If your financial stress tends to rocket along with your summer energy bill, we’ve got seven easy ways to beat the heat, save energy, and keep your wallet fat, courtesy of consumer savings expert Andrea Woroch. Read More
Delicious presentation of your vegan meals will make them taste better without you having to change a single ingredient. The brain thinks food that looks good must taste good. As you’re planning your summer vegan entertaining events or even your everyday family meals, consider adding gorgeous garnish to give your vegan recipes gourmet appeal. Here are three easy ways to garnish your plates. Read More
If you’re craving crunch with your favorite vegan lunch, forgo the fried high-calorie, high-fat chips and nibble on the following low-calorie vegan crunchy eats. Read More
Sipping orange pekoe with a slice of spicy tea cake is a delicious way to spend the afternoon of a warm, sunny day. This easy vegan cake recipe can also be a tasty addition to a weekend picnic basket. Read More
Love hiking in the great outdoors but not the sore muscles, pests that bite and sting, and the smelly socks that come with your summer treks? You can certainly turn to chemically-laden products to ease your aches, ward off bugs, and freshen up your feet, but we’ve got a few natural remedies for you to consider. In addition to being toxin-free, the following essential oil blends smell amazing, provide instant relief to your hiking and camping maladies, and are easy-to-make cruelty-free concoctions.
When the craving for fresh summer peach pie arises but the last thing you want to do is make pie pastry, satisfy your vegan sweet tooth with this easy baked summer peach dessert. Partner it with a scoop of vegan ice cream and you’ve got the perfect finale to a backyard cookout. Read More
A celebrity chef and a father of three, Tyler Florence knows the importance of eating well and fixing meals that the whole family will love to eat. The disappointing selection of tasteless (or terrible tasting) infant and toddler foods on the market led him and his partner Max Mackenzie to launch Sprout, an organic baby food company that offers baby food that really does taste good. Florence’s experience with Sprout and his own children inspired his latest cookbook Start Fresh (Rodale, 2011), a healthy and delicious cookbook featuring 60 recipes for infants, babies, and toddlers. Having an affinity for Mexican-inspired recipes, I fell in love with the Horchata recipe in Florence’s book.
Despite Slyvester the Cat’s lament “suffering succotash”, there’s nothing suffering in this summer succotash recipe. Bright with color, loaded with flavor, and teeming with health-promoting nutrients, summer succotash is a delicious vegan side dish, featuring corn, pepper, and lima beans, that is super easy to make. Read More
The list of reasons to eat fresh, whole foods instead of processed foods is long. However, sometimes it takes just a few specific reasons to convince you to eat as close to nature as possible. Here are four reasons from 25 Amazing Facts About Food, a new (free) download from Mike Adams, editor of NaturalNews.com. Read More