If you’ve burned out on your usual veggie burger, we’ve got a fun one that you can throw on the grill this summer. Best yet, you don’t even have to mix it together. Dominex “The Eggplant People” have a scrumptious line of eggplant-based foods, including vegan burgers. The Dominex Eggplant Burgers are a mere 90 calories each, with a hunger-satisfying 9 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber as well as 10 percent of the Daily Value for iron and only 1 gram of fat. Since these eggplant burgers are easy to prep, you can put together an impromptu cookout with family and friends in minutes. Here’s our favorite way to sink our teeth into this vegan meal. Read More
If you’re tired of vegan naysayers warning you about the important nutrients your vegan diet is missing because you don’t eat meat, dairy, and other animal-derived foods, you can fire back that your vegan diet is also missing a few not-so-savory things that are inherent in animal-heavy diets. Here are three things missing from the vegan diet that make the vegan diet healthier than diets high in animal products. Read More
Pregnant vegan Alicia Silverstone was recently reported noshing on a vegan eggs Benedict breakfast in Los Angeles. You may not be pregnant, but you can still get those cravings for eggs. That doesn’t mean you have jump the vegan ship. Simply whip up this delicious vegan breakfast recipe for the classic egg dish. Tofu replaces eggs while tasty vegan alternatives replace butter, sour cream, and Canadian bacon. Eat ‘em up. Read More
A healthy dish of vegan comfort food, this tasty combination of tofu, spinach, and chickpeas is just what the the doctor ordered for a blue mood or a hearty meal to ward off the chilly winter weather. Impressive in presentation, this vegan dinner recipe is also ideal for entertaining. Read More
Though February is American Heart Month, every day should be a special occasion to eat for heart health. Curry, or more specifically the turmeric found in curry powder, has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This tempeh curry is a vegan dinner recipe that will warm your bones and boost your heart health whenever you need a bowl of delicious comfort. Read More
Gearing up for a vegan Super Bowl get-together will give you a chance to score a touchdown with your non-vegan football fans. Serving your tasty array of game day vegan party foods will deliciously change their naysaying minds about your veganism game plan. Here’s a winning round-up of vegan Super Bowl recipes that will satisfy your Super Bowl party guests from kick off to touchdown.
Invite your vegan friends over for a special vegan “steak” dinner. Tracye Lynn McQuirter, MPH, author of By Any Greens Necessary: A Revolutionary Guide for Black Women Who Want to Eat Great, Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Look Phat (Lawrence Hill, 2010), shares this tasty vegan seitan recipe that is impressive enough for vegan entertaining and easy enough to prepare as an everyday vegan dinner.
I’ll be one of the first to admit that I miss the taste and texture of meat, I’m definitely not someone who went vegetarian because he thought meat was “gross.”
That said many of the options for vegetarian meat are lacking, usually you’re confined to things that are only good as a sandwich of sorts, the texture was OK but never quite perfect, and to make matters worse, lots of companies would needlessly put eggs into their veggie burgers out of spite for vegans.