishisvegetarian.com really rubbed me the wrong way.